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A pair of swooping stands redefine London’s iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground

A pair of swooping stands redefine London’s iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground

WilkinsonEyre has designed the new Compton and Edrich Stands at London’s Lord’s Cricket Ground, continuing a tradition of architectural excellence at the site.

Esterre: French dining for gourmands in the mood for Japanese

Esterre: French dining for gourmands in the mood for Japanese

A new Alain Ducasse restaurant in the Palace Hotel Tokyo, with interiors by SIMPLICITY, celebrates Japanese and French craft in both the menu and interiors.

Magic mushrooms at Somerset House, London

Magic mushrooms at Somerset House, London

Mushrooms: The Art, Design and Future of Fungi at Somerset House offers an insight into how mushrooms could revolutionise the design and architecture industry.

IBUKU’s Elora Hardy On Bamboo Architecture And Model Making

IBUKU’s Elora Hardy On Bamboo Architecture And Model Making

Bamboo Futures, an installation at London’s V&A Museum for London Design Festival, explores the model-making process of Canadian-Indonesian architect Elora Hardy of IBUKU.

Kengo Kuma Weaves Bamboo And Carbon Fibre Together For London Design Festival 2019

Kengo Kuma Weaves Bamboo And Carbon Fibre Together For London Design Festival 2019

Kengo Kuma has designed a cocoon-like installation for the V&A courtyard that weaves ancient and contemporary materials together.

Can Objects Be Gendered?

Can Objects Be Gendered?

“I’m interested in the invisibility of the design scripts that are hidden within objects we use every day that channel certain stereotypes,” says Central St Martins course leader Betti Marenko. Looking around there are plenty of design objects embedded with gender stereotypes – from the ubiquitous fail of Bic for Her pens to Nika Zupanc’s “feminine” gold chair for Moooi.

Top 9 Picks From London Design Festival

Top 9 Picks From London Design Festival

London Design Festival 2018 – 15-23 September – is one of the most anticipated events on the global design calendar. Here’s our pick of design inspiration.

Benjamin Hubert’s First Artistic Installation

Benjamin Hubert’s First Artistic Installation

Presented at the London Design Festival, Benjamin Hubert’s first artwork installation, Foil, is informed by the precision engineered shape of the Braun shaver foil.

One giant leap for retail design

One giant leap for retail design

Are you ready for the brave new future of retail design? Here’s how SKP, SYBARITE and Gentle Monster imagine it.