Flexible, colourful and cosy workspace was one of the key themes at this year’s Clerkenwell Design week. Many designs looks like they are meant for a relatively short ‘pitstop use’ with little emphasis on the ergonomics and more on lounging and relaxing than serious work. In this year’s show the exhibitions were more spread around the area than before, concentrating on furniture and less on traditional craft. Continue reading
Here is a collection of fresh material trends from the Surface Design show in London. It is an established annual event since 2005 showing latest materials for the built environment professionals. Continue reading
New Design Museum in London hasn’t received great reviews, and unfortunately I have to agree that from the user’s point of you the space is not as fantastic experience as it could have been. Continue reading
Yrjö Kukkapuro’s classic rocking chair (1985) by Avarte Group
Habitare is the largest Interior and Furniture fair in Finland. The event has been around since 1970’s. It gives a comprehensive view on the Finnish and Nordic design at the moment. Continue reading
Designing the House of Tomorrow by RIBA is an exhibition about how people live in Britain and how future housing will evolve. Continue reading
Destination design is about creating hybrid spaces, where people want to spend time and money buying not only products but increasingly customised services. Barber & Parlour combines grooming options for men and women together with eating, drinking, shopping and just relaxing.
Libreria is a new, independent bookstore by the popular co-working space Second Home (across the street from the store). Second Home designed by Selgas Cano, who also designed the bookstore, has a very clear brand and profile. It was the first co-working space that really understood how to build their tenant base.