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Wheelchair design: why should it be functional and not fashionable? Video

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

Campaign website Blue Badge Style aims to unite fashion and wheelchairs through a current design project with Brunel University.


Sebastian Bergne makes books fly

Tue, 4 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Fiction is an “invisible” bookshelf that gives the impression of a stack of books either balancing at an impossible angle or toppling from a pile.

Film Furniture

You’ve seen the film, now buy the furniture

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Form co-founder Paula Benson is launching an online resource that will help film fans find the furniture featured in their favourite movies.

Stark carpet

Give fleece a chance

Thu, 9 Oct 2014

 West London’s Design Centre Chelsea Harbour has unveiled something of a woolly concept to mark the imminent art fair madness taking over London next week.

Denju Narita at Tokyo Design Week

Playfulness, fun and theatrics - our view on Tent and Super Brands 2014

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

The east London interiors behemoths have taken an unexpectedly experimental turn.

Alex Garnett, Dead Sexy

London Design Festival Preview: Designersblock

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

This year, Designersblock has upped sticks from its former home at the Southbank, crossing the river to take up residency in Clerkenwell.

Foto Botanika Wallpaper by Clinton Friedman

Africa Calling showcases contemporary African design

Thu, 4 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

The new Africa Calling design showcase comes to London’s Southbank centre next weekend.


Save the Wedgwood Collection Video

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Art Fund has launched an appeal to buy the Wedgwood Collection – a body of more than 80,000 historical pieces that is in danger of being separated and sold off.


What would independence mean for Scotland's design industry?

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 | By Tom Banks

We get the views of Scottish consultancies and those with major Scottish clients.

 Alvar Aalto Stool 60

I've started so I'll Finnish

Mon, 30 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Product and furniture designer and architect Alvar Aalto, and architecture photographer Ola Kolehmainen are being celebrated at a new London show opening next month.

Flat Tables

Jo Nagasaka's pieces see 'design as renewing of knowledge'

Tue, 24 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

The furniture designer’s beautiful new pieces aim to ‘notice something unseen before’.


Is this the future of office design?

Tue, 24 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

We look at the fruits of a four-year Herman Miller study into the office of the future.

Congo chair

Mattia Bonetti's furniture demonstrates 'art imitating nature'

Wed, 18 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Bubble gum, armour and the Congo are among the inspirations behind the work of furniture designer Mattia Bonetti.

The series

Dem Bones

Tue, 17 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Artist Stuart Semple has created a series of skeletal chairs, all inspired by the song Dem Bones.

Red Cranes Cranes and City II. Linocut 2013. Commissioned by Pinsent Masons.

Through the Wormhole

Thu, 12 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Furniture company Wormhole Design has teamed up with printmaker Paul Catherall for a lovely new London exhibition.

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