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Posts Tagged ‘Furniture’

Fine Craft Textiles with Japanese Flair: An interview with designer Nazanin Kamali

Furniture and Interiors designer Nazanin Kamali introduces her debut Textiles collection, discovered at Home London this year.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Cushion Collection, Nazanin Kamali
Furniture and Interiors designer Nazanin Kamali introduced her debut textiles collection at the Home London show in January - here she explains the reasons why she has turned to fine craft and what inspired the designs of her new range of cushions, embroideries and wallhangings.

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Chrysanthemum 2 (Styled), Nazanin Kamali
I recently discovered your debut textiles collection at Home London earlier this year - what was the reception like at this show?
It was the first time I had shown my textile designs so it was great to receive feedback on the range, particularly from bloggers and stylists who were very complimentary.

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Tent London 2014: Lighting, Furniture, Jewellery and Interior Design

A round up of brilliant furniture, top class lighting, unusual jewellery and other wonderful finds from the 2014 Tent London show at the Truman Brewery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Continuing my very late review of the 2014 edition of Tent London, here is some wonderful furniture, lighting, jewellery and other finds. First of all, Snarfle astride a knitted rocking […]

Tent London 2013 Review: Best Wall Art, Furniture and Lighting

My second review of the best of Tent London 2013 includes designs by the likes of Parris Wakefield Additions, Tamasine Osher, Permafrost, Tamasyn Gambell, Sit Furnishings and many more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lampshade by Parris Wakefield Additions. I’ve already brought you the best soft furnishings and homewards from Tent London 2013 at the Truman Brewery, and now here is a round up […]

Tent London 2013 Preview: Best of Tent London 2012

As design lovers gear up for Tent London 2013 I bring you a selection of my favourite discoveries in 2012. Many are bound to be showcasing again this year... so let's whet our appetites.

Written by Amelia Gregory

It comes on hard after London Fashion Week, but I always make sure to get along to Tent London at the Truman Brewery: for this huge and sprawling exhibition is […]

Laszlo Tompa

An Interview with Designer Laszlo Tompa

Laszlo Tompa didn't stop to wonder if making carved geometric lamps and puzzle boxes woodwork...

Written by Jessica Cook

The title of this post is a little misleading as Laszlo Tompa is more than just a Designer. Not just a Ceramist or a Craftsman, he is more like a […]

An Interview with Moko Sellars, Founder of Design Studio Moko

I spoke to packaging fanatic Moko about her passion for both ceramics and paper.

Written by Jessica Cook

Based in East London, Moko is a Design Studio with a passion for form. Set up by Moko Sellars in 2012, Moko burst onto the design scene with the launch […]

Ekaterina Kukhareva: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Seventies wallpaper glitz at Freemasons' Hall with Fashion Scout from Ekaterina Kukhareva on Tuesday 19th February 2013

Written by Jenny Robins

If you’d been with me and Amelia earlier in the weekend when she hastily gave me a beginners 101 in handling an SLR camera (kindly lent to me by Frances […]

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Review: London College of Communication Green Week, 6th-10th February 2012

Between the 6th-10th of February 2012 The London College of Communication hosted a vibrant Green Week at its Elephant and Castle building with super special guests such as Supermarket Sarah, Skip Sisters, Garudio Studiage, Magnificent Revolution and Food for Good

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Urban Farming Installation by second year Interaction & Moving Image students as part of LCC Green Week illustrated by Deborah Moon Within an atmosphere of playfulness and improvisation the London […]

Review: Designs of the Year 2012 at the Design Museum

An eclectic and intriguing selection of great design that includes architecture, fashion, furniture, product design, graphics and digital art. Here's my pick of this year's selection.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Vivienne Westwood ethically produced bags. The Design Museum‘s flagship exhibition, Designs of the Year, has returned for 2012. I went along to the preview to check out the experts’ choice […]

An interview with Furniture Designer and Maker Anthony Hartley

Furniture designer and maker extraordinaire, Anthony Hartley talks about his unique design process and aesthetic.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I discovered the colourfully unique work of furniture designer and ‘jumped-up joiner‘ Anthony Hartley at Tent London back in September 2011. In this catch up interview I discover how the […]

Tent London 2011 Review: Best Furniture Design

Meet the likes of furniture designers Jan Plechac, Anthony Hartley, Alex Garnett and Shell Thomas in this first review from Tent London, which showcases the most progressive new design at the London Design Festival very year.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Furniture by Anthony Hartley. This year I once again visited Tent London hot on the heels of London Fashion Week. At the end of September the creme de la creme […]

Havering College: Ba Hons 3D Design Graduate Show 2011 Review

Wonderful work from Havering College 3D Design graduates Sarah-Jane Warner, Laura Mardell and Tessa Doughty. Very happy to have discovered their work by accident on my first trip to this years Free Range Art and Design Show.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nesting glass bowls by Tessa Doughty. And so, the 2011 graduates shows begin. My first invite was to the Havering College graduate fashion show just down the road at the […]

Alex Czinczel presents Burro de Change at Prick Your Finger

Currently running at the Prick Your Finger yarn shop in Globe Road: an animation by Alex Czinczel aka The Chinchilla: artist, lecturer, animator, knitter and donkey lover. Find out more...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Burro de Change by Alex Czinczel at Prick Your Finger. Prick Your Finger always host the most wonderful little exhibitions in their Globe Road yarn shop, and at the moment […]