Offices are no longer about nine-to-five – they are about developing employees through training and retaining skilled workers – and it’s the same with learning establishments. They are no longer just about teaching, learning and researching; they are about living and working too. Over the past few decades, we have not only developed the technologies that allow us to learn in new ways, we have developed a far better understanding of the learning processes and the environments that are required to support different learning goals. Here Andy Tatton, Sales Director at Boss Design, discusses what’s important in educational design.
Tim Armitt, Managing Director at Lyndon by Boss Design, talks to Inex about the changing role of the reception and the importance of quality seating and furniture.
James Tapscott, the Melbourne-based Land & Light Artist, took part in Hobart’s Winter MOFO festival this June, along with over 100 artists.
Beverly Hills Interiors is an international practice, providing comprehensive interior architecture and interior design services. The experienced team is led by Ron Dayan, MBID., who has an illustrious 30-year career. Each project showcases extreme diversity and virtuosity blending classical periods of history with futuristic interpretation to create results that are breathtaking, yet restrained, but always with a little bit of drama.
The MUSEUM HR GIGER sits in the Medieval Château St. Germain in the 400-year-old historic, walled city of Gruyères, Switzerland.
Tiipoi is a design studio and brand based between London and Bangalore, India. Siment is Tiipoi’s newest collection of concrete planters and vases inspired by urban infrastructure in present-day India.
Mr and Mrs Golds live in a 600 year old house in Chiddingstone, which is one of Kent’s oldest and most charming villages. Their home sits on a main country road linking local villages and just a stone’s throw away is a buoyant local pub.
Specifying a colour scheme for any project, whether a housing scheme, public sector building or commercial office is about much more than just aesthetics. As Kathryn Lloyd, Colour Specialist at Crown Paints, explains; a well-designed, considered colour scheme can be used as an effective wayfinding tool to allow people to navigate easily around the building and stay out of harm’s way.
Dutch Designer Dirk Vander Kooij is best known for his playful extrusions of reclaimed synthetics. Holding the attitude of craftsman/inventor, Dirk marries machine and hand in the fostering of honest material expression.