Articles tagged United Kingdom

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Is the proliferation of members’ clubs tarnishing the genre’s air of exclusivity?

As members’ clubs and their target groups thrive, is the genre surrendering its air of sophistication?

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Luxury retailers learn to relax in order to attract millennial consumers

From Tiffany & Co. to Gucci, high-end stores appeal to the next generation of well-heeled consumers by ditching the old codes of luxury retail.

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This restaurant is in Birmingham, but it might as well be in David Lynch’s 80s

Birmingham – Faber’s vision for Nocturnal Animals, a new restaurant, features postmodernist furniture silhouettes, kitsch neon signage and vivid graphic prints.

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The inside of a Fabergé egg looks just like this London store

London – The interiors of the new Wartski gallery in London, designed by Waldo Works, pay respect to the symbiotic nature of the family-owned antiques firm.

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The resurrection of disco-inspired spaces incites a ‘night fever’ epidemic

Answering the need for escapism in turbulent times, a ‘night fever’ epidemic hits the retail, entertainment and hospitality industries.

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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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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.