Introducing our August issue, a continuation of our ongoing dialogue in how to design for a better world. What is often considered good design doesn’t always follow Dieter Rams’ commandments. But wouldn’t the world be better if it always just did?
London’s Design Museum presents ‘Charlotte Perriand: The Modern Life’, an exhibition shining the spotlight on one of the most iconic creators of the 20th century (19 June-5 September 2021)
From small domestic gardens, to nature reserves, urban interventions and local parks, here are some of the finest green projects that place nature at their heart
From craft-inspired baked kiln homes to comforting jali-walled classrooms, architect Anupama Kundoo explores groundbreaking techniques to design happiness-inducing buildings for every context. She talks with writer and trained architect Shumi Bose about design for contented living
Put a sleek spring in your step with our edit of pared-back summer sandals
We’ve been deep-diving into boutiques around the world to find the very best calcium carbonate in minute crystalline form. It seems jewellers have been busy rethinking pearls, with contemporary (and often affordable) results
Designers globally have turned their attention to devising ways of living, working, and sharing spaces in a safe way as we adapt to the new normal
From amazing abodes to centres of care and hard-working offices, we chart some of the world’s best examples of sustainable architecture, buildings that not only look good but also do good