The March/April issue beams the limelight on chromatic spaces that boost wellbeing. Most healthcare spaces have a sterile appearance, dominated by pristine whites and cool blues. But current technologies allow designers to take a more chromatic approach to clinics, hospitals and the like. We take a comprehensive look at the restorative and uplifting benefits of colour.

Colour expert Hilary Dalke underpins her stance ‘contrast is everything’ and Vittorio Radice divulges his strategy to revive humdrum department-store chains with collective individuality. The Bouroullec brothers recall who and what got them to where they are today, and Snarkitecture plucks five pivotal projects from the studio’s stimulating timeline.

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