London articles

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These new catch-all spaces are addressing millennial loneliness

As loneliness is on the rise among people under 35, several catch-all daytime and night-time spaces provide an opportunity to create instant communities.

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He’s 193 centimetres tall. She’s 149. This is a house fit for both.

London – Urban Mesh Design came up with hip-height compromises to adjust this residence to its two vertically disparate main dwellers. 

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You tend to pay less for Indian food – can design change your mind?

London – English design agency Block1 works with budding restauranteurs to create a space that asks you to reimagine what you think an Indian restaurant can look like.

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Eytys mixes Scandinavian brutalism and some Miyake realness in London

London – This new Soho store presents a fun architectural mixtape, featuring some Japanese oddities, a bit of Piano and a whole lot of rock – that is, concrete.

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Montana proves sustainability can come in many colours – 42, to be exact

London – At the London Design Festival, the Danish furniture brand presented a selection of environmentally minded products at the Eco Townhouse. 

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At the London Design Festival, keep an eye out for Uruguay

London – We spoke with Matteo Fogale about Hilos Invisibles and A Natural Collective, two complementary exhibitions that plan to showcase Uruguay’s burgeoning creative scene.

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10 exhibitions to catch at this year's London Design Festival

London – From poetic lions to agave guardians, from life-size typography to a ‘field’ of onions, here are some highlights to visit during this year’s London Design Festival. 

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A formerly derelict chapel is now a guesthouse for a London family

London – With the help of some rather light materials, Craftworks turned the heavy ruins of a forsaken chapel into a bright four-bedroom home.

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Five installations to experience at the London Design Biennale

London – From an object that responds positively to human disobedience to disobedient objects that respond negatively to humans, here are five Emotional States to experience. 

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In London, is the co-working space the new nightclub?

London – Squire and Partners designs a co-working space for legendary nightlife brand Ministry of Sound that challenges the line between work and leisure.

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A Korean brand stands out in London with a little help from some alien friends

London – Multisensory installations are part of Gentle Monster's retail experience – and it’s helping them make a splash in one of Europe’s most competitive shopping streets. 

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The V&A unpacks Frida Kahlo's lifelong home to curate an icon

London – Curators Claire Wilcox and Circe Henestrosa and exhibition designers Tom Scutt and Gibson Thornley bring the Casa Azul to the Victoria and Albert Museum.