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German luxury luggage brand Rimowa recently launched its own prize. The company’s CEO, Hugues Bonnet-Masimbert, discusses the inaugural edition of the competition.
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”.
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…
We meet Denmark’s Cecilie Bahnsen, London-based fashion designer Roksanda Ilinčić and talk to South African designer Thebe Magugu.
At Dubai Design Week we meet Samer Yamani and Mohamed Maktabi to discuss their exhibition ‘Terminal G’.
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.
Co-founders of Beijing-based architecture practice Open reflect on their approach to creating cultural buildings.
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.
Celebrated designer Antonio Citterio discusses his recent partnership with Knoll to create the Klismos collection, a series of chairs and sofas.
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.
Benjamin Hubert, creative director of LAYER, reflects on the strategic design agency’s debut monograph.
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…
Dutch artist and designer Daan Roosegaarde shares his latest project, Spark – a new, sustainable alternative to fireworks.
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.
Natalie Theodosi reflects on recent fashion weeks in Paris and Milan.