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Designer in Profile: Tina Nicole , Principal designer and Co-founder of Nathan Anthony furniture

Name: TINA NICOLE Company: NATHAN ANTHONY FURNITURE Position within company: PRINCIPAL DESIGNER Website: www.NATHANANTHONYFURNITURE.COM     Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) Education: An Associate of Arts Degree from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, a Bachelor’s Degree from UCLA and a Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School. Experience: Always a lover of textiles, forms and fashion, I worked in sales and then as a window dresser for iconic retail brands Colors de Benetton and

Nathan Anthony shortlisted for The International Product Design Awards 2015

Nathan Anthony shortlisted for the Chair award in the International Product Design Awards 2015. The Architecte collection features a streamlined, Art Deco-inspired design that includes a sectional, sofa and accent chair. Futuristic in spirit, Architecte features a dramatic stacked geometric base that combines tubular wood and metal. The base for the chair has a “wow factor” with a triple-stacked layering of wood and metal. Each piece features a rich grey velvet cover with contrast white stitching, angled arms and luxurious

Further Shortlist Success for Artwood in the International Product Design Awards 2015

Artwood have achieved further shortlist success in the International Product Design Awards 2015.  The Bespoke Collection at will compete in the Flooring category in the sixth annual awards. The Artwood Bespoke Collection offers our clients the ability create their own, unique finish for use within their interior scheme. For this private residence in London, Artwood created a bespoke metal inlaid floor using a combination of gold and silver. A complimentary high gloss border from our Diamond collection was created to beautifully frame the

Further Shortlist Success For Susie Watson Designs In the International Product Design Awards 2014

Susie Watson Designs Enjoy further Shortlist Success for the Fabric Award In The International Product Design Awards 2014 Hydrangea Linen Hydrangeas are Susie’s favourite flowers, and this fabric is her homage to them, it was sketched in her garden.  Susie’s garden is a stunning mix of all varieties of flower and in the summer, is heady with perfume and awash with wildlife, hence the butterflies, which also feature in many of her other designs.  Susie is always surrounded by flowers, inside her house she

Susie Watson Designs Shortlisted In the International Product Design Awards 2014

Susie Watson Designs Are Shortlisted for the Fabric Award In The International Product Design Awards 2014 Rose Linen – By Susie Watson Designs Roses have always been very prevalent in Susie’s sketch book and this design evolved through many different sketching sessions in her garden. The design focuses on the flower, making it feel powerful and strong compared to its stem and the butterflies around it, the effect is something quite regal, like the design on a signet ring or a hallmark. The design is stylised

de Le Cuona Shortlisted In the International Product Design Awards 2014

de Le Cuona Are Shortlisted for the Fabric Award In The International Product Design Awards 2014 Collection Name: Stormy Serenity, by de Le Cuona Inspiration of the design and description of piece: de Le Cuona’s new collection, Stormy Serenity, is a contemporary twist on our favourite cashmeres, velvets, paisleys and linens.  There are five new fabrics in Stormy Serenity, each with a story of their own. Antoinette Inspired by a 17th Century document, Antoinette is a beautiful velvet which has been decorated with real

Gosling Shortlisted In The International Product Design Awards 2014

Gosling Are Shortlisted for the Bespoke Cabinetry Award In The International Product Design Awards 2014 About Gosling Gosling is a bespoke furniture design company whose vision is to combine classical inspiration and exquisite British craftsmanship with ergonomic perfection.  All Gosling furniture is handmade by skilled cabinetmakers and each piece reflects the exceptional level of detail they are trained by Gosling to achieve.  From the choice of timbers and the book matching of woods, to the screw heads lining up along the grain direction, their

In Profile: Alexandr of The Sofa and Chair Company

The Sofa and Chair Company have been shortlisted for the design et al International Product Design Awards 2014 Name: Alexandr Company: The Sofa and Chair Position within company: Furniture designer Website: www.thesofaandchair.co.uk Tell us a little about your background in design I was working in the construction and interior design industry in Russia and Latvia for a while following my construction engineering course at university. After a few years I developed a preference for working with furniture; one of the more

In Profile: Stanislav Palavrov of The Sofa and Chair Company

The Sofa and Chair Company have been shortlisted for the design et al International Product Design Awards 2014. Name: Stanislav Palavrov Company: The Sofa and Chair Company Position within company: Furniture Designer Website: www.thesofaandchair.co.uk Tell us a little about your background in design My current position as a furniture designer is a great opportunity for me to revisit and utilise my qualifications in Furniture Design and Furniture Construction (1989-1993). I also finished another degree in Interior Design which further developed my

In Profile: Michelle Evans of AyKa Design

  Name: K.Michelle Evans Company: AyKa Design Position within company: Creative Director and Owner. Website: www.aykadesign.com Tell us a little about your background in design  I studied interior design in the UK and obtained a BA honors degree in 3D design which I absolutely loved. At the time 3D design was quite quirky and I think it helped to set me apart. After graduating, I was very fortunate and landed a brilliant job where my degree was put to good

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