With lives increasingly lived from behind a screen, we are craving tactility from the spaces we live in. Katie Treggiden investigates the renaissance of the sense of touch and speaks to the designers and architects responsible.
While most of the London Design Festival is a showcase of products and furniture, there are a number of installations casting new light on the city, that promise to make even locals see the capital’s buildings and spaces with fresh eyes. Here Katie Treggiden pulls together 10 of the best.
A carved wooden bowl, a cup designed to highlight the flavour of tea, a hand-woven throw… As the rise of digital means we need less ‘stuff,’ the objects we chose to let into our homes hold more meaning than ever.