Three things are certain in life: birth, death and change. Amidst a backdrop of sweeping change across the industry, there is currently huge disparity between different parts of the furniture market.
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 […]
The Future of Workplace… is Human
Some of the largest employers in the world describe it as ‘a tidal wave approaching’. College professors cite being ‘overwhelmed by demand’ due to this issue. This problem threatens to be the single biggest theme […]
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…
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…?
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 […]