• Profile - Mark Simpson

    Mark Simpson has been head of workplace and chair of design at BDP since 2012, joining as design director. But he’d been with the practice earlier, as a new graduate from the then Leicester Polytechnic...

  • Reporter

    Another summer, another pavilion on the lawn of the Serpentine Gallery, this year by Mexican architect Frida Escobedo, who has significant national projects and multiple awards under her belt

  • If Only...

    ...I could meet Lucienne Day in the Fifties, says Hayley Barrett, senior designer at Camira

  • Focus: Schools

    A primary school has expanded upwards to provide more pupil places, while putting fresh air and nature first

  • Focus: Hospitals

    Healthcare environments that promote calm and well-being for patients and staff are just what the doctor ordered...

  • Focus: Embassies

    Embassy design presents its own challenges, with the need to provide security and protection as well as being welcoming

  • One to Watch

    is Abigail Edwards, a graduate of the Wimbledon School of Art and a designer and producer of unique wallpapers, fabrics and accessories

  • Focus: Libraries

    Can great design halt the slide in the use of public libraries and put them back again in the heart of the community?

  • Guild Marks 2018

    A new crop of British-designed furniture pieces have been selected by The Furniture Makers Company to receive the Guild Mark of distinction.

  • Talking Points - Donald Insall

    Francis Maude of Donald Insall tells us about the finer points of conservation work