“Ok, guys. We’re going for an agile flex hybrid pivot collaborative focus zone ideation space, with ergonomic biophilic human centric features, hot desks, perspex cubicles, a flat hierarchy and some slides. This rotating system optimises real estate, allows WFH and third space use. Oh and everyone brings their dog. Any questions?”
As our world economy is faced with unprecedented change, I look to protagonists of change for inspiration. The future of office is at stake….
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 […]
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 […]
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…
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 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?
As the pound drops to a 31 year low against the US Dollar, British furniture exports take off… but what about the flip side…?
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 […]
Perfection V Ambition (finale) is the conclusion of my mini-series. Matt Welsh of naughtone gives me a glimpse behind the scenes and talks me through the big deal…