Although British marble was hugely popular in Victorian times, the 20th century saw it gradually upstaged by Italian varieties which are still favoured for smart domestic interiors, five-star hotel bathrooms and corporate HQs. Made by Simpson Studio, the workshop arm of the eponymous architectural practice in Parsons Green, London, rediscovered this beautiful and versatile local […]
When multidisciplinary design house Run For The Hills was commissioned to transform an industrial, double-height concrete space beside the Grand Union canal in Paddington Basin into an all-day drinks and alfresco dining spot, the team opted for a modern Deco-beach palette and a playful blend of vibrant materials and original artworks. Bondi Green is the […]
With over 30 million trips predicted on London’s roads by 2030 (about 20% more than today), Mayor Sadiq Khan is investing over £4bn in road improvements and increasing the Cycle Superhighway network across the city. Around £100m has been earmarked for the Mini Holland programme which will transform outer London boroughs including Kingston into cycling […]
Tamara Houston is the founder of heritage development enterprise ICON MANN, a published author, and an entertainment producer. Together with renowned designer Ini Archibong she co-curated the Pavilion of the African Diaspora, an educational facility at the London Design Biennale.
James founded award-winning, strategy-led creative studio Blond in 2015. Based in the heart of East London, Blond’s team of eight product designers is focused on conscious design, a discipline that dictates that products should be useful (have purpose and positive impact), deliberate (have a strong narrative with no superfluous detail) and aware (leave a legacy for future generations).
Ultrafabrics, the world’s leading animal-free fabric manufacturer, introduces a bold new range of colours in its Volar Bio range. A go-to performance fabric for global brands such as Herman Miller, Jaguar Land Rover, Airstream, Gulfstream and United Airlines, Ultrafabrics continues to show its commitment to building a more sustainable future. These six new colours include rich […]