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 B&O PLAY, 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 B&O PLAY, Design Matters, Barber & Osgerby talk about how function informs their designs

A report from Europe’s longest-running design biennial, this year focusing on what it means to be ‘critical’

Design Matters - 16 Jun 2017

In the first episode of a new six-part film series in collaboration with B&O PLAY, Design Matters, London-based designer and artist Martino Gamper talks about the idea of contact: how the human body informs his approach to furniture design

Community-minded, small-scale, sustainable: designing for China's 'new normal'

Raúl Ruiz, City of Pirates, 1983, film still

From Anthony Burgess being bitchy to a primer for Xenofeminism: what to read this weekend

How should designers respond to disaster?