'Radiant orchid' follows in the footsteps of emerald and 'tangerine tango' to become the colour of 2014.
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Tuesday 15 March 2011
A sculpted low-energy lightbulb by a British designer scooped an international design prize today.
Monday 28 February 2011
The category winners for the 2011 Brit Insurance Design Awards were announced today.
Sunday 23 January 2011
Misfit is an impressive monograph celebrating the work of the contemporary Dutch designer Hella Jongerius.
Saturday 23 October 2010
Building work on a so-called secret nightclub underneath Chelsea Football Club's west London stadium, which is lavishly appointed with a £150,000 waterfall, suffered a serious setback when cleaners inadvertently flooded the venue's hi-tech stage.
Saturday 16 January 2010
dieter rams tests "good design" against 10 basic measures. According to him, it should be innovative and useful, aesthetic and honest, unobtrusive and long-lasting; it must make a product understandable, be thorough down to the last detail, and it must be concerned with the environment. Finally: "Good design should be as little design as possible." During the course of his career, which spans more than 50 years, Dieter Rams has successfully acted out these key principles again and again, pioneering some of the most successful and enduring products of the 20th century.
Saturday 21 November 2009
Monday 01 September 2008
A Le Corbusier villa, David Chipperfield coffee cups, 1931 Citroën 2CV... in writing, the best works of design are just names and numbers. But assemble the objects in a room, and allow people to walk around them, and their timeless resonance can be felt immediately.
Thursday 25 January 2007
Wednesday 24 May 2006
Sunday 26 February 2006
Friday 30 September 2005
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Nelson Mandela life story: An unconquerable spirit
- 3 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 Video: Students 'punched and dragged to the ground by their hair' as police break up demonstration