Category Archives: Design Favourites: Sourcing & Inspiration

Exhibition Preview | Plywood Material of the Modern World at the V&A

July 15, 2017

V&A Plywood Material of the Modern World chairs, furniture icons of modern design

 

Image: Design Soda|Plywood: Material of the Modern World at the V&A, sponsored by MADE.COM

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This week I went along to the press preview of the V&A’s Plywood: Material of the Modern World exhibition which opens to the public today. Maybe it’s the sign of a true design geek,Read More

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DESIGN CRUSH #15 | Cairn Bedside Table

July 6, 2017

MADE.COM UK_Cairn_Bedside_table_Pink_wes anderson stacking bamboo tray table

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Design crushes are, for me, a bit like buses it seems, nothing really sets my pulse racing for quite a while and then suddenlyRead More

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Highlights: The Best Things To See at Clerkenwell Design Week 2017

May 23, 2017

Clerkenwell Design Week 2017 - Double Vision Installation4

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Clerkenwell Design Week runs each year during May, and for some reason I can’t explain it doesn’t run for a week, not even a working week. Though maybe there’s a clever insinuation there about the ideal three day week, if so,  I’m on board! Read More

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Artisan | Anne McKenzie Hand Painted Perspex Screens

May 8, 2017

Anne McKenzie perspex painted art screens bohemian modern home, london artisans

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William Morris, as well as being a famous artist and producer of artisan arts and crafts wares, once said “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful” and for this he has been remembered in modern times on everything from tea towels to posters which probably would have given him a complete apoplasm, but that’s a topic for another article.Read More

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Eye Candy | The Sorbet tones of Petite Friture

May 5, 2017

Petite Friture Salone del mobile

Villa PF Petite Friture

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Good morning friends. Today is a post all about my favourite crush of the last year. Each time I see a piece of furniture from French design house Petite Friture‘s range, or a set design from their latest trade show, my heart sings a little. Read More

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