• A' Design Awards & Competition Call for Submissions

    The A’Design Awards are renowned worldwide as one of the most prestigious and inclusive design competitions.

  • Brief Encounters

    After architecture collaborations in 21 years and 20 buildings for Maggie’s Centres, Veronica Simpson finds inspiration in the latest offering in Oldham, from dRMM

  • FX Talks: Review

    Toby Maxwell reports from the inaugural FX TALKS event, where a stellar line-up of inspiring thinkers shared their perspectives on thinking big and doing different with the audience

  • Home away from home: Second Home Lisboa

    Following the success of their first creative workspace, Second Home Spitalfields in London, entrepreneurs Sam Aldenton and Rohan Silva have opened up shop in Lisbon, drawn by the city’s booming co-working culture and thriving tech scene. Designed by Madrid-based practice SelgasCano, it’s an unconventional office, inspired by biophilia and arranged to maximise serendipitous meetings among its diverse community

  • Profile - John Makepeace

    Furniture maker John Makepeace combined design, craft and business acumen in student courses offered at Parnham College, which he founded 40 years ago, in addition to running his own successful studio, bringing him an abundance of awards and plaudits

  • London Design Fair: Crea-Re Studio debut exclusive Papier Mâché lamp collection

    Crea-Re Studio will be debuting its brand new product, designed especially for London Design Fair, later this month. Papier Mâché Lamps collection is called "Morphe," they are durable and made from 100 per cent recycled materials. That’s pretty impressive. We caught up with Crea-Re Studios, Marie Fiter, to find out more about it.

  • London Design Festival: T2 Tea asks artists to design iconic tea packaging

    Here at DesignCurial, we like art and we love a good cup of tea. So, when we found out that Aussie tea company, T2 Tea, is collaborating with a number of artists for London Design Festival, we got excited.

  • Dutch company Beerenberg create personalised coffins

    In England, we don’t know how to celebrate a funeral, we mean really celebrate one. Weddings, on the other hand, are different. We know how to celebrate a wedding. Brides spend months planning their dress, the flowers, the guests, the music, the food. With a wedding it’s all very personal, the bride and groom want an occasion that reflects them as a couple. When it comes to a funeral it is much more uniform. There are still flowers, there’s still food, there’s a coffin, but it all looks the same. When it comes to funerals it feels like our options are limited.

  • Reporter - London Design Festival

    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

  • Shortlist for Clandon Park restoration revealed

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