Design Centre Stories

Month: September 2012

Right here, right now with Mark Anders & John Munford

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Right here, right now with Kate Burnett

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Right here, right now with Kit Kemp

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Right here, right now with Bethan Ryder

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Right here, right now with Elizabeth Hamilton & Peter Fasano

 

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Right here, right now with Massimo Brigandi

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Right here, right now with Jonathan Carter

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Right here, right now with Henrietta Spencer

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Right here, right now with Edward Davies & Jonathan Manser

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Right here, right now with Andrew Gilbert

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Design Date with Kelly Hoppen MBE

Kelly Hoppen MBE is a globally renowned designer and entrepreneur. She started her business at the age of just sixteen and today her interior design studio is celebrated for creating stunning interiors for both residential and commercial projects. An award-winning designer, she is also well-known as an entrepreneur, retailer, author, educator and innovator. In 2009, Kelly was awarded an MBE …

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Right here, right now with Lisa Fine & Liz Galbraith

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Right here, right now with Orla Kiely

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Right here, right now with Ragna Erwin

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Right here, right now with Kate Erwich

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Right here, right now with Yves Venot and Anna Pawlowski

 

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Right here, right now with Emilio Pimentel-Reid

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Keep it in the family

Cassaro takes much of its design inspiration from its Persian heritage. Fabrics in glorious textures and colourways from this third generation company are now available at Stark Fabric. Stark Fabric, First Floor, South Dome

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Most Inspiring Showroom award

Take a bow… the winner of Focus/12 Most Inspiring Showroom Award, as chosen by Rupert Thomas, editor of The World of Interiors is Lewis & Wood. Tim Page Carpets, Flexform and Sanderson & Zoffany are highly commended.

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Engineering feats

 The talents of Porta Romana’s metal-workers have been truly tested in the engineering of their new collection. Vortex, a double helix of steel, beaten and hammered with a variety of surface patterns, forms a stunning cylindrical hanging lamp. Porta Romana, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

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Right here, right now with Richard Chilcott

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Shine a light

For real wow factor, Vaughan’s dramatic ‘Lymington’ chandeliers take some beating. In up to eight tiers, columns of textured glass create a breathtaking waterfall effect, giving maximum visual impact to a room or staircase.  Vaughan, Ground Floor, South Dome (just outside)

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Right here, right now with Peter Mallia

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Right here, right now with Lucia van der Post

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Keeping traditions alive

Cogolin has embraced a new lease of life with the help of Tai Ping Carpets. Breathing new vitality into its authentic antique looms, colours and patterns have been reworked and updated to create hand woven rugs with a subtle Mediterranean touch. Tai Ping Carpets, Fourth Floor, Design Centre East

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Right here, right now with Karina Garrick

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Colour Confidence – saffron, chartreuse, damson and cobalt are our new colour crushes

‘Melena’ chair covered in ‘Portofino’ fabric (F2880) in lin and raphia and cushion in ‘Cesar’ fabric by Boussac. ‘Black & White’ tie-back and ‘Donna’ tie-back by Declercq, all at Pierre Frey. ‘Tapachula’ fabric in zest at Robert Allen. ‘BB1’ pendant at Original BTC. ‘Tancrede’ wall coverings in racine, jaune and cyclamen by Braquenie at Pierre Frey   Paint: ‘Wild Carrot’ (9-26Y), ‘Deep …

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Right here, right now with Christophe Häussler and Pascal Walter

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‘Best of the Best’ Focus/12 chosen by Livingetc

Upholstered Furniture, WINNER ‘Louis XV’ chair by Cerruti Baleri at Chaplins     Rug, WINNER Patchwork Rugs at Edelman Leather   Woven Fabric, WINNER ‘Honeycomb’ fabric by Jane Churchill at Colefax and Fowler   Patterned Wallpaper, WINNER ‘Feuillage’ by Hermès at Dedar   Geometric Wallpaper, WINNER ‘Hedvig’ from the Edward collection by Sandberg at Lizzo   Lighting, WINNER ‘Farringdon’ floor lamps at Vaughan   Paint, WINNER Zoffany Paints at Zoffany   Flooring, WINNER David Hicks carpet collection at Stark Carpet   Trimmings, WINNER ‘Arabella’ trimmings …

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Art works at Dedar

    Not to be missed is the textile based artistic collaboration between New York designer Stephen Burks and Dedar using trims from the company’s impressive inventory. Too delicious!   Dedar, Ground Floor, Design Centre East

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