How to design the spaces in-between

Every good design lecture needs a quote. One of our favourites of Reasons To Be Creative 2014 so far has come (unexpectedly) from graphic designer Tom Muller's dad:

"When you design a kitchen, you should also design the patterns on the tea towels and the graphics of the coffee mugs. It's never about the big picture: it's everything that sits within that big picture."

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Julia Sagar
Editor-in-chief retail

Julia is editor-in-chief, retail at Future Ltd, where she works in e-commerce across a number of consumer lifestyle brands. A former editor of design website Creative Bloq, she’s also worked on a variety of print titles, and was part of the team that launched consumer tech website TechRadar. She's been writing about art, design and technology for over 15 years.