• Profile - Simon Allford

    Simon Allford, architect and co-founder of Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, and one of the VIP line-up of speakers in this year’s FX Talks, tells us about the role of architects and an eight-year research project

  • One to Watch - Samarkand Design

    One to Watch is Samarkand Design, with Carrie Hart and Hilly Grumbar creating lampshades with a difference.

  • Koncept / Novotel, Canary Wharf

    References to the maritime heritage of the site are mixed with bespoke furniture in the contemporary design for this small-footprint hotel that nevertheless ascends 39 floors

  • Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital, Johannesburg

    An international team from the UK and South Africa worked together to create this children’s hospital in a natural healing environment

  • Profile - Jonathon Porritt

    Leading British environmentalist and radical thinker Jonathon Porritt, one of this year’s FX Talks speakers, believes design can take the green agenda forward.

  • Reporter: FX Awards 2017

    It’s November, so it has to be time for the FX Awards, being held in a gala event at London’s Grosvenor House hotel, 29 November, with Jimmy Carr as MC

  • One to Watch - Wishnya

    is Russia-based studio Wishnya, founded in 2013 by Dmitry Litz to design and produce lighting products, with appearances at Milan, IMM Cologne and Interlight Moscow already under his belt

  • 5468796 Architecture and Factor Eficiencia / One Bucket at a Time installation, Mexico City

    For the Mextropoli 2017 Architecture Festival, the painter’s bucket - a common sight on the streets of Mexico City - was used to create an interactive installation referencing the use of the city’s public space by the ‘viene viene’ men

  • I-AM / Jan restaurant, London

    The food and ambience of the old kingdoms that surrounded the Caspian Sea in earlier centuries come alive with this dynamic and intimate dining space.

  • Bennetts Associates / Storyhouse Theatre, Chester

    The practice took a cinema unused for a decade and transformed it into a multi-use focal centre for the city.