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Yinka Ilori: State of play

When we meet in Yinka Ilori’s Harrow studio – two adjoining spaces filled with half-made pieces – he is working…
11 Oct 2017

Time to adjust the Green Belt

Politicians – including London’s mayor Sadiq Khan – don’t want to talk about the Green Belt. The subject is just…
09 Oct 2017

Bethany Luscombe: Emerging designer to show award-winning Llia at 100% Design

100% Design has upheld its commitment to supporting emerging designers with the return of the New Designers 100% Design Award,…
21 Aug 2017

WiredScore's William Newton makes sure your office is online

Like all people with real influence in their industry, William Newton is unfailingly polite, gracious and engaging. No looking over…
17 Aug 2017

Grenfell Tower: Questions of liability

While the Grenfell Tower disaster relates directly to high-rise residential buildings, the tragic events undoubtedly raise questions and concerns over…
21 Jul 2017

Max Lamb: Marble, metal, wood – and now recycled textile boards

Max Lamb is a master of materiality. It’s no surprise then, that Really – a startup from Copenhagen that is…
12 Jul 2017

Deborah Saunt of DSDHA: “Central London awaits an unparalleled population surge”

“Central London awaits an unparalleled population surge, with super-commuters, arriving via new infrastructures Crossrail and HS2, set to join existing…
27 Jun 2017

Peter Murray on London: Women about town

There is a wonderful photograph of those attending the Congrès Internationaux d’Architecture Moderne (CIAM) conference in Bridgwater, Somerset, in 1947…
02 Jun 2017

Grant Gibson on Herman Miller’s remastered Aeron

Ever since its launch a little under 25 years ago, Herman Miller’s Aeron chair has divided opinion. In a letter…
04 May 2017

Peter Murray: As we prepare to leave the EU, London needs its architects more than ever

When I started the London Festival of Architecture (LFA) in 2004 it was focused on Clerkenwell. We calculated that the…
19 Apr 2017

We need to celebrate repetition

London is a city that celebrates variety. It is a city of villages rather than a single style; every street…
13 Mar 2017

Wake up and smell the office

“Designing an office that your employees enjoy spending time in is recognised to have a positive impact on productivity, staff…
07 Mar 2017

Aviva opens ‘digital garage’ in Toronto

Aviva has created a North American version of its “digital garage” concept in a corporate building in Toronto, following the…
02 Mar 2017

The Power List 2016: Our annual look at the best of the industry

In our latest issue, we feature our first annual review of the most influential people within our industry – the…
14 Dec 2016

Designs for everyone: Karim Rashid

Karim Rashid is one of the most diverse and accessible designers of his generation, once described by Time magazine as…
01 Nov 2016

Jaime Hayon: Just for fun

One word that probably sums up Spanish designer Jaime Hayon is “playful”. As the assembled design press and assorted industry…
25 Oct 2016

Orgatec preview: PearsonLloyd

Our old friends at PearsonLloyd were the talk of the town in Chicago when its Zones design for Teknion won…
24 Oct 2016

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