Design Stories

Collective Intuition guides Snøhetta’s Wikipedia re-design

The Norwegian practice employs its crowd-sourcing techniques in developing the foundation's visual identity Collective Intuition guides Snøhetta’s Wikipedia re-design

How Supreme (and other Phaidon friends) ditch their Xmas trees

The holidays might be over but that doesn't mean you can't have a little fun unloading that browning conifer How Supreme (and other Phaidon friends) ditch their Xmas trees

Finn Juhl’s living room is one of The NY Times’ most influential spaces

'This room shows you how small doesn’t necessarily mean cheap,' says the news site's influential panel Finn Juhl’s living room is one of The NY Times’ most influential spaces

INTERVIEW: Gideon Schwartz on the rise, fall and rise again of high-end hi-fi

Think music sounds good enough on your phone? You really need to get Hi-Fi: The History of High-End Audio Design INTERVIEW: Gideon Schwartz on the rise, fall and rise again of high-end hi-fi

Fabulous Finn Juhl Furniture: The Wall Sofa

Why did the Scandinavian designer play down the artful aspects of this beautifully sculptural sofa? Fabulous Finn Juhl Furniture: The Wall Sofa

The house where Charles Jencks explored the cosmos

Following the architectural writer’s death, we look back at his highly decorative - and meaningful - London home The house where Charles Jencks explored the cosmos

Fabulous Finn Juhl Furniture: The FJ45 chair

This pioneer of modernism designer created a chair so delicate, it pushed the skills of master craftsmen to their limit Fabulous Finn Juhl Furniture: The FJ45 chair

Fabulous Finn Juhl Furniture: The Chieftain Chair

Why did the Danish designer show pictures of African warriors beside this chair when he first unveiled it? Fabulous Finn Juhl Furniture: The Chieftain Chair

Fabien Baron in 6 incredible photographs

You've seen his fashion campaign designs, but have you ever seen the art director’s beautiful landscape photos? Fabien Baron in 6 incredible photographs

The life that led to Rolando's Wrinkles

Children starting out on their own journey can hear the life stories of their elders in JR’s new book The life that led to Rolando's Wrinkles

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