Posts Tagged ‘design’

Smart thinking at the I&DA party

Smart thinking at the I&DA party

It was a stylish lot that turned up at last night’s Innovation & Design Awards 2012 ceremony, at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square in Mayfair.

The prestigious Conde Nast Traveller awards, which celebrates innovative thinking and excellence in design in every aspect of travel from transport to culture, is now in its sixth year and has become a firm fixture in the design world. (more…)

Style city: Sydney Design Festival

Style city: Sydney Design Festival

The Sydney Design Festival kicks off tomorrow, with a host of exhibitions and activities planned over the 16-day event.

Produced by the Powerhouse Museum, the festival celebrates design across Sydney. (more…)

See London through the eyes of a designer

See London through the eyes of a designer

London’s world-renowned design festival kicks off next week, giving travellers the chance to explore the city – and design – from a different point of view. Here’s our selection of the best events…

Tokyobike Tours

Hip Japanese company Tokyobike will run tours over the festival, giving Londoners the opportunity to try out their sleek and stylish bikes. (more…)

Holidays in modern architecture

Holidays in modern architecture

Last year, not-for-profit organisation Living Architecture asked a team of talented architects to design houses to be used as holiday homes – and, as expected, the first to be completed is outstanding. (more…)

Design Miami returns for its sixth year

Design Miami returns for its sixth year

The global art fair Design Miami returns for its sixth year this winter, with its most ambitious exhibition to date.

This year’s fair features a large selection of galleries showcasing some of the most important art from the 20th and 21st centuries and special historic works from well-known private collections. (more…)

Made in Britain

Made in Britain

In the lead-up to the Olympics, all eyes are on London – not least for its design credentials (Zaha Hadid’s Aquatic Centre has received as much attention as the stadium itself). (more…)

Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland reveals new design

Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland reveals new design

Cleveland’s Museum of Contemporary Art has released renderings of its new museum building – designed by London-based firm Foreign Office Architects (FOA) – which looks likely to bring architect and design tourists to the North American city. (more…)

A dramatic pop-up at London’s Design Festival

A dramatic pop-up at London’s Design Festival

A festival wouldn’t be complete this year without a pop-up cafe or restaurant. So, for the design-conscious, there will be only one place to go during London’s Design Festival this autumn: the pop-up cafe at Tent, located in the Truman Brewery. (more…)

Every new hotel has its ups and downs…

Every new hotel has its ups and downs...

There are many hotels in South America which can promise guests an unpredictable stay, but perhaps none more so than the Unbalance Hotel, set for a chaotic arrival on Peru’s South Pacific coastline. (more…)

Design Hotels Side opens gourmet steak restaurant

Design Hotels Side opens gourmet steak restaurant

Design Hotels member Side in Hamburg has opened a new gourmet steakhouse. Aptly named [m]eatery, the restaurant serves the finest cuts of beef, stored for weeks in the restaurant’s own glass chamber – located in the dining room so guests can get a closer look – in order to develop intense flavour, cooling the meat down and then quickly grilling it under infrared at 800? (more…)

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