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2020 VISION | DESIGN + ARCHITECTURE TRENDS

30.01.20

With 2020 well underway, it’s important to keep up to date with the evolving trends within modern architecture. Much-like British weather, the design world is consistently changing, and whilst it’s important to remain distinctive, it is absolutely essential to understand what’s going on.

Trends are like a conveyor belt, they pass along and have their moment and then usually loop back around at a later time. With the arrival of the new decade, we are keen to dissect which trends are here to stay and identify those we are happy to leave behind…

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ARCHITECTS ARE INVITED TO REVIVE THE NOTRE-DAME CATHEDRAL ROOF

24.01.20

French President Édouard Philippe has commissioned a competition inviting architects to design a replacement that is “adapted to the techniques and challenges of our era.”

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A FUTURE WITH OPTIONS

17.01.20

“We are aspiring to design a future where people still have options; we don’t want to feel like we’re in a modular system of some form.” – Remi Connolly-Taylor

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COFFEE TABLE READS 03

14.01.20

Elements of Architecture – Rem Koolhaas

This book is a microscopic insight into the reality which accompanies buildings – it explores essential design techniques of various architects and can provide a significant understanding on the constant evolution and progression of elements usually considered stable within architecture.

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DEFINE | MORPHOLOGY

10.01.20

noun

The study of the forms of things.

A particular form, shape, or structure.

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MATERIALS POST | TERRAZZO

03.01.20

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THE NEED FOR DESIGN

31.12.19

“Recognising the need is the primary condition for design.” – Charles Eames

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EXHIBITION WATCH | OLAFUR ELIASSON: IN REAL LIFE

27.12.19


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IN CONVERSATION | ACTRESS – REBECCA CALDER

20.12.19

Rebecca lives in East London, not too far away from the studio. She has worked as an actor for almost 15 years, where she started in theatre and then moved on to TV.

“I love London – I’m a big fan, I think it’s an amazing city, it’s just got everything and I think artistically, it is an interesting sort of melting pot of different people and influences” – Rebecca Calder

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LEGO'S 'THE TWELVE REBUILDS OF CHRISTMAS' PROJECT

17.12.19

The festive season has sparked a creative partnership between The Savoy and LEGO on this exciting The Twelve Rebuilds of Christmas project which encompasses LEGO’s huge global brand campaign Rebuild the World.


LEGO Group X Savoy – featuring innovative designs of a dragon Christmas tree and a Harley Davison replacing Santa’s sleigh.

This Christmas, you will find that the prestigious hotel is aiming to reimagine the classic The Twelve Days of Christmas Christmas carol that we all know and love to inspire people to grasp the significance of exploring creativity and the power of imagination.