Design Stories

A mind-controlled airship is coming to the Design Museum

Want to become a pilot, but skip the pesky training? You can next month, inside this beautiful London building A mind-controlled airship is coming to the Design Museum

What Anthony Caro learned from Henry Moore

To mark the day the sculptor was born we take look at how Moore influenced his friend and protégé Anthony Caro What Anthony Caro learned from Henry Moore

What do you get if you cross brutalism with skateboards?

LA architect and designer J. Byron-H's new line of stools draw on concrete buildings and skateboard decks What do you get if you cross brutalism with skateboards?

Sir Kenneth Grange reshapes the British beer glass

The acclaimed designer combines two distinct drinking vessels into one contemporary, pint-sized classic Sir Kenneth Grange reshapes the British beer glass

How Apple made us all talk 'emoji'

On World Emoji Day, we look at how California’s free-spirited culture gave rise to the new way of communicating How Apple made us all talk 'emoji'

How Britain changed Breuer (and his Bauhaus buddies)

You might have seen the Blue Plaque go up in London. But did you know how the capital changed Breuer's designs? How Britain changed Breuer (and his Bauhaus buddies)

Why the American Lawn Chair matters

On July 4 celebrate an American icon by sitting in the sun, sinking a cold beer and breathing in that smokin' BBQ! Why the American Lawn Chair matters

From Book to Bid – Dieter Rams's RZ 57 cabinet

One of the designer's modular furniture units is up for auction - find out why it's exciting exacting collectors From Book to Bid – Dieter Rams's RZ 57 cabinet

Why the Adirondack chair matters

Here's how a holiday in Upstate New York gave rise of one of the most popular seats in the great outdoors Why the Adirondack chair matters

Scholten & Baijings turn antique patches into a new collection

The pair's Maharam range takes old Dutch needlepoint swatches and reworks them into contemporary patterns Scholten & Baijings turn antique patches into a new collection

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