• A degree of design

    Tough competition for students and funding has brought a blossoming of bold new university buildings that celebrate and facilitate 21st-century learning in more ways than one. Veronica Simpson takes a tour.

  • 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

  • Katharina Hamma tells Jamie Mitchell what to expect at this year's Orgatec

    Orgatec, Cologne’s biennial office furniture trade fair takes place later this month. Jamie Mitchell asks the show’s new director, Katharina Hamma, what visitors can expect – and asks if the biennial office furniture show is still one of the best venues for launching new products.

  • London’s own ‘High Line’

    You have most probably heard of the High Line park in New York - an urban green space on top of a stretch of unused railway. But did you also know that the Landscape Institute recently held a competition in collaboration with Mayor of London and Garden Museum to find an innovative design for a similarly unique green space in London?

  • Building an Olympic LEGO-acy

    If you happen to venture to Westfield Stratford City this weekend, you will have a chance to take part in creating Olympic legacy – with LEGO.

  • Literary masterpiece

    Architect Christophe Egret looks out over the dramatic geometry of the nearly completed interior of Clapham’s new library.