After a period of decline, the fisheries of South Korea are reeling in new trainees. Stephanie Studer meets the free-diving women of Jeju hunting for marine delicacies
In the age of climate change, Rotterdam has become the world’s most important testing ground for urban design
Is learning to code in middle age a fool’s errand or a committed act of digital citizenship?
Luke Leitch asks how the humble gym shoe became a fashion trophy
If you dread the dentist, be thankful you weren’t alive in the 18th century
Meghan Markle’s marriage to Prince Harry will make her an A-list star. But her most important role, say Emma Duncan and Valentine Low, will be to bolster the royal family
How much does a wedding cost?
Strong, bendy and abundant, bamboo is springing up in unexpected areas of design, architecture and technology
Ahmed Mater and Ashraf Fayadh were best friends. One is now Saudi Arabia’s most illustrious artist and cultural commissar. The other languishes in a dark prison. Nicolas Pelham charts their rise and fall
Plus, rock’s best raconteur and other musical notes
Colombia’s natural riches are open to the world now its civil war is over. Emma Duncan ventures into former guerrilla-held territory in search of rare birds
Society abhors a man in shorts. So Luke Leitch tries on a skirt
With a new series of portraits, the South African artist and activist examines what it means to be black