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SBID International Design Awards 2020 Deadline Extended ...

SBID International Design Awards


The Society of British and International Interior Design (SBID) has announced an extension to the entry deadline for the 2020 edition of the SBID International Design Awards. Interior designers and architects now have until Friday 14 August to submit

Check in, get naked: the destination hotel bathroom

Peter Smisek


When it comes to hotel bathrooms, designers are increasingly blurring the lines between where the bedroom ends and the bathroom starts – resulting in a richer, more joined-up experience for the user. 

Finalists Announced for SBID International Design Awards ...

SBID International Design Awards


The highly anticipated finalists of the SBID International Design Awards 2018 have now been revealed.

Back to the Vaults: The 2nd Edition of Ventura Centrale



MILAN - Last year Ventura Projects unclothed the massive industrial warehouses under the Milan Central Station for the public of the Design Week, making room for spectacular installations of renowned international design labels and studios. This year

Finalists Announced! SBID Awards 2017

SBID International Design Awards


The highly anticipated finalists of the 2017 SBID International Design Awards have now been revealed. Contenders this year are as formidable as ever with high flying super brands including the Grand Hyatt, Radisson Blu, Hilton and InterContinental

Sharing is Caring: new co-working spaces

Simon Keane-Cowell


With the co-working phenomenon globally showing no sign of abating, architecture and design has secured a valuable stake at the project table.

Architecture in Ascendance: innovative staircase design

Dominic Lutyens


Staircases are overdetermined things. A highly functional element in the internal circulation of a building, they are also laden with cultural and psychological symbolism. We may live in the age of the lift and escalator, but this hasn’t stopped

The Grand Hotel: The Bourgeois Dream of an Aristocratic ...

Klaus Leuschel


Journalist Klaus Leuschel provides a crash course in, and a guided tour of, grand hotels, and how even design excellence in the five-star tradition is of no avail when the quality of hospitality does not match it.