• Brief Encounters

    Veronica Simpson is in Portsmouth, looking at good and not-so-good ways of keeping back the sea

  • Review: Night fever – designing club culture

    Vitra Design Museum’s latest show immerses visitors in the world of nightclubs, to explore how design has shaped our nightlife

  • Museums masterplanned

    Expert exhibition designers are helping museums take a new look at their collections and present them in a new way

  • Immersed in nature: Stepping Stone House by Hamish & Lyons

    Floating within its own bespoke landscape of lake and giant tree ferns, Stepping Stone House provides a family of five with an enchanting space for playing, sleeping and partying

  • Resilient City

    Beirut’s creative scene is thriving despite—or perhaps because of—a tough economical landscape. Veronica Simpson reports

  • Brief Encounters

    Veronica Simpson is riding on the Tube, looking at design legacies with Art on the Underground

  • 'The only brief was to express our values': Grafton Architects on curating the Venice Biennale

    Before the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale opened, we met with the curators, Shelley McNamara and Yvonne Farrell of Grafton Architects, to discuss the practice's work, alongside the perils and pleasures of bringing the Biennale to fruition

  • Brief Encounters - Kettle’s Yard museum

    Veronica Simpson is at the newly reconstructed Kettle’s Yard museum and gallery in Cambridge

  • The reincarnation of London Bridge Station

    Amid a five year, £1bn reconstruction project by Grimshaw Architects, London Bridge Station had to remain operational throughout. Finally unveiled, what has resulted is one of the most connective and innovative rail projects in the UK to date

  • Brief Encounters

    Veronica Simpson wonders what it would take to get a big city like London on its bike. She looks at a design scheme for cycling to be introduced in Waltham Forest