David Adjaye announced as winner of London Design Medal

Every year, the British Land Celebration of Design awards recognises four individuals for their contributions to design - and this year, British architect David Adjaye takes the top prize - the coveted London Design Medal... 

Decorex International 2016: everything you need to know

From September 18-21, Decorex International will host over 400 exhibitors, including new and established designers, in the grounds of Syon Park. With three trade-only days, and one for the general public, there's something for everyone at the luxury showcase...

'Toblerone Towers': Elephant & Castle's new triangular skyscrapers

With a new £20 million leisure centre, plus a two-acre park with orchards and communal allotments in the pipeline, this Zone 1 district is changing rapidly. Triangular skyscrapers, nicknamed “Toblerone Towers” and 10,000 new homes are the next big plans for the area.

Five unmissable design events in August

The Spotlight Festival brings art, craft, food, theatre and music to Seven Dials; designer-makers display high-quality wares at the Mall Galleries; and a trip to the Celebration of Craftsmanship and Design in Cheltenham is a must-see for all lovers of fine furniture.

See inside Finsbury Park's 11ft-wide 'skinny house'

At only 11.5ft wide, this run down brick townhouse in Finsbury Park was in a terrible state but a young London architect needed a test bed for new ideas - and a home. She and her business partner seized the chance to make it fabulous, adding £550k to its value in the process.