Posts tagged as 'UK'

Clerkenwell Design Week

Clerkenwell Design Week

The fourth annual Clerkenwell Design Week (CDW) will welcome more than 200 designers and manufacturers from Britain and across the globe in London’s leading creative district of Clerkenwell.

 

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Tue 11.12.

‘Maya’ desk by James Melia for Dare Studio (UK)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 11.12.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

‘Maya’ desk by James Melia for Dare Studio

The latest addition to the Brighton-based furniture brand Dare Studio‘s collection, the pared-down design of this solid-wood ‘Maya’ desk was developed by UK-based designer James Melia. Launched earlier this year during London Design Festival in September, the highly-sculptural piece features a large concealed drawer and two ‘secret’ storage units and is available in variety of materials and finishes such as American black walnut or white oak or ash with an optional timber or Corian top. (more…)

Tue 27.11.

‘Spade Chair / BATCH’ by Faye Toogood (UK)

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Close-up of Faye Toogood’s ‘Spade Chair / BATCH’

Described by its designer as “a modern tool for sitting,” this extremely-reduced, three-legged chair was created by London-based Faye Toogood. Owing its minimalist form to Toogood’s clever juxtaposition of two mundane objects: a milking stool and a spade, the solid-ash chair is now available as part of ‘BATCH’ collection which also includes a stool, coffee table, side table and a dining table designs. (more…)

Mon 26.11.

‘Kurk’ desk lamp by Craig Foster (UK)

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‘Kurk’ desk lamp by Craig Foster

Craig Foster, a young UK-based designer has recently realised this small, easy-to-assemble desk lamp called ‘Kurk’. Made of cork, the light was designed with sustainability with mind and it was awarded the second place at this year’s edition of the Lighting Association’s Student Lighting Design Awards. (more…)

Fri 23.11.

‘Brogue’ table by Bethan Gray for G&T (UK)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 23.11.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

Detail view of the ‘Brogue’ table by Bethan Gray for G&T

Featuring a distinctive brogue detailing with a serrated edge, this elegant three-legged table was designed by a Welsh-born Bethan Gray. The piece is composed of a solid wood base, which is available in either oak or walnut, and a circular, top-grain leather tabletop in tan or white. Produced by a recently-launched G&T brand – a collaborative project between Gray and furniture developer Thomas Turner – ‘Brogue’ comes in variety of sizes and heights. (more…)

Wed 7.11.

‘EXTL Lights’ by David Irwin for Deadgood (UK)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 07.11.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

‘EXTL Lights’ by David Irwin for Deadgood

Following his utilitarian ‘Working girl’ stool designed for Deadgood last year, the Newcastle-based young designer David Irwin continues his collaboration with the British manufacturer who has recently unveiled Irwin’s latest product, this clean-cut, multifaceted pendant lamp called ‘EXTL’. Available in two sizes, each of the models is composed of five identical elements made of 3-millimetre-thick aluminium which are connected by a thin silicone strip. (more…)

‘Another Ceramic Candlestick’ by Marie Dessuant for Another Country

A young Parisian designer Marie Dessuant has just shared with us these images of her latest collection of simple, circular candlesticks. Developed for the British furniture and home accessory brand Another Country, the series comprises three, differently-sized oak wood and ceramic pieces which can also double as minuscule storage boxes. (more…)

‘Pelt’ chair by Benjamin Hubert for De La Espada

Award-winning British industrial designer Benjamin Hubert has collaborated with the Portuguese manufacturer De La Espada on this visually light, stackable chair called ‘Pelt’. Twelve months in the making, the design features a thin, birch plywood shell which ‘wraps around a solid ash frame, akin the skin over an animal’s skeleton’ and the chair was launched during this year’s edition of the London Design Festival. (more…)