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Congratulations to Marwa Samy Studio shortlisted for Lighting – Pendant/Chandelier Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2017

design et al are delighted to announce that Marwa Samy Studio have been shortlisted for Lighting – Pendant/Chandelier Award within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2017. The Horus Pendant/Chandelier has been inspired from the iconic symbol which can be found above pharaonic temples gate (the sun disk carried by Horus wings). Marwa Samy Studio has presented this design with an Art-Deco Egyptian motif, which matched the modern and contemporary style seen within interior design. The Egyptian motifs are an initial part of the language of

Congratulations to Cameron Design House Ltd. shortlisted for Lighting – Pendant/Chandelier Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2017

design et al are delighted to announce that Cameron Design House Ltd. have been shortlisted for Lighting – Pendant/Chandelier Award within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2017. Cameron Design House Ltd have designed a modular lighting system that creates an organic flowing pendant light. This beautiful focal point for the room was built from solid brass and glass, using modern techniques with traditional materials makes an instantly stunning iconic piece. The Haara chandelier is inspired by the Finnish woods; delicate and balanced. It combines the

Congratulations to KAZA Concrete shortlisted for Wallcovering Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2017

design et al are delighted to announce that KAZA Concrete have been shortlisted for Wallcovering Award within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2017. For the WEAVE wallcovering tile, KAZA Concrete sought inspiration from the undulating rhythmic imagery created by sand dunes and traditional weaving techniques to create the graceful contour in the tiles. This tile series consists of three individual styles in two different sizes: ‘Maldives’, ‘Kalahari’ and a flat piece. It is a simple structure and repetitive in form. The surface is

Congratulations to Design Intervention shortlisted for Sofa Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2017

design et al are delighted to announce that Design Intervention have been shortlisted for Sofa Award within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2017. A classic Indian wooden swing has been reinterpreted for the 21st century. It is every bit as fun as the original ethnic version but Design Intervention’s version is far more streamlined and fresh. Formed in blackened steel, and upholstered in vibrant, punchy fabrics this piece resonates with a fun, happy vibe. The idea for this piece was inspired by the wooden swings,

Designer in Profile: George Singer, Managing Director of George Singer

Name: George Singer Company: George Singer Position within company: MD Website: www.georgesinger.co.uk Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I studied project design at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.  My major project was a kinetic chandelier which mimicked dappled sunlight through trees.  Following some design jobs with Tord Boontje and Alexander McQueen, Totem Studio, Mathmos, and Bryden Wood, I continued my work in the design of bespoke, contemporary chandeliers.  My first big commission was

Congratulations to George Singer shortlisted for Lighting – Pendant/Chandelier Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2017

design et al are delighted to announce that George Singer has been shortlisted for Lighting – Pendant / Chandelier Award within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2017. Zephyr was designed in collaboration with the Berlin-based computer code writing company, Onformative. George Singer managed to create a truly-organic form before building an app in order to position twenty-thousand steel disks in their own unique positions. The designers created an installation which reflects the beauty, energy, and dynamism of the surrounding countryside of St

Congratulations to Artwood shortlisted for Flooring – Hard Floor Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2017

design et al are delighted to announce that Artwood have been shortlisted for Flooring – Hard Floor Award within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2017. Artwood were commissioned to design the hard floor design of the lecture theatre at The Masterpiece 2016 exhibition, which was designed by Katharine Pooley. This design was an ode to ‘Debo’ the late Duchess of Devonshire. The Masterpiece lecture theatre included luxurious finishes such as gold leafing and emerald green that were associated with the Duchess of

Congratulations to The Silk Gallery shortlisted for Fabric Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2017

design et al are delighted to announce that The Silk Gallery have been shortlisted for Fabric Award within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2017. In designing the collection for 2017, The Silk Gallery were looking to create high end, luxury fabrics which would not only impart glamour but a sense of calm to the interior. Modern, city living, is busy and often stressful. Modern, technological developments, and skill with manmade products such as faux leathers, and silks, coupled with a lack and

Congratulations to KAVANTE shortlisted for Table Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2017

design et al are delighted to announce that KAVANTE have been shortlisted for Table Award within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2017. Mimicking the Viceroy Butterfly, the Viceroy Dining Table commands attention while displaying a restrained beauty and strength in design. This avant-garde art form fuses Cubism with Mid Century Modern through traditional hand-craftsmanship to create a whimsical sense of movement and play. The design is both visually striking and delicately balanced, proving that appearances are, in fact, deceiving at times.  Equally

Congratulations to De Fontes shortlisted for Lighting – Lamp Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2017

design et al are delighted to announce that De Fontes have been shortlisted for Lighting – Lamp Award within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2017. De Fontes have designed and manufactured a magnificent table lamp with ornate glittering brass flowers surrounding its base as detail. Marcelo Fernandes, the designer, created this piece as not only a lamp but as a piece of art imitating nature, fitted with a textured organza abat-jour. The designer’s favourite element of the Roos Lamp is said to