Pomo summer: Aldo Rossi's unfinished San Cataldo Cemetery in Modena, Italy, is considered one of the first and most important Postmodern buildings. As part of our Postmodernism series we explore how the architect, who denied being part of the controversial movement, designed the seminal building in 1971 while recovering from a car crash (+ slideshow). More
Pomo summer: the Postmodernists aimed to break Modernism's hold on design by offering something warmer, brighter and more experimental. Glenn Adamson, director of New York's Museum of Art and Design, presents a potted history of one of the 20th century's most divisive movements. More
Pomo summer: this summer, we celebrate the revival of the architecture and design movement everybody loves to hate. To kick off the series, Dezeen editor Anna Winston explains why Postmodernism is back. More
American stoneware and ceramics company Walker Zanger has collaborated with New York-based Robert A M Stern Architects to create a collection of tiles inspired by the firm's Postmodern buildings. More
News: Michael Graves' seminal Portland Public Services Building will be spared from demolition, despite being described as a "white elephant" and requiring an estimated $95 million for renovation. More
Feature: thirty-three years after designs by the Memphis Group caused a "mass-media event" at the Salone del Mobile, the bold graphic style they created is back in favour in Milan and is appearing in some unusual places, finds Dan Howarth. More
Dezeen Wire: architectural theorist Charles Jencks has written a new article for Blueprint magazine about the resurgence of postmodern architecture over the past twenty years, during which time other commentators claim it has become defunct.
Jencks points to projects from the likes of Frank Gehry, Rem Koolhaas, Herzog & de Meuron and Santiago Calatrava as demonstrative of the continuing influence of postmodern ideas, which he claims have led to "the explosive growth in iconic buildings and landmark sculptures."
Dezeen Wire: author and curator Stephen Bayley has written a savage review of the Victoria & Albert museum's current exhibition of Postmodern design and architecture, which he describes as "a revived chamber of horrors." - The Architect's Newspaper More
London Design Festival 2011: divisive designs from the 1970s and 1980s are brought together in a retrospective exhibition entitled Postmodernism: Style and Subversion 1970-1990, which opened at the Victoria & Albert museum at the weekend. More
Dezeen Wire: Justin McGuirk of The Guardian is the latest critic to write about the kitsch revival of postmodernism, which he says remains popular with consumers - The Guardian
A retrospective about the postmodern movement opens at the Victoria & Albert museum on 24 September. See recent articles on postmodernism by Alice Rawsthorn for The New York Times and Rowan Moore in The Observer.
Dezeen Wire: ahead of the opening of Postmodernism: Style and Subversion 1970-1990 at the Victoria & Albert Museum next week, design critic Alice Rawsthorn describes the hype and controversy that surrounded the movement and its influence on subsequent designers - The New York Times
See a previous article discussing the definition of postmodernism by The Observer's architecture critic Rowan Moore here.
Dezeen Wire: ahead of the Victoria & Albert Museum's exhibition Postmodernism: Style and Subversion 1970-1990 starting on 24 September, architecture critic Rowan Moore discusses the definition of the movement and its impact on contemporary architecture - The Observer