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26 July 2016

We carefully unwrap a few treats from the world of packaging design.


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19 July 2016

On today’s show we book in some time with the writers, commissioners, printers and editors behind the design world’s budding publishing scene.


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12 July 2016

We turn the spotlight back on itself and take a look at the state of the lighting-design industry. We talk to the man behind lighting giant Flos, visit Vienna’s brightest new-builds and meet the Danish lighting designers…


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5 July 2016

This week we check out a design-minded solution to rising studio rents, take the temperature after the first month of the much-discussed Venice Architecture Biennale and bring you a few seasonal wardrobe fixes from three…


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28 June 2016

From architecture to fashion and engineering, we turn our attention to the influence that nature and naturally inspired design is having on the industry.



Dips at dusk

Few things are more tranquil than a long and languorous swim – and slip into the water come nightfall and it's more soothing still. We visit Iceland, Australia and France to take a few starlit dips in some of the world’s…



Push the boat out

As the sun begins to shine on the port city of Genoa its well-dressed guests come out in force. Grab a wide-brimmed hat and join the sun-kissed crew on the curving waterfront or head into town for a sundowner in a crisp…


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21 June 2016

Last week menswear trade show Pitti Immagine Uomo held its 90th edition in Florence. We bring you a report from the event, highlighting the burning issues and best exhibitors at one of the most prominent fixtures in the…


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14 June 2016

We examine the ways that design can reflect and influence national identity.


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7 June 2016

We decamp to Veneto in northern Italy for a report on the best from the 15th International Venice Architecture Biennale. Chilean curator (and recent Pritzker Prize-winner) Alejandro Aravena has invited the designers of 61…

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