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.
Get absorbed in our feature on the creative life of beirut, where despite – or maybe because of – the physical and economic turmoil of the recent past, the city is seeing a flourishing of artistic endeavour, including its own Design Week, 22-29 June.
In addition, we have another inspiring FX Design Seminar, held in association with Universal Fibers and hosted by Perkins & Will. We brought together experts from across the contract design sector to discuss wellness in workplace projects. We’ve documented the thought-provoking conversations on what the designers role is in influencing clients and developers on the topic.
In this month’s Focus, we get down-to-earth, with 20 pages dedicated to flooring. Read interviews with leading designers and their take on the latest trends and telling us what their fantasy floor would be in a world without the boundaries of briefs and budgets.
FInally, don’t miss this months If Only, where Christina Seilern of Studio Seilern Architects imagines what it would be like to live at altitude as part of the environment.