Articles tagged England


You tend to pay less for Indian food – can design change your mind?

London – English design agency Block1 works with budding restauranteurs to create a space that asks you to reimagine what you think an Indian restaurant can look like.


The UK’s first giant basketball art court presses play on social connectivity

Brighton, United Kingdom – Using the power of colour and activity, Lois O’Hara helps to reactivate a Brighton neighbourhood.


Eytys mixes Scandinavian brutalism and some Miyake realness in London

London – This new Soho store presents a fun architectural mixtape, featuring some Japanese oddities, a bit of Piano and a whole lot of rock – that is, concrete.


A formerly derelict chapel is now a guesthouse for a London family

London – With the help of some rather light materials, Craftworks turned the heavy ruins of a forsaken chapel into a bright four-bedroom home.


A Korean brand stands out in London with a little help from some alien friends

London – Multisensory installations are part of Gentle Monster's retail experience – and it’s helping them make a splash in one of Europe’s most competitive shopping streets. 


Colour octa-gone: Liz West’s 3D pointillism is hiding something

Blackburn, England – Where’s the rainbow, Liz West? The artist known for her work with light and colour creates an installation with an optical illusion that invites exchange.


dRMM builds a cancer care centre that's therapeutic in nature

OLDHAM, England – Built like a treehouse, constructed with cross-laminated hardwood, Maggie’s Oldham offers a community space that’s open-concept in more ways than one.


8 artists built this city with G F Smith paper

Kingston upon Hull, England – An enormous paper cod fish swims alongside islands of paper stars. Made using G . F Smith’s Colorplan range, Paper City features work by eight UK …


Brinkworth and Michael Marriott combine metal and mismatched brick for Bird’s interior

LONDON – The teams of Brinkworth and designer Michael Marriott’s studio were jointly commissioned to design the fast-food eatery Bird in Islington.

Stratford St Mary, 2012, courtesy of the artist, Osborne Samuel, the National Trust and the Boat House Gallery

Summer Days in the Valley by Justin Partyka

Gainsborough, Constable and Munnings have immortalised East Anglian landscapes through their paintings – now photographer Justin Partyka will provide an alternative to the grand vistas of these …

In a new interior for Hostem, JamesPlumb embraces a raw materiality.

Hostem Third Floor by JamesPlumb

Continuing a successful three-year collaboration, JamesPlumb recently completed a third floor for Hostem boutique on London’s Redchurch Street.

Emma Hart, Clipboard, 2013, ceramic, photograph, courtesy the artist and Wysing Arts Centre

Hey, I’m Mr Poetic at Wysing Arts Centre

Situated in rural Cambridgeshire, the Wysing Arts Centre has played a crucial role in supporting artists over the last two decades. Comprising 10 separate buildings, including a 17th century …