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Top wall panels: sound dampeners not eyesores

Acoustic control has become an art form for these three companies making functional and sculptural wall coverings Anne Kyyrö Quinn …
02 Oct 2014

High-tech metalised fabrics for origami lighting

Foldability is pioneering high-tech metalised fabrics for origami lighting products that are more durable than their paper counterparts, making them…
01 Oct 2014

America and the cull of the cubicle

America invented the cubicle 50 years ago, and is still rather attached to it. Now, its big furniture firms are…
22 Sep 2014

Bending the rules of seating

A small niche of seating designs have taken inspiration from the nebulous form of the beanbag, breaking out from the…
22 Sep 2014

VIRTUAL CUPPA with Neil Usher

Andy Swann is the founder of My Amazing Team, which bills itself as "somewhere between a creative agency and a management consultancy".…
19 Sep 2014

Designers set up home in Trafalgar Square

Design studios Raw Edges and Patternity have spoken to onoffice about their installations in Trafalgar Square, created for Airbnb's A…
19 Sep 2014

Design In … event series launches

The company behind 100% Design, the UK's largest design trade event, has announced it is expanding its portfoliio with the…
18 Sep 2014

Christian Coop on NBBJ's 100% Design workplace hub

Christian Coop, senior designer at NBBJ, talks to onoffice about creating the moving 'cloud' installation that will hang over the…
14 Sep 2014

Ballendat's greatest hits

If the true measure of greatness in the world of contract furniture is the number of chairs sold, then Martin…
11 Sep 2014

Grant Gibson on conservatism in design

 In uncertain times, manufacturers prefer to remake the classics rather than invest in R&D, but is it sustainable? Due to…
11 Sep 2014

Seating designers embrace new modernism

Reissued by the big manufacturers, and reinterpreted by new designers, modernism's legacy looms large When the Bauhaus' modernist ideals infiltrated…
08 Sep 2014

Columnist Grant Gibson on the Deli chair

In Grant's eyes, a mere lounge chair cannot compete with radical, resourceful design that galvanises social change. But nor is…
08 Sep 2014

Video: Inside Resident's glass blowing plant

Resident's Nat Cheshire explains the complex design and manufacturing process behind its Parison Pendant, carried out at the New Zealand…
05 Sep 2014

Afroditi Krassa launches debut collection

Afroditi Krassa will showcase her debut collection of fittings inspired by 'art-deco opulence' as part of her bar design for…
04 Sep 2014

Two-legged chair: health and wellness 2.0?

Benoit Malta, who recently graduated from the Ecole Boulle in Paris, has designed a two-legged chair to promote the health…
04 Sep 2014

Animator-turned-designer Paulo Goldstein

Animator-turned-designer Paulo Goldstein repairs broken objects to express the socio-economic effects of the financial crisis. onoffice caught up with the…
02 Sep 2014

Sculptural lighting installations by DH Liberty

Design Haus Liberty is making a name for itself as a specialist in sculptural lighting installations.  The London-based interiors agency's…
28 Aug 2014

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