Design that pushes the boundaries of the domestic realm is examined in James Soane’s book New Home. The Project Orange director – formerly at Conran & Partners – considers architectural approaches from the age-old problem of shelter to modern questions of comfort. Works by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Minoru Yamasaki are assessed alongside those of John Pawson and Sarah Wigglesworth. New Home is published on 16 June by Conran Octopus, priced £50.
The online publication will explore a range of issues through a unique typographic system that aligns subject matter with specific fonts.
As the designer publishes his latest book, Drama, we talk to him about his childhood in the theatre, storytelling and the power of being “an outsider”.
Cryptocurrency, not traditionally a design-led sector, now poses plenty of opportunities and challenges for studios.
Universities and the Design Council condemn the proposals as “short-sighted” and uninformed by real statistics.