designjunction 2014

designjunction is a design trade show presenting the very best in product, lighting, furniture and graphic design from around the world. Every show is full of beautifully crafted objects featured against the stunning industrial backdrops of the The Old Sorting Office in London. It’s been said that designjunction has created the perfect balance between creative and commercial, “offering a much-needed … Read More

A Scandinavian Midsummer

Last Tuesday we attended the press preview of A Scandinavian Midsummer, a pop-up exhibition and cafe organised by designjunction before their event at London Design Festival in September. Running until Sunday 29th June, designjunction have transformed Habitat’s Platform gallery on King’s Road into an impressive Scandinavian midsummer experience, showcasing the latest products from leading Danish, Swedish, Finnish and Norwegian brands. … Read More

Anglepoise + Paul Smith

Last Tuesday we attended the launch of the collaboration between iconic British design companies Anglepoise and Paul Smith. Taking place during Clerkenwell Design Week, this exciting new product was presented along two new lamp ranges, the Type 75 Maxi Collection and the Original 1227 Brass Collection. The Anglepoise + Paul Smith is a stunning new interpretation of the iconic Type … Read More

EIFF: Day 3

We just came back from the Symposium, a day of talks and moderated panel discussions organised as a part of the Edinburgh International Fashion Festival. Discussions with Georgina Goodman (shoe designer), Bella Freud (designer and film maker), Amanda Harlech (creative consultant for brands including Chanel), David Lindsay (Net a Porter and Farfetch), Paula Goldstein (Digital Editor of and others … Read More

Shop: Paper Aeroplane & Ziggy Sawdust

On Friday we went to celebrate the first birthday of Paper Aeroplane & Ziggy Sawdust! Two young designers, Amy Dolan and Fiona Purves, brought their products together to reflect on the exciting year both businesses have had, and also act as a way to start their second year of trading on a positive note.  If you’re in Edinburgh make sure you visit … Read More