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Mandi Keighran


Did you hear? Milan Furniture Fair is happening right now

18 months since we last experienced Milan Furniture Fair, at last, it’s back! Here’s what to expect (and what not to miss) during the reimagined week of design.

Tencent HQ “works more like a city than an office building”

OMA and Woods Bagot have designed a low-rise campus inspired by urban planning for the new headquarters of tech giant, Tencent, in Beijing.

Studio Elsewhere creates immersive, restorative environments for frontline healthcare workers

The New York City Pavilion at this year’s London Design Biennale is a recreation of one of Studio Elsewhere’s powerful Recharge Rooms.

London Design Biennale: 5 pavilions that resonate with us

The theme of this year’s London Design Biennale, which runs from 1-27 June, is “resonance” – and it’s all about addressing the world’s biggest challenges through design.

How the Manerba sisters make the workplace go ’round

In today’s workplace where social and activity-based work spaces take precedence, Elisa and Grazia Manerba are curators of ‘exchange’.

One giant leap for retail design

Are you ready for the brave new future of retail design? Here’s how SKP, SYBARITE and Gentle Monster imagine it.

Formafantasma cc Anne Claire de Breij

Meet Formafantasma: Shape Shifters in Design

Simone Farresin and Andrea Trimarchi, the Italian design duo who comprise Formafantasma, have been challenging notions of what design can be for over a decade.

Esterre: French dining for gourmands in the mood for Japanese

A new Alain Ducasse restaurant in the Palace Hotel Tokyo, with interiors by SIMPLICITY, celebrates Japanese and French craft in both the menu and interiors.

Canopy’s flying colours

A star-studded collaboration between Benjamin Hubert and Christopher Raeburn breathes new life in recycled ex-military “drogue” parachutes – transforming them into furniture pieces like you’ve never seen before.


The exchange-makers

In today’s workplace where social spaces take precedence, Elisa and Grazia Manerba are curators of ‘exchange’. On the eve of their launch in Australia, we share their story.

Magic mushrooms at Somerset House, London

Mushrooms: The Art, Design and Future of Fungi at Somerset House offers an insight into how mushrooms could revolutionise the design and architecture industry.

What’s The Rush?

Ageing Citizens and rapid population growth is changing the way we navigate our city centres. While it throws up plenty of challenges, Paul Priestman of PriestmanGoode only sees opportunity.

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