Posts Tagged: Material

In Conversation with…Jordan Söderberg Mills

With Glass the material of focus for this month I took the opportunity to have a chat with Jordan Söderberg Mills, an interdisciplinary artist working in installation, sculpture, design objects and an all round glass aficionado. His work is beguiling, at once visually arresting and yet sits on the very edge of our visual perception;… Read More >

10 April 2018

PRODUCT FOCUS: SAPHIRKERAMIK BY LAUFEN

As part of our ceramic focus this month, we are looking into how this material can be pushed forward and be used in more advanced ways in design, and there is no better example of this than the SaphirKeramic that Laufen created in 2013. We interviewed Emma Mottram, Marketing Manager at Laufen to find a bit… Read More >

5 March 2018

Turning the page on paper

Some 2000 years ago a material discovery was made. Paper was invented in China, with the earliest examples dating back as far as circa 180BC. Perhaps inspired by a similar material that was derived from the pressed and dried pith of papyrus plants, where its name actually stems from, paper is in fact made of… Read More >

1 March 2018

History of Wallpaper with Archivist Keren Protheroe, SLC

Wallpaper has had an interesting history in British interiors, if you have ever had the joy of developing an old house, peeling back generations of different styles of wallpaper you would of seen there is an extensive range of different styles and trends that have dominated our walls, from the stunning Morris prints that graced… Read More >

20 February 2018

Product Focus: James Shaw at LDF

During London Design Festival we caught up with promising new designer James Shaw, to learn a bit more about his installation that was part of the Shoreditch Design Triangle and was hosted by Ace Hotel. Working out of his small studio space in Elephant & Castle, James designs and makes a wonderful collection of furniture… Read More >

19 October 2017

MATERIAL LAB UNVEILS NEWLY REFURBISHED LONDON STUDIO

Material Lab has now been going for 10 years!! time has flown! to celebrate this achievement they have relaunched their London Studio with a fantastic sleek new look.  Visitors to Material Lab, the UK’s leading design resource centre, are met with a brand new showroom, as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.   Providing all the… Read More >

14 September 2017

Q&A With Jim Biddulph, Material Lab

Jim Biddulph kicks off our Designer Q&A’s this year with a discussion on Materials and Trends. Jim is well positioned to discuss such a topic being the Project & Materials Manager at Material Lab which has been exploring the latest innovations in materials and a place for the A&D community to immerse themselves in all… Read More >

6 January 2017

NEW INNOVATIONS UNVEILED BY MATERIAL LAB

Leading manufacturers, designers and emerging talent are being brought together to reveal their innovations at next month’s Surface & Materials Show, as design resource studio Material Lab uses its expertise to create a visual and tactile hub of surfacing trends.

19 September 2016