While much recent design has been preoccupied with the opportunities presented by new technologies, this Dutch design studio has been thinking ahead to the risks of the future

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San Rocco may be a magazine rather than an architect, but its spirit of intellectual enquiry and diverse crowd-sourced content has quickly established it as an influential voice in European architecture, as well as a compelling model for a new type of practice.

Published in Features
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 10:18

Funeral directors

Funerals have never had the greatest of images, but that is no reason for them to be organised in drab offices on the outskirts of town, says Studio Makgill.

Published in Rethink
Tuesday, 17 July 2012 10:37

The ABC rule

It seems this simple design tool is a little too simple for some. Magpie Studio proposes another dimension.

Published in Rethink
Friday, 11 May 2012 12:12

British Design, 1948-2012

With the 1948 “Austerity Olympics” as its starting point, the V&A surveys 60 years of British design, architecture and fashion. From punk posters to Laura Ashley florals, the exhibition questions contrived notions of national identity to reveal a country caught between modernity and nostalgia. Here’s our review.

Published in Review
Friday, 05 August 2011 10:23

Pep Carrió

“A sketchbook,” Pep Carrió has said, “is like a kind of portable laboratory … a memory warehouse.”

Published in GALLERY
Thursday, 30 June 2011 04:49

The receipt

London design consultancy BERG turns a forgettable scrap of till roll into a personalised, networked paper “app”.

Published in Rethink
Friday, 15 April 2011 06:41


For decades, the best that British seaside towns have been able to offer is faded glamour. We invited London design studio Proud Creative to bring about a Rhyl renaissance

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This is our list of the people in architecture and design who we feel are shaping the future

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