These stained glass lamps – designed by Clara Driscoll – are genuine American classics
In its simplicity and austere functionality, Dutch designer Gerrit Reitveld’s chair has become a metaphor for the modernist movement
There were in fact three designers behind it: Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Charlotte Perriand
Lisa Godson column: Too often, the distant past is celebrated at the expense of the present
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Well-designed small apartments can be a good thing for city living and make home-ownership a realistic prospect
Ib Jorgensen: ‘A mirror over the mantelpiece is an easy way out – I would much prefer a painting’
Most of us are caught in an odd limbo between wanting to be part of the group, and having stirring feelings of exceptionalism
Younger readers might not realise that George Foreman was once better known as a two-time world heavyweight boxing champion
New Irish Design Shop collection focuses on turning functional objects into pieces of art
When Ernest Bewley refurbished his cafés in the 1920s, he was following a solid European coffee house trend by choosing bentwood chairs
Apple has a design and experiential vision for its stores so what will it do if it opens in Clerys?
‘Every room in this house is stuffed with memories of a forgotten era’
Keen cooks and those who love entertaining are inviting groups of strangers to eat in their homes, for a fee. Supper clubs are taking off everywhere, from Citywest to San Francisco
Designer Paul Smith on the classic style used in cycling, from the shirts to the posters to the sponsors
A new home alone means sharp decisions about what to keep and discard
Susan Zelouf - one half of Zelouf and Bell - looks to her travels and the everyday for inspiration
As pay by weight looms, what creative ways can we use to lighten load of reusable refuse?
This table by modern design pioneer Eileen Gray is one of her most famous pieces
A new UK exhibition reimagines the three typical types of dwelling
Interior designer Robert Trench likes to blend international modern design with some traditional grandeur inspired by his grandmother’s Copenhagen home
What to do do if you (a) don’t read, or (b) have consigned all your literature to Kindle?
Modernist houses have long been favoured backdrops for Hollywood baddies
The 1966 Lounge Chair is widely regarded as the first modern piece of outdoor furniture
Collector John Cunningham is spearheading the IMMA 1000 campaign to raise funding for artists
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