Design Centre Stories

Category: Interviews

Right Here, Right Now with Adriel Lack

The design director of 1508 London on designing for prestigious branded hotels and how "we love coming down to the Design Centre...when we bring clients with us, it's nice to know they're in safe hands."

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Right Here, Right Now with Neisha Crosland

"Putting pattern on the floor is really in at the moment" – the surface pattern designer on a dynamic new flooring collection for Tim Page Carpets.

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Right Here, Right Now with Andrea Bonini

The head designer for Turri talks though his creative process for the new showroom in the South Dome.

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Right Here, Right Now with Lisa Dawson

"Just being able to see and touch it means you can envisage it in your home much more easily" – the interiors writer and blogger on why it's better to experience products in person.

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Right Here, Right Now with Paolo Moschino

Paolo Moschino of Nicholas Haslam Ltd on hosting artisan demonstrations at Focus/19, and how "designers love to come here, and there's always a reason to come back".

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Right Here, Right Now with Pip McCormac

"I love getting up close and personal with the fabrics... it's such a rich source of inspiration for us," says the executive editor of LivingEtc, Homes & Gardens and 25 Beautiful Homes about Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour.

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Right Here, Right Now with Nicholas Ashley-Cooper

The 12th Earl of Shaftesbury on the revival of his ancestral home, St Giles House, and his ethos to respect its history while "putting our own personality in the building".

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Right Here, Right Now with Karen Howes

The CEO of Taylor Howes on a new collaboration with SA Baxter, and how "we're in the Design Centre every week - it's really important to do your sourcing form somewhere as amazing as Chelsea Harbour."

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Right Here, Right Now with Jessica Doyle

The Daily Telegraph's design and interiors editor on tile trends, and why people want to introduce more natural elements into their homes.

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Right Here, Right Now with Luca Martorano and Mattia Albicini

The co-founders of Italian design office Draw Studio on new pieces designed for Ceccotti Collezioni, and some favourable first impressions of Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour.

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Right Here, Right Now with Giles Kime

The interiors editor of Country Life on Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour's events programme: "The most fantastic forum for people to come along and deepen their knowledge and understanding."

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Right Here, Right Now with Anna Beeber

Anna Beeber, partner at Champalimaud Design, talks about how history and culture feeds into hotel design, and how her aim is to "capture some of the soul and magic of a destination" in a scheme.

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Right Here, Right Now with Terry Clayton

Arteriors' senior vice president of sales on the brand's latest Designer Interpretations collaboration – the Medina Lounge, a curated space in the showroom created by Hill House Interiors.

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Right Here, Right Now with Natalia Miyar

How childhood experiences shaped the architect and interior designer's creativity, and why Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour "feels like home".

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Right Here, Right Now with Vincent Van Duysen

The architect and designer on the "controlled curves and angles" of his new Otti collection for Sutherland Furniture, and how Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour is "the ultimate destination for interior architects, decorators and architects like me".

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Right Here, Right Now with Paul Costelloe

The fashion designer moves in to furniture design thanks to a bespoke collection for Ventura, with a crossover in his use of materials and colours.

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Right Here, Right Now with Fredericke Winkler

Hodsall McKenzie's design director on why she only uses natural fabrics, and how Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour is "a very important inspiration for me as a designer".

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Right Here, Right Now with Hubert Zandberg

"They keep on improving it and making the experience more immersive. It's inspirational," says the founder of Hubert Zandberg Interiors about Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour.

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Right Here, Right Now with Suzy Hoodless

The interior designer on her "masculine, yet empowered" curated space inside the GP&J Baker showroom, and how "when you come to Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, you know you're going to find what you need."

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Right Here, Right Now with Emanuele Castellini

The CEO of C&C Milano on the brand's newly extended showroom at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour and the new Metamorphosis collection.

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Right Here, Right Now with Anthony Collett & Andrzej Zarzycki

"The Design Centre will expose us to products we've never experienced before; it's educational," says Anthony Collett of Collett Zarzycki – at Focus/19 to speak as part of the Conversations in Design series, and launch a new book, The Tailored Home.

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Right Here, Right Now with Jenny Weiss & Helen Bygraves

The co-founders of Hill House Interiors on their curated space within Arteriors' showroom, The Medina Lounge.

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Right Here, Right Now with Flora Soames

The interior designer on why Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour is a place to seek out "suppliers that weren't necessarily on my radar" as well as cement existing relationships.

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Right Here, Right Now with Dylan Bowen

The potter has been working with Porta Romana: "I really like the way they work, and how they use local craftsmen and artisans... it's just got a good feel to it."

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Right Here, Right Now with Jessica Morrison

The GA Group's senior designer on creating a narrative for the Belmond Cadogan hotel, and staying up to date with what's happening at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour.

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Right Here, Right Now with Ann Grafton

The creative and managing director of GP&J Baker talks about the showroom's curated space, designed especially for Focus/19, and how Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour "offers an amazing resource to designers and architects".

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Right Here, Right Now with Gail Taylor

"We walk out the door, and inspiration is all around us" - th2designs' Gail Taylor on being based at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, and the opening os a new showroom, th2Studio.

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Right Here, Right Now with Hollie Moreland

"To be in this space is just such an honour for us," says the creative director of David Hunt Lighting, a new showroom at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour.

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Right Here, Right Now with Susie Atkinson

"It gets better and better with each year," says the interior designer about Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour.

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Right Here, Right Now with Andrew Winch

"The best thing is the relationships, and friendships... this is the number one place," says the founder of Winch Design about Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour.

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