Sunday, 15 March 2015
London SE21 7LD
Sunday, 15 March 2015
London SE21 7LD
Teuco will present Gessato a Pinstripe Limited Edition bathtub from the award winning Accademia collection at ISH 2015. The strikingly simple design features a bespoke pattern finish. This season the brand moved away from bright pop stripes taking inspiration from traditional tailoring fabric to offer an understated take on the bath.
Rachel Hill treated the press at the Clerkenwell Design Week 2015 launch with this shortbread. Impress your guests with some of her personalised treats, suitable for events, pop ups, exhibitions, weddings and product launches. Each sweet treat is made to order from fresh, locally sourced ingredients and delivered right to your door.
Try making this delicious cocktail tonight. You know you deserve it after the long week!
Californian based company memobottle have launched these new water bottles to match ISO standard paper sizes. The brilliant leak proof design glides easily into your bag to slot neatly alongside your computer and books.
Detail: The backdrop for the bed is a supersized photographic forest printed headboard.
Firmdale Hotels added its eighth London property the boutique Ham Yard Hotel to their growing portfolio. Owners Tim and Kit Kemp have revived a tired corner of the city and created a luxurious urban village atmosphere in the heart of Soho. Continue Reading…
New lifestyle brand new brand Atissu aim to inject some style into overlooked everyday objects. Continue Reading…
Above: Gruppe has re-defined the gateways, edges and centre of Clerkenwell with ‘Vita Contemplativa.’
One of the biggest highlights of the design calendar Clerkenwell Design Week returns 19-21 May for the sixth edition showcasing pioneering installations, exclusive product launches and insights into contemporary design.
Set amid the historic area of Clerkenwell, the three-day annual festival features prominent design showrooms based in the locality, alongside four exhibitions –The Design Factory, Platform, Detail and Additions.
William Knight, Show Director says, “Clerkenwell Design Week is a true celebration of this exceptional and dynamic part of London. Our distinctive model of combining the commercial focus of the showrooms and exhibitions with the chance to match materials, creativity and use of urban public space makes the festival accessible and hugely popular. 2015 will see continued growth for one of the UK’s most exciting design events.”
The Design Factory: Based at The Farmiloe Building, will play host to some of the best contemporary furniture, lighting and product design brands from the UK and around the world.
London based architecture practice DRDH referenced the sparsely furnished interior paintings of Danish Artist Wilhelm Hammershoi (1864-1916) for a piano nobile apartment within a Georgian house in Bryanston Square. Continue Reading…
Two weeks ago we featured an emerging styling trend for stacking products. LSA International has used this trend as inspiration for their innovative line of Serveware and Drinkware to display flowers or serve food.
The ‘Stilt’ collection features glass bowls, vases and porcelain dishes arranged on interconnecting ash boards. Each piece is elevated on four wooden stilts which are crafted and fitted by hand. Choose from a variety of accessories to build a bespoke table setting.
If you have a space at home to accommodate an office and need design inspiration, take a look at the enviable workspace of Spanish designer Jaime Hayon. Decorative floors are a great way to make a statement. Hayon laid tiles composed in the design of a fitted traditional rug as opposed to the usual repeated pattern. He balanced the interior with a few of his own simple designs such as the ‘Analog’ table, he designed for Republic of Fritz Hansen and by keeping accessories to a minimum. Designers need inspiration, here Hayon highlighted the white walls with a collection of mementos, images and tear sheets strategically placed in a row echoing the length of his desk. Inspired? We are.
See Jaime Hayon next month at Design Shanghai, 27-30 March.
Contemporary Hall: neri&hu
Next month Design Shanghai will showcase top brands from the East and West across the Collectible Design, Classic Design and Contemporary Design halls. Designers such as Lee Broom, Jaime Hayon in association with Fritz Hansen, Vitra, Wrong for HAY, Moroso André Fu, Foscarini, Arik Levy, Bally, DomusTiandi and Swarovski will be joining exciting Chinese designers at the event.
Above: Jean Prouvé 6X9 House
Major features of the show come from Bally who will be presenting an installation by Chinese artist Wang Yuyang alongside a site specific work responding to Bally’s restored Jean Prouvé 6X9 House, which will make its China debut in the Collectible Design hall. Continue Reading…