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Kassia St Clair

Kassia St Clair

writes on design for Elle Decoration, The Economist and the Evening Standard and is the author of “The Secret Lives of Colour”

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Brass

A metal with a chameleon quality is enjoying a slow-burn revival among designers. Kassia St Clair gives it a glowing review

Flappers in focus

Caught between the first world war and the Great Depression, the jazz age was a period of social transformation. A new exhibition shows how women’s clothes captured the mood

The case for wood

Tech products tend to look functional at best. But, as Kassia St Clair discovers, there are manufacturers using natural materials to make them look beautiful

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