A new yoga-inspired range of tables – the Awkward Series – is the first collection of furniture designed by rising star Jonathan Mizzi.
Amongst the passion and inspiration of the city and following the aftermath of Maison & Objet’s Paris Design Week, somewhere in Clichy – in the ninth arrondissement of Paris – there is a stunning place that was the subject of a home makeover by interior design studio, 10surdix, and the finished result looks as if it has been taken straight out of a movie.
British bed manufacturer and Royal Warrant Holder, Hypnos, has been crafting bespoke, made-to-measure mattresses and beds for the finest homes, hotels, resorts and spas from around the world for over 100 years. John Woolley, Managing Director of Hypnos Contract Beds, discusses the evolution of the hotel bedroom and how today’s hotels have turned every indulgence and convenience into a standard necessity.
Much time is devoted to enhancing customer journeys, so surely it’s time for brands to start looking after their biggest fans – their employees. With the likes of Google, Facebook and Airbnb pushing the limits of workplace design, other companies are seeing the value of investing in team journeys too. Mariann Wenckheim, Director at London-based strategic design consultancy 20.20, explains further.
Over the last 20 years, natural stone surfaces have landed in more and more kitchen designs – from granite to marble, soapstone to concrete – these types of surfaces have become a prevalent choice among designers but now there’s a new countertop must-have on the design scene: engineered quartz.
Noise significantly impacts our experiences in any indoor environment such as hotels, restaurants, workplaces, recording studios, and, of course, our very own private sanctuaries; our homes. To control noise and give ourselves the pleasure of no echo, no reflection sound that muddles amplified speech and music, the use of acoustic sound absorbing panels is indeed a life-saving option.
VDA is a family-owned company based in Italy. Formed over 35 years ago, the company began providing in-room controls and TV systems. Now in its 14th year in Ireland, much has evolved in the company as digital technology has progressed.
Architecture firm RG/A is continuing with its transformation of Beirut’s nightlife with the launch of AHM – a ground-breaking dance pantheon located in Beirut, Lebanon.
After studying art and design at Central St Martins followed by more than 10 years in the interior design industry, including working for well-known high-street brand Laura Ashley, as well as having experience at high-end interior studios in London, Samantha Morphew decided to take the plunge to work for herself and set up Morph Designs in 2013.