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 […]
Category: industrial design
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…
Wicker woven wonders
In the book ‘New Silk Roads’, author Peter Frankopan considers the causes and effects of global change over the course of history, up to present day. Life is in constant flux and when looking at […]
The battle lines are drawn
In today’s commercial furniture market, the big players are fighting over the up and coming design labels in a race to become a lifestyle brand.
Within 5 years, complex computer algorithms could define our architecture, interiors and furniture schemes. But can they win a Pritzker Prize…?
This Swiss furniture designer
There I was nursing a pint at a friend’s charity launch event, when the host offers to introduce me to a furniture designer who happens to be his neighbour…
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….?
Fresh from Orgatec 2016, I reflect on some of the latest trends and products to hit the office design scene….