Design Centre Stories

Month: January 2019

Under the Sea

There is nothing like a Pantone Colour of the Year announcement to get everyone talking. ‘Living Coral’ may have hit a responsive note, bridging our tech-obsessed world with the natural one. According to the Pantone Color Institute, the coral hue with its golden undertone and softer edge, is symbolic of our ‘need for optimism and joyful pursuits’. It also demonstrates an appreciation for …

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No Llama Drama

If you are looking for fabrics that are warmer then wool and softer than cashmere, have you thought of alpaca? Peruvian-born textile designer Sandra Jordan was at Holland & Sherry to talk to designers about her latest Prima Alpaca collection, Lago. Inspired by the fluidity and natural beauty of Peruvian waterways, they included sheers and weaves in earthy neutrals, radiant …

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Pop-up Patterns

Lewis & Wood held a three-day pop-up shop featuring homeware and lifestyle accessories from Nomad Design. From mudcloth cushions backed in sumptuous velvets to hand-painted Uzbek bowls; from bamboo Hamman towels to colourful silk ikat lampshades, there was plenty to get visitors one step ahead with their Christmas shopping.

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Style Icons Of Tomorrow

Editors and stylists were able to view the new-season collections from leading international design houses at the London Design Week 2019 press preview. it offered a glimpse into the sophisticated looks emerging for spring/summer 2019. The show was put together by stylist Karina Garrick and underscored the importance of innate style and quality craftsmanship that was evident throughout. Look out …

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