Design Stories

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

Herman Miller lays out its design history in NYC

A new exhibition shows the evolution of America’s leading modernist design firm - in time for NYCxDesign Herman Miller lays out its design history in NYC

The room that inspired Citizen Kane

Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst's home became a story in itself thanks to director Orson Welles The room that inspired Citizen Kane

Got time for our editor-at-large's new podcast?

Spencer Bailey has a great new interview series, focusing on people who have a distinct perspective on time Got time for our editor-at-large's new podcast?

Why today is actually Sun Day

Jimmy Carter might have linked the third of May to solar power, but the Sun has been central to earlier civilisations Why today is actually Sun Day

Emily Thompson - Not your Grandmother's Florist

The sculptor-turned-floral designer on how the histories of art, architecture, music and dance inspire her work Emily Thompson - Not your Grandmother's Florist

The villa where Jean Cocteau communed with the Gods

Our new book Interiors: The Greatest Rooms of the Century features a Godly work created by the poet and filmmaker The villa where Jean Cocteau communed with the Gods

MetaFlora - Not your Grandmother's Florist

New York dancer turned floral artist Marisa Competello enjoys the moment when flowers stop resembling flowers. . . MetaFlora - Not your Grandmother's Florist

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