Vitra hearts Artek

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Vitra, the Swiss furniture powerhouse, has acquired the Finnish company Artek: a company built on a foundation to “Sell furniture and to promote a modern culture of habitation by exhibitions and other educational means”. Continue Reading…

IKAT chair with Fairtrade fabric

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The IKAT chair and stool from Plümo has great 1960s styling and Fairtrade fabric. Continue Reading…

Elegant connection of two apartments in a Clerkenwell Warehouse

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Two apartments in a historic warehouse building in Clerkenwell have been connected by Coffey Architects to form one large flexible apartment. Continue Reading…

Miles Dexter “Ur-ganic” design

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Miles Dexter, a Sheffield based designer recently submitted some of his designs to Despoke. Describing his work as ‘Ur-ganic’ – urban yet organic – he has produced some interesting pieces with durability and longevity at the core. Continue Reading…

The Dock by Tom Dixon

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Above: Tom Dixon Studio at Portobello Docks in London

During the London Design Festival, Tom Dixon will be hosting The Dock at the Portobello Docks in West London, in what is described as an “emporium of hyperactive creativity”. Continue Reading…

Dinosaur cake stands from Seletti

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The new Sauria cake stands from Seletti is the perfect blend of practicality and humour. Continue Reading…

3D Home factory at 100% Design

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Above: People’s Choice Finalist – Dandelion Chari by Sara Leonor

100% Design has teamed up with iMakr and Talenthouse to run a competition to get designers to produce designs for 3D objects for the home or workplace. Continue Reading…

Milano kitchen designed by Architect Luca Scacchetti

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The latest collection from Elam, Tisettanta’s popular kitchen brand is designed by Italian Architect Luca Scacchetti. Continue Reading…

Australian Pavilion at 100% Design

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Above: Stoneware Lamps by Adam Cornish

The Australian Pavilion at 100% design is set to showcase some exciting new designs from award winning Australian designers. Continue Reading…

Sticks Five-Hook Rack

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This coat rack is both simple and fun. The Sticks coat rack features five concealed hooks that flip up when they are not in use. Continue Reading…

50 years of Mathmos

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Above: Mathmos 50th anniversary limited edition Astro lamp

For the past fifty years Mathmos has been creating its iconic lava lamp. During the London Design Festival (LDF), Mathos will be celebrating continuous production in Britain since the first Astro lamp in 1963. Continue Reading…

MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner

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Above: MakerBot® Digitizer™ Desktop 3D Scanner. Photograph by Spencer Higgins

MakerBot® has unveiled it’s latest product in the realm of home 3D Printing and scanning: The MakerBot® Digitizer™ Desktop 3D Scanner. Continue Reading…

Chamomile furniture from Sofas & Stuff

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The new Chamomile collection from Sofas & Stuff features a solid oak table and bench.

The pieces are designed to accommodate family living and according to the brand are durable enough to dance on. Continue Reading…

Geneva XS DAB travel radio

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This DAB radio incorporates a modern Hi-Fi sound with the styling of a classic travel clock. Continue Reading…

Sensory Sky by Dornbracht

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‘Spathrooms’ are set to be a big trend in bathroom design over the next few years and Dornbracht is ahead of the curve. The new Sensory Sky creates a ‘unique experience that stimulates all the senses.’ Continue Reading…