Articles tagged United Kingdom

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After a move to the seaside, a lifelong Londoner finds new creative energy

St Leonards-on-Sea, United Kingdom – Settling in the quiet seaside town of St Leonards-on-Sea, Toby Warren experienced a renewed sense of creative freedom to explore new ways of …

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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.

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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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This former designer left London and ended up becoming a successful beekeeper

Somerset, United Kingdom – Paul Webb is a former designer who decided to move from London to rural Somerset and become a beekeeper.

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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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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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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.