Flexible, colourful and cosy workspace was one of the key themes at this year’s Clerkenwell Design week. Many designs looks like they are meant for a relatively short ‘pitstop use’ with little emphasis on the ergonomics and more on lounging and relaxing than serious work. In this year’s show the exhibitions were more spread around the area than before, concentrating on furniture and less on traditional craft. Continue reading
Here is a collection of fresh material trends from the Surface Design show in London. It is an established annual event since 2005 showing latest materials for the built environment professionals. Continue reading
Yrjö Kukkapuro’s classic rocking chair (1985) by Avarte Group
Habitare is the largest Interior and Furniture fair in Finland. The event has been around since 1970’s. It gives a comprehensive view on the Finnish and Nordic design at the moment. Continue reading
Here is a quick recap and an overview of major furniture trends that have come across this year’s collections before new launches in the fall. The selection is from high street retailers Made.com, John Lewis, Habitat, Heal’s and Dwell. Continue reading
The first major tribute at the Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris ever paid to Pierre Frey, who is a well known figure in interior decoration. It is a retrospective through eighty years since 1935, highlighting the skills and craft defining the Pierre Frey spirit and vision. Continue reading
Pop-up lace from biogenerable fibre by Carole Collet.
Real Dirty Blue is a textile design exhibition at Central Saint Martins College in London. It brings together 26 designers who taught or studied on the BA Textile Design course between 1927 – 2016. Continue reading
Pintark by LOCO Design uses combination of leather with brushed bronze metal and chestnut veneer to create sophisticated patterns.
The annual Surface Design Show has been around already since 2005 in London. The event doesn’t look like it has grown recently, on the contrary it felt less busy this year. The problem is that after 10 years, it would need an injection of new ideas. The exhibitors are fairly mainstream, not offering anything really new or groundbreaking. Continue reading