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Ann Sacks Leave The Panel Swept Away

TO ENTER THE INTERNATIONAL PRODUCT DESIGN AWARDS PLEASE CONTACT – productawards@design-et-al.co.uk  Luxury tile and stone specialists Ann Sacks, have been shortlisted into the Flooring – Hard Floors category. The stunning Lazio Collection features multi – hued Terra cottas, which are partnered with marble or limestone and then antiqued for warmth and character. It is an excellent choice for sophisticated interiors with an old world charm. The Lazio Collection comes in many patterns including Celest, Diamante, Esagono and Signoria. For more

Dominic and Frances Bromley of Scabetti, on having a little bit of soul in an interior..

Owners of lighting company Scabetti, Dominic and Frances Bromley,  tell us about adding a little bit of soul to an interior.. What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? We try not to analyse trends/ predict design direction. Sculptural forms have a timeless quality and we rely on the eye and emotion to carry the desire to own a piece of our work. What sort of projects are you working on at the moment? Along side

J Rotherham Are Awarded Corporate Partner Status

To Become a Member of the Design Society please email: enquiries@thedesignsoc.com The Design Society are delighted to announce Master Craftsmen J Rotherham as Corporate Partners in the Design Society. In the 1890’s Henry Rotherham (Great Grandfather to the present generation of Rotherham’s in the company), worked as a mason on the Cathedrals and Churches of South Yorkshire. He became the founder of what is now one of the oldest and most respected stone masonry companies in the United Kingdom. Having

AND THE BARBARA BARRY SOFA MAKES IT TWO ….

TO ENTER THE INTERNATIONAL PRODUCT DESIGN AWARDS PLEASE CONTACT – productawards@design-et-al.co.uk Baker have once again been winning over the shortlist panel with a piece from the legendary Barbara Barry, who designed a timeless collection for them. The Cove Sofa from The Barbara Barry Collection at Baker, has successfully secured its space on the shortlist of the Sofa category. The elegant piece is a private sanctuary. The wraparound arm embraces and supports, while the subtle arc of the arm and back

5 Minutes with James King

To enter the International Design and Architecture Awards 2013 email: awards@design-et-al.co.uk After receiving a shortlist spot in the International Design and Architecture Awards, James King the founder and owner of Oliver James Garden Rooms talked to us about the ‘flow’ of a home, and the garden room extension boom.   What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? It’s all about designing for the longer term, not ‘here today, gone tomorrow’. Longevity is the watchword of

Stephen Ryan Design and Decoration Becomes A Design Partner

To become a member of the Design Society email: enquiries@thedesignsoc.com The Design Society welcome Stephen Ryan as the latest Design Partner. Stephen Ryan describes himself as an ‘enabler’, allowing the client to achieve a very personal design, whilst at the same time committing to only designing something he would live in himself. He is dedicated to recognising a client’s subjective tastes and styles and presenting that with an ergonomic and economic solution. Architectural solutions can be provided alongside interior design

The Thomas Pheasant Collection From Baker Is Through To Voting..

American furniture masterminds, Baker, successfully won The Chair Award in The International Product Design Awards 2013. The Bevel Swivel Lounge Chair (shortlisted into the Chair category) is one of many stunning pieces created by Baker’s guest designer and leading interior designer in his own right, Thomas Pheasant. The recessed, molded, and mitered squares of the Bevel Chair – with every piece of molding meticulously hand fit to complete the arc – create a coffered pattern inspired by the ceiling of the

Jenny Weiss and Helen Bygraves of Hill House Interiors give us an insight into the Hill House World..

For an application pack for the International Design and Architecture Awards email: awards@design-et-al.co.uk The owners of Hill House Interiors Jenny Weiss and Helen Bygraves give us the inside track on their design plans.. What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? The Industry is moving away from ‘quick fix’ . Hill House offer a couture service which is what our clients aspire to. What are the key influencing elements at present? J: For us the key

Alexander James International Are Awarded Design Partner Status

To become a member of the Design Society please email: enquiries@thedesignsoc.com The Design Society are delighted to welcome Alexander James International as Design Partners in the Design Society. In 2010 Alexander James International was formed by an established team of Hotel Interior Designers. The idea behind the new venture was to take an established group of experienced designers with an international hospitality pedigree and combine this expertise with the well honed skills of the luxury residential studio of the parent

Abigail Owens, design director at Carolyn Parker lets us in on her current projects

TO RECEIVE AN APPLICATION PACK FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE AWARDS 2013 CONTACT – awards@design-et-al.co.uk Abigail Owens, design director at Carolyn Parker talks to us about the work / life balance and lets us in on her current projects. Name: Abigail Owens Position within company: Design Director Website: www.carolynparker.com What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? Upcycling, finding new homes for items that we love, restoring them and having more of an eclectic relaxed