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Milan 2013: Best of New Furniture II

Continuing on from Part I… 12// Secreto Coffee Table by Milan based studio Lorenz * Kaz for new brand Colé. Beautiful play of colours, shapes and proportions. 13// 45°/vetrina cabinet… Read More.

Dana Tomic Hughes

Milan 2013: Best of New Furniture I

Giving you a succinct summary of the best furniture released at this year’s Salone del Mobile and Milan Design Week is a daunting task. An overwhelming amount of furniture and… Read More.

Dana Tomic Hughes

Milan 2013: Spazio Rosanna Orlandi

Very few people in this world deserve the label of a true innovator. Rosanna Orlandi is definitely one of those people. Her eponymous Spazio, a former tie factory, has been… Read More.

Dana Tomic Hughes

London Design Festival; Tent London

London’s largest design show, Tent London and Super Brands London, showcased a myriad of crafty design talent within the sprawling rooms and spaces of the Old Truman Brewery in East… Read More.

Felix Forest

London Design Festival; 100% Design and the Design Dock

During London Design Week there are so many amazing trade shows to see – two that really stood out for me were 100% Design and Design Dock – here’s a… Read More.

Felix Forest

London Design Festival; Design Junction 2012

A relative newcomer to the design calendar, Design Junction 2012 was held at The Sorting Office in New Oxford Street London. In the short time it has been around it… Read More.

Felix Forest

Voyages Imaginaires at Paris Design Week 2012

Paris Design Week is one the highlights of the Maison & Objet Fair. It is one of the most exciting events, showcasing lifestyle innovations, international trends, new design materials, designers,… Read More.


Milan Furniture Fair 2012- Salone

At the largest trade fair show of its kind in the world Milan Furniture Fair 2012 nailed it again this year. A visual feast of nearly 3,000 designers and exhibitors… Read More.


Milan Furniture Fair 2012- Hot Objects

There’s always something inspiring about seeing innovative product design and Milan Salone Del Mobile is the pinnacle for those searching, showing or buying such objects. This year Milan didn’t disappoint yet… Read More.


Milan Furniture Fair 2012- Zona Tortona

Zona Tortona has long been regarded as the sister satellite exhibit to the Salone Del Mobile and always houses many of both the emerging and established designer new releases. Over the… Read More.


Milan Furniture Fair 2012- Colour Trends

Milan Salone Del Mobile is into its third day now and I thought I’d update you with the colour trends – as taken by our ‘in the field’, Field Notes… Read More.


Oustanding Stand Styling at Maison et Objet 2012

hidradenitis suppurativa diet Stand styling at Maison Objet was pretty varied in scale and style, perhaps one common denominator was a natural element running through most stands. Flamant Flamant used… Read More.


Maison et Objet 2012- Hot Objects

I feel as though there was perhaps not so much innovation at this Maison Objet Fair, perhaps due to current global conditions everyone is ‘playing it safe’. There is still… Read More.


Maison et Objet 2012- A Sneak Peak at Colour

I’ve just finished a week at Maison et Object, but still enjoying Paris… thought I’d update you guys with what colours were happening at the show! This year it was… Read More.


Inspiring Asia

Traveling to over 5 Asian destinations, for furniture buying, in the first half of this year I saw a lot of product. Whilst Asia has traditionally been a strong manufacturing… Read More.