Eco Kitchen Interiors set to become smart intelligent spaces

oliver General, Healthy spaces, Materials, Technology/ Energy Saving, Water saving

With kitchens being the one space in the home that uses the most resources on a daily basis, were seeing that eco kitchens are also set to become smart kitchens – learning and adapting user behaviour – minimising resource input to maximise output -might even bring a smile to the eco side of Grodon Ramsay ! But what are the …

Bathrooms of the future – saving us water and giving us so much more

oliver General, Healthy spaces, Materials, Technology/ Energy Saving, Water saving

Im always on the lookout for surveys and stats that tell us a little more about how we want to live, rather than the way we currently do- they can be a fascinating insight for any designer particularly those interested in the Future Home. Well this week its bathrooms. A recent survey of 1500 home owners by bathroom manufacturer  Ideal …

Driving the Future

oliver General, Technology/ Energy Saving

As an eco designer it won’t come as a surprise that I’m no petrol head motoring journalist but I have had the chance to drive a number of pure electric cars over the years – many with varying degrees of success and just a little anxiety. Why the anxiety? Whilst I do believe electric cars are the future, their range …