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Editor's Letter – October 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

19.10.2022

The energy crisis, energetic thinking on sustainability and the power of lighting design.

'We are in the Middle Ages with new tech': Patrick ...

Katharina Schwarze

08.09.2022

Energetic designer Patrick Norguet asks an evolving furniture industry to carefully balance history with its future: 'The acceleration of the world has changed.' Watch the video for more…

'Furniture helps to tame a space': India Mahdavi

Simon Keane-Cowell

07.09.2022

India Mahdavi explains the use of furniture beyond the functional: 'I use furniture architecturally as a main identifying element.' Watch the video to hear what else she has to say…

'Architects should use more colours and textiles': ...

James Wormald

06.09.2022

Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien of Doshi Levien discuss the future of furniture: 'An environment rich in materiality and colour is more fun and experimental.' Watch the video for more…

‘The Womb Chair and the Egg Chair have got a lot to answer ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

05.09.2022

Luke Pearson and Tom Lloyd of innovation-led studio Pearson Lloyd talk design circularity, the aesthetics of sustainability and why they hate the term 'form factor'.

Restaurants serving their environments by serving up nature

James Wormald

05.09.2022

These low carbon-footprint restaurants put their environments on the menu, seating diners in amongst the beauty of nature, without destroying it.

Stooled up: designer bar stools to stand by and sit on

James Wormald

06.07.2022

Bar stools make any flat surface suitable for drinking, dining or working in comfort and style. With so many sizes, materials, features and applications available, it’s time to sit up and take notice.

The Eames Lounge Chair: how a design classic was made

James Wormald

09.05.2022

A blend of traditional lounge club style with contemporary materials and innovative manufacturing made the Eames Lounge Chair a timeless classic.

Editor’s Letter – April 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

28.04.2022

The limits of the architect, the limits of furniture, and unlimited fun at our DAAily bar in Milan.

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