Thursday, 26 July 2012

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Fin Dining Chair by Matthew Hilton

One of Matthew Hilton's most iconic designs is his Fin Dining Chair, which has been used in contract projects worldwide including the University of Oregon Jacqua Center designed by ZGF Architects LLP, and The Olde Bell Inn designed by Studioilse in collaboration with 6a Architects. This solid wood dining chair is an example of both the thoughtful engineering and sculptural nature of Hilton's work. The complex shape is made of 8 components, joined with a combination of lap joints, mortise and tenon joints and locating dowels. Long grain to long grain connections throughout ensure great joinery strength, while CNC machinery allows for the intricate shaping of the form. Ergonomics were carefully considered in the design process, resulting in a chair with outstanding comfort. 

Bethan Gray Selected For Best of British Creativity Showcase during Olympics

The G&T Collection by Bethan Gray, has been selected by UK Trade & Investment to contribute to a
showcase of the best of modern British art and design at The British Business Embassy.
Held at Lancaster House, Central London, and taking place for six weeks during London 2012, this
ambitious exhibition will introduce some of the most globally influential business leaders to British or British trained designers and manufacturers during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Spotted at Clerkenwell Design Week in May, where she launched her G&T Collection, Bethan will
present the Brogue side table in the State Dining Room, one of 18 specially curated rooms at Lancaster House.
Bethan Gray is best known for her liveable, honest, warm designs and is fast becoming one of the UKʼs
most celebrated designers. Her inclusion at Lancaster House is testament to this and is an unprecedented opportunity for Bethan to introduce her work to a wider international audience in London.
Bethan Gray comments, “I am honoured to be part of British Business Embassy showcase. My designs
have always been a nod to the distinctive craftsmanship that can only be found in Britain and to be
recognised for this approach to my work is wonderful.”

Monday, 23 July 2012 is delighted to welcome German brand Zeitraum into their growing family

Birgit Gämmerler established Zeitraum in 1990 when wood was considered most unfashionable within interior design. Yet it was her believe and love in wood a living material that led her to create well thought out minimalistic, unobtrusive designs that are both ecological and sensual.
From the beginning all her furniture designs were made by local joiners using clever wooden joints as opposed to simple screw together solutions. Even today when the furniture is manufactured in much larger quantities, every piece is made to these same strict quality standards.

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Sunday, 22 July 2012

Glouster Nesting Tables

Want a good size coffee table but don’t want it taking up too much space? Invest in the versatile Glouster Nesting Tables which allows you to easily extend out your coffee table and nestle neatly together when not in use. Mixing elegant and modern, this coffee table would fit nicely in a loft apartment or modern household. With marble tops and nickel frames, Glouster Nesting tables hold a contemporary edge.

Saturday, 21 July 2012

And Then Design at Nest

Products include the Scandinavian inspired Oliver Rocking Chair, the simple and honest Lean Man collection originally designed by friend and fellow young designer Frank Flavell, the 210 Chair with its cantilever profile and the 1960s inspired Jill Chair.

Friday, 20 July 2012

Introducing Sqillé

Bringing the moon into your garden to illuminate your evening while the stars come out above.

Following Clay Designs’ highly acclaimed and successful launch of Sqill, their cable free illuminating coffee table, it soon became clear there was another place for their table to shine. The recurring question; “Can it go outside?” spurred the Principal Designer, David Chapman, full throttle into the development, which had been part of the Company’s future plans.

“It was no easy journey” says David, “but we knew it would be possible”. Following a stringent R&D programme, Clay Designs are proud to announce that is exactly what they can now offer - introducing Sqillé.

Apparently pronounced either ‘Sqill-ay’ or ‘Sqill-ee’ depending on your preference, Sqillé is a stunning outside light sculpture that functions as a table and an area’s statement ambient lighting.

“Creating the perfect ambience outside is equally as important as in the home” says Roxanne of Clay Designs. “Combining mesmerising aesthetics and beautiful illumination, Sqillé is designed to naturally extend your living space and welcome you out into the open air.”

Whilst the level of variety within the outdoor lighting market is increasing year on year, the range of stylish options which can provide central social lighting to areas is extremely limited. The integrated energy efficient LED lighting of Sqillé lasts around 12 hours before slowly dimming and is quick and easily recharged in-situ.

Clay Designs will be creating pop up events with Sqillé over the summer, be the first to discover the secret party dates and destinations by signing up to their newsletter at

Blacksheep / Jamie's Italian

With the upcoming London 2012 Olympics, there will inevitably be much discussion about the best places to visit and eat in London, particularly around the Olympic Park. MWW client Blacksheep has joined forces with renowned British chef Jamie Oliver to design his restaurant Jamie's Italian in Westfield, Stratford City, shopping centre, situated next to Stratford station and on route to the Olympic Park.
Blacksheep is a leading design agency specialising in the creation of exceptional branded food and beverage experiences, designing award winning restaurants, bars, hotels and spaces. Blacksheep has established a global reputation for creating outstanding hospitality environments. The agency enjoys a continuing partnership with chef Jamie Oliver, successfully rolling out the design of his Jamie’s Italian chain and Union Jacks restaurant concept.
The restaurant was designed with the Olympic games in mind. 'People visiting the Olympics will be naturally drawn to Westfields, Stratford City the key then is designing a space which offers them an unforgettable London dining experience that fits within this environment' says Blacksheep Senior Designer, Jordan Littler. 'The restaurant is an engaging environment its theatrical yet enjoyable, relaxing and above all serves wonderful, easy Italian food.’

Thursday, 19 July 2012

The ID Concept chair by Vitra awarded the FIRA Ergonomics Excellence Award

The ID chair is an office chair that can be adjusted to suit specific users, teams or situations in terms of function, comfort and aesthetics.  One single office chair model is usually not enough to satisfy all of these needs; but the ID Concept chair system provides more than 8,000 options for customisation to suit the individual user, while always remaining essentially the same chair in look and construction. 

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Case Furniture Summer Sale

Up to 70% off

Monday, 16 July 2012

Anda jaleo, jaleo…

José Manuel Ferrero has reduced the small armchair to its minimum expression. The result: a light and fluffy chair with slender oak legs.

The curved shape of the back supports an ergonomic posture and provides a pleasant and lasting seating. The slim frame is both solid and spongy thanks to the injected polyurethane.

Connection certified as Furniture Industry Sustainability Programme members

UK manufacturer of contract furniture, Connection, has received certification of its membership of the Furniture Industry Sustainability Programme (FISP); the mark of sustainable excellence within the furniture industry .

Friday, 13 July 2012


Shelf-Life: featuring Graham Ross, MD of Atmosphere
Omega Workwall is completely self-supporting and does not require any wall-fixing even when single-sided. 

You can also see a video clip of the first Omega Workwall being built in the factory back in February - it's magic!

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Two New Collections From Arper

Juno, a structured chair system, is Arper’s first chair made entirely of polypropylene through gas-assisted injection molding. Juno stands out for its wide range of solutions, which make it ideal for the home and contract sectors: available in five colors, with an open or closed backrest, it can be customized by adding armrests and thin upholstery in the chair and/or in the backrest.
Saya is a wood chair collection for the home sector, which is also suitable for contract spaces, especially in the version with chromed steel legs. Characterized by a strongly iconic and recognizable profile, it is available with a wooden finish – natural oak and teak – and in different color versions.