London articles

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A London dessert spot is made for Instagram – and Snapchat and TikTok, too

London – FormRoom went a step further in creating a social media-friendly space for Dyce Dessert Parlour, by adding dynamic elements suited for video sharing platforms.

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What can property developers learn from luxury brands? Ask Roksanda

London – To promote its WilkinsonEyre-designed apartment complex in London, real estate developer Argent brought in the help of fashion designer Roksanda Ilinčić.

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The new Selfridges office puts your nomadic workstations to shame

London – The new Selfridges head office in London, as designed by Alex Cochrane Architects, is an ‘open, flexible and homely’ space that leads to high productivity.

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Our London Design Festival 2019 preview: Early favourites

London – From singing gemstones to a very particular barbershop, here are some of our early favourites from the upcoming edition of the London Design Festival.

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Our London Design Festival 2019 preview: Outdoor installations

London – From a public living room to an experiment in bamboo and carbon fibre weaving, here are some of our outdoors picks from this year’s London Design Festival.

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New store openings: Versace in Beijing, Chanel in Paris, Everlane in L.A. and more

Designers have a growing check-list to mind when creating brick-and-mortar shopping spaces today – here are nine new spots that mind the retail shift.

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London’s Cartoon Museum makes visitors part of a graphic spatial storyline

London – Sam Jacob Studio developed an amusing, clever new space for London’s Cartoon Museum – one that makes each visitor a protagonist in a real-life cartoon.

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Note Design Studio transformed a heritage London building into a co-working space

London – The Stockholm-based practice brought art deco and Swedish Grace together for The Office Group’s newest office building, at Summit House.

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You see a broken-down farm, but this young photographer saw a studio-home

Herefordshire, England – Young photographer, Luke Evans, left London to move into an old barn in a countryside inhabited only by 1.600 people.

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Openings alert: 10 new global hospitality projects from Starbucks, Fendi and more

The second installment in our Opening series focuses on the hospitality sector, with a group of new need-to-know cafés, restaurants and hotels.

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We take music for granted – and this pop-up installation by Sonos wants to change that

London – Sonos took to a record store in London to show visitors, by way of sound layers and brainwaves, how difficult it actually is to bring now commonplace music to our ears.

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This curved building in London shows not every house should be soundproof

London – Chance de Silva Architects and Scanner designed a residential house in London to explore the boundary between sound and architecture.