Category : Interior Design Exhibitions

Wool Week at London's Design Centre in Chelsea

Wool Week at London’s Design Centre in Chelsea

It’s just been ‘Wool Week’ at London’s Chelsea Harbour Design Centre.  Visitors were greeted by a flock of brightly coloured sheep dressed in fabrics, carpets and other wool textiles from the many designer showrooms there. “Luxurious & lovely”, “irresistibly tactile”, “soft & sustainable” and “naturally beautiful” were the messages bleated to interior designers last week. The […]

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It's the London Design Festival again!

It’s the London Design Festival again!

It’s the London Design Festival this week – the highlight of the design calendar in London and a great way to see all of the latest interior design products and ideas – from fabric and furniture to finishes and fittings. The events started at the weekend and continue until this Sunday, 24th September.  There are […]

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The latest designs from Milan Design Week 2017

The latest designs from Milan Design Week 2017

It’s Milan Design week again – one of the most important weeks of the year for interior designers.  This is when the main design houses and interiors manufacturers launch their new products and furniture designs.  Most of these are at the main Milan Furniture Fair, although there are launches and exhibitions across the city this […]

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London Design Week 2017 Preview

London Design Week 2017 Preview

This week’s beautiful Spring weather has welcomed the annual London Design Week at the Chelsea Harbour Design Centre.  This is the centre of London’s interior design industry and the key location for sourcing for high-end interiors.  This week the world’s leading fabric and design houses launch their new collections for designers. The start of the week […]

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Bocci's stunning lighting design at London's Barbican

Bocci’s stunning lighting design at London’s Barbican

We’ve always been fans of Bocci‘s stunning lighting designs, so it’s great to see their site-specific installation at London’s Barbican Centre.  In the Barbican’s foyer, “44” is a magical design by Bocci’s Omer Arbel. Consisting of lights and aluminium forms suspended on a matrix of cables, you can see it until 18th April.  There’s more […]

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Bespoke metalwork, and using it for custom design pieces

Bespoke metalwork, and using it for custom design pieces

Here’s the third and final instalment on my visit to Benchmark’s Toolbox Talks last month.  As well as the earlier talks by guest speakers on paint colouring and textile design, Sean Sutcliffe of Benchmark talked about metalworking. It’s crucial for interior designers to really understand the production process involved in different specialist techniques, as that’s […]

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Barbican Exhibition – Designing for a Living City

Barbican Exhibition – Designing for a Living City

Currently running at The Barbican, ‘Designing for a Living City’ is a fascinating exhibition of design materials from the original design and construction of the controversial Barbican Estate. Drawings, fittings, and photographs of the original interiors are on display.  We recently completed a full interior redesign and refurbishment of a flat in the Barbican’s Shakespeare Tower, […]

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My favourite design from the London Design Festival

My favourite design from the London Design Festival

There was so much to see at the London Design Festival last week and whilst I’m continuing to add things to our new Instagram feed, I wanted to show you what was probably my favourite design piece from the exhibitions… This is We Do Wood‘s ‘Nomad’ chair – a contemporary Scandinavian reworking of the classic military […]

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The London Design Festival 2016 is underway

The London Design Festival 2016 is underway

This week is the highlight of the London design calendar – the London Design Festival.  The events started this weekend and run through to Sunday 25th September.  There are exhibitions and shows all over London, many of which are grouped into seven official design districts across the capital.  Here’s my summary of the major shows and […]

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Design Junction moves to London's Kings Cross Creative Quarter

Design Junction moves to London’s Kings Cross Creative Quarter

Another big development at the upcoming London Design Festival this month is the relocation and expansion of Design Junction.  It started in a basement in 2011, before moving to London’s Old Sorting Office on New Oxford Street in recent years, and now the show is expanding to take over four locations in Kings Cross as […]

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