Could the Metaverse spell the end for the global design fair? With virtual online activity and investments set to grow exponentially, how much will this new virtual space shape the future of interiors?
Milano: Ahead of the Curve
At this time of year thoughts usually turn to Salone Del Mobile, now confirmed as the latest victim of the Corona crisis. Without Milan we are left with a huge hole in our design world […]
Open Plan Irony
So we just knock all the walls down right? Get Dave in to sort the M&E out, order a few carpet tiles and we can cram everyone into one big room. That’ll sort it. Open […]
Gentrification of Startup Style
It’s the way of the world. First there’s this fresh new band with 80’s fashion and a Liam Gallagher style frontman. They explode onto the scene, win the Mercury Music Prize and before you know […]
Shhh! Purists at work.
Milan Design Week is an assault on the senses. Loud, bright and consumed with Prosecco… but if you look carefully you can find the understated and the pure…
Within 5 years, complex computer algorithms could define our architecture, interiors and furniture schemes. But can they win a Pritzker Prize…?
Mindfulness in the workplace
Ok, so I’ll just check Twitter. And Sky News. And the weather. Oh I didn’t reply to that whatsapp message from earlier. Wait, what was it that I was actually going to do… oh yeah […]
Green is the new Black
Over recent decades, led by globalisation, many of our cities have seen green spaces dwindling. This is set to change…
Tech Interiors of Future Past
Google King’s Cross Office opens and the tech industry continues apace. So why are their interiors going backwards….?
Fresh from Orgatec 2016, I reflect on some of the latest trends and products to hit the office design scene….