Ali is a London-based writer, editor and consultant who specialises in design and architecture. She writes for Dezeen, Wallpaper* magazine, Elle Decoration, Interior Design, CNN Style and the Guardian.
A proto-Bauhaus association that counted architects Walter Gropius and Mies van der Rohe among its members informed this nostalgic hotel interior in Munich, designed by Fettle for aparthotel chain Locke. More
Grand steel and micro-cement structures, celestial lighting and symmetrical layouts add a sense of ceremony to the shopping experience within this clothing boutique in Hangzhou, China by Liang Architecture Studio. More
ConForm Architects has completed a "homely" office for a financial firm on the 11th floor of the recently refurbished Smithson Tower, the brutalist complex designed by Alison and Peter Smithson in the early 1960s. More
Stone excavated on the site was used to build this wellness hotel for athletes on the Greek island of Mykonos, which was designed by London- and Cyprus-based practice Kyriakos Tsolakis Architects. More
Fashion brand COS added an installation of mirrored plinths and display stands draped in layers of transparent mesh to enhance and contrast the interiors of the historic Palazzo Menz in Bolzano, Italy. More
Architecture studio Hutchinson & Partners employed a neutral palette of cream-coloured hues to complement the stonework of this 1920s office building in London, which was previously refurbished by British architect Will Alsop. More
Woven grass "Tiki Totems", timber frameworks and bold geometric shapes that recall surf culture make up Los Angeles-based design studio Perron-Roettinger's latest store for clothing brand Stüssy in Tokyo. More