As our world economy is faced with unprecedented change, I look to protagonists of change for inspiration. The future of office is at stake….
Open Source Furniture
The sharing revolution has changed the planet. The way we call a cab, how we holiday, work and live. We now stream films and music, sharing the cost of ownership with monthly prescriptions. Why can’t we share design?
Tech Interiors of Future Past
Google King’s Cross Office opens and the tech industry continues apace. So why are their interiors going backwards….?
Furnishing the future
A little over 11 years ago I was involved in bringing Vitra Design Museum’s world renowned 100 Years 100 Chairs exhibition to Manchester – with a fantastic team and supported by an enthusiastic Architecture Community. It […]
Other industries are moving apace, integrating technology and making equipment smart. So why is furniture still so stupid?
Zaha Hadid: Interior Motives
Zaha Hadid didn’t just design buildings, she designed furniture, fashion and objects. Following her untimely passing, I take a look at her unique style.
Designers do it themselves: Pt 2
In the second part of this series, I ask some candid questions to David Fox, Simon Pengelly and Jonathan Prestwich – 3 of the UK’s leading furniture designers. I also look to the future of furniture design and production with some predictions of major change…