Phil Gilbert (centre), general manager IBM Design, at an IBM Design studio gathering

You might not be able to herd software programmers – the old joke is that this is like herding cats.But computing giant IBM is proving that you can ce(...)

Head of design at the school of creative arts at DIT Grangegorman, Barry Sheehan is also a designer and architect, with projects ranging from a St (...)

The Lyric Theatre in Belfast which was designed by O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects

Multiple award-winning Dublin-based architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey are to receive Britain’s Royal Gold Medal in recognition of their l(...)

Corita Kent: a nun for 32 years in a Hollywood convent before she left to become a full-time artist

The campus buildings oat LA’s Immaculate Heart College are decorated with huge, colourful posters of food – rows of shiny, stylised apples and pear(...)

Government buildings at a town square, Marktplatz, a  nd the Town Hall, Basel, Switzerland
Weekend in . . . Basel
  • Travel
  • February 10, 2014, 01:00

For a few days each year, Basel briefly turns into the capital of the world – or at least of the art world. But even when the giant Art Basel fair (...)

French foreign affairs minister Laurent Fabius whose declaration was the most eagerly awaited. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

a third of President François Hollande’s 33 cabinet ministers jumped the gun, publicly declaring the value of their apartments, houses, (...)