Showcase: Architect@Work, Kensington Olympia

Last week we visited the Architect@Work exhibition in Kensington Olympia, which showcased some of the most recent innovations in the industry. Here are 5 of our favourites: Sensory Sky by Dornbracht The exhibit most hotly anticipated by the Boundary Space team, Dornbracht’s Sensory Sky rain shower aims to “stimulate all the senses”. Inspired by natural [...]

Inside View: Lloyds of London

Last week Boundary Space gained access to one of the most famous City buildings, a skyscraper whose towering status has endured since its unveiling, despite the fact that it has long been overtaken in physical stature by its peers. Lloyds of London in its current manifestation was built in 1986 and confirmed architect Richard Rogers’ [...]

The Boundary Space Christmas Party

As I settle into the first working day of 2015, I find myself thinking over the festivities of  December. Last month saw the annual Boundary Space Christmas party , which was positively marathonic for 2014! Beginning with lunchtime drinks and nibbles at the studio, we made our way to the Sir John Soanes Museum for [...]

A Weekend in Milan

Written by our guest blogger Yidan Wang: “‘Porta Genova,’ the woman said when I asked her where in Milan we might find furniture or lighting stores that would sell independent designs.  Sitting behind an elegant white desk at Meritalia, she wore a colourful African head wrap and spoke in a manner with just the right [...]

Lighting effects in Valvona & Crolla, Edinburgh

On a recent trip to Edinburgh I made sure I stopped off for a coffee at the Vincaffe, run by Valvona & Crolla, an Edinburgh institution whose deli was described as “arguably the best Italian delicatessen north of the Alps” in the Wall Street Journal. The cafe and restaurant is located on an unassuming pedestrianised [...]

100 % Design 2011 London

100 percent design 2011 was a personal record for me. Though not a record I am fond of beating.  My personal record for shortest time spent in a trade show. 43 minutes. It was more than a little disappointing,  instead of stands with ambition and innovation it was more a case of the usual suspects [...]

From humble to staircase to dynamic architectural centrepiece

Hallways and stairwells are the often the centrepiece of a home, places where guests gain their first impressions and the space that ties all the other elements together. The stair above is from the Black Madonna House designed by Josef Gočár in Prague and is a playful cubist reinterpretation of a balustrade. What makes the [...]