Interiors Supplement

CLINICAL - The Edge tables by Pearson Lloyd for Danerka can be easily fitted with cable management, and also come with a range of similarly Mac-compatible in-trays

After a fashion

THERE IS EVIDENCE OF SEVERAL EMERGING TRENDS IN INTERIOR DESIGN. HELPFULLY, PRODUCT AND FURNITURE DESIGN ARE IN TUNE –FROM SURVEILLANCE CAMERA LIGHTING TO CHARACTERFUL BOOKENDS, THERE ARE NUMEROUS OPTIONS FOR THE DIRECTIONAL DESIGNER.

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A Personal Touch

IN AN AGE OF MASS CUSTOMISATION AND BESPOKE PRODUCTS, THE FUTURE IS IN THE HANDS OF THE CONSUMER. BUT WHERE DOES THATLEAVE DESIGNERS? SUPER-SKILLED AND EGO FREE, SAYS KEN OLLING – ENTREPRENEUR, INNOVATOR AND PIONEER OF ‘PLATFORM DESIGN’.MARK ISITT MEETS HIM

Mobile Art: The Chanel Contemporary Art Container, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, opened in Hong Kong in March and will tour the world over three years

Shape shift

THEY ARE SHORT-LIVED, BUT MUST BE HIGH-IMPACT: IN THE EXPERIENCE ECONOMY THERE ARE NEW RULES WHEN IT COMES TO CREATINGBRAND SPACE. LUCY JOHNSTON GOES IN SEARCH OF BEST PRACTICE IN TEMPORARY INTERIORS

Growing pains

AS COMPANIES FLAUNT THEIR EVER-GREEN PREMISES AND OUTLETS, ONE MAJOR ISSUE HOLDS THEM BACK – THE NEED FOR GROWTH.CLARE DOWDY ARGUES BUSINESS NEEDS TO BE MORE CREATIVE WITH EXPANSION PLANS

Beijing In Bloom

Emperors once lorded over it and now designers are doing the same. With hip hotels and homes sprouting up, and the likes of Rem Koolhaas and Paul Andreu vamping up the skyline, Beijing is a blossoming kingdom for design breakthroughs.

The traditional Japanese partitions escaped Schemata’s brutal attack, where party walls did not

Case study – Sayama Flats

FACED WITH AN OVERLY MEAGRE BUDGET, SCHEMATA ARCHITECTURE DECIDED TO TAKE A DESTRUCTIVE APPROACH TO THE SAYAMAFLATS AND TEAR THE INTERIOR APART

The mall’s flagship store, Delay No More

Case study – Delay No Mall

HONG KONG’S NEW DELAY NO MALL LIFESTYLE RETAIL OUTLET IS DESIGNED TO ASSAULT THE SENSES. IT IS CONSISTENT ONLY IN THAT IT ISUNPREDICTABLE

Window display for store’s opening exhibition, Glitter
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Insight – Moss, Los Angeles, US

MURRAY MOSS’S STORE ON LA’S MELROSE AVENUE IS SOMETHING OF A DEPARTURE FROM ITS ORIGINAL IN NEW YORK’S SOHO, MOSTNOTABLY BECAUSE CALIFORNIA CAN COPE WITH HEART-FELT FRIENDLINESS

Opinion – Jeremy Myerson

JEREMY MYERSON SAYS SUSTAINABLE OFFICE DESIGN IS NOT ALL ABOUT CONSIDERED MATERIALS AND LOW-ENERGY LIGHT SOURCES – PEOPLE HAVE TO WANT TO WORK THERE AS WELL, DON’T FORGET

Opinion – Stephen Bayley

STEPHEN BAYLEY DOESN’T SEE A PROBLEM WITH HOLLYWOOD ACTORS AND POP STARS POSING AS DESIGNERS AND ARCHITECTS. PERHAPS CELEBRITY AND CREATIVITY ARE BOTH JUST EFFECTIVE MARKETING TOOLS I fell in love with the gorgeous goddess Fame, but ended up on a one night stand with the disgusting slut Celebrity. Or so they say. Fame is […]

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