Clerkenwell Design Week 2014

Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 The Photograph Gallery

Clerkenwell Design Week is now in its fifth yr and was greater and higher than ever. The entire space, which is rumored to boast extra architects per sq. foot than anyplace else on the planet, was buzzing with a pageant vibe from daybreak till nightfall and past. Artist and textiles designer Ptolemy Mann teamed up with Johnson Tiles to create the Prismatic Panorama, an set up that welcomed guests to the pageant’s hub Design Manufacturing unit on the Farmiloe Constructing.

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One other thrilling collaboration was Sir Paul Smith’s tackle the long-lasting Sort seventy five Anglepoise lamp by Sir Kenneth Grange – a mixture of three of Britain’s design icons and what a outcome.

Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 in main home furnishings art Category

The Float Tables assortment was new from Pinch. Referencing fisherman’s floats, because the identify suggests, every desk is hand turned and individually stained in a number of colours.

Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 in main home furnishings art Category

Flora is a set of powder coated aluminium shades by &Then Design in collaboration with Scarlett San Martin, and was additionally new for Clerkenwell Design Week.

Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 in main home furnishings art Category

Case Furnishings launched an up to date model of their 675 chair by Robin Day. They went again into the archives and made slight modifications to their manufacturing model to deliver it nearer to Day’s unique design.

Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 in main home furnishings art Category

Outdoors the Farmiloe Constructing, Clerkenwell’s showrooms have been stepping into the swing of it – Vitra challenged native architects and designers to tailor Ron Arad’s Tom Vac chair – this was ‘Tom Woof’ by Coffey Architects!

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Simply across the nook, The SCIN Gallery hosted the OKAY Studio venture sponsored by AHEC and featured work from Ed Swan, Searching & Narud, Liliana Ovalle, Mathias Hahn, Andrew Haythornthwaite, and Peter Marigold.

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Element is Clerkenwell Design Week’s area for “effective craftsmanship and excessive glamour” at The Order of St. John. I liked Whippets, a part of the Virginia White Assortment.

Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 in main home furnishings art Category

Platform on the Home of Detention (a cavernous underground area that was a jail within the Victorian period!) is the area devoted to new expertise, and so I all the time make a beeline for it. I liked the Capside lamp by Loïc Bard and the best way the sunshine escapes from the gaps – it appeared implausible on this gloomy darkish setting.

Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 in main home furnishings art Category

Head and Haft have been displaying the Arthur aspect desk, the strong granite prime of which is quarried and machined in Cornwall, probably the most southwesterly tip of England.

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Additions was a brand new present for Clerkenwell Design Week, showcasing smaller design items and inside equipment. A love of craft and a agency perception in its validity in a contemporary context led PR Nick Wiltshire to curate an exhibition there referred to as The Makings of Luxurious. I notably favored the polished brass vessels by Brooksbank & Collins.

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The Tunisia Made assortment is a collection of luxurious vessels designed by Tunisia-born, London-based mostly Hend Krichen, utilizing Tunisian artisans. “Supplies are stored as uncooked and pure as attainable as a way to reveal Tunisia’s true id and rejoice its pure assets in lovely timeless objects that can be utilized on a regular basis,” says the designer.

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HAM “captures sudden moments from the contented lives of a pig, a horse and a rabbit.” Additions noticed the launch of 4 new rabbits: Reflective Rabbit, Croquet Rabbit, Superhero Rabbit, and Parachute Rabbit.

Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 in main home furnishings art Category

Custhom has an unusually geometric and understated strategy to floor sample design, leading to a refined vary of wallpaper, textiles, and tableware that stand aside from the usually very female choices on this space of design.

Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 in main home furnishings art Category

And eventually, from one tile-based mostly set up to a different – Russ + Henshaw’s Tile Mile, in affiliation with Turkishceramics, celebrated the arch of St. John’s Gate in Clerkenwell by reinterpreting its ceiling on the ground with an intricate tile design that was mirrored into infinity utilizing two mirrors.

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