What is Biophilia Design?

Biophilia design is a long-standing concept that designs should embrace the natural world to bring natural stimuli into man-made environments in order to bring benefits to those who use the space, including boosting productivity and health. In particular focus on education and workplace, Yarwood Leather attended a seminar held by KI Furniture and biophilic design… Read More >

30 April 2021

Career Profile: Arjav Shah

In the next of Career Profile series we speak with Interior Designer Arjav Shah, Senior Interior Designer at Perkins & Will with a hope that you will find aspects of his career journey an inspiration for your own creative career.  What is your educational background? Design has no boundaries and is generated out of ideas… Read More >

26 April 2021

The Financial Modern Workspace

SpaceInvader has completed a boutique, 2,000 sq ft workspace for Manchester-based Tosca Debt Capital on the 5th floor of the Helical-owned Trinity Building on the city’s John Dalton Street. Not only was this a fast turnaround scheme, commissioned in July 2020, but it was designed and delivered by the SpaceInvader and wider installation team during… Read More >

3 April 2021

Interior Design Declares Climate & Biodiversity Emergency

A group of influential interior design practices have today joined forces to launch ‘Interior Design Declares’, as part of Construction Declares, calling on everyone “working in the design and construction industry” to adopt a “paradigm shift in behaviour” over climate change. The nine interior design firms behind the ‘Interior Design Declares’ clarion call to the… Read More >

1 April 2021

Reactive surfaces

It is customary to try and start the year with a rejuvenated approach, a fresh perspective, a healthy dollop of hope, and plenty of plans. Like so many, I began last year in this manner, only to find us all in the strangest of circumstances merely weeks into proceedings. Sadly, it cannot be said that… Read More >

27 January 2021

Studio Tour: Nissen Richards

We are thrilled to bring you the latest article in our Studio Tour series.  We spoke with Pippa Nissen, Director at London-based design studio Nissen Richards Studio.   Pippa told us about her business, her team, their design ethos, their projects and what they have planned for the future. ONE: Business We launched Nissen Richards Studio… Read More >

14 December 2020

Studio Tour: 74

In the third of our new Studio Tour series we speak with David Holt, Director at 74 about his Manchester-based interior design and architecture practice, his teams design approach and what the future holds for 74.  We hope that you find this insight inspirational in your own career journey. We began by asking David about… Read More >

5 November 2020