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Everything you need to know about the world of design, from furniture to fashion and craft to architecture. Expect fresh stories, new finds and designers and all the latest news from the world’s most exciting studios.

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Extra: Rimowa Design Prize:

German luxury luggage brand Rimowa recently launched its own prize. The company’s CEO, Hugues Bonnet-Masimbert, discusses the inaugural edition of the competition.

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24 Nov 2022
8 min

Extra: Rimowa Design Prize: 

German luxury luggage brand Rimowa recently launched its own prize. The company’s CEO, Hugues Bonnet-Masimbert, discusses the inaugural edition of the competition.

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58022 Nov 2022
30 min

Icelandic Design Awards and Glasmuseet Ebeltoft: 

Today’s programme is a bit of a Nordic special. We hear from the winners at this year’s Icelandic Design Awards and visit a Danish museum that has proved itself to be “best in glass”.

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17 Nov 2022
6 min

Extra: Yusuke Takahashi: 

After seven years at Issey Miyake menswear, the Tokyo-based designer branched out to create his own brand, Clothing for Contemporary Life, or CFCL. We find out how he makes use of computer-programming technology to create knitwear collections.

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57915 Nov 2022
30 min

Cecilie Bahnsen, Roksanda and Thebe Magugu: 

We meet Denmark’s Cecilie Bahnsen, London-based fashion designer Roksanda Ilinčić and talk to South African designer Thebe Magugu.

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10 Nov 2022
6 min

Extra: ‘Terminal G’ : 

At Dubai Design Week we meet Samer Yamani and Mohamed Maktabi to discuss their exhibition ‘Terminal G’.

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5788 Nov 2022
30 min

Francis Kéré : 

We meet Pritzker Architecture Prize winner Francis Kéré to discuss his sustainable and local approach to design. Plus: we visit tropical modernism masterpiece Casa de Vidro in Brazil.

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3 Nov 2022
8 min

Extra: Reimagining cultural spaces: 

Co-founders of Beijing-based architecture practice Open reflect on their approach to creating cultural buildings.

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5771 Nov 2022
30 min

Volt, Lodes, Sunspel, Space Perspective: 

We ride e-bikes in London with British manufacturer Volt and visit Italian lighting manufacturer Lodes. Plus: Sunspel’s creative director and interstellar travel with Space Perspective.

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27 Oct 2022
6 min

Extra: The evolution of a chair: 

Celebrated designer Antonio Citterio discusses his recent partnership with Knoll to create the Klismos collection, a series of chairs and sofas.

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57625 Oct 2022
30 min

The Carpenters’ Line, In Plain Sight, Orgatec: 

We visit an exhibition celebrating Japanese woodworking and an archive that explores our relationship to eyewear. We also check out Kvadrat’s newest release at the world’s biggest office furniture fair, Orgatec.

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20 Oct 2022
6 min

Extra: LAYER: 

Benjamin Hubert, creative director of LAYER, reflects on the strategic design agency’s debut monograph.

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57518 Oct 2022
30 min

K-style, OMA and Sony: 

We chart the rise of South Korean style on the global stage, discuss material innovation with architecture firm OMA, and visit an installation showcasing Sony’s latest innovations. Plus: we find out about another design favourite in Lagos.

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13 Oct 2022
9 min

Extra: Daan Roosegaarde – Spark: 

Dutch artist and designer Daan Roosegaarde shares his latest project, Spark – a new, sustainable alternative to fireworks.

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57411 Oct 2022
30 min

Theaster Gates, Sabine Marcelis and Chatpong Chuenrudeemol: 

We meet Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates, swivel on public chairs with Dutch designer Sabine Marcelis and learn about Thai architect Chatpong Chuenrudeemol’s favourite work of design.

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6 Oct 2022
11 min

Extra: Fashion wrap: 

Natalie Theodosi reflects on recent fashion weeks in Paris and Milan.

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