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
Eduardo Paolozzi was first in few areas in art; e.g. introducing pop art. He is probably best known for collage works, which look surprisingly fresh and timeless today. Especially, the unfaded strong colours of 60’s palettes are fantastically trendy right now. Continue reading
Burberry launched their latest collection in a unique brand experience space called The Makers House. It has been a collaboration with the Henry Moore foundation celebrating the art influences behind the work. 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
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