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Where Japan’s Creatives Work

Photographer Paul Barbera explains how an expedition to Japan inspired him to document the studios of the country’s top creatives

My Genius: Farshid Moussavi

British fashion designer Daniel W. Fletcher explains how the Iranian-born architect continues to inspire his work

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Craft Works – Matteo Fogale & Laetitia de Allegri

Port and Levi’s® Made & Crafted™ meet award-winning designers Matteo Fogale and Laetitia de Allegri to discover how they are using simple techniques and unearthing unique materials to shape the future of their industry

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John Pawson: a Home for Design

We meet the architectural designer as he completes a spectacular home for London’s new Design Museum

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Matter of Stuff: A Study in Marble and Metal

PORT delves into the London Design Festival 2016 partnership between luxury lifestyle hotel ME London and creative studio Matter of Stuff

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10,000 Hours: The Silversmith

Rauni Higson, chair of Contemporary British Silvermsiths, talks to use about mastering the precious metal

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Secret City: Lee Broom on London

In the midst of London Design Festival 2016, British lighting designer Lee Broom shares his favourite places to spen time in London

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City Nomads: Kazakhstan, 25 years on

Atomik Architecture and the British Council transport us to Kazakhstan during LDF 2016, where we learn about the country’s vibrant cultural landscape 25 years after its independence from the Soviet Union

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Martino Gamper: No Ordinary Love

LDF 2016: Martino Gamper delves into his design process, and explains why his latest project brought 10 creatives to a pottery class in west London

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10,000 Hours: Wolfgang Buttress

British artist Wolfgang Buttress reveals his design process, where he finds inspiration and the philosophy behind The Hive in London’s Kew Gardens

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STUDIO: How We Designed…

The founders of interior design outfit DIMORESTUDIO reveal how they transformed the interior one of Paris’ historical buildings into an Art Déco haven

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Alessandro Mendini: The Maestro

We head to Milan to meet the prolific and enigmatic Alessandro Mendini, who has spent the past 50 years at the vanguard of Italy’s design scene

The first structures to be built, the vaulted arches at the centre of Arcosanti were made from thin concrete panels cast on site. They were then lifted into place to form a multifunctional public space for meetings, construction, concerts and dinners, with room for 200 people

Desert Canto: Paolo Soleri’s Arcosanti

Hidden in the desert outside Phoenix, Arizona, Arcosanti is a utopian city in progress, designed by visionary Italian architect, Paolo Soleri

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Leather in the Blood: Bridge of Weir

PORT’s deputy editor and online editor Ray Murphy travels to Scotland to discover the inner workings of family-run leather company, Bridge of Weir

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Tadao Ando: Japan’s Master Architect

We visit the Osaka atelier of Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando, who talks about fighting against conventions and why there are too many architects in the world today