Latour de Force

Latour de Force

Birmingham was looking rather more like Barcelona when I last visited on a glorious day in May. With an array of impressive new buildings, the city is at last beginning to shed its former grotty image, and to compete with other exciting European destinations. However,...
Go East

Go East

Last night I was in the new Squint showroom in South Kensington celebrating the first anniversary of Heart Home Magazine. The showroom, in a converted carpark is in a part of London synonymous with upmarket interiors shops. From B&B Italia, Skandium, and of...
Launch Pad

Launch Pad

Design has often occupied an ambivalent position in British cultural history. While it is something we always felt we were good at, it hasn’t always been taken terribly seriously. Successive governments failed to recognise the importance of the industry,¬†and in...
Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar

David Collins, United Designers, Martin Brudnizki, 3 of the biggest names in the commercial interiors sector, who, between them have designed some of the smartest bars and restaurants in London. You will almost certainly have been to at least one of them. Designer,...