Furniture Trends from Clerkenwell Design Week

Clerkenwell Design Week 2017

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

Latest Material Trends from Surface Design Show

Surface Design Show 2016

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