Dutch ceramic surface specialist Royal Mosa creates colourful and innovative collections such as Grey Green, the latest addition to the Terra Tones concept. The concept blends a variety of colour shades and tile sizes on walls, floors and facades to create bespoke surfaces in numerous combinations for a functional yet diverse look. The Grey Green collection can be seen at the Mosa Architectural Ceramics Center in Clerkenwell, London.
Solus Ceramics introduces the new Glassheart range, a luxurious and elegant glass tile that can be applied to both walls and floors. Individually hand crafted by master glassmakers and featuring transparent glass cast with a vibrant colour transplanted beneath, the tiles have a smooth but rustic texture similar to set molten glass. The range comes in a number of sizes and shapes, including hexagons and more unusual rounded shapes. Available in 18 eye-catching colours such as orange, blue, violet and green, there is also a metallic option with a range of designs including waves and woven print.
We meet by a sculpture of Ozymandias in the atrium of Kings Place, best known as the new home of the Guardian newspaper in Kings Cross. But unlike the protagonist of the Shelley poem, which is concerned with the hubris of mankind, this office building’s architects and developer have something more philanthropic and inclusive in mind.
JWT is one of the oldest and largest advertising agencies in the world. When it turned to Clive Wilkinson architects, however, to convert its New York headquarters, the notion was to reinvent the agency to appeal to the up-and-coming generation of advertisers.
Those working in the media and creative sectors are probably familiar with London venues such as the Frontline Club in Paddington or The Hospital Club in Covent Garden, which offers bars, lounges, private cinemas and a rotating collection of contemporary art.
There can’t be many architects whose professional life has brought them into contact with Simon Cowell. It must just be the circles that Linda Morey Smith moves in. The designer has recently completed a challenging rebuild for Sony BMG on a prime piece of Kensington real estate.
To support the sustainable requirements of specifiers and consumers, Edwards Cheshire has expanded its range of FSC-certified, pre-finished and unfinished hardwood flooring. Offering a selection of over 150 stock lines of FSC-certified solid hardwood and engineered hardwood flooring, teamed with direct deliveries from its Cheshire base, Edwards Cheshire is a first choice for environmentally and ethically sourced timber floors.