New Blogs information at DesignCurial New and updated information from Blogs listed on http://www.designcurial.com http://www.http//www.designcurial.com en-us http://www.http//www.designcurial.com New Blogs information at DesignCurial http://http//www.designcurial.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Tell us what you think of the new Blueprint - and win a year's subscription http://www.designcurial.com/blog/survey http://www.designcurial.com/blog/survey Fill in our quick online survey and you could win a year's subscription to Blueprint Wed, 02 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT The Importance of lighting in retail design http://www.designcurial.com/blog/the-importance-of-lighting-in-retail-design http://www.designcurial.com/blog/the-importance-of-lighting-in-retail-design Lighting designer Mihaly Bartha on the almost symbiotic relationship between lighting and retail design Wed, 26 Feb 2014 00:05:00 GMT Foster + Partners' raised cycle paths for London? Great idea, in theory http://www.designcurial.com/blog/foster-partners-raised-cycle-paths-for-london-all-very-well-in-theory http://www.designcurial.com/blog/foster-partners-raised-cycle-paths-for-london-all-very-well-in-theory Blueprint editor and cyclist Johnny Tucker on SkyCycle, a new idea by Foster + Partners that could see a network of raised cycle paths across London Thu, 16 Jan 2014 00:04:00 GMT Susan Tomlinson: why I started a women-only networking group http://www.designcurial.com/blog/susan-tomlinson-why-i-started-a-women-only-networking-group http://www.designcurial.com/blog/susan-tomlinson-why-i-started-a-women-only-networking-group Susan Tomlinson, marketing manager at K+N, has spent her entire professional life in the male-dominated construction and design and build industries. Last year she fulfilled a long-held ambition to establish a series of women-only networking events. … Tue, 14 Jan 2014 00:05:00 GMT John McRae: Inside Battersea Power Station http://www.designcurial.com/blog/inside-battersea-power-station http://www.designcurial.com/blog/inside-battersea-power-station After several failed schemes, Battersea Power station finally looks set to begin its new life as a mixed use office, retail and residential development with a scheme designed by WilkinsonEyre.Architects. John McRae of Orms, one of the last public vis… Thu, 09 Jan 2014 00:05:00 GMT Activist Trenton Oldfield on the reality of life in a British prison http://www.designcurial.com/blog/activist-trenton-oldfield-on-the-realist-of-life-in-a-british-prison http://www.designcurial.com/blog/activist-trenton-oldfield-on-the-realist-of-life-in-a-british-prison During his incarceration in HMP Wormwood Scrubs for disrupting the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, Oldfield wrote to Blueprint about life 'inside' Mon, 09 Dec 2013 00:05:00 GMT Urban hotels strive to offer unique design http://www.designcurial.com/blog/view-from-across-the-pond http://www.designcurial.com/blog/view-from-across-the-pond Christina Zimmer, principal at Stonehill & Taylor Architects in New York on the trend for uniqueness in urban hotels Mon, 02 Dec 2013 00:05:00 GMT A building that resembles a vagina? It's only natural http://www.designcurial.com/blog/building-that-resembles-a-vagina-its-only-natural-says-jamie-mitchell http://www.designcurial.com/blog/building-that-resembles-a-vagina-its-only-natural-says-jamie-mitchell One of Zaha Hadid's latest designs has been the talk of the internet due to what some people see as a resemblance to female genitalia – but as architecture leaves the straight lines and rigid materials of the past behind, it’s only natural our buildi… Tue, 26 Nov 2013 00:05:00 GMT Inside Ernö Goldfinger’s Haggerston School http://www.designcurial.com/blog/inside-ern-goldfingers-haggerston-school http://www.designcurial.com/blog/inside-ern-goldfingers-haggerston-school Nearly 50 years after it was built and with a recent renovation by Avanti Architects, Haggerston School in London, architect Ernö Goldfinger's only education project, is still very much fit for purpose, says James Borley Thu, 07 Nov 2013 00:05:00 GMT Core blimey http://www.designcurial.com/blog/core-blimey http://www.designcurial.com/blog/core-blimey The concrete core of Building 7 rises above its neighbours at Chiswick Park, west London. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 17:26:25 GMT