Forget domestic interior design, read where the professional designers are heading. FX leads the way with the world’s best architects and designers who influence the way you live. Your office, your school, your library, your hospital, and even your prison – all of them are designed by professionals architects and designers who profoundly affect our lives. FX talks to the professionals who make it happen for all of us. What motivates them, and enables them to deliver an improved quality of life for you? We interview those designers that have made a difference. It’s your life, join the professional’s debate with us. Design matters.
This month, we ask what the role is of the modern museum. Design companies are helping museums to find answers through sophisticated masterplanning and new presentations of their entire collections. We’re looking at museums that have repurposed their collections to appeal to a wider audience – with the help of the experts.
Make yourself at home in our 24-page review of the residential design sector, where we look at a vast and various selection of products. From the King’s Cross Victorian gasholders, now transformed into apartments by WilkinsonEyre to SuperLofts in Amsterdam by Marc Koehler Architects, via a seaside dwelling at Dungenesss by Guy Hollaway Architects, among other compelling projects.
We’re in Tokyo, looking at Do-C, a capsule hotel being given new aesthetic of stripped back modernism in order to eradicate its image as the preserve of drunken male office workers who’d missed the last train home.
Brief Encounters takes us to Portsmouth this month, a city at risk of having its expansive sea view wiped out by a giant concrete wall. We’re exploring the value of design-led decisions to help this city under threat.
As well as work from Thierry Huau, Align, Bisley, Ege, Stiff + Trevillion, Alexander White, Caruso St John, Marcus Taylor, Kurt Merki, Duravit and so much more!