• Cheap Chic: The rise of budget hotels

    Lacklustre growth, a squeeze on real incomes and uncertain travel trends are all supporting the rise of budget hotels – and the budget boutique hotel – as business and leisure travellers seek to spend less without compromising on quality or amenities. Cathy Hayward reports

  • Review: Orgatec 2018

    From snaking seating to the death of the desk, Helen Parton reviews the latest furniture trends from Orgatec 2018 in Cologne

  • Photos from the FX Awards 2018

    The FX Awards culminated on 28 November 2018, celebrating world-class design excellence with a glamorous black tie ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

  • Hybrid Theory: Hotel Design

    While people have used hotel lobbies for business meetings and laptop work for years, the new breed of hybrid hotels – which mix co-living and co-working – has taken that idea further. Cathy Hayward reports

  • How Scandinavian interior design emerged

    We explore the global phenomenon that is 'Scandi style', looking at where the style came from, what it means for the design world, and how it can be integrated into any interior.

  • Q&A: Leading hotel designers

    Three leading hotel designers answer our questions on the challenges of the sector in a Q&A format: Goddard Littlefair, Harriet Forde of Harriet Forde Design and Dr Carol Bentel of Bentel & Bentel

  • FX Awards 2018 Winners

    The winners of the FX Interior Design Awards 2018 have been announced at our gala awards night in London

  • Bunker Mentality

    Going underground is an increasingly attractive option for space-strapped organisations – from university libraries to national museums. But there are extra qualities that a subterranean setting can bring, as Veronica Simpson discovers

  • She did all the work. And he took all the credit. And that’s not all

    Stephen Hitchins looks at the work and lives of often uncredited female architects of the last century

  • Shpeel by Biome Collective

    Youngsters in distress find it hard to articulate their feelings. But Dundee-based game designer Biome Collective has found a potential antidote, creating an interactive game, called Shpeel for the London Design Biennial. Veronica Simpson explores the buttons it is pushing