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Diane von Furstenberg on compassion, courage and Owning It
The designer, philanthropist and author describes how her own difficulties gave her inner strength
Published: Tuesday, 2 March 2021
Ten takeaways from our Diane von Furstenberg interview
The fashion designer, philanthropist and Phaidon author opens up on the thinking behind her new book, Own It
Published: Thursday, 25 February 2021
Diane von Furstenberg on motherhood, independence and Owning It
The designer, philanthropist and author reflects on her mother’s miraculous pregnancy and her own independent offspring
Published: Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Diane von Furstenberg on taming your hair, growing your confidence and Owning It
The fashion designer, philanthropist and author recalls the bad hair days of her youth and what they taught her about being herself
Published: Monday, 15 February 2021
Diane von Furstenberg tells Reuters about her first job and her latest business strategies
The designer, philanthropist and Phaidon author recalls her entry into the workplace and how she’s adapted to the pandemic

Published: Monday, 8 February 2021
All you need to know about Own It: The Secret To Life
Read why you really need Diane von Furstenberg’s manifesto for personal growth

Published: Wednesday, 13 January 2021
Simon Doonan recalls Joan Rivers' rude Christmas joke
The author of How to Be Yourself pays tribute to another great, idiosyncratic talent
Published: Wednesday, 9 December 2020
Announcing a landmark publication - Nike: Better is Temporary
This immersive visual survey offers an unprecedented, behind-the-scenes exploration into Nike's ethos-driven design formula, placing industry-defining innovations and globally recognized products alongside previously unpublished designs, prototypes, insider stories, and more
Published: Monday, 7 December 2020
Coveted is the gift to renew their love of the high life
Our jewelry as art overview is guaranteed to make their next year sparkle and is one of our better books for a better year ahead. Give someone you love a copy!
Published: Tuesday, 1 December 2020
Paul Smith is the gift to relight their love of fashion
This brilliant object-by-object career history is one of our better books for a better year ahead. Give someone you love a copy!
Published: Thursday, 26 November 2020
Something beautiful happens when artists make jewelry
Our new book Coveted looks at a gilded world in which fine art (and the occasional fine artist) meets high end jewelry
Published: Thursday, 19 November 2020
Watch Melanie Grant tell you about Coveted: Art and Innovation in High Jewelry
The author and contemporary jewelry expert visited Christie's in London to talk us through her beautiful new book
Published: Tuesday, 17 November 2020
The Brazilian jeweler turning rainforest wood into precious works
Our new book Coveted looks at one contemporary jewelry designer reworking one of the world’s oldest, most humble materials
Published: Thursday, 12 November 2020

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