Sounds like Christmas came early!

We all know the feeling, don’t we! It’s the feeling we passionate design people get when we're around London in the middle of September. Yes, London Design Week has just started. We had the great privilege to be involved in LDW last year as our artist's impression were used to promote ‘The Ogham Wall’ installation by ...

Less is more, Amen.

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A minimalist approach to church design is the result of a deeper understanding of peoples’ spiritual needs. Baroque church interiors, for instance, were designed to induce a corporeal experience of God’s power and raise consciousness of the sacred. Minimalist design seems to stand aside and encourage a deeper spiritual connection to God and humanity. There ...

The sun set of ‘throw-away’ sociality

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The future is brighter than most of us think; at least according to macro-economist Geert Noels. The system adopted by so-called ‘western societies’ for decades has some severe cracks and is obviously not working perfectly. Throwaway products were first conceived following World War II, as a convenience and as a way of creating jobs and ...

Every step you take

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The time when a staircase was just a communication arteria between floors has long gone. In modern interiors, they are more often deliberately exposed, acting as the ‘heart’ of the space, fulfilling and completing the design’s idea. More often they are treated as a long-term investment, rather than a couple of boards and nails put ...

Valentino Flagship Store New York

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We have already written about Valentino and his minimalist taste - specifically about his ‘Crepe Couture’ collection [Read more]. This time we've got something else for you. Valentino’s Flagship Store in NY designed by David Chipperfield, a British architect mostly known by his museum designs. The Postmodern building (originally designed by architects John Burgee and ...

Fetish – Who What Why?

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Firstly, we would never encourage anyone to smoke. In fact neither me or Mike have ever smoked in our lives and we would always encourage those smokers around us to stop. But lets face it, what's life without a few indulgences, and if one of yours is smoking, do it with style before it kills ...