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172 27 Jan 2015

IMM Köln furniture fair : 

With the international design fairs now in full swing we continue our tour as Tom Morris visits the Köln furniture fair. We also call in at Berlin fashion week and preview Design Shanghai, coming up later this year.

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171 20 Jan 2015

The Palazzo peacocks: 

From the Pitti Uomo menswear fair in Florence, Tom Morris talks to some of the most sartorially sensitive signori at the prestigious fashion event.

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170 13 Jan 2015

As the autumn/winter season hots up in the world of fashion, we meet some of the designers at the London Collections: Men event. Plus, we stay sharp for good design with a visit to the annual Helsinki Knife Show.

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169 6 Jan 2015

We meet one of Portugal’s most sought after interior designers Nini Andrade Silva on her home island of Madeira, hear from Portland Oregon where a postmodernist monument has just been spared the wrecking ball, and head to Switzerland to meet architect Pascal Flammer: designer of a new style of alpine farmhouse.

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168 30 Dec 2014

We tour Gaudí's Torre Bellesguard in Barcelona, witness continuing architectural controversy in Belgrade and meet typographic legend Eric Spiekermann in Berlin.

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167 23 Dec 2014

We explore the links between art and design with artist-cum-architect Anish Kapoor and London's Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic tells us about his new book.

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166 16 Dec 2014

David Plaisant takes us through the best bits of Business of Design Week in Hong Kong. Plus, we head to Milan to learn about the craft of design brand Porro, and travel to Toronto for Iidex: Canada’s national design and architecture expo.

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165 9 Dec 2014

Design Miami special: we pick the best from the US’s most prominent design fair including chats with the event's director Rodman Primack, Seattle-based architects Olson Kundig, and we witness the unveiling of a new sculpture by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa.

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164 2 Dec 2014

We discuss 50 years of graphic design at the Royal College of Art, learn about RUA Arquitetos in Rio de Janeiro, head to Beirut to find out about 3D printing, and speak to broadcaster Kirsty Wark as part of the Women Fashion Power show at London’s Design Museum.

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163 25 Nov 2014

We get our sketch books out as the Royal Drawing School celebrates its recent rebranding, head to Mexico City where American graphic-designer Lance Wyman is much revered, we also get the latest design news from Hong Kong, and talk infographics at the VisualisediO conference in London.

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162 18 Nov 2014

What does it take to design a new train? We speak to Fabio Filippini of Pininfarina, which has just unveiled its new Eurostar carriages. We also take a tour of Oliver Spencer's new Shoreditch shop and find out about Finnish master Alvar Aalto's library in present-day Russia.

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161 11 Nov 2014

All the highlights from the Istanbul Design Biennal, plus we hear the latest on Japan’s national stadium plans, explore a book devoted to Danish silversmith Georg Jensen and visit Eley Kishimoto’s London studio.

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