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  • October 2018

  • Duravit London is now a firm fixture in the heart of London’s design district.

    • 04 October 2018

    The opening of “Duravit London” in June this year marked another milestone in the company’s history. Founded over 200 years ago in Hornberg, in the Black Forest, Duravit AG is a leading international manufacturer of designer bathrooms, operating in more than 130 countries worldwide. Duravit’s product portfolio comprises sanitary ceramics, bathroom furniture, baths and shower trays, wellness systems, shower-toilets, faucets and accessories as well as installation frames. The company develops unique bathrooms, working with international designers, such as Philippe Starck, EOOS, Phoenix Design, sieger design, Kurt Merki Jr., Christian Werner, Matteo Thun and Cecilie Manz.

    Organic architecture - 11 best buildings

    • 04 October 2018

    Coined by Frank Lloyd Wright, the term organic architecture is usually used to mean buildings whose shape or function mimics nature. Here are 11 of our favourite examples.

    Aspiring ironmongers receive globally recognised door hardware qualification

    • 03 October 2018

    The next generation of architectural ironmongers is celebrating its Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) education results.

    Pragmatic and poetic: St Teresa’s sixth-form centre by IF_DO

    IF_DO’s St Teresa’s sixth-form building in the Surrey Hills immerses students in nature to enhance wellbeing

    Hotel Café Royal raises a glass to the legendary Ziggy Stardust

    • 03 October 2018

    Hotel Café Royal pays homage to one of London’s greatest pop icons with its new bar, Ziggy’s.

    ÅF Lighting turn infrastructure into artwork with interactive coloured lighting

    • 03 October 2018

    Transforming two pieces of infrastructure with interactive and playful coloured lighting, ÅF Lighting have made the ordinary delightful – one a mundane underpass, the other a landmark bridge

    Coloured light in offices

    • 01 October 2018

    Coloured lighting can be controversial and there are few more sensitive situations for its use than the workplace. Hoare Lea partner Dominic Meyrick considers chromaticity in the office environment

    Coloured light – when to use it

    • 01 October 2018

    It can enable a unique experience of a space, enhance identity, create character and even tell a story. Luciana Martinez, project designer at Speirs+Major, looks at four recent S+M schemes and analyses the specific role that coloured lighting played

  • September 2018

  • Materials: get set, get smart

    • 28 September 2018

    This month’s selection of new materials, presented by Annabelle Filer of SCIN, includes a smart textile for clothing that aids athletes to work out in comfort while tracking their performance

    Canary Wharf Group paves the way for sustainable cities

    We speak to Canary Wharf Group's Head of Sustainability, Martin Gettings, about the ways that Canary Wharf is using its sustainability efforts to pave the way for the cities of the future.