Posts tagged 'british'

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Lois O’Hara on being a dreamer, the joy of colour and making others happy

To celebrate the recent launch of OnOffice’s first quarterly issue, based on the theme of colour (we could all use a pop of colour right


Inside OnOffice March: The British issue

Uncertain times often call for reflection, which in turn begs for a flurry of questions. How did we get here? What happens next? Will the


Russell Sage on the new Zetter, John Soane, and British eclecticism

For the new Zetter Townhouse in Marylebone, interior designer Russell Sage spent most weekends for three years buying 10,000 objects to fill the hotel. “It

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The British Embassy in Algeria

John McAslan + Partners’ new British Embassy for Algiers brings a welcome dose of contemporary architecture to the history-steeped city Algiers is a beautiful city


London Design Festival Q & A

How important/relevant is LDF for designers based outside London? Dan Ziglam, director, Deadgood Although we are predominantly based outside London a lot of our business


John Irwin on design led manufacturing

John Irwin, managing director of Bisley, makes a case for design led manufacturing in Britain If the recent financial crisis has taught us anything, it


Eye to eye

If you were to create a bespoke duo as a symbol for contemporary British design, you’d come up with something like BarberOsgerby: two handsome designers


The sky’s the limit

There is something incongruous about the word “greenscraper”. Even though it slips easily into architectural vernacular, it is a difficult term with which to grapple.

The Big Smoke

The Big Smoke

Words by Helen Parton London-based practice GMW Architects has overseen a consolidation of three locations into one for British American Tobacco, with a controversial move


The poetic pragmatist

Words by Michael Willoughby Michael Willoughby met British architect Matt Yeoman, partner at east London-based practice Buckley Gray Yeoman, to discuss carving up buildings, complex



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