Making Waves

Making Waves

Dutch interior architects i29 create an angular floating home in Amsterdam as part of a sustainable housing scheme
On Reflection

On Reflection

Using colour, mirrors and warm materials such as timber and brass, architect Ben Allen has changed an early brutalist maisonette in Bethnal Green into a homely sanctuary
Yinka Ilori Q&A

Yinka Ilori Q&A

With public realm projects on hold, the colour- and pattern-centric designer has pivoted to bring out a homewares collection – and it all started with a pair of socks...
Albion Nord Q&A

Albion Nord Q&A

Interior design studio Albion Nord's work on two townhouses at the redeveloped Chelsea Barracks has resulted in a collection of British-made furniture and homewares inspired by the project. Creative director Camilla Clarke explains what makes this young practice tick
Bring the Drama

Bring the Drama

Kelly Wearstler takes the “fiercely local narrative” of Proper Hotels to downtown Los Angeles
Adam Nathaniel Furman Q&A

Adam Nathaniel Furman Q&A

Challenging the status quo, one colour-soaked installation or boldy patterned product at a time, Adam Nathaniel Furman’s work is crowd-pleasingly sensual and celebratory. This year his prolific creativity has yielded more than ever
Bronzed Retro

Bronzed Retro

Design studio Festen Architecture take inspiration from 1930s Paris to reimagine Hotel Rochechouart, the latest address from Orso Hotels
Cultural Co-Dependence

Cultural Co-Dependence

Architectural practice Buckley Gray Yeoman has unveiled Cromwell Place, a 14-gallery arts hub in London's museum district that mixes sensitive restoration and new build
Change of Scenery

Change of Scenery

A new gallery in the South Downs presents the work of industrial designer Ron Arad as you’ve never seen it before
Deep Blue Sea

Deep Blue Sea

This cruise-ship apartment defies the usual conventions of marine interiors, and draws on architect Michael K Chen's experience creating compact, crafted spaces
SoShiro Q&A

SoShiro Q&A

Interior architect Shiro Muchiri has created a gallery and event space in a Marylebone townhouse with a particular mission – to design and show work that melds contemporary design with traditional craft
Åben Q&A

Åben Q&A

Brit David Harrigan founded online design collective Åben in Stockholm in 2019 to nurture the next generation of Nordic talent. Here’s how he’s challenging "blandinavia" and promoting an alternative narrative of the region’s design
Solid Construction

Solid Construction

A highlight of London Design Festival 2020, American Hardwood Export Council and Benchmark Furniture have opened ‘Connected’ with Design Museum – an initiative that explores an age-old material
Colour Block

Colour Block

In the south of France, designer Pierre Yovanovitch transformed the boutique of Villa Noailles art centre with a bold, eye-catching interior and fearless use of colour
Pearl of Amalfi

Pearl of Amalfi

One of the hotel highlights of the Amalfi coast, a pink 12th-century palazzo, just became even more alluring thanks to its newly redecorated suites by Cristina Celestino
Respectfully Rebellious

Respectfully Rebellious

In this composed Le Marais apartment full of street art, classic Parisian architecture is given a modern update by Sophie Dries
Three-Dimensional Thinking

Three-Dimensional Thinking

What happens when a firm of graphic designers creates its own office building? Amsterdam studio Thonik found out when it translated its work into a piece of architecture
Artists & Objects Q&A

Artists & Objects Q&A

Adam Watts launched online store Artists & Objects in April, with a goal to support early-career makers in the UK. Here he talks about his own work, the joy of collaboration and why ‘slow’ craft is the future
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