Top-end companies are investing in design features to make their offices more appealing to staff. But many workers are looking for more than just funky design from their workplaces.
On the occasion of the 2017 exhibition "Christian Dior: spirit of perfumes" at the International Perfume Museum of Grasse, we analyse the strategic positioning of four of Dior’s emblematic fragrances.
Vancouver may be one of the most beautiful cities in the world, but the president of Emily Carr University says the city could benefit from the discipline of design.
The new series of Australian banknotes are not a designer's dream but they are the strongest yet in terms of preventing counterfeiting.
By putting the users of buildings – people – at the centre of the process of designing buildings and infrastructure, we can create healthier, more human-centred spaces.
We asked five architecture experts to name one building or structure they wish had been preserved, but couldn't resist the tides of decay, development and discrimination.
A product design expert breaks down why the iPod range lasted so long in the age of smartphones.
Auctioneers have put a record price tag on the ultimate symbol of 60s counterculture and vintage nostalgia.
When the young Wright moved to Chicago to work for the architect Joseph Silsbee, he was introduced to Japanese prints. It changed his career, and very possibly the course of American architecture.
If a huge huntsman spider is sucked into a vacuum cleaner, can it crawl out later? Lucy, age eight, really, really needs to know.
It's not all about the gym and your diet. The places where we live and work shape our health, too.
The mall's inventor, Victor Gruen, envisioned thriving hubs of civic activity, rather than bland, asphalt-enclosed shopping centers. Is his original vision now being realized – or further corrupted?
The color scheme, the music, even the weight of the servers – all can play a role in getting customers to spend money.
We need to imagine new types of borders in this era of fervent fence building.
The national pastime is more than just a sport. In this roundup, we feature stories about baseball's relationship to race, politics, the media and health.
Even though Facebook claims to be a global community, its rise has come at the expense of online subcultures for marginalized people, from body modification enthusiasts to drag queens.
Why are eyeglasses so expensive? You can thank two massive industry comglomerates, Luxottica and Essilor.
We asked five design experts – what's your favorite product of all time, and why?
Rumours have emerged that Nokia will relaunch a version of one of the best-selling phones of all time.
Hot-desking tends to affect different employees differently – it tends to produce winners and losers.