Design is often associated with just form. A vehicle for something aesthetically pleasing or purely functional and the interaction with the human aspect is considered the final step. Award-winning British designer Ilse Crawford couldn’t disagree anymore and proves this idea incorrect: ‘Before design, there is empathy. Without it, there is no good design’.WATCH FILM
Sitting above an ancient water course, Lower Mill is McLaren.Excell’s timeless and sympathetic conversion of a late eighteenth century water mill; an architectural exercise in both preservation, restoration and endurance. “There’s nothing that will date about the quality of a space – that is a timeless thing.”WATCH FILM
From the iconic and monumental Sydney Opera House, to Can Lis, a monastic and humbling Mallorcan family home, Jørn Utzon’s work offers a window into his extraordinary creative mind, showing why he is one of the great architects of the 20th Century.WATCH FILM
Six stories that look at the history and origin of VOLA and what makes it what it is today. Often imitated but never matched.
VOLA is The Original.
Deyan Sudjic, Harriet Harriss and Nina Hertig talk to Dezeen’s editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs about the connections and contrasts between the Bauhaus and Danish design. Watch the recorded talk from the Design Museum in London.WATCH FILM