Design Stories

Playfulness By Design

There’s nothing too serious about these interior designers, as our new book, By Design, explains Playfulness By Design

Bouquets, bon mots (and some Great British baking) for UK Mother's Day

We’ve drawn together a little motherly advice from Phaidon authors for the UK's Mothering Sunday Bouquets, bon mots (and some Great British baking) for UK Mother's Day

Opulence By Design

Our new overview of contemporary interiors demonstrates how our concept of grandeur and luxury has evolved Opulence By Design

INTERVIEW: Thomas Rinaldi: The Patented author talks about sifting through a treasure trove of 800,000 images for his new book

He describes the pride he took in unearthing 'the king of the tape dispenser', and why writing the book was like 'working with a flashlight in a graveyard' INTERVIEW: Thomas Rinaldi: The Patented author talks about sifting through a treasure trove of 800,000 images for his new book

Patented Progression

From the Greyhound bus to the hoverboard, we focus on the development of transportation with examples from our new book Patented Patented Progression

Patented Professionalism

Our new patent design book holds some amazing reminders of what the office environment (remember that?) once looked like Patented Professionalism

Patented Play

Trace the history of children and adults' entertainment through the pages of our new patent design book Patented Play

All you need to know about By Design

This incredible new survey showcases the most creative interior designers and decorators working around the world today All you need to know about By Design

Michael and Darroch Putnam are hosting a book launch, and everyone's invited!

The authors and floral designers will chat with William Norwich about their new book, Flower Color Theory, this Thursday Michael and Darroch Putnam are hosting a book launch, and everyone's invited!

All you need to know about JR's new book How Old Am I?

The artist’s new book for children lets young readers understand age, with profiles of people around the world, aged one to 100. All you need to know about JR's new book How Old Am I?

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