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Design

Asif Khan gets serious

One of the most inventive young architects of his generation is working on his most important project yet. But can he fuse his playfulness with the demands of enduring design?

Home is where the bark is

Most houses could be spruced up with a bit of greenery but some architects have begun to embed living trees within the structure of their buildings. Jonathan Glancey branches out

Demand curve

Why doesn’t Hermès want you to buy their amazingly expensive bag? Brooke Unger gets his head round the economics of the world’s most desirable accessory

Designer frames

The fashion designer Thom Browne has put the suit centre stage. Can he do the same for those often-overlooked objects, frames and mirrors? 

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