Look back at the landmark dates and pivotal points of Wallpaper’s history

A landmark anniversary like our 200th issue demands a trip down memory lane. But in true Wallpaper* style, we’ve opted for a tantalising look back at the most pivotal moments in the Wallpaper* world (with a beat to match). We begin in 1996, when the launch issue championed modernist marvels and sublime style. Following that, admire Claudia Schiffer’s unforgettable issue and the inspired shake up by creative director (and future Editor-in-Chief) Tony Chambers. There is also the inception of the now hotly anticipated and esteemed Design Awards, Handmade and Guest Editors’ issues – as well as a rather sensational Sex Special to boot. Along the way, keep you eyes peeled for Karl Lagerfeld’s revealing cover and spot the evolution of our ubiquitous asterisk and tagline, too.

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