Clerkenwell Design Show is by far one of the more intriguing shows I've been to in my career and being fairly new and getting better for innovation every time, is a real buzz for me!
So, ahem, a couple of gems came my way that I'd like to tell you about!
Tom Housden at Hand and Eye Studios......such beautiful lighting! a really well curated and presented stand - with many different finishes, I particularly liked the terracotta with the organic dipping into the glaze.........
Think I just fell in love with the simple shapes yet potent colour palette and beautiful architecture of style - me thinks a project with them would suit cuvcuv - watch this space!
The other stand-out for me was a bunny chair and reindeer chair in the Detention Centre - I know, so great! Merve Kahraman
Funny how researching her she studied Industrial design when wow! I thought she was some mad anachist who played around with humour and satire - or maybe I'm missing the point! either way she captured my imagination and made me wonder why!
And finally, Sampling is a company from Latvia and fuse contrasting fabrics to create very simple and beautiful products. I just absolutely love the knitted woolly element with the wood, so soft and in very muted colours of grey and blue...CUTE!