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

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

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

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

DIMORE
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

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

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

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

A five-storey void allows natural light from a skylight above to reach each level of the atelier

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

Credenza – a collaboration between designer Patricia Urquiola and artist Federico Pepe for Spazio Pontaccio

Salone del Mobile 2016 Review

PORT’s design editor Alyn Griffiths reflects on the best collections, exhibits and events from Milan’s Salone del Mobile 2016

Mutina: 10 Years of Innovation

Massimo Orsini, CEO of innovative ceramics marker Mutina, discusses the brand’s new collection with Barber & Osgerby

At this year’s Salone, HAY transformed a vast former sports hall into ten individually designed rooms

HAY: Contemporary Mid-Century Design

As Salone del Mobile 2016 draws to a close, Rolf and Mette Hay reflect on the success of their eponymous brand and how they deal with the heritage of Danish design

Finding Simplexity with Ora Ito and Cassina

At the Salone del Mobile 2016, designer Ora Ito takes PORT through his new chair for Italian brand Cassina, a project that has been almost four years in the making

Infra-Structure by Vincent Van Duysen for FLOS

Infra-Structure: Vincent Van Duysen and FLOS

At the launch of his two new lighting collections at Salone del Mobile 2016, Belgian architect Vincent Van Duysen talks to PORT about working with Italian lighting brand, FLOS

Sou Fujimoto's Forest of Light for COS, Salone del Mobile 2016

Sou Fujimoto at the Salone

Salone del Mobile 2016: Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto talks to PORT about his immersive new installation for COS in Milan

Waldermeyer's COG installation, mirrored to infinity, at the Spazio Rossana Orlandi

Officine Panerai: Light in Time

PORT speaks with Moritz Waldermeyer, the designer commissioned to create three innovative objects inspired by Florentine watchmaker Officine Panerai for the Salone del Mobile 2016