Articles tagged United Kingdom

Window Display

Selfridges deconstructs fashion to show what goes into making it

LONDON – The Oxford Street Selfridges window displays are a look in the mirror for fashion consumerism.


View the apartment of your future (as a senior citizen)

LONDON – The New Old exhibition at the Design Museum reassures our anxieties about ageing with an exploration of how design can enhance our future living.


Scott Whitby Studio transforms a shipping container into a mysterious, multisensory experience

MATERIALS – Caution Cinema is a fully immersive, pop-up screening room that is a part of Beyond Zero, a health and safety campaign for dock workers in Britain. Designed by Scott …


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 …


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 …

Frame 113

Liz West’s first permanent installation responds to its neoclassical site

BURYFrame’s One Artist, One Material in issue 113, Manchester-based Liz West puts her signature material – light – to work in her first permanent installation. 


Aedas Arts Team attaches a symbolic intervention to a small theatre

LONDON – A small end-terrace theatre in the south-west of London has been updated with an extension that includes a 100-seater auditorium.


ACME interweaves new retail destination with historical traditions to reconnect to the city

LEEDS – ACME gives a nod towards local history with a modern twist on the classic Victorian arcades in a vibrant city centre in the United Kingdom.


WilkinsonEyre extends the Dyson headquarters to form a technology campus that reinforces its global agenda

MALMESBURY – Dyson extends its home to inspire innovative production.


Bompas & Parr hones in on a new age museum for experiencing food

LONDON – A new venture is unveiled courtesy of a couple of prolific experience designers, who endeavour to make food culture widely consumed in many dimensions.

Urban Design

British Airways i360 tower continues Brighton’s theme park tradition

BRIGHTON – The beachfront town has a new entertainment icon added to its shores.