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
Burberry launched their latest collection in a unique brand experience space called The Makers House. It has been a collaboration with the Henry Moore foundation celebrating the art influences behind the work. Continue reading
New Tate Modern building extension called the Switch House looks great, especially from outside. The pyramid shape brick building looks like it belongs next to the rectangle shape of the old building forming a great marriage of the two shapes. 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
This year’s Serpentine Pavilion in Hyde Park is designed by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG). It is a very successful design. The appeal of the space comes from a feeling a clarity and pureness originated by a well thought through concept. 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.