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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.

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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…

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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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31 May 2016

Today we mull over the benchmarks of branding and the benefits of a likeable logo. We talk nation branding and Canada’s visual identity with Toronto correspondent Chris Frey and chart the rise and fall of logos in fashion…

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24 May 2016

We head to Beirut to take the temperature of the nation’s design scene and pop into a pottery studio in Copenhagen for a masterclass in the ceramic arts. We also talk to a type foundry finding inspiration in its archives…

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17 May 2016

We get comfortable with a mainstay in the world of industrial design and chart the history, meaning and importance of the humble chair.

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Pleasure island

The Princes Islands in the Sea of Marmara are strewn with summer homes but none recall Turkey’s mid-century moment like this 1950s retreat. In fact, there’s still an echo of those times in its clean lines – and the occas…

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Salone del Mobile briefing

Every April designers, architects, manufacturers and buyers descend on Milan for the world’s premier furniture fair. Some 2,000 exhibitors display their wares at the fairgrounds in Rho while others opt for Fuorisalone, the…

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