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5 Minutes With Martin Aveyard Design Director At Moon Fabrics..

To enter the awards please contact productawards@design-et-al.co.uk British fabric house Moon, was shortlisted into The International Product Design Awards 2012, their stunning fabric collection won over the shortlist panel. Here their Design Director, Martin Aveyard discusses his key influences. What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? The past! As ever, design is looking towards the past for inspiration and adapting it for living in the present. We’ve recently rediscovered 1950`s mid century modern style. What

IPDA 2013: Splinter Works Win Over the Shortlist Panel..

Sculptural furniture designers Splinter Works are the latest to be shortlisted into the Table category with their stunning commissioned piece Soar. Drawing on inspiration from their clients, an aviation business, the base, made from polished nickel, is an impressionistic reference to flight and so resonates with the company perfectly. The glass centre of the table allows everyone to view the base even when surrounded by people and the geometric shape of the table top allows for a large number of

Fameed Khalique Showcases his Bespoke Surfaces Range ….

Fameed Khalique is to showcase his bespoke surfaces at the new Hill House Interiors showroom. Fameed Khalique is delighted to be commissioned by the award-winning interior design consultancy Hill House Interiors to create dramatic bespoke finishes for the launch of their new showroom in Elystan Street, London SW3. Helen Bygraves, Hill House Interiors said: “We have been working with Fameed for many years now; he is always a great source of inspiration, opening our eyes to the most usual and innovative of new products. Stunning pieces in the showroom include

The Cross Legged Lounge Chair Joins the Chair Category Shortlist

The second product from Rebecca Scott,   the Cross Legs Lounge Chair reaches the Short list for the International Hotel and Property Awards.  Again this piece uses powder coated steel and leather. The chair is adaptable to its surroundings, looking at home in a lounge, restaurant or bar. To view Rebecca’s entries and all the other shortlisted products in the 2013 awards visit  www.thedesignawards.co.uk/products. www.rebeccascott.co.uk

Congratulations to The Light Corporation, winner of the Lighting – Scheme Award in The International Product Design Awards 2013

The Light Corporation present their Sonning lighting scheme. Sonning represents a lighting scheme that is fully integrated with the architecture of the building and the surrounding landscape gardens. Using bespoke products from the design department of The Light Corporation HQ and other specialist lighting manufacturers The Light Corporation creates a true marriage of form and light.  Due to the calibre of the project The Light Corporation have successfully won in the International Product Design Awards 2013 in the lighting scheme category.   www.lightcorporation.com www.thedesignawards.co.uk/products

Congratulations to Rebecca Scott, winner of the Lighting – Pendant/Chandelier Award in The International Product Design Awards 2013

The Allegretto Pendant by Rebecca Scott successfully wins the lighting-piece category of the 2013 awards.  The pendant is in platinized silver leaf finish with  subtle brown highlights and a white textured linen shade.  This the third piece by Rebecca Scott International to be shortlisted into the product awards. This year has seen an expansion in awards categories after the success of the 2012 award programme, new to this years awards are the fireplace, bespoke cabinetry and flooring categories. For more information and to

Rebecca Scott Reaches The Shortlist of the International Product Design Awards…

London based furniture designers Rebecca Scott are the latest designers to reach the Shortlist for the International Product Design Awards 2013.  Their  Westow desk comprises of the finest materials including polished stainless steel and carbon fibre to create a stunning and elegant piece.  Their work has reached the shortlist for the Table Category.   www.rebeccascott.co.uk www.thedesignawards.co.uk/products

The Return of the Pendant Light…

Whilst some of our ceilings have been pendant free zones for the past decade or so, with ceiling spots and soft pools of light in the form of lamps dotted around our homes, the time has come to re dress the situation, as the pendant light makes a timely and welcome return into our design schemes. Over the coming weeks we will be taking a closer look at some of our favourite designs and key looks. For today  the DERRICK

Award Winning Designers Villiers Brothers Become The Latest Design Society Members….

Creating strikingly beautiful furniture appears to come naturally to the Villiers Brothers. Dedicated to the    challenge of innovation and the pursuit of excellence The Villiers Brothers were rewarded for their work at the International   Product Design Awards, winning the table category for their Brooklyn Coffee Table, showcasing stainless steel  and a mirror polish finish.  As partners in the Design Society, the Villiers Brothers work epitomises the qualities of the Design Society members and their commitment to providing products

Product Awards 2013 take centre stage

Now in their fourth year, the International Design & Architecture Awards are growing at an unprecedented rate, with entries from around the world from leading architects and designers. However hosts design et al recognise the importance of new launches and ranges within these schemes and for 2013 are pulling out all the stops to celebrate this. The 2013 product awards will recognise the talent of designers and manufacturers alike with 10 new awards being added to the original programme.  The aim is clearly