When it comes to co-working space, we’re a bit like a modern Goldilocks. Hmmm, this one’s a little too hot for us – really smart but too corporate. This one, on the other hand, is too cold – too sparse and quiet. Club Workspace at The Print Rooms, however, feels just right.
In the last issue of Mix you will have seen our comprehensive review of Sea Containers, designed by BDG architecture + design. Not only was this one of the most impressive, forward-thinking, truly agile workspaces we’d seen, it also had people at its very heart. This, we felt, was a space where people were looked after, were free and, equally importantly, were stimulated by their surroundings. It takes some doing to trump views across the Thames in terms of visual stimulation!
London really is a city of first-world extremes. Just half an hour ago we were surrounded by the monolithic towers of the City. Now we find ourselves entering a peaceful wharf, in a serene part of west London.
To celebrate the launch of its brand new sustainable designer carpet range – Jeans from the Essentials II collection – Desso has rounded up seven amazing facts and modern uses of the iconic denim jeans – a number of which may surprise you.
When we first started putting together this Spotlight feature on the hospitality market, top of our wish list was an in-depth conversation with a leading designer from a leading hotel chain. Our wish was well and truly granted, as we were fortunate enough to discuss the current and future state of the hotel market with Chris Webb, Senior Director of Interior Design EMEA, Hilton.
When we first looked at pulling together a major Spotlight on Innovation, our thought quickly moved towards technology. Now who could we talk to about the technology of tomorrow and how it is likely to impact on the workplace of the future? There was always going to be one man for the job.