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Off the Scale: Uggi fish lights made from dried cod

A lamp made of whole dried cod skin. Sounds pretty far-fetched, doesn’t it? Perhaps not. Iceland (plus other countries across…
07 Feb 2018

North Sea Collaborations: A duo creating intuitive lighting designs

Newcastle-based Nick Kennedy and Oslo-based Isaac Voelcker formed North Sea Collaborations in 2015, their partnership having officially emerged over a…
01 Feb 2018

Ora Ito designs a sculptural staircase for LVMH

Described by its designer as a “giant creature” that “snatches you, swallows you up and spits you out at the…
31 Jan 2018

Q&A: Nordgröna on designing with living reindeer moss

Run us through how you first discovered reindeer moss and its ability to absorb water. Did you have any previous…
29 Jan 2018

Discover safe and convenient mobile phone wireless charging for the office, public venues and home use

Mobile devices are used for more than just making and receiving calls; they are essential tools both for business and…
29 Jan 2018

Grant Gibson on: Håg’s Capisco chair by Peter Opsvik

I’ve been sitting on Håg’s Capisco for a little over three days now and something rather unexpected has happened. I’m…
26 Jan 2018

The HubHub: An international co-working brand with a local focus

Given that its entry point to the London market was a 21,000sq m office building in the City – 33 Central,…
24 Jan 2018

FUTURE Designs looks at what really contributes to wellbeing in the workplace

FUTURE Designs looks at What Really Contributes to Wellbeing in the Workplace - Does good lighting design contribute to productivity…
19 Jan 2018

You've been framed

Located on London’s most fashionable street according to multiple style bibles, KITE opticians’ east London outpost is taking buying spectacles…
15 Jan 2018

Grant Gibson on Drisag's wall foldaway desk

In a curious kind of way furniture showrooms are a little like sports stadiums – huge spaces that periodically spark…
04 Jan 2018

The Perfect Host: Airbnb’s new office takes inspiration from its listings

Aaron Taylor Harvey and Rachael Harvey are the power couple behind the design output of Airbnb’s environments team worldwide. Together…
19 Dec 2017

Optic Nerve: MVRDV designs a luminous spherical library

An impressive new library designed by Dutch architectural firm MVRDV has recently opened in Tianjin. But his latest addition to the…
13 Dec 2017

Grant Gibson reviews the Checkpoint Bag by Disarming Design From Palestine

It seems that every major city on the planet now has a design festival. In the past this column has…
08 Dec 2017

Take to your beds: Pentagram’s new visual identity for London’s Garden Museum

A traditional view of gardening places the practice firmly among the elderly – gardening gloves in hand, strimmer at the…
22 Nov 2017

Tablet Holders: Designed for your guests, your staff, for you.

It is estimated that, by 2019, over 59 million mobile POS units will be in use. The trend for using…
13 Nov 2017

On the money: Bergen's luxury hotel is inspired by Paul Smith and the Beatles

It's clear when talking to Swedish architect Eero Koivisto that his firm Claesson Koivisto Rune had a lot of fun…
08 Nov 2017

Interface launches new vivid and nature-inspired collections

Global modular flooring manufacturer Interface has launched two new collections – Radial and Composure Edge (an extension of the Composure…
03 Nov 2017

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