Meet the Showroom: Tigermoth Lighting
Tigermoth Lighting has opened a showroom in Design Centre East: founder Harriet Daniels talks about the brand's strengths, what to expect from the showroom, and the industry-favourite chandelier that "our interior designer clients specify over and over".
Meet the Showroom: Forbes & Lomax
You'll know Forbes & Lomax for its 'Invisible Lightswitch' with its clear Perspex plate, but the company is about more than a single product. As it opens a new showroom in Design Centre East, the brand's Gemma Moulton explains below how they got here, and what's next.
Meet the Showroom: Loom Furniture
Loom Furniture's ethos is deliver the uniqueness of a bespoke design in a made-to-order product. Read on to hear more about the brand, a newcomer to Design Centre East, from its director Jake Horne.
Meet the Showroom: Osborne & Little
Decorating giant Osborne & Little may need little introduction to the Design Centre's audience, but that won't stop the big fanfare in its honour as it opens its new showroom. Read on to find out what founder Sir Peter Osborne has to say about the new space in the Centre Dome and why it's so important to come and see …
Meet the Showroom: Wendy Morrison Design
With a new showroom that one visitor described as "a joyful little jewel", Wendy Morrison has created an irresistible evocation of her world of rugs, fabrics and wallcoverings in Design Centre East. Find out more about the showroom – and how she creates "art for the floor" – here.
Meet the Showroom: Kingcome
If you've visited the Colefax and Fowler showroom recently, you will have noticed that it now walks through into a new showroom housing sister brand Kingcome. Explore its hand-made British furniture here, guided by the Colefax Group's Tim Green.
Meet the Showroom: Modern British Kitchens
This new showroom is the place to truly appreciate craftsmanship up close, as well as all the other elements that make up the perfect bespoke kitchen, from clever storage ideas to beautiful materials and top-level appliances.
Meet the Showroom: The Specified
"There’s a certain ambience that defines Australian style" – Vange Markou, founder of The Specified, explains how the Design Centre East showroom is bringing Antipodean brands to a wider audience.
Meet the Showroom: Robert Langford
Robert Knapp, founder of Robert Langford, explains more about his new Design Centre showroom – the British manufacturing success story behind the designs, and why "our service is unmatched in the industry, in my humble opinion..."
Meet the Showroom: Antique Modern Mix
"We think vintage and antique pieces are classic, like a Chanel bag or a fitted shirt" – discover more about Antique Modern Mix, a new arrival at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour.
Meet the Showroom: MindTheGap
Stefan Ormenisan, founder of Romanian decorating brand MindTheGap, introduces the new showroom at the Design Centre and explains how "we try to discover new stories to tell".
A Q&A with Social Pantry’s Alex Head
Social Pantry is the name behind a new, permanent dining destination in the Design Avenue. Here, founder Alex Head reveals more about what's coming up on the menu, the incredible producers she works with, and what 'conscious consumption' means to her.
Meet the Showroom: Plant Drop
New showroom Plant Drop's mission is "to fill homes and gardens with interesting and impressive specimens from the finest growers in the world," says founder Dom Butler. Find out more about the intersection of horticulture and interior design here.
Meet the Showroom: Hadeland Glassverk
Hadeland Glassverk, Norway's oldest glass factory, has opened a showroom at the Design Centre. Find out more about the brand, its design philosophy and why the showroom is "like a capsule visit to beautiful Norway" from UK and Ireland manager Angela Murray.
Meet the Showroom: Laskasas
To mark Laskasas opening a new showroom in Design Centre East, its founder and CEO Celso Lascasas introduces the Portuguese brand and explains more about its ethos for "slow furniture".
Meet the Showroom: London Basin Company
Founded by interior designer Anna Callis and her daughter Nathalie, London Basin Company creates richly decorated, hand-made porcelain basins designed to form the centrepiece of bathrooms and cloakrooms. Find out more about its first-ever standalone showroom, opening in Design Centre East.
Meet the Showroom: Visionnaire
New to the South Dome, Visionnaire exemplifies the continuing prowess of Italian design and manufacturing. Production is spread out across a network of 30 workshops across the country, and in many cases the brand keeps long-held manufacturing skills and traditions alive. CEO Leopold Cavalli explains more here.
Meet the Showroom: ABI Interiors
ABI Interiors, which makes high-quality, luxurious tapware, fixtures and interior accessories, is a new arrival in Design Centre East: co-founder Luli Farrell explains more about the dynamic Australian brand's first international showroom.
Meet the Showroom: Eccotrading Design London
"Many of our designs are just to the left or right of centre" – Camelia Petcu of new showroom Eccotrading Design London gives a rundown of what to expect, from strong silhouettes to tactile leather finishes and an ever-changing selection of art.
Designer Loves: Alidad
Looking ahead to London Design Week 2021, Alidad selects his preferred products for the new season.
Designer Loves: Staffan Tollgard
Staffan Tollgård curates a selection of products from the showrooms' latest collections, and reveals which colour he returns to time and again.
Designer Loves: David Collins Studio
Roslyn Keet of David Collins Studio selects her wish-list of preferred products from the spring/summer 21 collections in the showrooms.
Meet the Showroom: Circa Lighting
"It is where all the designers go to shop": A Q&A with Circa Lighting's founder Gale SInger, celebrating the US lighting brand's first international showroom opening at the Design Centre in London.
Designer Loves: Juliette Byrne
Juliette Byrne chooses some favourite products from the spring/summer 21 collections, and also explains why green is her colour of the moment – both literally and symbolically.
Meet the Showroom: Studio Franchi
After a 13-year absence from the Design Centre, hardware specialist Studio Franchi is back, with a new space in Design Centre North. Here, the brand's Ben Marshall explains why you should add the showroom to your next sourcing trip.
Designer Loves: Tim Gosling
Tim Gosling selects an edit of products from the latest collections, and explains why choosing colours is not just about picking a favourite.
Designer Loves: HBA Residential
Anoushka Almeida of HBA Residential selects her edit of spring/summer 21 products from the showrooms – and reveals the colour she is obsessing over right now.
Designer Loves: Sophie Elborne
Looking ahead to London Design Week 2021, Sophie Elborne selects her preferred products from this season's new collections.
Designer Loves: Natalia Miyar
Natalia Miyar thinks pink for her selection of spring/summer 21's products, chosen as part of the Design Centre's First Look initiative.
Designer Loves: 1508 London
Leo Bertacchini of 1508 London presents his personal edit of the spring/summer 21 collections from the showrooms, chosen as part of the Design Centre's First Look initiative.