February 2011 Online

A potential idea for the treehouses

Island paradise

With the delusional hopes that summer was well and truly here abruptly dashed, words like ‘tropical’, ‘island’ and ‘paradise’ are all it takes to set off imaginary Daiquiri-fuelled reveries of

By Rob Flowers

Burgermat

Blogger and burger-fiend Burgerac has brought together a whole host of red meat-obsessed artists and designers to create a one-night-only show dedicated to the art of the burger. Burgerac, a

Unibox Lumenal fit out of Tom Dixon shop, London

A new space for spring

Spring is always time for a tidy and reshuffle, and it’s no different for London-based studio Tom Dixon. The studio’s shop, which is based at London’s Portobello Dock, has been

18th Century typographer John Baskerville

Font of knowledge

The streets of Paris were built on top of 170 miles of abandoned mines, now closed to the public but representing a rich source of hand-drawn typography carved into the

Editor’s blog

Other people’s passions are always inspiring, which is what made it doubly special to be in Cape Town for the Design Indaba last week. Not only did the Indaba –

Car companies top Superbrands lists

Rolls-Royce has been ranked number one Business Superbrand and Mercedes-Benz number one Consumer Superbrand in the UK in this year’s annual Business and Consumer Superbrands surveys.

Home-from-home CarlTurnerArchitects 1

Home from home

What defines the British home – a battered armchair, an umbrella stand or perhaps a mug tree? It’s a question the team at Carl Turner Architects asked themselves during The

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