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Swiss designer and teacher Alice Franchetti talks to us about her clean, precise portfolio of well-researched projects.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced its 54-strong list of the best buildings of the year – the 2019 National Award winners. The awards, which have been presented since 1966, recognise the UK’s best new constructions and provi…
With the London Festival of Architecture kicking off today, Dezeen's deputy editor Tom Ravenscroft picks out the 10 best things in the programme, including a colourful pavilion at Dulwich Picture Gallery and Patrick Schumacher talking about affordable housing.
The Pensacola Christian College is a liberal arts college located in Pensacola, Florida. And even though it’s a liberal arts college, one former student proved that it’s pretty far from liberal by sharing a ridiculously censored classical art book.
Important jumps in every artist’s career are being featured in art magazines. These opportunities are always both amazing and scary, which is why it is important to prepare for the interview properly. You will want to make sure that you leave a good impression and that your art statement comes across. To get ready and become more confident, we suggest that you answer these questions yourselves before you get a chance to talk about your art with a journalist. These are some of the most common questions artists get asked in an interview, and they can also help you have a better and clearer statement for your art.
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…
Retail has had three phases, according to Katelijn Quartier, who heads the Retail Design Laboratory at Hasselt University in Belgium. ‘In Retail 1.0, the manufacturer was in charge and no designer was needed. Retail 2.0 was a phase where the retailer was in charge but hired an architect or interior architect to design the store following the brand’s or retailer’s ideas,’ she wrote in Retail Design, Theoretical Perspectives (Routledge). We have entered ‘Retail 3.0, a time when the customer is more and more in charge… This asks for much more from a designer than to translate a retailer’s identity into a store design and goes beyond mere functionality and efficiency – even more so now that a commodification of products, brands and retail is occurring’.