New York Lives

Starved of funding and often portrayed as dismal and dangerous, New York City’s public housing projects face an uncertain future. A remarkable participatory programme seeks to change the narrative around social housing by using the residents’ own photographs to show a different side to life there

Live small: Japanese housing design

Restrictions on size, alongside a long list of legal restrictions, has led Japan to adopt some weird and wonderful architectural solutions in its housing, as Jutaku, a new book from Phaidon showcases…

Liberty at 140

“I was determined not to follow existing fashion but create new ones,” said Arthur Lasenby Liberty of his intentions for the Liberty brand, which turns 140 this year. A new exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum in London looks back at the many prints, garments and textiles it has produced, as well as the history of its iconic shop.

AOP Photography Awards 2015 – the winners

From microscopic images of household items to moving monochrome portraiture, from Irish rugby stars to the inside of a Tornado jet engine – the winners of the Association of Photographers Awards 2015 have been announced…

E.H. Shepard: An Illustrator’s War

A new exhibition at The House of Illustration showcases over 100 wartime illustrations by E.H. Shepard, offering a fascinating insight into his work before Winnie the Pooh and a poignant look at life on the battlefield.