Articles tagged United Kingdom

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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.

Dutch Design Week
Dutch Design Week
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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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Colour octa-gone: Liz West’s 3D pointillism is hiding something

Blackburn, England – Where’s the rainbow, Liz West? The artist known for her work with light and colour creates an installation with an optical illusion that invites exchange.

Kew House by McLaren Excell. Photos Simone Bossi
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A straight-edged extension by McLaren Excell simplifies complexity

LONDON – Often, a more viable option for gaining additional living space in the English capital is to increase the footprint of the home that you already have.

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8 artists built this city with G F Smith paper

Kingston upon Hull, England – An enormous paper cod fish swims alongside islands of paper stars. Made using G . F Smith’s Colorplan range, Paper City features work by eight UK …

Billboard: Vescom
Billboard: Vescom
Arthur's Cave by Miller Kendrick. Photos courtesy of the architect
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The story of Miller Kendrick's micro-cabin is inspired by Welsh legend

WALES – A series of pop-up hotels has appeared in the Welsh countryside following a competition by Epic Retreats to celebrate 'The Welsh Year of Legends'.

Garden Studio Gym by Eastwest Architecture. Photos Naaro
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Eastwest Architecture's garden shed provides plenty of height for skipping and jumping

LONDON – The English capital can be an exciting and bustling hub of activity but, just outside the central cocoon in Greater London, opportunities can be slightly more lacking.

Ogden Centre Durham University by Studio Libeskind. Photos Hufton + Crow
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Studio Libeskind's sharp geometry creates a centre for world-class research

Durham – Inaugurated earlier this month, the Ogden Centre West building opens up further space for the expanding student population in the North East of the United Kingdom.

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Selfridges deconstructs fashion to show what goes into making it

LONDON – The Oxford Street Selfridges window displays are a look in the mirror for fashion consumerism.