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  • Rethinking the cinema: Chester's Storyhouse by Bennetts Associates

    • 24 August 2017

    An old Odeon cinema in Chester has been brought back to life and reimagined as a new cultural and community centre as part of a long-term transformation of the city's Northgate quarter

    Decorex International 2017: Meet the designers

    • 24 August 2017

    Decorex International 2017 kicks off in just under a month and we can’t wait. This year promises to deliver some incredible work from the best designers around.

    Decorex International 2017: What not to miss

    • 23 August 2017

    The UK’s leading interior design destination, Decorex International, returns to the London Design Festival this year.

    House & Garden collaborate with Arlo & Jacob for debut furniture collection

    • 23 August 2017

    House & Garden magazine is branching out into the world of furniture design and where better to launch its new collection than at Decorex International 2017?

    How to turn your home into a Game of Thrones castle

    • 23 August 2017

    Winter is coming and Game of Thrones season seven is ending, could things get any more depressing?

    Costa Coffee House, Wandsworth, London by Edge

    • 22 August 2017

    High-street refreshment outlets are not being left out in the drive to widen their appeal to the public

    Focus: Round-up

    • 22 August 2017

    Clare Dowdy takes a look at some of the extras being offered in London at a gallery, theatre, and the British Library

    Q&A - Xanthe Arvanitakis

    • 22 August 2017

    Xanthe Arvanitakis talks about the growing importance to cultural institutions of widening their attractions offer.

    The World’s 11 Best Department Stores 2017

    • 22 August 2017

    DesignCurial counts down the 11 best department stores in the world.

    Patrick Vale draws amazing detailed San Francisco mural

    • 21 August 2017

    Patrick Vale is a London-based artist, illustrator, and animator, who has gained recognition for his impressive panoramic drawings of cities all over the globe.

    Rohit Talwar: how will AI shape the future of architecture?

    • 21 August 2017

    As Artificial Intelligence removes as many as half of jobs in the future, architecture’s role and the use of space will change fundamentally

    Smart benches from mmcité make life easier around town

    • 21 August 2017

    Is there anything worse than the feeling when your phone battery dies? There you are all ready to make that important phone call with a dead phone, not a phone box in sight, and you left your charger at home. Luckily, Czech infrastructure design company, mmcité are working on a street furniture collection to solve all your technological problems.

    Brief Encounters

    • 18 August 2017

    In her own column, Veronica Simpson reports on a success story of the Arts Council England’s Creative People and Places programme

    Architecture in blue: Francis Kéré's Serpentine Pavilion

    • 18 August 2017

    Burkina Faso-born and Berlin-based architect Diébédo Francis Kéré has brought his empowering, socially engaged architecture to London in the form of this year’s Serpentine Pavilion. Inspired by the form of a tree, where people like to gather during the day in his home village of Gando, it showcases his belief that architecture has the power to surprise, unite and inspire

    Focus: Q&A

    • 18 August 2017

    Benugo has 25 restaurants and cafes in cultural and leisure venues, and a few more ‘in the works’. Fiona Byrne, Benugo’s head of branding and development, explains why the company is in this sector and how it handles design issues.

    Profile - Christian Lacroix

    • 18 August 2017

    A fashion designer, in FX? No, this is Christian Lacroix, the contract designer for the past 17 years. Since he turned his back on fashion he has turned his talents to theatre design, exhibitions and a new carpet collection for Danish company ege, just launched...

    The Singapore Night Festival: Best installations

    • 18 August 2017

    The Singapore Night Festival kicks off this evening and promises to bring the best in art, music, and culture that the city has to offer.

    Top 20 A' Design Award Winners

    • 17 August 2017

    Every year A' Design Award & Competition runs an international juried competition for design. The A’ Design Accolades cover a wide range of creative fields to highlight the very best designers from all countries in all disciplines.

    Studio Saxe combines jungle, yoga and design in Costa Rican hotel

    • 17 August 2017

    Costa Rican architects Studio Saxe have completed an, oh so Zen, hotel and yoga studio in the beautiful tropical climes of Nosara, Costa Rica.

    PaperAwards announce shortlist for the best in stationary design

    • 16 August 2017

    Who doesn’t like brand new stationary? Is there anything better than a beautiful new diary to make you feel like the most organised person in the world? We don’t think so and neither does Top Drawer, organisers of the UK's leading retail trade event for creative lifestyle buyers.