• Joined up thinking

    The latest FX design seminar has designers and architects join Intel to debate the role of technology in the workplace.

  • Oiling the wheels: Co-design the way forward

    Veronica Simpson looks at co-design projects that through cooperation and collaboration, pay dividends for all concerned.

  • Light Collective epitomises a collaborative practice

    Veronica Simpson takes a look at the work of lighting design practice Light Collective, with its radical agenda on illumination.

  • Summer spaces: Open-air pavilions, floating cinemas and more

    Open-air pavilions and habitable sculptures are popping up everywhere, at festivals, in parks and in motorway underpasses. We talk to the architects and designers who are seizing the opportunities these temporary projects offer for creativity and playfulness.

  • World Expo 2015 : Milan

    Veronica Simpson writes from Expo 2015 in Milan, where she observes there’s no better place to discover the universality of good design.

  • Brief Encounters

    Veronica Simpson flies the flag for local makers, producers and entrepreneurs.

  • Third Age Architecture

    As the number of over-60s grows both in the UK and around the world, the provision of good quality accommodation is becoming vital, reports Veronica Simpson.

  • Design recovery: Enlightening hospital design

    Fancy spending a morning in Whittington Hospital’s Ambulatory Care centre? Thanks to some enlightened design and client thinking, you might not find it such a bleak place after all…

  • The Jane, Antwerp

    A disused military chapel has been reinvented as one of the hottest restaurants in town, thanks to the skills of Piet Boon and lighting specialist .PSLAB.

  • Veronica Simpson on the Craft Council’s Make: Shift conference

    Worried about the typical design student’s lack of knowledge and contacts with industry, one enterprising graduate has set out to catalogue all the talent that’s available in her back yard.