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Jean Michel-Basquiat, King Zulu, 1986_©The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Photo-Gasull Fotografia

Exhibitions: Basquiat Boom for Real at the Barbican

Basquiat: Boom for Real at the Barbican takes us on a journey into the world of the American artist who in his short life created lyrical, radical, exciting, colourful, powerful works of art.

La Vita Campari © Spinach

La Vita Campari tells the story of Campari

La Vita Campari, written by Nargess Banks and created by Spinach with Campari, tells the story of a pioneering brand, and celebrates arts and ideas.

Ross Lovegrove Transmission © Edmund Sumner

Highlights of London Design Festival 2017

Fifteen years old, the annual London Design Festival at its hub in the V&A, at Somerset House, Granary Square and throughout the city is bigger, bolder, braver and crucially more inclusive – representing voices from the international creative communities. Here are some of our highlights.

Bentley Continental GT

Bentley design director introduces the new Continental GT

Bentley design director Stefan Sieflaff introduces the new Continental GT, explaining the design of this luxury grand tourer, its 007 inspired rotating display, and his plans for the marque including making one-off commissions through Bentley Mulliner.

Yuko Higuchi Magical Colouring Museum

Exploring the dark, cute and magical world of Yuko Higuchi

Yuko Higuchi, the cult Tokyo illustrator and the voice behind the dark kawaii about her unique surreal style.

Grayson Perry at the Serpentine Gallery © Nargess Banks

Interview Yana Peel: Serpentine Gallery CEO discusses arts and ideas

The Serpentine Galleries CEO Yana Peel and artistic director Hans Ulrich Obrist are challenging how we look at and digest art with a programme that should provoke debates around arts and ideas. I interviewed Peel to find out more

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet

Electric luxury: Mercedes-Maybach Vision 6 Cabriolet

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet studies the ultimate in luxury electric driving for the Mercedes-Benz pinnacle sub-brand. Exhibited at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance this week, it recalls a more innocent time when coachbuilders sculpted hand-finished, exclusive cabriolets. To me it is a smile and a nod to my favourite era, the world of Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, the […]

Fondaco dei Tedeschi by OMA

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year shortlist

Pokemon Go, Kanye West clothing and the Olympic Refugee Flag are some of the designs nominated by the Design Museum in London for the Beazley Designs of the Year.

Range Rover Velar First Edition

Range Rover Velar in the real world

This is the latest Range Rover Velar, a handsome mid-size premium SUV, designed to be bought from the heart. It carves a new space within the Land Rover family to live somewhere between the flagship Range Rover and the popular compact Evoque. Having first seen it at the company design studio, then on stage at the […]

The Visual History of Type

New book documents the history of type

The Visual History of Type published by Laurence King explores the history of type from its advent to the present day. If like me you have an interest in type design and its history, or are involved in the world of design, then the book is a must read.

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Jean Michel-Basquiat, King Zulu, 1986_©The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Photo-Gasull Fotografia

Exhibitions: Basquiat Boom for Real at the Barbican

Basquiat: Boom for Real at the Barbican takes us on a journey into the world of the American artist who in his short life created lyrical, radical, exciting, colourful, powerful works of art.

Ross Lovegrove Transmission © Edmund Sumner

Highlights of London Design Festival 2017

Fifteen years old, the annual London Design Festival at its hub in the V&A, at Somerset House, Granary Square and throughout the city is bigger, bolder, braver and crucially more inclusive – representing voices from the international creative communities. Here are some of our highlights.

Bentley Continental GT

Bentley design director introduces the new Continental GT

Bentley design director Stefan Sieflaff introduces the new Continental GT, explaining the design of this luxury grand tourer, its 007 inspired rotating display, and his plans for the marque including making one-off commissions through Bentley Mulliner.

Grayson Perry at the Serpentine Gallery © Nargess Banks

Interview Yana Peel: Serpentine Gallery CEO discusses arts and ideas

The Serpentine Galleries CEO Yana Peel and artistic director Hans Ulrich Obrist are challenging how we look at and digest art with a programme that should provoke debates around arts and ideas. I interviewed Peel to find out more

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet

Electric luxury: Mercedes-Maybach Vision 6 Cabriolet

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet studies the ultimate in luxury electric driving for the Mercedes-Benz pinnacle sub-brand. Exhibited at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance this week, it recalls a more innocent time when coachbuilders sculpted hand-finished, exclusive cabriolets. To me it is a smile and a nod to my favourite era, the world of Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, the […]

Fondaco dei Tedeschi by OMA

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year shortlist

Pokemon Go, Kanye West clothing and the Olympic Refugee Flag are some of the designs nominated by the Design Museum in London for the Beazley Designs of the Year.