The acclaimed brand returns to 100% Design with its first new collection in five years. Design director Sebastian Wrong tells Matthew Ponsford why it’s time to be less radical, more practical
Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, the designers of the 2012 Olympic torch, are the UK’s best-known design duo. The self-described “masochists” explain how they design simple things that turn out to be fiendishly difficult to make.
Levete describes her choices as “Something old, something gold, a piece of nature, something by me, and a potato peeler.”
The Munich-based designer had both new and old pieces on display this year. He talks about how he’s enjoying making furniture again.
Philippe Starck’s Mary Poppins-inspired chandelier and Nathalie Dewez’s counterbalanced desk lamp both shone brightly this year.
The Venetian designer has recently opened a second studio in Stockholm and is letting his new, bicultural existence influence his work.
The simplicity of Philippe Malouin’s work is misleading. What really excites the London-based furniture designer is a tricky brief and the experimentation that eventually reveals a new way of doing things.
Port light is British designer Alexander Taylor’s first project for London’s David Gill Galleries, shown at Design Miami/Basel in June.
The British furniture brand that made its name by working with some very big-name designers launched a collection of anonymous products at the Milan furniture fair.