Design Stories

Are Herman Miller’s posters as enduring as its chairs?

MoMA and the Smithsonian seem to think so. Here’s the story behind the company’s poppy summer picnic graphics Are Herman Miller’s posters as enduring as its chairs?

The eclipse that proved Einstein was right - 100 years ago

Shifting of starlight around the sun – seen 100 years ago today – proved our universe wasn't stable The eclipse that proved Einstein was right - 100 years ago

The Palm Springs home that gave us desert modernism

Albert Frey helped bring modernism to the Californian desert. Can you tell from his perfectly appointed lounge? The Palm Springs home that gave us desert modernism

MATCHESFASHION.COM Blooms for Chelsea Flower Show

The fashion retailer hosted some of the world’s best floral designers for the launch of our new book Blooms MATCHESFASHION.COM Blooms for Chelsea Flower Show

Paris loves the Putnams

Darroch and Mikey shared their floral artistry with the clientele of the Parisian ceramics boutique Astier de Villatte Paris loves the Putnams

The Putnams hit the Chelsea Flower Show

Darroch and Michael take in Britain’s most prestigious horticultural show on their mini Euro tour The Putnams hit the Chelsea Flower Show

Phaidon introductions: Carolina Irving on good and bad taste

The Interiors writer and textile company founder talks about falling foul of 'the chic police' Phaidon introductions: Carolina Irving on good and bad taste

Niki Lauda - the man who saved Ferrari

Our book Ferrari: Under the Skin, describes how the driver pulled the Scuderia out of the pits in the 1970s Niki Lauda - the man who saved Ferrari

The room where Britain met the Bauhaus

Inside London's Isokon Building, Walter Gropius and his friends helped change a nation's design culture  The room where Britain met the Bauhaus

Here’s why you should touch the work at Snarkitecture’s show

New York show, Sway, reminds visitors of play, with a sea of lights that react to movement and touch Here’s why you should touch the work at Snarkitecture’s show

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