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  • September 2017

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  • Reporter - London Design Festival

    • 05 September 2017

    It’s time for the London Design Festival! This year’s event, its 15th, sees eight official Design Districts with commissions and installations, in addition to the V&A acting as a festival hub

    Pentatonic: The company transforming trash to treasure

    • 04 September 2017

    During London Design Festival 2017, the headline installation at the Design Frontiers exhibition will be new furniture company, Pentatonic.

    Warsaw rising: Zlota 44 by Studio Libeskind

    • 04 September 2017

    A new luxury residential tower has become a dramatic addition to the skyline of Warsaw, but for both architect Daniel Libeskind and interior designer Woods Bagot, Poland’s past lies beneath the surface of its design

    Geffrye Museum of the Home launch tour of London interior design through the ages

    • 04 September 2017

    Interior design has changed a lot over the years. Looking back to the past it’s hard to imagine how people lived without modern luxuries like electricity and heating. Thinking about it, it really was impressive.

    Shortlist for Clandon Park restoration revealed

    • 04 September 2017

    In 2015, a devastating fire caused permanent damage to the 18th-century palladian house, Clandon Park in Surrey.

    RCA Secret Postcard Exhibition returns in September 2017

    • 01 September 2017

    The Royal College of Art Secret Postcard exhibition is returning this September.

    London Design Festival low down

    • 01 September 2017

    We are officially in September which means that London Design Festival is almost upon us, this is not a drill people!

  • August 2017

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  • Interior design students are transforming neglected areas in NYC

    • 31 August 2017

    For the interior design students returning for their fall semester at the Fashion Institute of Technology, it hasn’t been a relaxing break. In fact, they have spent the majority of their holiday working without earning a dime.

    Portrait of Britain 2017 returns

    • 31 August 2017

    The nationwide public photography exhibition, Portrait of Britain, returns for the second year in a row. Appearing in public areas up and down the country, the exhibition gives amateur and professional photographers the chance to have their work viewed by thousands of Britons.

    Berlin harmonic: Frank Gehry's Pierre Boulez Saal

    • 31 August 2017

    The world is used to seeing Frank Gehry’s architectural originality in his wrapping of buildings, but all this has changed for the Pierre Boulez Saal, the auditorium of the Barenboim-Said Music Academy in Berlin. Restricted by a not-to-be-altered classical shell, Gehry has instead taken his wrapping inside

    Artists chosen to create Swedish Icehotel 2018

    • 31 August 2017

    Visit the Icehotel on the riverbank in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden, from one year to the next, you will find a completely different building each time you go. This is because each year a new hotel made entirely of ice and snow is built to replace the old one. What happens to the previous hotel? It melts of course!

    How design can counteract the stress of travel

    • 30 August 2017

    Listen: Julian Maynard, director of the transport and urban realm practice Maynard, discusses how good design can counteract the emotional stress of travel disruption and improve the experience of commuting

    MINI LIVING to return to London Design Festival 2017

    • 30 August 2017

    London is running out of space. You can see it in the houses turned into flat shares, the flats turned into restaurants and the number of people seriously thinking about living on a canal boat. This is something that has been playing on the mind of car manufacturers MINI over the past year.

    If Only...

    • 30 August 2017

    graphics replaced words to get across life-saving messages, says Corrine Beaumont, designer of the ‘lemons’ graphics for the Worldwide Breast Cancer charity

    One to Watch

    • 30 August 2017

    is Studio Verena Hennig, the design studio set by Verena Hennig while she was still a student, and later branching into product design, all based in Nuremberg.

    Zebra One Gallery presents Julieta Schildknecht's first UK exhibition

    • 30 August 2017

    Brazilian artist and photographer, Julieta Schildknecht, is set to launch debut her first UK exhibition at Hampstead’s Zebra One Gallery.

    Six Senses Douro Valley wins Best Achievement in Design in Virtuoso Best of the Best Awards

    • 29 August 2017

    Six Senses Douro Valley in Lamego, Portugal was voted the winner of the Best Achievement in Design category in Virtuoso’s eagerly anticipated 2017 Best of the Best awards. The international travel company announced the winners at the 29th annual Virtuoso Travel Week conference in Vegas.

    Orrefors and Volvo Cars collaborate to create crystal collection

    • 29 August 2017

    A crystal makers and a car manufacturer may seem like an unlikely pairing, but Orrefors and Volvo Cars’ recent collaboration proves that it works.

    Jennifer Newman creates colourful triangle collection

    • 25 August 2017

    Jennifer Newman has launched her latest product and it will brighten up your life inside and out. The colourful triangle table and stools set is designed for indoor and outdoor use.

    Iittala launch ultramarine blue collection to celebrate Finland's 100th anniversary

    • 25 August 2017

    Finland is 100 this weekend! To celebrate this momentous occasion, Finnish design company, Iittala, have launched a new glass colour for 2017.