Field of vision: the trends and names to watch in design in 2021

From the reclaiming of urban spaces for residential use, and the use of restorative neutrals to the rise of the small gallery, we ask some industry insiders just what to expect of architecture and design in 2021

Work from designer Rebecca Marsden, on the of Design and Crafts Council of Ireland’s Future Makers

Is it strange to talk about trends in art and architecture? What is more eternal than a work of art? What lasts longer than a building? And yet artists respond to the times, just as architects respond to both their own inspiration and the needs of their clients. So, given everything we have been through in the past twelve months, what can we expect to be seeing in 2021?

As a judge for the RDS ...