Re: Collection at MAD

Interview

Re: Collection at MAD

New York

31 March 2014

MAD's David McFadden discusses the curation of a design permanent collection and how design museums can learn from art

Doshi Levien's Rabari

Report

Doshi Levien's Rabari

Milan

27 March 2014

Doshi Levien's rugs for Nanimarquina are the latest example of renewed interested in carpet design

Designs of the Year 2014

OPINION

Designs of the Year 2014

London

26 March 2014

The Design Museum's annual survey of the industry struggles to keep up with the increasing diversity of design

Shigeru Ban wins the 2014 Pritzker Prize

Report

Shigeru Ban wins the 2014 Pritzker Prize

Tokyo

25 March 2014

Japanese architect Ban's announcement as the Pritzker laureate is a recognition of the value of socially-conscious architecture

Florencia Pita's UMMA Table & Objects

REPORT

Florencia Pita's UMMA Table & Objects

Los Angeles

24 March 2014

Argentinian architect Florencia Pita's kaleidoscopic work goes on display at Sci-Arc

Cinema and architectural renovation

Report

Cinema and architectural renovation

Paris

21 March 2014

Architect Guillaume Meigneux discusses his film HLM, Habitations Légèrement Modifiées, the story of the regeneration of Paris' Bois le Prêtre housing block

The expansion of Flyknit

Report

The expansion of Flyknit

Barcelona

20 March 2014

Nike's Magista football boots represent a growing fixation with lightness in footwear

Birds of Paradise. Plumes and Feathers in Fashion

Report

Birds of Paradise. Plumes and Feathers in Fashion

Antwerp

20 March 2014

MoMu's new fashion exhibition scrutinises the changing uses of feathers in fashion – from ornament and status symbol, to emancipatory tool and cocoon

Tind Prefab House

Disegno No.5

Tind Prefab House

Stockholm

19 March 2014

Disegno examines Claesson Koivisto Rune's take on pre-fabricated housing

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Martino Gamper's design is a state of mind

Report

Martino Gamper's design is a state of mind

London

17 March 2014

Martino Gamper's exhibition at Serpentine Sackler Gallery is a compelling show of design's great sampler at work

Konstantin Grcic's Man Machine

INTERVIEW

Konstantin Grcic's Man Machine

Paris

15 March 2014

The Berlin-based designer discusses his furniture at Galerie Kreo, made from glass sheets and industrial pistons

Wrapper's Delight

OPINION

Wrapper's Delight

London

14 March 2014

Anton Alvarez's show at Gallery Libby Sellers is an intriguing insight into the development of young designers

Take Shelter

Disegno No.2

Take Shelter

London

13 March 2014

The shelter is an increasingly important architectural type in this time of climatic catastrophe, man-made disaster and paranoia. We explore the fascination with refuge structures, not only as protection but also as retreat

Smiljan Radic to design the Serpentine Galleries Pavilion 2014

Report

Smiljan Radic to design the Serpentine Galleries Pavilion 2014

London

12 March 2014

The appointment of the lesser-known Chilean architect represents a return to the commission's roots

Masking Identities

Disegno No.3

Masking Identities

London

11 March 2014

At a time when fashion and design are experimenting with the form and identity of the mask, Disegno takes a look at their meaning

An essay on decay

Disegno No.1

An essay on decay

London

07 March 2014

How things die, or how the materials from which they have been fashioned decompose or not, is one of the troubling questions of the age. It is not surprising then, that decay as a concept is finding a way into the work of many designers

Craft Fetishism

Disegno No.2

Craft Fetishism

London

06 March 2014

Today, we crave the artisan touch and local authenticity has superseded global mass-production in desirability. But why have we fallen in love with craft?

The Fold

Disegno No.3

The Fold

London

05 March 2014

Scoring an edge into a piece of paper or fabric creates another dimension. This essay explores the complexities of the fold as observed both in academic writing and design history

Iceland Emerges

Disegno No.4

Iceland Emerges

Reykjavík

04 March 2014

With the fifth edition of its DesignMarch festival due to take place later this month, Disegno examines what makes design distinctive in a country that as late as the 1950s didn't even have a word for it

Momentum by United Visual Artists

Report

Momentum by United Visual Artists

London

28 February 2014

United Visual Artists' new installation at the Barbican exploits the movements of pendulums