Digital Revolution at the Barbican

Opinion

Digital Revolution at the Barbican

London

03 July 2014

Digital Revolution maps the rise of digital culture and it it has become embedded within our society

Should the Heydar Aliyev Center have won Designs of the Year?

OPINION

Should the Heydar Aliyev Center have won Designs of the Year?

London

01 July 2014

Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku is a controversial winner of the Designs of the Year competition. Disegno looks at whether it was right to honour it

Josef Frank – a Viennese Craftsman

SALON

Josef Frank – a Viennese Craftsman

Vienna

30 June 2014

Following our successful lecture on the late Austrian architect and designer Josef Frank, Disegno publishes one of Frank's writings in which he laments the death of craftsmanship in the mid-20th century

S,M,L,XLa at A+D Museum

REPORT

S,M,L,XLa at A+D Museum

Los Angeles

28 June 2014

An exhibition in Los Angeles A+D Museum examines the way in which the city is opening itself up to new perspectives

Extended Interview: Yves Béhar

EXTENDED INTERVIEW

Extended Interview: Yves Béhar

London

27 June 2014

As he launches his Public Office Landscape system for Herman Miller, Yves Béhar discusses the challenges facing design and technology

The 2014 Serpentine Pavilion by Smiljan Radic

OPINION

The 2014 Serpentine Pavilion by Smiljan Radic

London

26 June 2014

A look at the Serpentine's new summer pavilion, a structure that is both fragile and weighty, translucent and opaque, futuristic and ancient

Hans Hollein

Lesson

Hans Hollein

Vienna

25 June 2014

As the MAK opens an exhibition honouring the late Hans Hollein, Charles Holland assesses the Austrian master's work and why he could only have come from Vienna

A Thin Wall of Air: Charles James

REPORT

A Thin Wall of Air: Charles James

Houston

25 June 2014

The Menil Collection in Houston recreates elements of a baroque interior by couturier Charles James that infuriated Philip Johnson

Welcome to the Vitra theme park!

OPINION

Welcome to the Vitra theme park!

Weil am Rhein

24 June 2014

A trip to the Vitra campus for the inauguration of Carsten Höller's new slide reveals signs of a company adjusting its priorities

Beirut Design Week 2014

REPORT

Beirut Design Week 2014

Beirut

23 June 2014

Disegno reports from Beirut, where the city's young design week increasingly finds itself in step with the complexity and richness of its home city

The Wind Tunnel Project

REPORT

The Wind Tunnel Project

Farnborough

20 June 2014

A series of events and site-specific installations around two wind tunnels in Farnborough serve as a poignant reminder of the airfield's past

Rem Koolhaas and the failures of architecture

Opinion

Rem Koolhaas and the failures of architecture

Venice

18 June 2014

Rem Koolhaas' biennale looks to the past to paint a bleak picture for the future of architecture

In Wool We Trust

FEATURES

In Wool We Trust

Basel

17 June 2014

Camille Blin and Ronan Bouroullec lead ECAL students in a series of whimsical, woollen installations for Design Miami/ Basel

Exemplary: 150 Years of the MAK

REPORT

Exemplary: 150 Years of the MAK

Vienna

14 June 2014

As it celebrates turning 150 years old, the MAK museum finds itself in introspective mood about its future and the changing face of design

No Cosy Corners

Disegno No.6

No Cosy Corners

Berlin

13 June 2014

Konstantin Grcic has forged his career through uncompromising devotion to the ideals of industrial design. Now, an exhibition at Vitra Design Museum spells out his vision for the future and challenge the format of retrospectives

Disegno Lectures: Josef Frank Schriften

SALON

Disegno Lectures: Josef Frank Schriften

London

12 June 2014

Win tickets to the next Disegno Salon - a lecture on the writings of designer and architect Josef Frank

Nathalie Du Pasquier in her studio

DISEGNO RESIDENCY

Nathalie Du Pasquier in her studio

Milan

11 June 2014

Disegno shares a special film showcasing the work of our s/s 2014 resident: designer and artist Nathalie Du Pasquier

Winners at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale

NEWS

Winners at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale

Venice

10 June 2014

The winners of the architecture biennale’s gold and silver lions have been announced

Newton's Bucket by Silo Studio

Features

Newton's Bucket by Silo Studio

London

09 June 2014

Silo Studio's jesmonite bowls grow out of spinning pools of liquid

The commercialisation of Anni Albers

Opinion

The commercialisation of Anni Albers

London

06 June 2014

A rug collection at Somerset House faithfully reproduces the designs of textile artist Anni Albers, but captures none of her spirit