Commercial city farming projects are sprouting up all over the world, bringing residents closer than ever to their food source. more

25 / 08 / 2016

STATIONERY THAT DOESN’T STAND STILL

In the digital era, designers are reviving the lost craft of handwritten communication.

Developing a personal brand has become increasingly important for creatives of all kinds. While much of this work is done online, real-world design decisions still play a crucial role in defining identity, especially as the physical and digital continue to merge. At the same time, digital ubiquity is nudging people towards a desire for solidity, prompting designer stationery to take more

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11 / 08 / 2016

Co-Living: A New Urban Community

Millennials are increasingly turning to shared living in city cores to beat rising rents and the solitude of 21st century life.

04 / 08 / 2016

INSPIRING READING: DISRUPTION AND AUTHENTICITY

True creativity comes from way outside the comfort zone. We present our 3 must-reads, with special comments from Daniel Kellmereit, Managing Director LIGANOVA USA.

28 / 07 / 2016

Smart Moves

No sector is safe from the latest wave of digital disruption, and the journey is only just beginning. more

14 / 07 / 2016

STARTUPS TO WATCH

Our pick of the exciting new companies to keep an eye on this season. more

07 / 07 / 2016

BRANDING BEHIND-THE-SCENES: INSPIRING OFFICE INTERIORS

Corporate values are subtly and stylishly reflected in these intelligently designed HQs.

We continue to peruse  The Other Office 2 in search of workplace inspiration. In part three of our series, we look at more ingenious and ambitious designs for cutting-edge corporate interiors. Lotus BakeriesFor their new headquarters, Lotus, one of Belgium’s best-loved bakeries, explicitly wanted a multifunctional space that not only housed employees, but also visitors of all kinds from outside the company. The resulting interior, by Pinkeye design studio, is a sophisticated and restrained production that focuses on the artisan craftsmanship that made the bakery famous. Lotus is known for its Speculoos biscuit, so the cookie’s distinctive shape makes up the main branding of the space, from floor decorations to walltiles. The more

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30 / 06 / 2016

EXCITING NEW BERLIN ARRIVALS: ACE & TATE AND LE PETIT ROYAL

Time for a break: from eyewear experts to a culinary stalwart’s sibling, we welcome two quite new and extremely hip openings to the capital.

The celebrated Dutch eyewear brand has set up shop in the Haupstadt with a brand new flagship, and Berlin’s renowned Grill Royal has a sophisticated little sibling in hip Charlottenburg. Both demonstrate a flair for style and an understanding of the city’s evolving aesthetic more

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16 / 06 / 2016

FASHION X DESIGNER HOTELS

Who said fashion was just about apparel and accessories? more

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09 / 06 / 2016

History Meets Modernity: Cutting-Edge Museum Architecture

Meet the innovative institutions pushing boundaries inside and out.

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08 / 06 / 2016

GET YOUR PERSONAL "WAKE UP CALL FROM THE VALLEY"

In chat with Daniel Kellmereit, Managing Director LIGANOVA USA and editor of “Wake Up Call from the Valley”.