In the nicest possible way, Freddy Mamani makes buildings that look like Vegas slot machines. His jazzy designs are changing the face of his home city, La Paz and at the same time causing a bit of a stir in the architectural world. Read more
Brutalist architecture for decades was the symbol of the underclass and soulless town planning. But a new generation looks at the style of architecture with optimism, including Spanish photographer Salva López, who has worked on our new Ricardo Bofill book. We find out more about his aesthetic and approach to photography. Read more
It's only one year until we've reached the date the original Blade Runner was set. Although we know 2019 won't quite be the same as the film portrayed, photographer Tom Blachford has decided to show us what might have been. Read more
Just when you thought you had understood "hygge" there's yet more to learn. Read more
Some of the most important everyday concepts in Nordic life are encapsulated in words and phrases that are difficult to translate into other languages. Learn what the Swedish concept lagom means.
Awkward in shape and only 13 square meters of floor space–designers of Studiomama came up with an interior design concept, that gave a new lease of life to a tiny studio, that had previously been used as a mini cab office. With smart storage solutions, this London apartment has everything one needs including a double bed. "It was like designing the interior of a boat or a caravan," says designer Nina Tolstrup. Read more
The Mono Cabin is an ideal option for someone who enjoys the bare necessities of life. With a footprint of just 106 sq ft, it is small enough to avoid needing a building permit and is finished and ready to be dropped off in just 6-8 weeks. No assembly necessary. Read more