Liz Hoggard

My design London: Deyan Sudjic

This week, Deyan Sudjic, director for a decade of the Design Museum, has unveiled his masterplan for its new £78.5 million John Pawson-designed home in Kensington. Here he reveals his favourite shops, museums and design heroes.

My design London: artist Barnaby Barford

Artist Barnaby Barford spent two years photographing shop fronts in every postcode in the city. He then created 3,000 bone china replicas of the shops — each one unique — and assembled them into a sculptural installation, The Tower of Babel, currently on display at the Victoria & Albert Museum...

My design London: Sophie Conran

Cook, author and interior designer Sophie Conran is the daughter of designer Sir Terence Conran and food writer Caroline Conran.

My design London: SCP founder Sheridan Coakley

This year, the Design Museum held an exhibition in honour of Sheridan Coakley - founder of pioneering design brand SCP. To mark 30 years as an industry leader, we ask him about his favourite places and secret shops in London, and prized design objects.

Sophie and the Surrealists

Sophie Parkin's new private members club is a masterpiece of trompe l'oeil and, if surreal appeals, full of design ideas.

Stoke Newington: area guide

Stoke Newington, with its village feel, is home to plenty of young families and people who work in the arts and media industries who enjoy the popular independent shops, restaurants and pubs.

Seaside homes in Ilfracombe

When Damien Hirst unveiled his bronze statue of a pregnant woman on the harbour of Ilfracombe last autumn, the North Devon town was put back in the spotlight and now homebuyers are busy investing in the area's holiday cottages.