• So who does deliver design?

    The latest in the series of FX Design Seminars saw an illustrious gathering of representatives architecture, design, engineering and suppliers to discuss the thorny topic of who, in the final analyis, delivers design. Is it the client, the architect or interior designer? Johnny Tucker sat in to report on the event, and took the photographs

  • 100% Design

    As 100% Design enters its 18th year, bringing designers and architects from around the world under one show roof, its attendance predictions are equally exuberant – this year some 40,000 visitors are expected.

  • London design Festival

    This month sees the 10th anniversary of the London Design Festival, the extravaganza of design in the capital running for nine days from 14 to 23 September.

  • Michael Sodeau

    Always searching for new challenges, the name of designer Michael Sodeau’s latest collection for Japanese company Suikosha, Anything, is particularly apropros to his own career. From egg cups and lamps to branding, furniture, ceramics and interiors, the Central St Martins’ trained designer tells Jamie Mitchell he is creative director again of designjunction, and he’s still on the look out for more

  • Glass act

    Hong Kong-based designer Andre Fu is bringing his magic to London, says Emma O’Kelly, with his creation Cinnabar on the 52nd floor of the city’s latest and Europe’s tallest tower, The Shard

  • Aldgate ambitions

    Aidan Walker takes a look at the very challenging task set students by the London Metropolitan University’s Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Media and Design, as part of its Aldgate Project. It invited them, through architectural and design schemes, to address the issues faced by this largely underprivileged district of London

  • Residencies’ rich results

    The work of the 2012 crop of the Design Museum’s Designers in Residence is about to be unveiled.

  • Fast and very hot

    Fast-food outlets are the latest converts to the church of design... From urban-look Italian eating on the go to pushing the boundaries for burgers, Helen Parton looks at what’s on the menu in terms of pacy design for the dine-and-dash brigade

  • Village people

    The Olympic Village has seen two or three architects working one each building with a quality palette of materials within a set grid, with a view to the success of the site’s legacy, when a new and permanent community will take up residence. Aidan Walker takes a look

  • Down to earth

    It may be one of the oldest building materials, around for millennia, but clay/terracotta still has plenty of life in it yet. Annabelle Filer offers a selection of new twists on the material that promise to keep it a major player

  • Island mentality

  • Illuminated London

  • Pacman invasion