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.