Gordon Ramsay’s Lucky Cat nocturnal restaurant by Afroditi Krassa is inspired by Tokyo 1930’s underground clubs

Raw Bat @ Gordon Ramsay's LUCKY CAT restaurant by AfroditiKrassa in Mayfair, Lodnon - Photo by AfroditiKrassa Design Studio.

AfroditiKrassa Design Studio went deliberately dark for the hype-free Gordon Ramsay’s LUCKY CAT Asian restaurant in London which does not aim to be ‘shouty’. ‘How many times do you visit a place because it looks great in a picture but disappoints in real life?’

INSIDE 2019 shortlist unveils the world’s finest interior design in the Instagram age

INSIDE 2019 Shortlist - MEOW restaurant by E Studio - Photo by ©Chao Zhang.

From Noma’s garden-restaurant to a cat cafe in Guangzhou but also a Japanese glass wedding chapel and a desert canyon-inspired library in Qatar. INSIDE 2019 shortlist celebrates the best of interior design worldwide.

JJ Studio’s desaturated kindergarten inspires kids to learn independently

Taiwan Montessori desaturated kindergarten - Photo by JJ Studio.

Kids areas are often super colourful, but “the world of children is simple, and anything can be a playground at any time” and everywhere, beside bold colours. That’s why JJ Studio’s desaturated kindergarten is designed to allow pupils of a Montessori pre-school in Taiwan to promote their imagination and learn independently.

2018 INSIDE World Festival of Interiors: 10 great projects on show

2018 INSIDE World Festival of Interiors - 'Interloop' by Studio Chris Fox - Photo by Josh Raymond. Image: courtesy of World Architecture Festival.

An Art-Deco carriage on the Orient Express a molecular pharmacy, a LEGO house and upside-down interlooping escalators… 10 of the best projects at 2018 INSIDE World Festival of Interiors.

Design House: 24 studios turn an abandoned house in Mexico City into an interior design experimental space

Grupo de Diseñadores @ Design House - Photo by Design Week Mexico.

At Design Week Mexico 2018, the Design house exhibition invited some of the country’s most cutting-edge studios to blur the lines between indoor and outdoor, natural and urban for a more intimate and human-based interior design.