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Jack of All Trades, Master of All

Jack of All Trades, Master of All

An efficacious self-taught Danish designer, Johannes Torpe is what some would describe as a jack of all trades.

What Can Designers Learn From Issey Miyake?

What Can Designers Learn From Issey Miyake?

Are we creating an environment in design where the next Issey Miyake might flourish? If young designers take one lesson from the practice of iconic Japanese designer Issey Miyake, it should be the importance of bringing innovation to life.

What Can You Do When There Is No Brief?

What Can You Do When There Is No Brief?

Client briefs driving you mad? Whether they’re abstract, detailed, or, as in the case of this project, non-existent – focusing on the client instead and designing to their needs is a recipe for success.

Let’s Break the Rules of Retail

Let’s Break the Rules of Retail

Are bricks and mortar retail spaces dead? Not according to the team behind London’s Dover Street Market.

Hotel or Office?

Hotel or Office?

What’s been missing in your hotel experience? Designing the new Sydney Ovolo Hotel, Hassell Architects applied lessons learned in designing workspaces to target the real needs of hotel guests.

Sruli Recht, A Little Controversial

Sruli Recht, A Little Controversial

Icelandic-Australian designer Sruli Recht has been arrested, fashioned a ring from his own skin and created a jacket from the skin of a stillborn lamb – but he doesn’t believe he’s intentionally controversial.

Start Ups Make Industrial Trash Workplace Treasure

Start Ups Make Industrial Trash Workplace Treasure

Are start-ups looking for something more from their workplaces – some sort of connection with the past and a counterpoint to their ephemeral work and the ‘corporate culture’? We talk to US-based Leeser Architecture to find out.