Articles tagged England

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These architects believe university buildings can transform communities

Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom – Grafton Architects designs a multi-purpose cultural hub for Kingston University that integrates academic life into the local community.

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A centuries-old mill, a millennium-old site: this film captures a timeless conversion

Wiltshire, England – For the fourth in a series of short films about architecture and design, Vola zooms in on McLaren Excell’s transformation of an English water mill into a …

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What if you could experience your flight before it’s even booked?

Liverpool – Virgin Holidays’ V-Room uses experiential retail concepts to encourage customers to book in-store, rather than online.

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An immersive Lego experience helps children shape their creative confidence

London – To tease a new Lego concept, the toy brand and Camille Walala paired up to build a colourful five-room house pop-up in London.

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The gaming industry is fast-growing – expect experiential spaces to follow

London – Razer’s first flagship in London, developed by Your Studio and Crombie Design, targets a new generation of gamers.

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Can historical homes be redesigned to truly accommodate modern living?

London – Cleverly working around planning restrictions, Flow Architecture and Magrits completely transform a Victorian residence in London.

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Why are millennials seeking more fulfilling lives in co-living spaces?

London – Co-living specialist The Collective challenges the stigma of swapping size for convenience in London's Canary Wharf.

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The theatrical mood of this transformed medicine gallery is more than cosmetic

London – By opening more space to the public and progressing exhibitions with different responses, WilkinsonEyre-transformed galleries in London's Science Museum reveal more than just …

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How Adidas is keeping its flagships relevant as retail goes phygital

London – The sportswear retailer’s digitally outfitted, hyperlocal flagship on Oxford Street in London is the result of a collaboration with Brinkworth.

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Tech sells: here’s why Harrods is investing in its electronics department in a big way

London – The British retailer worked with Gensler to build an experiential, immersive electronics department that expands its previous one by nearly 80 per cent.

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During LDF 2019, designers posed new ways of taking a seat – and a pause

London – From Paul Cocksedge’s Please Be Seated installation to chairs made of surplus parachutes, we’ve compiled a list of London Design Festival’s best-in-show seating.

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Gymshark’s world-class work(out) space offers a refreshing take on wellbeing

Solihull, England – After completing the sportswear brand’s UK headquarters, design company Oktra took on Gymshark Lifting Club, which champions wellness and brand innovation.