Posts Tagged ‘Press Show’

A Must Visit: The New Craftsmen

Whilst I sort through my piles of business cards and press packs from the London Design Festival to bring you my pick of design talent, here is some eye-candy from the week to whet your appetite. Following an exciting online presence and two pop-up shops, The New Craftsmen, a hub for British craft finally moved […] Read more…

The Way We Live Now

Last week I went to the press preview of for The Way We Live Now at The Design Museum marking the 80th birthday of Sir Terence Conran who is one of the most pivotal figures in British design history. It’s was a truly moving and impressive exhibition showing the remarkable extent that Terence Conran has […] Read more…

Top Drawer S/S 2010

Ok, want to see what gems I found at Top Drawer Spring/Summer 2010? Top Drawer is a twice a year exhibition and buying event for trade and press. Here products from a unique mixture of new and established designers and international brands can be found. Sectors to buy from are Gifts, Children’s, Stationery and Greetings, […] Read more…

Skandium Spring Summer Preview 2010

Our final stop of press previews this week was Scandinavian design retailer Skandium. I am always SO excited to see what they will reveal each season, because every single one of their brands is so special. That evening they were showcasing Muuto, Marimekko and iittala… First up iittala’s Spring/Summer 09 range. We practically squealed when […] Read more…

Handmade in Britain 09

On Wednesday night during the round of press shows, we stopped by at Chelsea Old Town Hall for some business and pleasure at Handmade in Britain. The town hall was built in 1887 and is a glorious example of Victorian architecture taking pride of place on the famous Kings Road. It’s now used for VIP […] Read more…

Museum

I forgot to post these pictures from an Alessi show I went to a few weeks ago at the Design Museum. Such a beautiful venue overlooking the Thames. One of my favourite pieces was a spice set, the purpose of which was to instill elegance and ceremony into this everyday task… Read more…

Autumn and Winter at M&S

Can you believe Autumn/Winter is being previewed already??? How depressing! As promised, here are a few sneak previews of what is to hit the stores later this year from M&S’s homewares range. They showed a lot of Indian inspired soft furnishings in hues of purples, dark blues and reds, I just couldn’t bring myself to […] Read more…