Design

The innovatively designed home of Fondation d’entreprise Galeries Lafayette, remodelled by Rem Koolhaas, emphasizes the museum as flexible form

Once dubbed ‘the world’s factory floor’, Shenzhen has re-invented itself as a centre of innovation 

Design Matters - 09 Jan 2018

For the fifth in our six-part series in collaboration with Bang & Olufsen, Design Matters, the London-based fashion designer talks about manipulating fabric, feeling comfortable and making something from nothing

Are recent innovations in sustainable fashion enough to save the planet? 

Known for swathes of standardized modernist high-rises, the South Korean capital is transforming itself into a hub for architectural design

On the prolific and varied career of artist, designer, collector and archivist Elaine Lustig Cohen 

Tiffany and Co., Sterling Silver Paper Cup, 2017, from the ‘Everyday Objects’ collection. Courtesy: Tiffany and Co., New York

Tiffany & Co.’s new range of gift objects and the shifting meaning of the ‘everyday’

Founders of the Book Society in Seoul, Helen Ku and Lim Kyung Yong, talk about the origins of their bookshop and publishing house

Studio Formafantasma, Ore Streams, 2017, video still. Courtesy: the designers and National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Alice Rawsthorn on the Italian design duo’s response to ecological and political concerns

Design Matters - 14 Sep 2017

For the third in our six-part series in collaboration with Bang & Olufsen, Design Matters, architect David Adjaye on the importance of technology in making smarter and more ecological materials

What simulations tell us about the real world 

Design Matters - 20 Jul 2017

In the second of a new six-part film series in collaboration with Bang & Olufsen, Design Matters, Barber & Osgerby talk about how function informs their designs