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‘Say the name ‘Conran’ and the halls of time echo with the reverberations of years of design excellence. It’s hard to separate the history of design in Britain from Sir Terence Conran.’
LIVES IN DESIGN: AT HOME WITH THE CONRANS
Four our very first Design Issue, Britain’s ‘First Family’ of design take part in an exclusive photoshoot. Go behind the scenes of a family who have come to represent design excellence for generations.
THE WHOLE WORLD IS AN ART SCHOOL
British artist Bob & Roberta Smith,is showing work at Von Bartha, Basel from February 3 – March 24, 2018. Titled THE WHOLE WORLD IS AN ART SCHOOL! , the show transforms the gallery space into an art school and visitors into art students, asking them to confront the motives behind artistic practice and celebrate the often ‘nonsensical purposeless’ of the inspiration-finding process
POWER PLAY: SUPERFLEX ON ‘ONE, TWO THREE, SWING!’
Enter Tate Modern’s newest attraction, One, Two, Three, Swing!. In the first Hyundai Commission to burst through the gallery walls, Danish collective SUPERFLEX have filled the Turbine hall with a garish British currency coloured carpet, a gigantic swinging pendulum, and dozens upon dozens of swings. Interconnected by bright orange piping that weaves its way across the far end of the Turbine Hall.
LIZZY VARTANIAN COLLIER ON CONTEMPORARY LEBANESE DESIGN
Reem Acra, Georges Chakra, Nour Hage, Zuhair Murad, Elie Saab…Beirut is the birthplace to some of the most sought-after fashion designers in the world. Here, After Nyne, goes beyond couture to explore the eclectic world of some of Lebanon’s little known designers outside of Beirut.