DESIGN

Architecture, fashion, furniture and fine type

The future’s so bright | Karim Rashid’s Athenian time warp

The future’s so bright | Karim Rashid’s Athenian time warp

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

Karim Rashid’s first hotel project, Semiramis, opened in Athens in 2004. It looks older – yet is all the bolder for it

Dana international

Dana international

by Karen Krizanovich

"My look is very Yves Saint Laurent. I don't have a single piece of Chanel."

Why I’ll always want to go to a Wagamama, wherever

Why I’ll always want to go to a Wagamama, wherever

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"I did a fashion shoot at the Lexington Street Chipperfield space. Every surface and frosted glass corridor was sleek and lovely"

Sloeblack, slow, black, crowblack and grey | John Alexander Skelton’s poetic modern menswear

Sloeblack, slow, black, crowblack and grey | John Alexander Skelton’s poetic modern menswear

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"I like a mix of the country tradesman and the flamboyant lunatic aristocrat. Historically, I feel both were very true to themselves in the clothes they wore"

Vivienne Westwood’s Union Flag

Vivienne Westwood’s Union Flag

by Robert Newman

How Vivienne Westwood's interpretation of the red, white and blue became an icon for post-punk British creativity

Kimono my house

Kimono my house

by Karen Krizanovich

"Even when worn by bandits and fools in old Japanese movies, they suggest ease and style"

Tuxedos at the MoMA

Tuxedos at the MoMA

by Civilian New York City

"To see it engulfed in front of a dramatic monochrome Pollock or a colourfield Rothko is pleasing indeed"

An Italian radical in Manhattan | Gaetano Pesce

An Italian radical in Manhattan | Gaetano Pesce

by Gaetano Pesce

Gaetano Pesce: "Look at Michael Kors! He’s a disaster!"

Making in at Maison Margiela | John Galliano x Simon Foxton

Making in at Maison Margiela | John Galliano x Simon Foxton

by James Anderson

Simon Foxton on his work on John Galliano's debut "men's couture" collection at Maison Margiela

Across the water and into the future, in the Maldives

Across the water and into the future, in the Maldives

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"As a design destination, it’s already moving at warp speed"