• Making Africa – A Continent of Contemporary Design

    Veronica Simpson visits the Making Africa – A Continent of Contemporary Design, which busts stereotypes and prejudices through a focus of contemporary creativity and innovation.

  • The North is risen…

    This North West city is seeing regeneration that combines ambitious scale with high-quality civic projects and, in doing so, is bringing new life, new residents and new economic prosperity to Manchester.

  • Designing without boundaries with Alexander Calder

    Veronica Simpson takes a look at modern design icon, Alexander Calder, now on show at Tate Modern

  • 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.