Atelier Alain Ellouz recieve shortlist success in the Lighting- Pendant/Chandelier Award

Atelier Alain Ellouz Shortlisted in the Lighting- Pendant/Chandelier award in the International Product Design Awards 2015 Atelier Alain Ellouz have created The Elysée which is an ambient light fixture that more closely resembles a sparkling piece of jewelry than a functional piece of lighting. The Elysée consists of interlocking rings which are set with 140 large rock crystals. . Though difficult to extract, these crystals have remained coveted and precious art objects since ancient times. Alain selects only those stones

Conrgatulations to Nathan Anthony who were the Winners of the Sofa Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2015

Nathan Anthony Shortlisted in the Sofa Award of the International Product Design Awards 2015 Nathan Anthony Furniture have created a collection based around an architectural model for inspiration. This collection features a fresh and fun approach to colour styling. It’s modern, chic silhouette, and combined wood and metal legs, add a whimsical touch to the design . The sofa, from The Bonn collection, features a cantilevered wood & metal leg, asymmetrical cushioning which allows for playful fabric combinations,as well as boxed

Houles Shortlisted in the Fabric category with the Galuchat range

Houles shortlisted for Fabric Award in The International Product Design Awards 2015 The Galuchat collection features a sophisticated printed velvet with a gradating, embossed shagreen design. The base is a cotton velvet. The printing involves tiny white, iridescent design spots, simulating the grain of shagreen which occurs naturally vertically, as on a fish’s back. The colour of the printing is identical for all the colours in the GALUCHAT range. In the 17th and early 18th centuries, the term “shagreen” or

CreativeMary’s Granville suspension ,submitted by Emotional brands, receives shortlist succes in the Lighting-Pendant/chandelier award

CreativeMary for Emmotional Brands, shortlisted for the Lighting- Pendant/Chandelier  in the International Product Design Awards 2015 Portuguese based product designers, CreativeMary, have drawn inspiration from a small island in the centre of one of Canada’s most vibrant cities. The District of Granville Island has seen the transformation of its old industrial area into a rich shopping and cultural zone. Found right in the heart of Vancouver, the calm, creative island is an escape from the bustling city that surrounds it. The Granville

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

Congratulations to Alfred Johnson, winner of the Table Award in The International Product Design Award 2014

Alfred Johnson successfully won the Table category with MEDUSA.  This bespoke biomorphic dining table pays homage to Greek mythology whilst infusing super-modern biomorphic language. Based on a request by a client for a one of kind dining table, Medusa evolved from a sketch and was developed into interconnecting fluid lines that combined the biomorphic integrity of its presence practical use. With the ever intertwining fluid shapes, each perspective of Medusa gives a new depth to its form. Manufactured in medium density

Congratulations to Munna, winner of the Seating Award in The International Product Design Awards 2014

design et al are pleased to announce a successful win for Munna in the International Product Design Awards 2014. The Hughes Sofa competed in the ‘Seating’ Category. Grand and majestic, the Hughes sofa has a vintage touch, combining noble materials such as wood and metal, while transpiring a feeling of extravagance and singularity. Hughes breaks the symmetry of its back through the gentle swell that follows the smooth line of the body. The Hughes sofa was inspired by the great dreamers

Congratulations to The Silk Gallery, winner of the Fabric Award in The International Product Design Awards 2014

design et al are pleased to announce that The Silk Gallery successfully won the Fabric Award in The International Product Design Awards 2014.  Inspiration for The Safari Collection was the result of a trip in January 2014 to the Okavango Delta in Botswana. This unique African landscape with its prodigious wildlife and unique floodplains left a lasting impression. Walking through these vast plains, the game viewing is spectacular. The designs “Elephant” and “Giraffe” attempt to show these animals as they appeared in