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It’s 1958. A group of six modern British artists — students of the RCA and the Slade — are all living together in a large rambling Manor House in the Hertfordshire countryside. They had space to paint, but no heating. Visitors would drive the hour from…

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In the heart of Barcelona, in the Poblenou technology district, a lofty timber-framed village theatre had been adapted into a warehouse. Now, the building has been adapted for a new use as a live/work space – and named ‘The Theatre’ in honour of its co…

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Weimar was the birthplace of Bauhaus – the modernist design and architecture school founded by Walter Gropius in 1919. It was the philosophy and style of Gropius and his teachings at the Bauhaus school, based in Weimar from 1919 to 1925 before it moved…

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Vinyl records have been technologically revisited in recent years. ‘The Library of Dangerous Thoughts’ has artfully contributed to these developments with its new audio project, aiming to raise awareness around censorship, using radiography film and fe…

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‘Dance in all its forms and variations is a very important frame of reference for me; it fascinates and inspires me, because it gives the body and its possibilities a central role,’ explains Dior artistic director Maria Grazia Chiuri. Dance has long had associations with the French maison. In 1955, Christian Dior designed the wedding dress of Royal Ballet star Margot Fonteyn,

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Anita le Roy set up Monmouth Coffee Company in 1978, and while other coffee shop operators have mutated into global chains, Monmouth has stuck to its knitting. It sources and roasts coffee from single farms, estates and cooperatives, which it sells to …

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Returning to Milan Design Week for the fifth year running, Spanish luxury brand Loewe is exploring worldwide traditions of basketry, using its signature leather to elevate the likes of woven containers from South African collective Design Afrika, and b…

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Part salvage yard, part sculpture court, installation artist Mike Nelson’s commission for Tate Britain’s Duveen Galleries brings alive the zenith of British industry through repurposed relics

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London’s annual nocturnal festival Art Night is set to return for its fourth edition on 22 June 2019, featuring commissions from Barbara Kruger, Christine Sun Kim and more

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Belgian artist Luc Tuyman‘s provoking paintings cast the neoclassical surrounds of Palazzo Grassi in a sombre shroud as his major Venice retrospective reflects on history’s darkest moments

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London-based architecture studio Archmongers has created a clever refurbishment for an apartment in the Barbican. New design solutions for the master bedroom and bathroom inject practicality into the space – tackling those classic London modern-build p…

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Not to brag, but we may well have solved the dilemma of finding a destination that’s far from the madding crowd of mass tourism. Whether a swanky aerie overlooking the Mediterranean or a powdery white beach in South East Asia, every resort on our list …

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Long associated with basement spas or better-than-average gyms, hotel swimming pools have often been little more than a nice bonus to the property’s wellness and fitness facilities. Here, we round up the top ten rooftop pools that are making a splash a…

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NYC has some of the best art galleries in the world‚ but with over 1,500 to choose from, the sheer number is overwhelming. Not to worry, we’ve narrowed them down to some of our blue-chip favourites.
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In a city at the top of its bar game, where to quench your thirst can be a million-dollar question. From intimate nooks to flamboyant and fun drinking dens, we raise a glass to London’s most stylish cocktail bars across the capital from Mayfair to Shor…

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Wallpaper* July 2018 (W*232) opens an enquiry into what’s coming up in this new age of brutalism. We investigated the renewed interest in brutalist structures’ architectural heritage in London and wider Europe where neglected behemoths are being reboot…

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