Make it a Muji holiday: lifestyle brand to open two hotels in China

Japanese homeware company Muji plans to extend its minimal design concept into the hospitality sector with the launch of hotels in Beijing and Shenzhen

Greek gift: Athens’ new cultural centre

This stunning park, garden and culture hub, funded by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and designed by Renzo Piano, will, controversially, be handed over to the state at the end of 2017

From Colgate Lasagne to Crystal Pepsi: visit the Museum of Failure

Dr Samuel West has gathered exhibits demonstrating abject commercial failure and put them on show in Helsingborg, Sweden. But he says there’s a lot to learn from the very worst ideas

The city Le Corbusier built: inside Chandigarh – in pictures

In 1950, India’s prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru invited the architect Le Corbusier to design a modernist city that broke with the country’s colonial past. Shaun Fynn explored the world heritage site

Hull: city guide to the 2017 UK Capital of Culture

Hull is seizing the chance to show off its cultural hotspots – and appetite for a party.