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GOOD DESIGN LASTS FOREVER

How does a simple design object become a classic? From the seemingly endless number of well-designed pieces that launch into the market each year, ...

HOW TO CONSTRUCT A LOADBEARING WALL TO SUPPORT A BASIN IN NATURAL STONE

You are in the midst of designing a new bathroom and you’ve found the perfect basin. It’s wall-mounted and you know that with its natur...

4 SIMPLE TIPS FOR LOOKING AFTER NATURAL STONE

Now, we may be ever so lightly biased but it’s difficult to argue that natural stone is an extraordinary material. Not only is it beautiful, ...

THE PERFECT LIGHTING

“The technician should never forget that he is an artist, the artist never that he is a technician” – Poul Henningsen   P...

6 ORIGINAL AND STYLISH GIFT IDEAS FOR THOSE HARD TO BUY PEOPLE ON YOUR CHRISTMAS LIST

Give the gift of design this holiday season. No matter what type of person you’re shopping for, you're sure to find the perfect present, hand...

THE BEDROOM: THE MOST IMPORTANT SPACE IN THE HOUSE

In many ways the bedroom is the most important space in the house. With the demands that the digital world places on our time, the need for good qu...

ELEVATING THE SIMPLE STAIRCASE

At their most basic, stairs, as a way to move between different levels, have been used for millennia, and as palaces and religious buildings grew o...

A COUNTRY HOME IN COPENHAGEN: THE NORDIC TOUCH

The true nature of Scandinavian design goes far beyond mere minimalism. The pale colours, ample use of space and light and coolly sparse, pared-bac...

HOW BIM CAN BE A TOOL TO BRIDGE THE GENERATIONAL GAP

Over the next few years we can expect to see a dramatic transformation in the way interior and architectural projects are designed, planned and man...

THE LIVING ROOM: THE HEART OF THE HOME

The living room as we know it is a product of the 20th century. The heavily ornamented parlours and drawings rooms that it evolved from were the si...

SALVATORI MEETS CASSINA: GABRIELE SALVATORI TALKS HISTORY, INNOVATION AND THE EVOLUTION OF NATURAL STONE

A meeting between two leading Italian design brands took place in Milan recently to exchange thoughts on design innovation and history. Salvatori, ...

130 WILLIAM: THE NEW YORK SKYSCRAPER

130 William Street is the first skyscraper by the British-Ghanian architect Sir David Adjaye. Having established his own practice 15 years ago afte...