Articles tagged London


Pernilla Ohrstedt explains her storytelling-centric approach to design

LONDON – London-based Swedish designer Pernilla Ohrstedt has a specific spatial vision. In the architecture, installations and experiences she designs, spaces are seen, sensed and …


Prada’s response to today’s fast-changing fashion is surprisingly ancient

PARIS – Fashion Week demands a constantly refreshed look. This spring, Prada keeps its boutique outfits up-to-date with a device that dates back to the Han dynasty.


Travel through Passage/s of time, space and memory

LONDON – The ethereal architectural works of Do Ho Suh replicate the gossamer fragility of life and memory in Passage/s, his first exhibition at Victoria Miro.


Restaurant Carve goes cashless with roasts for the lunch hour rush

LONDON – Melt Design Hub puts a modern spin on the concept of the carvery to cater to London’s lunchtime crowds.


Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance fashions a fairyland for Perrier-Jouët in London

LONDON – The London Design Festival, an annual event that began in 2003, continues to grow inexorably. One of the smaller gems was a venue for the guests – mostly invitees – of …


Es Devlin’s first solo installation siphons the scent of Chanel

LONDON – The Fifth Sense is an intriguing online platform from British fashion bible i-D and Chanel that celebrates women across the creative industries.


Zaha Hadid Architects transforms mathematics into a purple haven for the London Science Museum

LONDON – Striving to display the presence of mathematics in our daily lives, Zaha Hadid Architects takes inspiration from the equations of airflow used in the aviation industry for …


Michael Iveson poses a philosophical question with bubble-wrapped hotel walls

LONDON – By asking visitors to retrace the past, Corridor explored the consequences of how a space can be transformed by its function as a hotel, a home, a workspace or an …

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G . F Smith’s first physical space celebrates paper in a digital age

LONDON – Conceived together with Made Thought and D-raw, G . F Smith’s Show Space makes a spectacle of stationery. The paper brand hopes to attract customers to experience the tactility of its …


The Design Museum's designer in residence, Rain Wu, uses food as a storytelling device

LONDON – Taiwanese architect Rain Wu teamed up with designer Shikai Tseng and chef Chung-Ho Tsai to create Eataipei, an experimental culinary experience consisting of five dishes that feed both …


Studiofibre creates order out of Chaos

LONDON – In Selfridges Accessories Hall, Studiofibre’s pint-sized pop-up for accessories brand Chaos makes the most of every inch.


Sir Jony Ive, Marc Newson and Michael Howells transform a hotel lobby into a fairy-tale forest

LONDON – Claridge’s immersive forest installation – designed by Sir Jony Ive, Marc Newson and Michael Howells for the Christmas period – merges nature and technology.