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A photo of an interesting architectural interior as part of the essex architecture weekend

From secret nuclear bunkers to a house by Grayson Perry, ten of the greatest works of architecture in Essex

The Essex Architecture Weekend features three key modernist estates: Silver End, Bata East Tilbury and Frinton-on-Sea. And there's much to enjoy elsewhere, as the highlights show.

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The typo in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone which makes rare first editions worth a fortune

A rogue wand, misprinted on a first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, could make some copies very rare. Bookseller Pom Harrington explains how to spot one.

A photo of a typewriter at the design museum in london

A dozen delightful designs: Twelve of the best classic creations at London's Design Museum

From the Apple iMac G3 and a 1980s Dyson vacuum cleaner to an early Sony and a Vespa, the Design Museum is inviting its fans to choose from sponsoring 12 classics in a new campaign.

A photo of landscape artist Charles Jencks standing in front of a mosaic in Scotland

A land artist has created a solstice work in his 55-acre intergalactic artland in rural Scotland

Charles Jencks's new mosaic at the Crawick Multiverse is inspired by earth, the sun, life and death. The landscape artist talks comets, ampitheatres and a desert near Dumfries.

A photo of various artefacts from a Harry Potter exhibition in London's Soho

"JK Rowling was absolutely fantastic": Graphic Art of Harry Potter exhibition opens in London

Thousands of people have visited a new exhibition in a Soho house showing graphic design duo MinaLima's work for the Harry Potter series. One half of the pair, Eduardo Lima, says fans have given the......

A photo of a colourful letter press design by Alan Kitching

A Life in Letterpress: The story of design great Alan Kitching

John L Walters, the author of a lavish new book about the life and career of printmaking great Alan Kitching, on how the artist went from being a "backroom boy" of design to an internationally......

A photo of a woman carrying a spraycan

From cave art to graffiti and Berlin to Dumfries, street artists create giant murals for "a world without borders"

With her street art group Recoat, Amy Whiten painted a series of murals across Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games 2014. Her latest work is a giant mural at the city's On The Corner.

A photo of male artist Doug Fishbone steering a ship

"Cheap at twice the price": Artist takes Routemaster bus to streets of Aberdeen as festival kicks off

Doug Fishbone leads an unorthodox bus tour and Turner Prize winners Assemble create a Brutalist Playground as art, design and architecture festival Look Again lives up to its name in Aberdeen.

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