Selected online design stories by Herbert Wright
The Design Museum, London, reassesses a giant of design
CoBo Social July 2021
From an urban forest to a field of spoons, ideas for a better world
CoBo Social June 2021
a report from South Korea, decipering the theme 'Humanity'
CHAMP, October 2019
A gallery of LBD 2018 projects, including Guatemala, subsequently the Public Medal winners!
Abitare September 2018
An interview with Ole Bouman, director of Shenzhen's cool new museum/institution Design Society that's out to set China's design agenda
CoBo Social Feb 2018
The show's called Designing Freedom and it cruises design from an acid blotter to the sprawling metropolis- but where is California taking us in the digital age? Exhibition review.
Blueprint/ blog July/Aug 2017
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How the show was designed, and the heroic unbuilt Soviet architectural visions from Leonidov, Iofan and others.
Blueprint 351/ designcurial March 2017
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Hopeful hutong interventions, hipster product hops and huge-city confusion... I report
Bueprint 349 Nov / designcurial Dec 2016
The director of London's new Design Museum offers his thoughts, on the eve of its opening
CoBo Social, Hong Kong November 2016
Denmark’s global design presence goes back to great modernist Arne Jacobsen, but who's now colouring the world’s favourite chair he designed for Fritz Hansen? I meet artist Tal R and his giant dog
Blueprint Sep/ designcurial Oct 2015
A Brief History of Text
When it comes to texting the future, the Romans beat Twitter hands-down. Inscriptions last and are now heading beyond the Solar System. And how could our social media messaging evolve?
Journal of Wild Culture November 2014
From solemn stones to mischievous maps... rediscovering a great 20th century English graphic artist
Blueprint/ designcurial September/October 2014
Piling Up the
What of design in a world run by artificial intelligence? HAL, Watson, servers that really are up there with the clouds...
RIBA Journal May 2014