"With its beautiful vistas and exquisite buildings, which range from crumbly to contemporary, Lisbon offers a cityscape to savour." An essay on Lisbon's architecture, focusing on the joys of dawdling and the role of the miradouros in public life, for Monocle's first guide to the Portuguese city. Order a copy online.
Described as the man who Copenhagenised Copenhagen, Jan Gehl is a cult figure among architects and city planners thanks to his pioneering work in humanising urban infrastructure. This interview was published in Oak The Nordic Journal Volume 7, which can be ordered online.
Digital technologies are transforming our office spaces, and employee expectations of what an office can and should be for are shifting. This article asks designers, architects and thinkers to predict what the next evolution in office design might look like. Homework is published by collaborative office and co-working company Workspace. You can read the whole issue online for free.
The international perception of Nordic design is dominated by visions of minimal furniture. But today's design industry is about so much more. This article investigates some of the projects that are using design to change the way cities and services function. It was published in Oak The Nordic Journal Volume 7, which is now available in the world's best bookshops and can be ordered online.
Anna was named the new design editor for Oak – The Nordic Journal in late 2016. The first issue including her contributions will launch during Milan design week in April 2017.
An international biannual 'bookazine' featuring ambitious journalism and photography, Oak offers an intelligent perspective on the global resonance of Nordic culture – from art and design, to architecture, travel, food and more. By collaborating with some of the best photographers, writers and creative contributors, Oak continuously pushes into new territory, with unrivalled stories about visionary people, design, ideas and spaces from around world.
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Published on Amuse (ID's lifestyle site), this article was commissioned around the opening of the new Design Museum in London's former Commonwealth Institute, with a new interior by minimalist architect John Pawson (click the image to read the full piece).