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The furniturisation of architecture: from St Jerome in his study to built-in cupboards and summer pavilionsSubscription

By Edwin Heathcote

Architecture is increasingly disconnected from context, and its traditional boundaries blurred in favour of the temporary and the mobile


Buildings within buildings: on fragments, blurred thresholds and endless interiorsSubscription

By Douglas Murphy

Spaces that have all the basic threshold qualities of architecture, but are themselves a part of a larger structure, force us to rethink how we expect architecture to behave 


The Critical Role of Women in Modern Design

By Catherine Croft

MoMA’s highly provocative exhibition makes the case for a bigger version of itself as soon as possible

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The AR House + Furniture issue is hereSubscription

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    Folio: Marcel Breuer's Long Chair

    This drawing is from The Marcel Breuer Coloring Book, which was created in 1962 and distributed to the staff at Breuer’s studio

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    Folio: Charlotte Perriand

    The work of Modernist architect and designer Charlotte Perriand has been historically eclipsed by the towering shadow of her long-time collaborator Le Corbusier

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    Made by Made: Five of the best Armchairs

    Furniture retailer’s unique approach brings makers and customers closer together. These five armchairs exhibit the fruits of the Made philosophy

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    Graph from Wilkhahn: classic conference chair for a modern era

    How do you design a conference chair to suggest comfort but also symbolise distinctiveness and clarity? For Wilkhahn, a completely new approach was required to reconceptualise the classic values of a conference chair for the modern era. In response to this brief, German designers Markus Jehs and Jürgen Laub have devised Graph, an innovative family of conference chairs that meets the most demanding of requirements.

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    Chassis Chair by Wilkhahn

    Launched at the Milan Furniture Fair earlier this year, Wilkhahn’s new Chassis chair is the typically innovative outcome of a collaborative and cross-disciplinary design process. Working in partnership with Munich-based furniture maker and industrial designer Stefan Diez, Wilkhahn has created a tautly honed multi-purpose chair that not only embodies the enviable sleekness of contemporary sports cars, but also exploits the precise and progressive technologies that are used in their manufacture.

  • Piana Chair by David Chipperfield for Alessi

    Something to sit on: the latest trends in chairs and sofas from the Milan Furniture Fair

    The AR looks to the latest design trends emerging from the Milan Furniture Fair