• A new addition to Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum

    A new entrance and hall for the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam enhances both its iconic neighbours and the visitor experience, reports Veronica Simpson

  • Leg up for start-ups

    For graduates thinking of setting up on their own: help is at hand! Veronica Simpson reports on inspirational spaces and organisations assisting those with an independent career in mind.

  • The Waste House

    Video tape for insulation and floors of MDF off-cuts comprise this pioneering zero carbon house in Brighton, Veronica Simpson reports.

  • Museums and mindfulness

    How do museums engage people with the three-dimensional, physical relics of human civilisation in the age of ubiquitous two-dimensional digital distraction? Veronica Simpson searches for curatorial solutions.

  • Artist collective stands its ground in up-and-coming Vauxhall

    Veronica Simpson is in London this month looking at Gasworks, a courageous group that has won out against rapacious developers.

  • State of the arts: How to get a free creative education

    Who can afford a UK arts education? As our art, design and architecture courses have become entirely bankrolled by fat fees from European and international students, resourceful educators are trying to find ways to ensure access, diversity and creativity are maintained. But it’s an uphill struggle.

  • Well-being in the workspace

    The latest FX Design Seminar, where experts are invited to discuss the new trend for designing for fitness and well-being in the office.

  • Can art change people’s perspectives?

    Veronica Simpson is in Bristol, European Green Capital 2015, looking at how arts events are first and foremost involving the city’s communities.

  • Geekosphere goes public

    Experimental and digital making are being brought into the public realm by the Crafts Council in collaboration with galleries in Liverpool and Norwich, Veronica Simpson reports.

  • Building a new future: Schools for the community

    While funding for new state schools has all but stopped, projects have emerged that show great creativity in planning and design.