Contributors / Nolan Giles

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Sitting pretty

From flexible shelving and versatile chairs to smart side tables and eye-catching lamps, we round up the benchmarks of good design that’s made to last.

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Hot desking

Furniture isn’t just about how your office looks – it’s also about how it feels. Choosing warm materials, striking pieces and plush upholstery will show the world that you mean business.

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Scaling up

The actual space in which you work plays a key part in any company’s story; find somewhere that reflects your values, get the details right and think of the future. Here’s our rulebook.

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Play it cool

We visit the cities making space for people (of all ages) to get out and about and have some fun.

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Well built

Our pick of superlative designs that are functional, beautiful and made to last.

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Inside scoop

Belgium might be small but its design industry is punching well above its weight, as evidenced in its biennale.

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Radical departure

To create an aircraft cabin and transit lounge to suit the longest of all long hauls, Qantas turned to an innovative designer prepared to go the extra mile.

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Just your type

From magazine revamps and reinventions to much-loved mascots and new HQs, the media world remains a force of creativity.

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Artistic merit

Jordan’s capital is using its creativity – and a whole lot of calligraphy – to rewrite its reputation for art and design.

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Wondrous wares

From seating to storage, these are the design innovations with which to fit out your home, office or otherwise.

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Jailhouse blocks

Architecture involves problem-solving. Typically it means maximising comfortable space for cost in housing or office projects yet when it comes to designing for incarceration and the judicial system, there are other factors…

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Sleeping beauty

Nolan Giles reporting from Semmering: A mountainside fin-de-siècle resort town in Austria is being reawakened from its slumber by new arrivals who come armed with a vision – and a paint brush.

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