This year’s Surface Design Show in London was busy, but not presenting anything new compared to previous years. Most noticeable was the increase of imitation materials offering cheaper option and more variety in terms of range and colours. However, it was often unclear how sustainable they were.
(Image hand woven fabric embellished with naturally grown cristal). 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
The standard of Designs of the Year exhibition at the Design Museum is high this time and well worth visiting in my opinion. Pictured is one of many social designs and the winner of the transportation category MORPH FOLDING WHEEL for wheelchairs designed by Vitamins for Maddak Inc. Continue reading
One of the most interesting material trends from the Surface Design show in London was the variety of new organic and sustainable materials. Continue reading