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What does your desk say about you? Rachel Withey

In this series Design Insider will be speaking to designers, architects and directors to find out more about their working space and what this says about them. We caught up with Rachel Withey, Associate Director and Interior Designer at 74.  74 is a Manchester-based, collaborative architecture, interior design and placemaking practice, specialising in student living,… Read More >

14 March 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

Gallery: Stockholm Furniture Fair

Stockholm Furniture Fair is an annual event which is complimented by a program of city based Stockholm Design Week Events.  Although this popular event has been running since 1951 this is the first year that I have had the opportunity to attend and I was keen to see if the event was able to meet it’s… Read More >

10 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

Lasvit 2018!

During December we are celebrating the past year and looking towards 2019.  Glass experts LASVIT have a mission to transform glass into breathtaking light and design experiences and during the past year they have certainly exceeded their goals!  Read about 6 of LASVIT’s 2018 projects below. Bellagio Hotel in Shanghai The art-deco interiors of this luxury… Read More >

20 December 2018

The White Horse, Beaconsfield

Since 1978, Taylor’s Classics has been supplying traditional and modern furniture to bars, restaurants, hotels, cafes, cafés and pubs all over the world.  The company designs, manufacturers and stocks its own collections of chairs, tables and stools, as well as many other eclectic pieces of furniture. They also restore reclaimed furniture and supply antiques to be… Read More >

19 December 2018

Exclusive Interview: Carina Buhlert for Grohe

During Sleep + Eat we gratefully accepted the invitation to speak with GROHE‘s Senior Design Manager for Brand Environments and Experiences Carina Buhlert. GROHE returned as Founder Sponsor of Sleep + Eat for the 13th consecutive year and we took the opportunity to meet with Carina in GROHE’s Sleep + Eat VIP lounge (which Carina… Read More >

29 November 2018

Gallery: Sleep + Eat Event

‘Sleep + Eat is a conceptual playground for the hoteliers, restaurateurs and designers behind Europe’s leading hospitality projects.  Over two days, the show brings together hospitality leaders with Europe’s foremost designers, consultants, architects and emerging talent creating across hotels, restaurants and bars. The expertly curated exhibition sees leading brands showcase their products and concepts. A seminar… Read More >

27 November 2018

Gallery: Orgatec 2018

The ORGATEC in Cologne is the world’s leading trade fair for Office and Facility.  In 2018 the fair aimed to ‘generate momentum while paving the way for pioneering advances, demonstrating its role as a successful presentation platform and meeting place for all decision-makers in the office and facility market.’ This was the first time that I had the opportunity to attend Orgatec and so it… Read More >

29 October 2018