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.
The latest edition to popular Wework chain is at Old street, east London
As the Co-working offices marketplace grows, it is interesting to see which places really take of and why. New concepts are emerging, and there are several routes to become popular.
The London fashion designer JW Anderson, who is famous for his gender fluid clothes has opened his first rainbow coloured brick and mortar store in London. Continue reading
The Astrolounge at the Selfridges department store is a specially curated Christmas theme destination with a popup store and events program in Selfridges event space. Continue reading
Hem is an online furniture store, that originally started as a Scandinavian design brand, but has expanded so much that it identifies with more broadly just European design. The design team has now 16 nationalities, however the style of the furniture is still very typical Scandi design. Continue reading