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Sacrificial Furniture from TOBYhouse

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TOBYhouse came to our attention with its fun Beach Ball Shades that we first saw at Clerkenwell Design Week. In September at the London Design Festival, TOBYhouse will be debuting its latest collection: Sacrificial Furniture. Continue Reading…

Josiah DAB radio and Wireless speaker

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Josiah combines traditional craftsmanship with modern technology. A ceramic body made in Stoke-on-Trent houses a wireless Bluetooth speaker or DAB digital radio.  Continue Reading…

Jules Wabbes Editions at Bulo

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From the 1950’s to 1970’s Jules Wabbes was a leading figure in Belgian furniture design, creating classic pieces out of pear, walnut and cherry-wood.  Continue Reading…

Polka Lamps by Plant & Moss

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Plant & Moss shot to attention in 2012 with the Akita Desktop Range and this September the young design company will be launching a new lamp collection at the London Design Festival. Continue Reading…

DAM’s tables have built in personality

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Designers Hugo Silva and Joana Santos set up DAM after graduating in Design from the University of Aveiro.

Playful and humorous, narrative designs combine the duos’ passions for everyday objects and graphic design, integrated with elements of traditional Portuguese techniques. Continue Reading…

Old School Electric lamps

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Holloways of Ludlow launched Old School Electric at Clerkenwell Design Week earlier this year.

With a luxurious-meet-industrial aesthetic, these blown-glass pendants are available in four different shapes and filament light bulbs are available that create a lantern like effect. Continue Reading…

Crack Vases by Emerge ID

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“Useful brings useless, useless brings usefulness”: the ancient Chinese philosophy that inspired these Crack Vases by Emerge ID. Continue Reading…

Lounge Chair by Tom Vousden

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Tom Vousden is an up-and-coming furniture designer based in Anglesey. The Welsh designer’s pieces combine traditional style with contemporary details to create fresh interpretations of timeless classics.  Continue Reading…

Eclectic fabrics from St. Jude’s

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British textile brand St. Jude’s focuses on creating unique patterned fabrics, cushions covers and wallpapers from its Norfolk based workshop. Continue Reading…

Designer DJ Station by Evoni Design

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Evoni Design has added Play to the traditional Work/Eat solution often required of today’s furniture.  Continue Reading…

Beach Ball Lampshades inject fun into summer

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The UK has been suffering from a rare natural phenomenon – summer. The hot weather has left us here at Despoke in a summery mood and we think these Beach Ball lampshades from TOBYhouse are perfect for enjoying that summer feeling all year round.  Continue Reading…

Barber Osgerby for Knoll

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Acclaimed designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby have released their debut collection for Knoll, which this year is celebrating its 75th anniversary.  Continue Reading…

Farm Kitchen at 100% Design

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An early creative image has been released of the Farm Kitchen, a hub at this year’s 100% Design. Continue Reading…

New Designers Part 2

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Above: A selection of designs at the Plymouth University 3D Design stand

Last night was the opening of New Designers Part 2 at the Business Design Centre. The Universities involved put on some incredible displays and we saw some great designs from very talented young designers, featured here.  Continue Reading…

Mirror-chair on the wall…

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Japanese architecture studio, Nendo has designed a collection of mirrors for Glas ItaliaContinue Reading…