FX spoke with Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin, the duo behind experimental design studio Formafantasma at the launch of their new exhibition Cambio
Words by Sophie Tolhurst
It can be hard to reconcile the divide between theoretical and research-led work and its practical applications in design. Yet successfully straddling this divide for a ..
Lois O’Hara is a Brighton-based artist and designer whose work is making waves across exercise and retail spaces
Words by Sophie Tolhurst
Lois O’Hara is a Brighton-based artist and designer, working between the parameters of mural painting, illustration, design and art direction. Her signature aesthetic uses wavy shapes and patterns in bold ..
For the awards each year we recruit a panel of independent judges from across the industry, each chosen for their expertise and insight to select the deserving winners of each category. Here's a little bit about this year's panel.
Words by FX Magazine
The deadline for entries into the prestigious FX Awards is now less than two months aw..
FX Magazine is thrilled to present its new podcast series, Talking Spaces, with the launch of the first episode!
Talking Spaces: A new podcast from FX Magazine
While it might be a little harder than usual to get your hands on a copy of FX Magazine at the moment, we are thrilled to be bringing you something new – with the release of our first ever..
This year’s Design Plus competition at Light + Building in Frankfurt showcased a collection of lighting designs that were recognised for providing ethereal, elegant, timeless and ingenious solutions
Light + Building in Frankfurt is a beast of an exhibition. With thousands of new products covering every aspect of lighting conceivable, and a few th..
Platform Group's director, Krishna Money, discusses five considerations to keep in mind as people return to the workplace
Words by Krishna Money
For many who operate out of offices, the recent outbreak of COVID-19 has meant a rethink of working practices, in order to protect the health and wellbeing of the workforce. There will likely be a g..
This film by Heinz Bütler looks at the history of chair design through 125 objects from the collection of the Vitra Design Museum. FX thinks this fascinating film is well worth a watch.
A film by Heinz Bütler
Production: HOOK Film & Kultur Produktion GmbH in cooperation with the Vitra Design Museum, 2018
This film, 'Chair Times: A history of..
Lighting schemes for the workplace are often indifferent, viewed only in numerical, functional terms – but, ironically, it is probably currently subject to more research than any other area of illumination
Arguably the importance of lighting, specifically well-designed lighting, has been better recognised in certain arenas than others: the hotel ..
Mark Major, co-founder of Speirs + Major reflects on whether architectural lighting has finally arrived – or if it is still seen as a ‘bolt on’ rather than a recognised design discipline
My creative partner Keith Bradshaw often says that lighting is a ‘broken word’. I know what he means. When you talk about lighting, even to another designer, the..
David Hoare describes the process that brewery firm Hall & Woodhouse goes through when working with designers and architects to develop a brand new pub
Words by Pamela Buxton
All Images: Ben Pipe
What was your role in relation to the commissioning of new pubs for Hall & Woodhouse?
I was at Hall & Woodhouse (H&W) for 18 years, first as retail dire..
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