As the editor of ‘Fiera’ magazine Katie Treggiden’s job is to keep a keen and critical eye on the design landscape. She joins Josh Fehnert in the studio as they look ahead to 2017 in design, including some of the changes she’s planning for ‘Fiera’, the move towards greater tactility and her tips for lesser-known design shows worth visiting this year.
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In the coming year architecture aficionados can look forward to the Chicago Architecture Biennial and the opening of one of the world’s most hotly anticipated buildings: the new Apple Campus in California. James Taylor-Foster, ArchDaily’s European editor at large, joins us to discuss the structures as well as what a Trump administration could mean for architecture in the US.
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Jo Ellison is the fashion editor of the ‘Financial Times’ and previously the features director at British ‘Vogue’. She joins our fashion researcher Jamie Waters in the studio to give her sartorial forecast for the year ahead, including menswear and womenswear sharing the catwalk, retail trends around the world and how the shifting political landscape could affect the way we dress.
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