Serpentine Sackler Gallery by Zaha Hadid

This is the new Serpentine Sackler Gallery, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects. Buried in London’s Hyde Park, in Kensington Gardens, the building breaths new life into The Magazine, a former 1805 gunpowder store. It is also a short walking distance from its parent space, the Serpentine Gallery. The Magazine was a quite neoclassical building. It used to blend in with the park’s wildlife. I cannot recall having paid much attention to it on my many walks through the park –... Read More

Trends from the Frankfurt Motor Show

Frankfurt is Europe’s largest and most significant car show where we get to see new trends in design and technology, and gauge the future of mobility. This year, however, there really wasn’t a unified voice – instead car companies appear to be finding their own solutions. The popularity of the compact luxury crossover type car remains as strong as ever with most premium marque’s offering their take on this. Jaguar’s C-X17 perhaps took centre stage for its excellent... Read More

Highlights: London Design Festival 2013

London is experiencing a design renaissance and events like the 2013 London Design Festival that kicked off earlier this week highlight the city’s incredible creative energy. This is not to say all the designers featured are locals – as the show once again illustrates, London is a gateway for talent from all over the globe. The exhibits this year are an intriguing, lovely and spirited collection spanning from the purely conceptual to the quirky and fun. #gallery-10... Read More

Court of Justice by J. Mayer H Architects

These are images of the new Court of Justice in Hasselt, Belgium. Designed by Berlin practice J. Mayer H Architects who worked with a2o-architecten and Lensºass architecten, it references the image of the hazelnut trees in the Hasselt’s coat of arms, and steel structures in the Art Nouveau influenced former industrial city. #gallery-11 { margin: auto; } #gallery-11 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width:... Read More

Review: BMW 4 Series Coupé

Meet the new 4 Series Coupé. Driven last week in the Scottish Highlands, the drama of this unique landscape, where in one single afternoon we witnessed four contrasting seasons, and where for miles upon miles not a sole can be spotted, proved to be an ideal stage to highlight the sleek, sculpted and sophisticated lines of this latest BMW. The 4 really is a handsome car in the flesh. The car replaces the 3 Series Coupé and forms the new 4 Series family that will grow in time... Read More