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  • August 2018

  • Designer File: Mark Pinney's top 10 design tips

    • 24 August 2018

    Founder of architecture and design practice Mark Pinney Associates, architect Mark Pinney shares his top 10 design tips with Pamela Buxton

    darc room : live stream programme revealed

    • 23 August 2018

    darc room : live stream lecture programme to take place at the Nicholls & Clarke Building on 19th – 20th September as part of darc room, London Design Festival’s lighting destination.

    New boutique London hotel, L’Oscar, boasts Jacques Garcia-designed interiors

    • 22 August 2018

    Hidden in the heart of Bloomsbury, L’Oscar is the new, luxury boutique hotel that has been designed by Jacques Garcia.


    • 22 August 2018

    With many businesses looking to take health and well-being to the next level, Forbo Flooring Systems has developed a new carpet tile that helps contribute to the creation of a more relaxed and reflective working environment. Tessera Cloudscape is inspired by constantly changing cloud formations, to provide end users with a comfortable workspace, which encourages mindfulness and an opportunity to reconnect with nature.

    Cube Haus: off-the-peg homes designed by top architects

    • 22 August 2018

    A new startup believes homes designed by top architects needn’t cost the earth. With off-the-peg designs from Adjaye Associates, Skene Catling de la Peña, Carl Turner Architects, and Faye Toogood, Cube Haus is hoping to transform residential development

    Education: We need to talk about art

    • 22 August 2018

    With arts education at school level massively depleted and deprioritised, art galleries in the UK and Europe are filling that gap with an exciting range of engagement and education activities aimed at broadening and diversifying who gets to talk about – and make – art. Veronica Simpson reports

    Family-run lighting distributor, Atrium, is making waves

    We speak to Ulysse Dormoy to find out more about Atrium, one of the biggest independent lighting distributors in the UK.

    Chelsom Product Watch: Halo

    • 21 August 2018

    Halo from Chelsom is one of the signature ranges from the brand-new collection Edition 26, presenting true statement fittings that would be an impressive addition to a wide variety of interior genres.

    Our pick from the Wood Awards 2018 shortlist

    • 20 August 2018

    The Wood Awards 2018 shortlist has been revealed, and we’ve chosen a selection of shortlisted designs that we think could be worthy winners.

    Transforming an art-deco icon: Finsbury Office by BDG architecture + design

    • 20 August 2018

    The practice has taken a space within The Adelphi, the art-deco icon and, while respecting its heritage, has transformed it into a modern office for the 21st century