Bryan O’Sullivan (left) and his husband James O’Neil who  works with him in the London-based business. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

London-based Bryan O’Sullivan was named Elle Décor Interior Designer of the Year this week, an award in the design community akin to the Oscars. “It h(...)

Shelly McNamara and Yvonne Farrell, of Grafton Architects: their appointment as curators of next year’s Venice Biennale of architecture feels like a major step. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“The ghosts of modern architecture.” That memorable phrase is how architectural historian Beatriz Colomina describes women’s status in the profession(...)