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Q&A: Chelsom ‘Edition 27’ collection: Part 2

Last week, Design Insider shared an exclusive interview with lighting specialists, Chelsom. If you missed the first part of the interview, click here. We were delighted to continue our conversation with Chairman, Robert Chelsom and Managing Director, Will Chelsom about their stunning Edit 27 Collection. We can’t wait to find out more! [Find Chelsom on… Read More >

16 March 2021

Jim Biddulph & Deborah Spencer in Conversation

Deborah Spencer has felt a love for all things art and design as long as she can remember. It served her well in her studies at Manchester University where she graduated with a degree in History of Art & Design and helped send her on a path to organising some of the UK’s leading design… Read More >

17 September 2020

Q&A: Studio 7.5 design Cosm for Herman Miller

In January Herman Miller launched Cosm, designed by Berlin-based Studio 7.5.  Cosm is Herman Miller’s first task chair with an automatic tilt. It also has the industry’s first suspension armrest. Initially revealed in Milan during Salone Del Mobile 2018, the chair will be available for order worldwide later this summer.    The revolutionary design demonstrates that,… Read More >

15 April 2019

Jim Biddulph & Laura Perryman in Conversation

A love for materials and keen interest in contemporary technologies has led Laura Perryman along an interesting and fairly unique path within the world of design. Having studied Printed Textiles at Loughborough University and then at the RCA, Laura was picked up by big name tech brands such as Nokia and later trend agencies like… Read More >

22 February 2019

Sketch Series: Peter Gomez

At Sleep + Eat in November we had the exclusive opportunity to see a preview of Zoffany’s latest collection, Zoffany Icons.  We spoke with Peter Gomez, Head of Design for the Zoffany studio, about the design and development process behind the collection.  Zoffany Icons was launched alongside all Style Library Brand SS19 collections at Heimtextil last week. In this… Read More >

15 January 2019

A conversation between: Jim Biddulph & Daniel Webb

Back in June we launched our documentary Materials: Living with plastic, in which we spoke to Daniel Webb, founder of Everyday Plastic. At that stage, the research-led initiative was 18-months in, with Daniel having collected every piece of plastic he used throughout 2017; a decision he made following a litter strewn jog on the beach… Read More >

7 December 2018

A conversation with Bill Amberg

This month we focus leather and there are few here in the UK who know more about the material than Bill Amberg. Having set-up Bill Amberg Studio some thirty years ago the brand is now recognised as an industry leader in bespoke leather products, furniture and interiors. Perhaps that shouldn’t come as too much of… Read More >

2 December 2018

Jim Biddulph in conversation with Anne Kyyro Quinn

As wool is celebrated in all of its guises during the 9th Campaign for Wool events this month, it seems fitting to interview a designer who has been working with and championing the material for the past two decades. Having studied Textile Design at both BA and MA levels at the London Metropolitan University and… Read More >

18 October 2018