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House of Detention, Clerkenwell

Design Week: How was it for you?


On the last day of Clerkenwell Design Week, the AJ visits designers at the House of Detention, formerly a Victorian underground prison and now a key hub of the festival, to find out if the week was a success

London 2012 Olympic Torch by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby

How to make an Olympic Torch


An exhibition on the making of the 2012 Olympic Torch is being held at Vitra’s showroom throughout Clerkenwell Design Week

Industrial designer Ross Lovegrove and Morten Villiers Warren of Native Design

‘Sustainable design. Really?’ The Clerkenwell debate


[Review] Can designers and manufacturers aim for sustainability while trying to sell as many products as they can?

Charles and Ray Eames in one of their many eccentric photographs

Charles and Ray Eames revealed in film


[Review] Eames: The Architect and The Painter reveals the story of the first couple of modern design through photographs, letters, archive footage and interviews

Winner: Sarah Chapman - Smithfield Tiles

Competition reveals hidden side of Clerkenwell


The winner of the Hidden Clerkenwell photo competition has been revealed

Solar Tree, designed by Ross Lovegrove and manufactured by Artemide

Solar Tree by Ross Lovegrove


Ross Lovegrove has teamed up with Artemide to create Solar Tree, a new sustainable street light in Clerkenwell’s St John’s Square

Searching for Cassiopeia at the Crypt of the Museum of the Order of St John

Clerkenwell hosts Italian Chair Designs


The Norman crypt at the Order of St John has been decked out with 12 concept chairs from Fabrica for Clerkenwell Design Week

Small Coal Man's Travelling Theatre by Aberrant Architecture

What to see during Clerkenwell Design Week


Clerkenwell is home to the world’s largest concentration of designers, architects, creative agencies and showrooms, and for three days this week the area will be a hub of activity as Clerkenwell Design Week returns for the third year, writes Rakesh Ramchurn

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