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Essex co-working space rescues rural homeworkers from isolation

The rise of collaborative working has become a notable social trend as companies divest themselves of offices, leaving employees to…
12 Jul 2018

How marine waste can – and should – be used in design

It is often reported that those in the West are exposed to between 4,000 and 10,000 adverts each day. These…
06 Jul 2018

Practice Playlist: Resonate Interiors

Taking it in turns to be Office DJ, the team from Resonate Interiors share the eclectic soundtrack of their working…
04 Jul 2018

Benjamin Hubert's Layer studio combines craft and technology to reach new heights

After arriving at a warehouse on Hackney Road, east London, where the industrial design agency Layer has nestled itself within…
02 Jul 2018

Why more offices should embrace lactation rooms, and other women-focused facilities

The long-held perception of burnt coffee smells, sleeping under desks, and strewn pizza boxes to feed a deadline-driven 24x7 architectural…
26 Jun 2018

Why it's still hard for women to return to work after maternity leave

The prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Arden, is expecting a baby. She plans to take a short break and…
12 Jun 2018

Practice Playlist: 3Equals Design

The sound heard in the studio of commercial interiors specialist 3Equals1 Design echo its upbeat creative approach. Launched by owner…
05 Jun 2018

Nine in ten UK employees work harder because of good coffee

If you rely on a strong cup of coffee on the morning to get you going in the office, you…
18 May 2018

Lucy Kurrein: 'Seating is my favourite thing'

Enter the mind of designer Lucy Kurrein and you realise what a complex, sophisticated form of seating sofas are. They…
01 May 2018

Practice Playlist: Hût

The music playing in the Shoreditch offices of architecutre firm Hût echoes its mix of elegance and east London eclecticism. …
27 Apr 2018

On The Double: Learning to evolve

It is widely said that it is not the strongest species that survive, but the most adaptable. This thinking originally…
03 Apr 2018

Clare Dowdy on co-working: Clubhouse's latest City space

The recent news that the workforce is ageing has been glaringly obvious in my co-working space for some time. In…
03 Apr 2018

Practice Playlist: Jestico + Whiles

Jestico + Whiles is an employee-owned architecture and interior design practice based in London and Prague. Its team of over…
03 Apr 2018

Peter Murray on London: Neighbourhood watcher

I was reminded of Abercrombie’s wonderful amoebic map showing London’s communities when I read recently that British Land had bought…
29 Mar 2018

Office design trends: 'Onsite gyms and a beer tap for Fridays won’t cut it' says CEO

Much has been written recently extolling the virtues of employee-centred workplace design, but there has been very little serious research…
15 Mar 2018

Radical Matters: FranklinTill on the future of sustainable materials

By looking into shit, hair, dust, soot, soya, and sawdust as material alternatives, Radical Matter presents various projects and innovations…
07 Mar 2018

Friedrich Ludewig: ACME director on the importance of personalised visual identities

The use of materials within the architecture profession is tricky. Regulations, structural issues and an increasingly design-aware public often lead
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28 Feb 2018

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