Recent Articles

African Artists and the photo studio
The enduring influence of posed, studio portraits can be seen in our groundbreaking new book on African art
Published: Tuesday, 13 July 2021
The LA collector’s home that is a pretty fine work in its own right
Our new Atlas of Interior Design features many fine homes, including one that once housed works by Picasso, Giacometti and Matisse
Published: Tuesday, 13 July 2021
The bird that's judged on its building skills
This reconstruction of a bowerbird’s nest ended up in a gallery. Maybe the distance between art world and avian world isn’t as big as we think
Published: Monday, 12 July 2021
How Septime made foraging 'a little less foolish'
These young French restaurateurs love to use natural ingredients - just don’t expect to see a lot of ‘hairy herbs’ on the plate
Published: Friday, 9 July 2021
Join Virgilio Martínez on his journey to discover the soul of Latin American cookery
When the superstar chef gathered recipes from across the continent for his new book he also uncovered some incredible stories along the way
Published: Friday, 9 July 2021
The birds beloved by cigarette card collectors
Cigarette cards were originally intended to protect a buyer’s smokes from bending, but these adorable avian ones quickly found favour among collectors
Published: Friday, 9 July 2021
African Artists and sexuality
Pioneering Queer artists are among those offering insights into contemporary life in the African continent in our groundbreaking new book
Published: Thursday, 8 July 2021
Aino Aalto, the Woman who Made beautiful glassware we can all enjoy
In Woman Made, Jane Hall tells the stories of female designers who helped create our modern world, including this Finnish architect and businesswoman
Published: Thursday, 8 July 2021
The fishermen that saved Slippurinn
You might not think sourcing fish on an Icelandic island would be a particularly hard challenge – but you’d be wrong
Published: Thursday, 8 July 2021
The smart chemistry in the Latin American Cookbook
There is one ancient, yet effective, preparation technique that opens up a world of culinary opportunities, Virgilio Martínez's new book reveals
Published: Thursday, 8 July 2021
The Women who Made contemporary furniture, while drawing on traditional designs
In our new book Women Made: Great Women Designers, Jane Hall profiles the innovative individuals unafraid of embracing the traditional and vernacular

Published: Thursday, 8 July 2021
When music shook, rattled and rolled men’s fashion
By ditching formality and embracing rebellious androgyny, rock stars helped change the way men dress forever
Published: Wednesday, 7 July 2021
This is how you can mix drinks like an artist
World-renowned artists offer up a bar load of tasty cocktail recipes in our new book The Kitchen Studio
Published: Wednesday, 7 July 2021


Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City.
Read more