Earlier this year, I was very lucky to be invited to the Vitra Campus summer party. I have already posted about the Campus and the art-come-food, but today I want to show you around VitraHaus. Designed by Herzog & de Meuron, the idea was to create a series of domestic spaces that could be used...
Designersblock have been camping in this disused pub “until September” for eleven years. Co-founder Piers Robers has even lived here for much of that time. The pub closed in 1994 and because it is the only example of Victorian architecture on the street, isn’t allowed to be knocked down. It is owned by the Geffrye...
Since MARK's launch at 100% Design in 2008 (at which the Net chair scooped the Blueprint 100% Design award for best new interior product) it has been putting Cornish design and Cornish designers on a national if not international stage.
I was recently very privileged to meet, and spend almost an hour talking to, 'the father of british furniture design,' John Makepeace, ahead of his first solo exhibition, which opens at Somerset House on 16th March 2010
I love Tom Raffield's beautiful steam-bent wooden creations - they are so clearly inspired by my favourite corner of England; the wild West(country). He very sweetly agreed to an interview, which is as inspirational as his creations...
With a manifesto like "We dont believe in good furniture going to landfill when it can be redesigned into a piece that people can love all over again," what's not to love?
I rushed back from the West Country on Saturday and headed straight over to the East side of town for this year's TENT, and boy was I glad I did!
I read somewhere that the average person sits in seven different chairs every day, and had an idea; to photograph every chair I sat in for a day.
Heartbreakingly, as you can probably tell from this sad little unused wristband, work commitments kept me from Clerkenwell's inaugural Design Week, so I've trawled the net for the best bits.
The Design Museum Camapana Bothers talk was a fascinating insight into Brazillian culture and the Campana brothers' design process.
Homework for last night was to find a piece of furniture we liked.