Spaceist news articles

March 17, 2017

Are ‘Cool Offices’ the future?

Inventionland in Pittsburgh USA encompasses both a work space designed to fuel and inspire creativity but also a visitor attraction. It houses manufacturing capabilities that include metalworking, woodworking, molding, laser cutting, prototyping and circuit board construction. Inventionland in essence is…
June 10, 2016
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Spaceist presents a new line up of products for summer

  Here at Spaceist, we ensure our product ranges mirror the latest trends and developments in design. This summer, we introduce an intriguing new range of new products for both indoor and outdoor environments that explore different styles. Earlier we…
December 1, 2015
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The FX Awards: Recognising the cream of the crop in interior design

Recognising design excellence from around the world, the 17th installment of the FX Awards took place last week, presenting awards for interiors, lighting and products and also a range of awards recognising new and outstanding talent. We’ve taken a closer…
October 7, 2015
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The BCO Awards for excellence in office and workplace: The 2015 Winners

The 2015 Awards ceremony took place this week, as the British Council of Offices announced the top winners from each of the nine categories, from commercial workplace to refurbished/recycled projects. Entries come from all over the UK, with various regions…
October 5, 2015
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A former industrial space becomes the new Spaceist showroom

With a growing range of office, café and canteen furniture collections, we are proud to present a new larger showroom with a wide selection of product ranges on show. Based in Brentford, West London, the new Spaceist showroom is a…
September 10, 2015
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Diary dates: the London Design Festival 2015

Next week marks the start of a series of events, fairs and projects that take over London as the design industry come out to explore emerging trends, product launches and to preview some of the best international design right here…
September 1, 2015
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Northern Star: Lighting picks from northmodern 2015

A showcase of the best Scandinavian design alongside some of the most exciting international design talent, northmodern explores new and innovative design unlike any other design trade show. This year, alongside some exclusive product launches, northmodern hosted classical designer icon…
July 30, 2015
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The Vitra Workplace: ‘The Future of the Office’?

Presenting a showcase of interactive spaces to represent various ideas, formations and projects, this unconventional showroom space is the new Virta Workplace. based at the Vitra headquarters in  Germany, the space came together through collaboration by London-based Swiss architect Pernilla…
July 3, 2015
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FIRA & the future of the Workplace: competition winners announced

The Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA) launched a competition where undergraduates were invited to present a vision of how the workplace will function in the future. Titled [email protected], the competition marked the 65th anniversary of the formation of the Association.…
June 3, 2015
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The Milan Expo 2015: One month on

This week marks one month since the opening of the Milan Expo 2015. This year, the six-month exposition presents an exploration surround food and ‘Feeding the Planet’. Each country’s  participation was presented with a study of their own interpretation of…
May 29, 2015
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Classic Prouve office furniture gets the G-Star treatment by Vitra

Anyone who visited the Vitra showroom in London during Clerkenwell Design Festival will have had the chance to enjoy some Parisian delicacies at the Prouvé-inspired Bistro. The pop-up café marked the launch of a range of office furniture pieces that…
May 13, 2015
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Design showcases take over London this May

The London Design Festival takes off later this year with numerous events and shows around the capital, however an earlier taste of current furniture, product design and lighting trends is only around the corner.  The next half of this month features…
April 17, 2015
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Six lights making an appearance at Salone

The Milan furniture fair brings together designers and manufactures from different backgrounds and styles. Alongside a wealth of furniture, surfaces and accessories, the fair is a great show to see new lighting fixtures and lamps. We present a run down…
April 13, 2015
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Salone 2015: Five must see showcases at Milan furniture fair this week

It is that time of year again. Spread over a week, Salone del Mobile or the Milan furniture fair commences this week bringing together international brands, designers and architects to showcase, preview the latest in interior design. This year, we…
April 2, 2015
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Reconnecting communities: Stunning new Onagawa Station by Shigeru Ban

Four years ago, the North east coast of Japan’s Miyagi district, the town of Onagawa was badly hit by a tsunami that destroyed over 70% of homes and most of the town centre, including the railway station and public baths.…
January 16, 2015

25th ICEHOTEL Opens with Stunning Art Suites

Founded in 1989, ICEHOTEL is an initiative created to develop inspiration art, travel and nature experiences. This year in the Swedish town of Jukkasjärvi, based 200 km North from the Arctic Circle, the 25th ICEHOTEL has opened to welcome guests…
December 12, 2014
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Five Unconventional Christmas Trees from Around the World

During times of festivity, along with tradition, creativity is in high spirits. One of the main icons surrounding Christmas, the Christmas tree has been a focal point for both festive and creative spirit. Here, we present a collection of Christmas…
November 17, 2014
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Remembering Van Gogh: Glowing Bicycle Path created to mark Artists’ 125th Death Anniversary

Innovative Netherlands-based design firm, Studio Roosegaarde has created a bicycle path taking inspiration from the famous Starry Nights painting by Vinvent van Gogh. The path opened in Eindhoven to connect the Van Gogh heritage sites in Brabant to the rest…
October 31, 2014
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Tomoya Glass Museum: Kengo Kuma’s next masterpiece set to open in 2015

Known for presenting traditional architecture in new interpretations, and knock for projects including the Folding Art Museum and the Nezu Museum, Japanese architect Kengo Kuma brings us another great museum. Set to open in August 2015, the Tomoya Glass Museum…
October 23, 2014
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Evolution of a Flexible Workspace: Natural Paper Seating at Orgatec 2014

Guests to this years Orgatec, the largest office and workplace event of the year taking place in Cologne this week were greeted by three paper seating installations. Designers Forsythe and MacAllen of molo design have crafted these three flexible seating…
October 22, 2014
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Designs for London’s Largest Roof Garden at Battersea Power Station Revealed

The Battersea Power Station Development Company (BPSDC) have revealed the latest designs for what is planned to the largest roof gardens in the capital. The designs for the Battersea Roof Gardens are part of Phase 3 of the larger redevelopment…
October 20, 2014
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La Confluence: A Real Urban Utopia

Right in the midst of the city of Lyon between the Rhone and Saone rivers, an Eco-friendly, sustainable and modern new development  is taking place. One of the largest urban developments of this scale in Europe, La Confluence will see…
October 15, 2014
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The 2014 RIBA Sterling Prize: Last day to vote for your favourite building

Today is the final day for the public vote for the 2014 RIBA Sterling Prize. With buildings from across the country making the list, we’ve compile a quick run down to help you decide who to vote for if you…
October 8, 2014
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BEST & INNOVATIVE WORKPLACES RECOGNISED BY THE BCO NATIONAL AWARDS

Presented each year to projects from across the Untied Kingdom, the British Council of Offices National awards ceremony took place last night. With seven categories, from innovation to fit out and the Test of Time award, the ceremony seeks to…
October 7, 2014
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PRAGUE OPENS FOR 16TH DESIGNBLOK

Today marks the opening of the 16th edition of the biggest design show in Central Europe. Designblok is an expansive design show presenting interiors, fashion, lighting and product design in four venues around Prague. The show attracts designers from the…
October 2, 2014
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MONDRIAN LONDON – The capitals freshest new addition

Boasting 359 luxurious rooms, a 200-seat restaurant, 56-seat screening room and over 5,000 sq.ft of event venues, the opening of the first Mondrian Hotel outside America is something special for the capital. The design, headed by Tom Dixon reflects the…
October 1, 2014
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NISSAN POWER TO HELP CREATE REVERSE GRAFFITI ART

To promote the launch of the Nissan LEAF, its new fully electric model, they welcomed British street-artist Moose to recreate the London skyline in his signature style. The LEAF helped to power a jet washer the artist uses to clean…
August 13, 2014
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LEADING BRITISH MOTOR COMPANY MORGAN JOINS LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL

With a month to go before the much awaited London Design Festival opens, a range of the London design districts are gearing for another great line up. The most attractive factor about the London Design Festival is how it draws…
August 1, 2014
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NEWS – SPACEIST IS NOW ON SLIDE SHARE

Great online platform to view all of Spaceist catalogues in one easy place. Click on the link below to view all of our office, cafe and school furniture catalogues. CLICK TO VIEW – SPACEIST SLIDE SHARE…
July 31, 2014
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All CANTEEN FURNITURE IS NOW ON FLIP-BOARD

Check out our canteen and cafe furniture on Flip-Board. You can quickly flick through our cafe and canteen products then click to view the product on our site. CLICK TO VIEW > SPACEIST CAFE & CANTEEN FURNITURE CATALOGUE – Just…
July 30, 2014
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All OFFICE FURNITURE IS NOW ON FLIP-BOARD

Check out our office furniture on Flip-Board. You can quickly flick through our office furniture products then click to view the product on our site. CLICK TO VIEW > SPACEIST OFFICE FURNITURE CATALOGUE – Just scroll up or down to…