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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

Designer in Profile: Harold – Designer & Co-Founder of HAROW

Name: Harold  Company: HAROW Position within company: Designer and Co-Founder Website: www.harow.fr Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) For as long as I can remember, I’ve always felt this need to create, build, draw, invent, sculpt, take apart, or to mould things — it’s something visceral. I’ve worked in various fields as a graphic designer, web designer, tattoo artist, interior designer, 3D designer…all while pursuing more personal work like painting, sculpture, or street art.

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

design et al are delighted to announce that Aurum Home have been shortlisted for Sofa Award within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2017. Aurum Home introduce the Beaded Sofa, a shark tooth back seating with shrinking bubble legs forms a classic juxtaposing timeless tufting with a psychedelic twist. The grey suede sofa with brass beaded legs and tufted high back  was designed for placement in any corner of one’s home. The designers wanted it to have a classical feel with tufting and thick

Designer in Profile: Anna Hayman – Owner of Anna Hayman Designs

Name: Anna Hayman  Company Name: Anna Hayman Designs Position in Company: Owner  Website: www.annahaymandesigns.com   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) My background is unusual as I am essentially self taught, and have worked in many different professional areas. Before embarking on becoming a print designer I had a small shoe brand, and before that I was a piano teacher. I have also lots of experience in retail, merchandising, display, photography, wholesale, haberdashery and clothing. So

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

design et al are delighted to announce that Aurum Home have been shortlisted for Table Award within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2017. Aurum Home designed a serving table with wheels featuring brass fasted bird claw feet and a selection of surfaces. Made with a glass top with brass base and available in various marble/coloured glass surfaces. The table is a sleek take on a generic cart or trolley form, where they accented the legs with a claw sculpture. There are two variations of

Congratulations to Aurum Home shortlisted for Bespoke Cabinetry Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2017

design et al are delighted to announce that Aurum Home have been shortlisted for Bespoke Cabinetry Award within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2017. Aurum Home present the Evil Eye Cabinet, a piece featuring brass pillar legs with a tongue-in-cheek evil eye sculpture handle fitted in marble and lapis lazuli. Standing at 68” in height, the contemporary cabinet features brass legs, MDF lacquered cupboard, brass evil eye handle with marble inlay. Each glass shelf has been carefully adorned with lights. The cabinet was

Designer in Profile: Louis Henri Bührmann – Managing Director of Louis Henri Ltd

Name:  Louis Henri Bührmann  Company: Louis Henri Ltd Position within company: Managing Director and Pekingese Tamer Website: www.louishenri.com   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) I was born in South Africa, travelled the world and returned to Johannesburg to complete my degree in Interior Architecture at the university of Technology in 2001. I came to London in 2002. Having gained experience working at Andrew Martin, Northacre and finally setting up Louis Henri a decade ago. How