MixInspired Cardiff

On a beautiful September day we headed into Cardiff for our 5th MixInspired event – and our first in Wales.

Hotel London 2026

Few would have predicted the current state of the London hotel market – and those that did are no doubt involved with the good news stories of this sector. So what will the next 10 or so years bring?

Print Run

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.

‘cize really does matter

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!

The Leading Tower of Deezer

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.

7 Fascinating Facts About Jeans

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.

Material Matters October

In this month’s Material Matters, the team at Material Lab explore a range of surfaces that offer far more than initially meets the eye.

Webb Chat

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.

Future Studies

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.

Material Matters

In this month’s Material Matters, the team at Material Lab shine the spotlight on up-and-coming product designers and graduates, along with the latest on-trend developments in surface solutions.