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By Stela Razzaque, Superscript November 1, 2013

Apple has unquestionably produced some of the most iconic designs of our time. Here are five other prolific designers and companies who have played a part in the shaping of Apple’s design philosophy. More...

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By Stela Razzaque, Superscript October 24, 2013

Over the past 400 years, only two chair designs have graced the distinguished reading rooms of the Bodleian Library at Oxford. Here is the latest one by Barber Osgerby. More...

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By Stela Razzaque, Superscript October 22, 2013

Books banned in America have been as memorable for their iconic imagery as much as their unforgettable stories, providing inspiration for generations of designers. More...

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By Stela Razzaque, Superscript October 16, 2013

From psychedelic concert posters to silver-plated teapots, the museum's current exhibition shows the vast influence of modern female designers. More...

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By Stela Razzaque, Superscript October 15, 2013

Seeking results like Herzog & de Meuron’s Tate Modern redesign, three recent design competitions attempt to bring new life to aging buildings. More...

The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By Alice Rawsthorn November 26, 2013

Alice Rawsthorn’s favorite place to buy books (it’s in Cambridge), the best “book as object” she owns (it’s very small), and more answers to The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition. More...

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By Laura Raskin, Superscript October 18, 2013

Design and architecture organizations like Manhattan’s Van Alen Institute are upping efforts to lure in an increasingly design-curious public. More...

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By Laura Raskin, Superscript September 26, 2013

Calling itself a "nomadic design studio," Unknown Fields Division leads biannual pilgrimages to unmapped landscapes. More...

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By Alan Rapp, Superscript August 28, 2013

The backlash against Steven Heller's now-infamous essay on 1990s graphics was swift and forceful. Now, 20 years after “Cult of the Ugly” was published, the author reflects on the the article that sparked one of the last great design debates in history. More...

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By Alan Rapp, Superscript August 14, 2013

Whether through omission, dramatization, or even fakery, architectural renderings today can make the unbuilt look real; the impossible within reach. More...