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If the new V&A is Dundee’s public face to the world, it underscores the motto of the city’s famous resident: ‘think global act local’

Ahead of his first solo in the UK, why the late California-based sculptor’s material sensibility and countercultural ideals deserve reappraisal

A house that looks like a powerstation and a ‘grotesque’ hotel extension are in the running for architects’s least favourite prize

The Paris-based designer on his drawings featured in the 2018 Frieze London campaign

In a quiet mountain town in Trentino, Italy, the duo Brave New Alps is providing skills and support to precarious migrant communities

The disconnect between public museum programming and private hire couldn’t be starker – it’s time for the arts to rethink who it accepts money from

Coming of age during the second wave of Italian Futurism, the artist and designers’ mind-boggling experiments in genre and classification

How designers are exploring the subject’s elemental role as an agent of political and social change

The renowned Swiss architect and designer duo discuss the influences that have shaped their six-decade careers 

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