The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945 celebrates Japan’s distinctive and experimental domestic architecture
Pentagram partner Harry Pearce talks us through designing an identity for Pink Floyd Records and a lavish 27-disc box set for the band
After six years as creative director at & Other Stories – the H&M-owned global fashion brand she co-founded in 2010 – Sara Hildén-Bengtsson has left to set up a design and concept studio for retail brands. Here, she shares the key to & Other Stories’ success and offers some advice for creating a great customer experience
When Alan Yau launched Hakkasan in 2001, he wanted to transform perceptions of Chinese food. Sixteen years later, it is a global brand with 13 restaurants world-wide and nightclubs in Las Vegas. Lucy Wright, Director of Brand Creative at Hakkasan Group, talks to CR about the secret to its success and the minimal but opulent design approach adopted by Hakkasan and sister brands Yauatcha, HKK and Sake No Hana
Do you trust robots? Do we really need them? Are they our friends or our enemies? These are the questions at the heart of Hello Robot, a new show at Germany’s Vitra Design Museum that explores our complex relationship with smart technology
Asif Kapadia is best known for his compelling documentaries about gifted and tragic figures. He received an Oscar and a BAFTA for Amy – a heartbreaking film about the late Amy Winehouse – and another two BAFTAs for his Ayrton Senna biopic, Senna. (The film tells the story of the late Formula One driver, who won the […]
Experience designer Nelly Ben Hayoun has teamed up with Amsterdam’s Sandberg Instituut, WeTransfer and Village Underground to launch The University of the Underground – a free MA programme for designers who want to change the world. We caught up with Ben Hayoun to find out more…
Olafur Eliasson, Jamie xx and Wayne McGregor’s touring ballet Tree of Codes has arrived in London for a week-long run at Sadler’s Wells. We caught up with Eliasson at creative conference Design Indaba to talk about the ambitious collaboration
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From The Chemical Brothers to Little Dorrit, The Streets to Doctor Who, Adam Smith has had an eclectic and distinctive directing career. As his first feature film, Trespass Against Us, is released, we talk to him about working with Michael Fassbender, making the perfect concert visuals, and the importance of finding projects that speak to you.
In 1968, Nick Hedges was asked by Shelter to photograph some of the families living in Britain’s slums. Here, he discusses how he documented the housing crisis as part of a five year project and helped communicate the first concerns of the charity.