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Hannah Rozenberg on tackling gender bias in architecture

Two years after designing a tool to calculate potential gender bias in English-language architectural and design terms, London-based architectural designer Hannah Rozenberg says the industry has not done enough to address its “insidious bias. “In 2018, when I presented my project, women occupied only 10 per cent of the highest-ranking jobs at the world’s leading […]

What will the interior design industry look like in the new decade?

What is the future of interior design? With the rise of social media platforms like Instagram and Pinterest – both of which launched in 2010 – the industry experienced, perhaps for the first time, changes that went beyond trends and colours to include new marketing strategies, the threat of the DIY-stylist and the increasingly difficult […]

Shaw Contract gives designers ‘permission to play’ with new Inside Shapes tool

Shaw Contract has introduced a new digital tool for its Inside Shapes carpet tile collection, which allows specifiers to visualise the myriad design possibilities available to them. A collaboration between the Stockholm-based design studio Form Us With Love and Shaw Contract, Inside Shapes is a flooring system that reimagines how a carpet tile may be […]

How IoT is shaping the office of the future

The Internet of Things (IoT) is set to radically change office life. With cloud- connected furniture beginning to penetrate the workplace, architects and designers are now starting to recognise the possibilities of a workplace where everything from a desk to a chair can gather data and intelligence that improves our working lives, writes Bob Stewart, head […]

Designer Michael Young uses an ‘animated algorithm’ to create acoustic wall panels

Building a design icon