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One of the main design principles of the Smart Workspace is to have different areas within an office space suitable for different types of tasks. In our own open plan studio for example, this quiet corner is perfect for shorter-term, focussed, individual or two person tasks. The...

Some of my personal highlights from my visit to last weeks London Design Festival and the Design Junction, V&A and London Design Festival exhibits included this extraordinary, embellished and emotive sculpture at the V&A.  There was plenty of thought provoking, clever and beautiful work on...

Thanks to Architecture Fringe Scotland for last weekend's thought provoking and entertaining series of film, talks and live debate on a wide range of subjects relating to the built environment. Friday night saw the screening of a series of fascinating films looking at the promises and...

Do you find some interiors alienating? Have you noticed how many people are tapping away on their laptops in cafés - engrossed in what they are doing, seemingly oblivious to their surroundings? Why is it that even though we may have comfortable and quiet areas in our...

Have you noticed how much noisier life gets in the summer? On hot sunny days and balmy nights we open the windows and bring both the cool breeze and outside noise into our homes and workplaces. If you live in the city like me, then sirens, sounds...