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The modern “shetopia”: women-only work spaces

Our blogger looks at the need to have women-only spaces where individuals can draw on each other as a resource.

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Vitra innovates design through textile and colour

Vitra's goal is to create interiors, furniture and accessories that are functional and inspiring.

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“Lagom” the new Scandinavian lifestyle philosophy to live by

While hygge had its moment, the new fad is the Swedish import of "lagom”

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Psychology of colour in branding

Colour has been a primitive form of communication, it can trigger associations, allude to cultural norms and provoke feelings. Studies show it only takes 90 seconds for people to form an opinion about a brand and within this time, colour influences between 62-90% of attitudes.

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The Andy Warhol of our time

Contemporary Japanese artist Takashi Murakami has created more than just a few images and notable sculptures in his career – he has created a brand.

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An American in Sweden

Our American blogger lives in London and after living in the UK for a few years, identifies herself as an “other”- definitely not British but not extremely American in her mannerisms, a chameleon perhaps…her partner (from Sweden) disagrees...

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The evolution of design in California

Our blogger visited the Design Museum's 'Designing Freedom', and discovered California 'the design hub'.

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