Three things are certain in life: birth, death and change. Amidst a backdrop of sweeping change across the industry, there is currently huge disparity between different parts of the furniture market.
Perfection V Ambition (finale)
Perfection V Ambition (finale) is the conclusion of my mini-series. Matt Welsh of naughtone gives me a glimpse behind the scenes and talks me through the big deal…
Keeping your cool: Perfection v Ambition. (part one)
What is design utopia? A niche studio that stays true to its roots – or growth and financial success? Is it possible to have both? I speak to Roger Stephenson (Architect) O.B.E. and craft British furniture brand Another Country.
Many furniture manufacturers’ heads are turned by what their competitors are doing – to the detriment of their own brand…
There’s an identity crisis going on!
Furniture Design: A Sixth Sense
Furniture design is food for us interior geeks. But how do we decide what is sickly sweet and what is michelin starred? I put it to you that we have a sixth sense: a design sense….
From Stockholm with Love (part one)
Stockholm Design Week – a show bursting with Nordic flavours, new trends and inspiration. But one that also reminded me of an old school jumper…
Destination: workplace 2030.
It’s 2030. The traditional desk is dead. So is the 24 hour garage and you can’t even smell Colin’s kippers. Welcome to the future…