Friday, 30 April 2010

Interviews - Design Research Studio (Tom Dixon), Andrew Haythornthwaite & Shai Akram and William Tozer

In the run-up to this year's Restaurant & Bar Design Awards event we will be publishing interviews with shortlisted entrants, some of the world's best restaurant and bar designers!
This week's interviews are with:

Charlotte Griffiths (Design Research Studio - Tom Dixon),
Shai Akram (Andrew Haythornthwaite and Shai Akram) and
William Tozer (William Tozer)

You can reserve tickets to the Awards event on the 22nd June, at the
Restaurant & Bar Design Awards website.


1 – 9 MAY 2010


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Don’t Miss Manhattan’s DARC Side

Experience DARC Design & Architecture’s exclusive collection of elegant furniture in person at the Valencian Design Showcase cocktail party at DDC in New York on May 17th!

Thursday, 29 April 2010

The New West End Company has created West End Home Week

Running from 26 April to 3 May, the event will highlight the unrivalled home retail offer of London’s West End.
As well as celebrating a wide range of product during the week, from furniture to furnishings, Selfridges London will be hosting an extra special event bringing you the opportunity to meet three of the UK’s top home experts.
Join distinguished interior designer, Nicky Haslam, who will deliver a free presentation and sign copies of his book ‘Sheer Opulence’ on Thursday 29 April from 5.30pm to 6pm on the Lower Ground Floor.
This will be directly followed by a joint appearance from interior designer and television personality, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and Editor-in-Chief of ELLE Decoration, Michelle Ogundehin from 6pm to 7pm.
Laurence and Michelle will present spring/summer 10's home trends and offer tips and tricks on how to improve your living space.
The expert duo will also be available to answer your interior questions after the presentation.

Change of venue - New central London location confirmed for Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

For reasons out of their control, Restaurant & Bar Design Awards we have decided to move the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2010 to Victoria House in central London.

The event will take place on the same date and time - 22nd June from 6pm.

Attended by the UK and world’s top designers and hospitality operators, it promises to be the most exciting and technologically advanced event in the design and hospitality calendar.

Please reserve your tickets in

David Fox Design is pleased to announce its creative presence at Clerkenwell Design week

David Fox Design is pleased to announce its creative presence at this years Clerkenwell design week

The Facilities Show

11-13 May 2010
Hall 1, NEC Birmingham

Wednesday, 28 April 2010

One Week Remains before Interior Fit Out 2010!

Only seven days to go until the easyFairs® INTERIOR FIT OUT 2010- opens its doors, make sure that you are there!
This is the ONLY event of its kind in the UK showcasing contractors, suppliers and manufacturers spanning the entire supply-chain of interior fit out services.

New Ranges Of Reception Desks From MSL Interiors

Valde Reception Desk With LED Lights

Foro Reception Desk

Compact Ovo Reception Desk

For more information please contact MSL Interiors on 0845 520 1100 or email or visit


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Tuesday, 27 April 2010


Tickets to the official Grand Designs Awards ceremony hosted by Kevin McCloud are now on sale.
Spaces are already limited, so don’t delay in securing your place at the design event of the year.

When: 6 May 2010
Where: Grand Village, Grand Designs Live, ExCel, Docklands, London

Make sure you are part of the celebrations and BOOK NOW to avoid disappointment.

Glast desks and tables from Fosam

Now on display in ei2's Clerkenwell showroom is Fosam's iconic Glast table range.

ACHICA meets: Kelly Hoppen

ACHICA chats to Kelly Hoppen MBE, interior designer to the stars (including the Beckhams!) and step-mum to Sienna Miller.
She talks about her latest holiday plans and tells ACHICA why Tom Ford’s A Single Man has inspired her and they take a look inside her gorgeous London pad.

Click here to read more

Monday, 26 April 2010

Interviews - Shaun Clarkson (Shaun Clarkson ID), Ed Ng (AB Concept) and Andre Kikoski (Andre Kikoski Architect)

In the run-up to this year's Restaurant & Bar Design Awards event we will be publishing interviews with shortlisted entrants, some of the world's best restaurant and bar designers!

This week's interviews are with:
Shaun Clarkson (Shaun Clarkson ID), Ed Ng (AB Concept) and Andre Kikoski (Andre Kikoski Architect)

You can reserve tickets to the Awards event on the 22nd June, at the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards website.

Coexistence - Sample Sale

Coexistence is now using 15-17 Canonbury Lane in Islington as its Sample Sale Showroom.

Sample stock will be available here 52 weeks a year at extremely favourable prices.

Canonbury Lane is five minutes’ walk from Coexistence’s main office & showroom at 288 Upper Street.

Please contact Natalie Norton on (or 020 7354 8817) to be updated on available Sample Sale stock, and make an appointment with her to visit Canonbury Lane.

Hardwood flooring

Hardwood flooring is a sure way to enhance the look of your house or flat. Besides being elegant, they are durable, hard wearing and environmental friendly. Wood is both renewable and recyclable natural resource and addsup to thousands of dollars to the value of your home. Once fixed on the floor, there is little or no need to replace it.

Hardwood floors have a unique richness and can glow up the atmosphere of any kind of room. It is difficult to choose among the wide range of hardwood flooring designs available these days. They come in varied widths and colors, be it a high-fashion exotic hardwoods, time-worn hand-sculpted and distressed wood, or timeless traditional designs, you get a rich variety of hardwood options for your home.
These floors are simple to install with locking technology and carry a 25year residential warranty for guaranteed durability. Find below some of the main types of hardwood floors:

Unfinished wood flooring – This type of flooring lacks the finishing touches and need to be manually sanded, buffered, stained and coated on the site that you want to install them on.

Prefinished wood flooring- This type of wood flooring is already sanded and finished and requires you to just install it. Thus it is the most comfortable one to buy and the most common found in stores. Solid wood flooring: This type of hardwood floor is hard to install,remove and refinish. Hence it is not very popular these days.

Engineered wood flooring- These are higher end wood floors , which are made from several layers of veneer wood, glued together. This makes them very adaptable and resistant.

Proper care and maintenance can preserve the durability and beauty of
these floors and add real value to your home.
Also , In recent years returns on
Hardwood Investments have been excellent.

Learn More how Hardwood and
Timber Investments
are beneficial:-

Picture This! Ending Soon

4th March- 3rd May
Picture This!

Florence Hall, RIBA, London, W1

Friday, 23 April 2010

New Products From MSL Interiors

For more information please contact sales on 0845 520 1100 or
email visit

Homebase Unmissable Offer

10 % off everything for 2days only, starts today!
For more information visit our Furniture Sales / Discounts page

Thursday, 22 April 2010

in.Design May 2010 issue now available!

Friends & Family special event – 25% Off Everything at Habitat

Visit our Furniture Sales / Discounts page for more information

Trading Boundaries

Visit for beautiful imported Indian Furniture.

Their web store is currently under construction, however visit for an update about what they have going on in store, and new products.

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

The Hotel Show- Dubai

Find the latest trends and innovations in the Operating Equipment & Supplies sector at The Hotel Show this May.
Source cost effective products for your business, explore new business & networking opportunities and find the widest choice of international suppliers by visiting the show at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Date: 18 - 20 May 2010
Timing: 11:00am - 07:00pm daily

Bar at the Business Design Centre in June

ACHICA - the online private members store

ACHICA is the online private members store. Their team of style globetrotters are dedicated to hand-picking chic and desirable luxury designer brands which can be yours at up to 70% off.

ACHICA also brings you inspiring editorial pages brimming with chic ideas to stylishly incorporate your ACHICA purchases into your home and lifestyle.

Sign up now to get great deals on the upcoming sales:
Meyer Prestige: Top-notch retro appliances
Jeff Banks Home: Crockery from the style guru
WESCO: Coolest dustbins we've ever seen
The Real Rug Co.: Sumptuous floor art

Designers Guild New Homestore

Designers Guild invites you to celebrate the opening of the brand new home store at

Space 76,
Marylebone High Street,

Meet the world's top designers & operators at the design & hospitality event of the year

'Come and network at the hospitality event of the year. Overlooking the Olympic Stadium, the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards will be held at Westfield Stratford City on the evening of the 22nd June.
Attended by the UK's and the world's top architectual, interior and lighting designers and their respective hotel, restaurant and bar operators, the event promises to be the most innovative and exciting event in this year's design and hospitality calendar.

A limited number of tickets and sponsorship/advertising options are still available.

Further details regarding sponsorship and advertising options are available here.'

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

New London Architecture

New London Architecture is holding a series of events next month tackling the future of the workplace, kicking off on 6 May with a half-day conference on 'Clients, clusters and clouds: London's future workplace needs'.

There will be an invite-only evening event on the 13 May at the Ergonom showroom and the programme concludes on 21 May with a breakfast talk reviewing the best recent and upcoming examples of office design.

Visit for further details.

Kowalewski Residence - Belmont Freeman Architects

'Atlantic Beach is an established beach community on Long Island, immediately outside of New York City. It is filled with modest houses from the 1920’s and 30’s in Tudor, Spanish and Art Deco styles. As real estate prices rose in the last decade, the village saw a lot of “tear-down” activity, as older houses were replaced by much larger homes. The Kowalewski residence is an attempt to insert a distinctly modern house into the village context in a manner that is respectful of the scale and architectural traditions of the community...'

Read more..

Monday, 19 April 2010

s:l from s:line

's:l provides the culmination of all your storage solutions in one range; flippers, doors, drawers and tambours give choice and flexibility to capture space with an aesthetically pleasing finish.
The striking energetic design of s:l extends from the exterior through to the interior.

Balanced lines and clean surfaces create an impression of elegance and stability, enhanced by top craftsmanship.You can experience the quality of every closing of a drawer or door. You can notice it on every detail of the architecture. s:l is confirmation of our commitment to providing leading edge storage design for every office environment.'

s:line website

Children's bedrooms - Great ideas for every age, from tots to teens

Be inspired by the latest decorating schemes
Essential guide to children's rooms
Weird and wonderful kids' rooms

DARC Design&Architecture, the New Luxury Brand

'We would like to introduce you to the new luxury furniture brand, DARC: Design & Architecture. We at Darc are dedicated to working closely with industry professionals to create custom high-end furniture for residential and commercial projects. It is our mission to ensure the best quality craftsmanship and attention to detail, while transforming your vision into a one of a kind classic that will endure for generations.

We invite you to explore for we are confident you will discover a whole new world of fine furnishings at your fingertips. Please take a moment to fill out our short questionnaire, and we will send you a free informational CD.'


'Situated in Upper Clatford in Hampshire, which is only 45mn drive away from London, we have combined our resources to show all our products and major ranges and present them in a 3000sqft open space.
Featuring Astro Arche, Didra, Buraile, Convisteel, Optineo, Optineo Steel, flip top tables, C01, C04 storage and introducing OSMOSE 2, this is a great opportunity to see BURONOMIC desking combined with Era Screens and to discover the two products used together.
Therefore we would be delighted to invite you for the official Opening of our show room.
Food and drinks courtesy of BURONOMIC, we will also offer you a special discount on our new OSMOSE 2 range, which is now available, as well as a complete price list for Era Screens adapted to BURONOMIC products.
Please come to see us on:
Wednesday May the 5th or Thursday May the 6th
Between 9 AM and 6 PM'

Ron Arad: Restless

18th Feb- 16th May

Barbican Art Gallery, London, EC2

Friday, 16 April 2010

Designers Guild

Choose from 98 colours from soft neutrals to luminous brights
All Deigners Guild paints are water based and environmentally friendly
Click here to shop for sample pots - £3.75
Order before 26th April and receive 20% off your paint order

Thursday, 15 April 2010

Interviews - Matteo Thun (Bar Missoni) and Jonathan Clark (Tinderbox)

In the run-up to this year's Restaurant & Bar Design Awards event, there will be published interviews with shortlisted entrants, some of the world's best restaurant and bar designers! This week's interviews are with:
Matteo Thun (Matteo Thun) and Jonathan Clark (Jonathan Clark Architects)

You can reserve tickets to the Awards event, at Westfield Stratford City - overlooking the Olympic Stadium on the 22nd June, on the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards website.

New Paint collection from Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen

The flamboyant designer has teamed up with B&Q to bring you affordable paints.
If you're thinking of updating your home, why not be brave and choose one of the new show-stopping paints from the Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen collection at B&Q.

Designed to co-ordinate with his range of wallpapers, there are 32 paint colours created to suit every style and mood.

All paints are low odour emitting with minimal VOC levels (chemicals produced by paint) so you will be healthier too.

The Conran Pop-up Shop

Don't miss the Conran Pop-up shop at Westfield London showcasing its capsule ‘Well Considered’ diffusion range aimed at a younger generation.
The striking packaging for the range has a vibrant look with a a strong witty energy and is the result of collaboration with Studio Conran and artist, Javier Mariscal who designed amongst other things, the iconic diary room chair for Big Brother 2001 and the mascot for the Barcelona Olympic games.
One lucky shopper will also have the chance to win £5,000 to spend at The Conran pop-up by outlining the room in the house they most want made over and why. A Conran stylist will visit the winners home to offer design and style tips.
See in store for more details!

Habitat Discount until Sunday

20% off everything in-store and online at Habitat until Sunday
More details on the 'Furniture Sales/Discounts' page

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art starts Friday

16 April- 3 May
Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art

Various venues in Glasgow

Chris Grover joins Crest Contract Interiors

'As a part of the ongoing growth and expansion of Crest Contracts we are delighted to announce the arrival of the latest member of our interiors team, Chris Grover.
Chris has worked in many areas of the world of interiors for over 25 years and has wide experience specifically in the contract and commercial furniture markets. Many people may already know Chris from his long and successful 20 year career with Ahrend from where he now joins us.
For those of you who will be attending the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan this week please drop by the Artifort stand at Pavilion 12, Stand No. F26 on Thursday 15th or Friday 16th in the afternoon to say hello and also to view the exciting new products from Artifort.'

Tuesday, 13 April 2010

Starting Today, Sign and Digital UK

Sign and Digital UK
NEC, Birmingham
13-15 April

Ideal Home Show: highlights at Achica

Click here to view the Ideal Home Show highlights at the Achica website

Monday, 12 April 2010

Brit Insurance Designs of the year 2010-02-15 Design Museum

Shad Thames, London, SE1
The shortlist for the self-styled Oscars of the design world went on display at the Design Museum in London, including some of the best new work in seven categories; architecture, transport, graphics, interactive, product, furniture and fashion.
17th Feb- 6 June

Starting Next Week, Manchester Architecture and Design Festival

Manchester Architecture and Design Festival

Cathedral Gardens, Manchester

19 April – 14th May

Friday, 9 April 2010

FX International Interior Design Awards 2010

Tuesday 30th November

To Enter:

Deadline for entries: 20th July 2010

Starting this Sunday- Light+Build

11-16 April
Light and Build
Messe Frankfurt

Win the chance to design the show apartment of Glenn Howells Architects’ new London development, Printworks

Win the chance to design the show apartment of Glenn Howells Architects’ new London development, Printworks.
The developer, First Base, has teamed up with icon to run a competition for a creative and high quality interior design solution to a two-bedroom apartment, due for completion later this year.
First Base is looking for an overall interior decoration concept that includes all interior finishes and furnishings. The entries will be judged by a high-profile panel consisting of icon’s editor Justin McGuirk, the architect Glenn Howells, Brian Studak of Universaldesignstudio, Jenny Gibbs, President of British Institute of Interior Design and Sean Cook, Head of Design at First Base.
The competition is open to both professionals and students, and prizes will be awarded to both. The winner and runner-up entries will be published in the July issue of icon.
All entries have to reach First Base by 23 April.
For full details on the entry process, judging criteria and prizes, and to download the floor plan go to:

SCP at Milan 2010

100% British Design at La Rinascente
SCP will be displaying and selling a selection of designs from their 2010 Collection in Milan at the exhibition '100% British Design'.
The exhibition will run from 10th April – 2nd May 2010 at Design Supermarket in the prestigious Milanese department store La Rinascente where a wide selection of designs from the best British furniture and lighting brands will be presented alongside the work of new British designers.
Press Preview: Monday 12th April, 9.30am
Opens: Saturday 10th April
Design Supermarket at La Rinascente
Piazza Duomo
Milan, Italy 20122
tel. +39 02 88521
For further information or press images please contact

Thursday, 8 April 2010

COLLECT / 14 -17 May 2010 / Saatchi Gallery

This annual fair provides a unique opportunity to view and buy the best in contemporary craft from the most prestigious UK and international galleries, all within the stunning setting of the Saatchi Gallery, London

Clerkenwell Design Week 2010, 25-27 May

The festival is a three-day event celebrating creativity in London’s design hub. Clerkenwell Design Week will feature exhibitions, debates, workshops, installations, music and off-the-wall performances as well as exclusive product launches from some of the world’s leading design brands. It’s the ideal chance for creatives to experience the latest design trends in a relaxed yet stimulating atmosphere.

Elle Décor Young Talents on Show

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Pop Up Conran Shop at Westfields

Sir Terence Conran launched a pop-up shop selling furniture and homewares on 31st of March at the Westfield Shopping Centre in London. The shop will run for 10 weeks, showcasing some of The Conran Shop's “Well Considered” range.

The 900 square foot Conran store is located on the upper level of the shopping centre, and Sir Terence was there on the opening day signing limited edition cups and copies of his latest book.

Thursday, 1 April 2010

Edra Invite

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Yoo Job Post

New job post for Yoo on the Job Post page!