• Risks worth taking: FX Talks 2019

    Nothing worth doing is ever easy, so the adage goes. Taking the simple route is always tempting but seldom rewarding, which is why those brave enough to think independently can be such valuable sources of inspiration. FX Talks returned for its second year with another engaging line-up of inspiring radical thinkers to share their individual perspectives on thinking differently

  • Fly Forbo competition winner: Ernest Place, Durham, by Greenwell Design

    Fly Forbo recognises and celebrates designers who use its products to produce exceptional spaces and places

  • Jestico + Whiles design a hidden speakeasy in Manchester’s Corn Exchange

    A bar/restaurant with the feel of a hidden speakeasy has been created by Jestico + Whiles in Manchester’s former Corn Exchange building. With trading ceasing after the Second World War, it is now a dining destination for a vibrant city

  • V&A Dundee by Kengo Kuma Associates

    In Dundee, the V&A’s only museum outside of London is about to open, bringing ambitious exhibitions and stories of design and how it shapes lives to many more people than previously possible

  • Levitt Bernstein unites a campus to unite the community

    Due to a major redevelopment scheme at UCL Faculty of Laws by architecture practice Levitt Bernstein, the separate buildings of Bentham House and the Gideon Schreier wing now form a cohesive and contemporary complex for the law department of University College London

  • Istanbul Design Biennial presents A School of Schools

    Taking place over six weeks, the fourth Istanbul Design Biennial will explore ‘design as learning’ and will turn the city into a centre for innovation and design.

  • The Blueprint curated diary: Jan Boelen

    Curator of this year’s Istanbul Design Biennial, Jan Boelen shares his highlights for the autumn

  • Carl Hansen & Son opens its latest flagship store in Pimlico

    Third generation Danish furniture brand, Carl Hansen & Son, has opened its second London store in the heart of Pimlico.

  • DesignCurial in Conversation: Straight Designs’ Solomon Mansoor

    We find out more about Straight Designs, the US-based interior and exterior design firm that has been making waves in the multi-unit property industry.

  • Lessons from Venice

    The Venice Architecture Biennale is the biggest and most important architecture exhibition in the world. With this year’s theme ‘freespace’ – investigating how architecture can go the extra mile to facilitate engagement, appreciation and utilisation by the public – there is no shortage of inspirational projects as well as those whose ideas perhaps get lost in translation