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Designer In Profile: 5 Minutes With Nini Andrade Silva

5 Minutes with Nini Andrade Silva, Owner of Atelier Nini Andrade Silva, shortlisted for the International Hotel & Property Awards 2012. What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? Hospitality is moving ahead, more competitive and exigent. All hospitality professionals need to be updated and out the box! What sort of projects are you working on at the moment?  I’m working in many different projects world while, from hospitality industry till private houses. I’m expanding my

Apartment 58 Announces New Club Launching February 2013…

Apartment 58, the global members club for the creative industries will launch their new space at Centre Point, Soho on New Oxford Street, underneath London’s iconic Centre Point tower during London Fashion Week, February 2013. The new 8,000 square foot, four-story club will be a space to socialise as well as work, offering members a host of exclusive facilities including: a night club, members-only meeting rooms in the building’s architecturally striking original vaults; members lockers and mail service; a creative

Drawlink Group Reaches The Shortlist In The International Hotel and Property Awards 2013…

To enter the International Hotel and Property Awards please email: propertyawards@design-et-al.co.uk   Drawlink Group have successfully reached the shortlist in the Restaurant category for the International Hotel and Property Awards 2013. Draw Link Group has created Roberto’s Restaurant in the Dubai International Financial Centre taking inspiration from the Mediterranean and using a mix of simple and neutral materials such as leather panelling, wood and travertine marble. There are four rooms altogether; the main dining area with floor-to-ceiling windows and a private balcony, Il Salotto lounge

CADA Design Group Make The Shortlist In The Asia Pacific Property Awards 2013

To enter the Asia Pacific Property Awards email: asiapacific@thedesignawards.co.uk CADA Design Group has reached the shortlist of the retail interior category of the Asia Pacific Property Awards with their food hall in the Gyungki Department Store. CADA was briefed to create a ‘one stop shop’ gourmet food hall with an ‘international influence’ within an existing food space, with offers including fruit and vegetables, meat, confectionary and wine. The space also incorporates a restaurant and the CADA-designed Dean and Deluca store. CADA wanted to

Congratulations to Alternative Flooring, winner of the Flooring Award in The International Product Design Awards 2013

To enter The International Product Design Awards please contact – productawards@design-et-al.co.uk British flooring experts Alternative Flooring have successfully won in The International Product Design Awards 2013 with their carpet collection Quirky. The four designs, Dotty (a retro hot spot), Fling (a witty plaid), Tess (a modern geometric) and Skinny (a wild faux skin) all take inspiration from the catwalk and true quirky Brit style. Colours range from the brights of zingy Lime and Pink, the elegant Duck Egg and rich Damson

5 Minutes With Anders Tyrrestrup of AART Architects..

After being shortlisted in the International Hotel and Property Awards with The Culture Yard, Anders Tyrrestrup Co-Founding Partner of AART Architects gave us his thoughts on the future of design Q1: What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? Recycling of old buildings for new purposes has become a remarkable trend and I believe this trend will increase in intensity in the coming years. The interesting thing is that this kind of adaptive re-use architecture, not

DESIGNER IN PROFILE: LUKE HAWES, DIRECTOR AT PRIESTMANGOODE

Priestmangoode recently reached the shortlist for the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013. Their stunning cabin for TAM Airlines (click to view) will compete for the First Class Cabin Award. To enter the awards, email  awards@design-et-al.co.uk   Name: Luke Hawes Company: Priestmangoode Position within company: Director Website: www.priestmangoode.com   . What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? We are seeing increased integration of technology within the design of interior environments. The prominence of smartphones and

THE ALPHA 76′ FLYBRIDGE REACHES THE SHORTLIST

To enter the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013, email  awards@design-et-al.co.uk or visit www.thedesignawards.co.uk/yachtandaviation/enter-the-awards.html   The Alpha 76’ Flybridge, built by Cheoy Lee Shipyards and showcasing the interior styling of Luiz de Basto alongside the naval architecture and exterior styling of Michael Peters, is the latest build to reach the shortlist for The International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013.   The boat made her debut at the 2012 Ft. Lauderdale Show and is built upon the same Michael Peters designed

Younique Plus reach the shortlist for The International Product Design Awards 2013

To enter The International Product Design Awards please contact – productawards@design-et-al.co.uk Expert Italian lighting designers Younique Plus are the latest to reach the Lighting – Pendant/Chandelier. The piece from their Dolcevita collection designed by architect Giorgio Palermo. The use of Swarovaski Elements, allows the light to flow and play with colours. The concept of the piece is to revise a classic shape in a more contemporary atmosphere to create a timeless piece. It is part sculpture, part light, with a

Ayo Ogunde from The Sofa and Chair Company talks to us about their plans for 2013

The Sofa and Chair Company have been shortlisted in both the Sofa and Chair categories of The International Product Design Awards 2013. To view the shortlist please click here or for more information please contact – productawards@design-et-al.co.uk   Company: The Sofa and Chair Company Position within company: Marketing Manager Website: http://www.thesofaandchair.co.uk What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? Minimalism and Modernism with a Heritage inspired twist. It appears that design trends will embrace well-structured shapes and