We asked five designers—Jason Grant, Olga Hanono, Philip Mitchell, Blainey North and Arjun Rathi—how design is viewed in their countries and what practices they’d like to see American decorators adopt.
The 17th edition of the London Design Festival will include a curiosity-themed event hosted by urban transformation collective PlaceLabs. The designers and brand strategists behind the event weigh in on why curiosity is integral to the design process.
DLN founder Peter Sallick tells BOH how the summit’s 2019 edition—set to take place in London in November—will be neither a vacation nor an academic conference nor a schmoozy industry event, but an experience that extracts the best parts of all three.
In his booth at Salone del Mobile’s Salone.Satellite this spring, Yann Santerre debuted the start of an ambitious project: a new building material to rival concrete—formulated out of sediment dredged from a local harbor.
Although the Middle East has traditionally been known for opulence and luxury, local brands are reinterpreting that heritage, turning the aesthetic on its head with minimalist pieces that honor their regional roots.
Design Shanghai is Asia’s biggest design event, with over 400 exhibitors and 70,000 guests attending the four-day event. We asked show director Zhuo Tan about the show’s growth, new Chinese designers to follow, and what it takes for an American brand to make it in China.