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.
In this issue we take a tour around some of the newest public spaces, created by Gustafson Porter, Barr Gazetas, and Grimshaw, Arcadis, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, while examining what important role these sorts of spaces play in the cityscape.
FX's Design Seminar with Bisley, debates the issues in the educational realm that are shaping the look, shape and feel of education spaces.
We have a Focus on lighting, and specifically looking at lighting museums and exhibits, with 18 pages dedicated to the topic.
Also in this issue Veronica Simpson takes us to Oslo, where she witnessed a different type of public art, and our monthly selection of projects takes us to York, where a railway hotel has been transformed by Goddard Littlefair into a destination in itself; to Osterley, west London, where HASSELL has helped create a new HQ for Sky, and to central London and the transformation of a run of buildings from the 1800s into offices by Forme UK.