For a perfectly composed tree centre it in on the graphic ‘Christmas Tree Blanket,’ next adorn with geometric shapes and bold baubles. All you need to add is a set of white lights and a touch of spray snow!
1- ‘Bentzen Balls,’ £10 at twentytwentyone.
2- ‘Christmas Tree Blanket,’ EUR 42 at Ferm Living.
3- ‘Glitz’ iridescent baubles,’ £12 at Habitat.
4- ‘Bullfinch’ £3 at Skandium.
5- ‘Bentzen Crystals,’ £10 at twentytwentyone.
6- ‘Ball Decoration,’ £5 at twentytwentyone.
Detail: 2m oversized herringbone /Georgian wired and reeded glass / Original reclaimed bricks / Stained matt black railway sleepers / Soft sage and cream gloss metro tiles.
London-based design and interior architecture practice Amos and Amos have referenced London’s historic docks and warehouses for the interiors of new London offices designed for global ideas and innovation agency AKQA. The design team rose to the challenge of working with a client with exceptionally high standards and a willingness to take risks in order to achieve something original. The result is a richly layered and textured space where almost everything has been custom made – a unique working environment for AKQA in the world of often standardised office design. Continue Reading…
Following a successful six-month stretch at the Felix Meritis building, Frame store‘s award-winning temporary interior designed by i29 architects was packed up and removed without trace. Realising interest in the Frame store was still alive the company has moved to its second location in Amsterdam. Continue Reading…
Mini Moderns will be hosting their annual event as part of Camberwell Arts Christmas on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th December – 11am – 6pm.
There will be a special private view evening on Friday 12th – 6pm until 9pm – where you will find bargains, new products and sample fabrics from the olden days and off cuts from the latest collections.
Mini Moderns Open Studios:
10 Empress Mews?London SE5 9BT
Friday 12th December – Private View 6pm-9pm
Saturday 13th December 11am – 6pm?Sunday
14th December 11am – 6pm
Above: Mark Eley and Wakako Kishimoto.
‘Five minutes only’ is a series of quick fire rounds with industry influencers and leaders of disciplines in design. Today we welcome textile design stars Mark Eley and Wakako Kishimoto, otherwise known as Eley Kishimoto, who made their presence known at London Design Festival with their first award winning wallpaper collection and the ‘Flash’ pavement installation at Brixton tube station.
Where do you live?
We have lived on the Brixton/Clapham border since 1992 and our studio is just a two-minute walk away.
How would you describe your home?
Our house is a classic Victorian two-storey mid-terrace. It’s very cluttered, busy and not truly considered, but with touches of love and joy. We have our own patterns around, but it’s certainly not a show home. We’re not super house proud as we’re too focused on making pretty things for other people.
The London Design Festival has collaborated with Darkroom for a festive give-a-way!
To win this 15″ So Sottsass plate that forms part of Darkroom’s collection of playful products inspired by the postmodern visionary Italian Architect Ettore Sottsass simply enter your name and email on the link below.
Hand painted in their London studio, the plate is for decorative use only and looks great wall mounted. Combining bright colours and bold shapes, these decorative plates look most impressive when hung together as a triptych.
Above: NdP L1, 2014 – £650
Iconic textile designer Nathalie Du Pasquier founding member of the Memphis group couldn’t be more relevant in today’s design world. With the huge interest in postmodernist design young designers are discovering her work and high profile brands are eager to collaborate with her. Continue Reading…
Gisela Vidallé studied the construction of the reversible Kura bed by Ikea and extended the structure wrapping it in wood veneered MDF to create the ‘Little Forest House’. Continue Reading…