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Congratulations to Light House Designs shortlisted for Lighting Scheme Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2018

design et al are delighted to announce that Light House Designs have been shortlisted for Lighting Scheme Award within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2018. The brief for Light House Designs was to produce a lighting scheme that brought together and unified each individual space. With the full height Crittall walls spanning over three floors, an overhanging bathroom with frosted glass walls, an open staircase and double height sitting room, each area could be seen from numerous angles. The challenge was to allow the whole

Designer in Profile: Joanna Mann, Director of Light House Designs Ltd

Name: Joanna Mann       Company: Light House Designs Ltd Position within company: Director Website: www.light-housedesigns.com Tell us a little about your background in design…  I studied at KLC and it was here I discovered my passion for lighting. After graduating, I worked at Vaughan Designs for a few years. Wishing to move into the design side, I went on to work at John Cullen. After 7 happy years it was time to realise my dream of starting my own business and

Congratulations to Light House Designs shortlisted for Lighting Scheme Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2018

design et al are delighted to announce that Light House Designs have been shortlisted for Lighting Scheme Award within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2018. The large scale of this project required careful planning on design and budget. Spread over six floors, including a sports hall, bar and gym in the basement, home cinemas and playrooms, reception rooms and family rooms up to the bedrooms and bathrooms, Light House Designs had to engage in the design of the house as a whole, yet look at

Designer in Profile: Mary Jones – Creative Director & Founder of Mary Jones Wallpaper

Name: Mary Jones Company: Mary Jones Wallpaper Position within company: Creative Director & Founder Website: www.maryjonesdesign.com   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) As a student I studied Industrial Ceramics & Design, then worked as in-house designer for ceramic wall and floor tile manufacturer, H&R Johnson, after they saw my work in the RSA design competition. This great opportunity, experience and confidence booster enabled me to design products for international markets. Having had the

Designer in Profile: Melis Yurtbay – Marketing Director at Yurtbay Seramik

Name: Melis Yurtbay  Company: Yurtbay Seramik Position within company: Marketing Director Website: www.yurtbay.com.tr   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) The Turkish company Yurtbay Seramik was founded in 1995. Today, the company boasts a production capacity of 22,000,000 square meters on 700,000 square meters of outdoor and 100,000 square meters of indoor areas. Yurtbay Seramik has been exporting 50% of their production to world-wide companies for more than 20 years with its experienced export team. We create

Congratulations to Blainey North & Associates shortlisted for Lighting – Pendant/Chandelier Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2017

design et al are delighted to announce that Blainey North & Associates  have been shortlisted for Lighting – Pendant/Chandelier Award within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2017. A unique pendant lamp made of finely crafted brass, rods of glass and leather. The light feels like it has been de-coupled from a larger piece of machinery, yet it is smooth and polished, perfectly proportioned and intriguing.  The glass rods are held by stepped metal shaped, where a leather harness bisects to metal suspension points,

Congratulations to Blainey North & Associates shortlisted for Table Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2017

design et al are delighted to announce that Blainey North & Associates have been shortlisted for Table Award within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2017. The Chasm table has been inspired by the city. “The notion of mapping, of tracing human movement through a city was the starting point for me. Cities are hard, with a multiplicity of levels and differing scales, their repetitive nature generating an edgy beauty. Human bodies on the other hand are soft and the movements are random creating these idiosyncratic

Designer in Profile: Marcelo Fernandes – Chief Administrative Officer at De Fontes

Name: Marcelo Fernandes Company: De Fontes Position within company: Chief Administrative Officer Website: www.defontes.pt   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) I undertook my degree in International Business in Porto and I have no education in the design subject. I believe I was born with a passion for furniture design because my family has a manufacturing company. Since I was a kid I remember I drew and produced my own pieces in wood. How would you

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