Surf The Sky, Eat The View
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Surf The Sky, Eat The View

  This large piece of inhabitable public art, designed by Atmos, is the centrepiece commissioned for this year’s City of London Festival, and opens opposite St Pauls Cathedral on 24th June. The Mobile Orchard re-imagines what urban fruit trees could be. It centres on a vast sculpture of two inhabitable intertwining trees, with climbable electric-veined trunks, … Continue reading

Up, Up & Away… Clerkenwell Design Week 2013
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Up, Up & Away… Clerkenwell Design Week 2013

The fourth Clerkenwell Design Week, all geared up to offer three action-packed days of product launches, exhibitions, installations, debates and workshops this May, has been masterfully curated for design fans visiting from all over the globe. With over 250 product showrooms, creative and design studios and the most populated area of architectural practices in the … Continue reading

Let The Show Commence
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Let The Show Commence

Over 250 showrooms, studios, galleries, workshops and exhibition venues open their doors tomorrow as Clerkenwell Design Week (CDW) launches its fourth successful edition. A one-stop destination to see the latest industry trends, innovations and product launches, the festival promises a packed schedule of exhibitions, debates, seminars and networking events, bringing together the leading figures from the world of design and … Continue reading

Would Like To Meet_ UXUS, Amsterdam
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Would Like To Meet_ UXUS, Amsterdam

A long-time admirer of their transcendent mindset, UXUS the multidisciplinary design company first caught my eye across a crowded London high street whilst on a retail recce, happening upon their store design for House of Kipling the label which designs chic, feminine and fashionable bags for women.  A girl whose head is easily turned by quirky detailing and razor-sharp visual merchandising, I was hooked by the fun … Continue reading

Smartphone-Like, ‘NYFi’ Touchscreen Payphone Wins NYC Design Challenge
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Smartphone-Like, ‘NYFi’ Touchscreen Payphone Wins NYC Design Challenge

Earlier this year, the City of New York hosted the Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge to redesign its network of over 11,000 payphones when vendor contracts expire in 2014. The contest received 125 submissions and out of six finalists, NYFi by Sage and Coombe Architects won the public vote. The double-sided, smartphone-like touchscreens would act as … Continue reading