This 'Poleng' fabric by Raoul Textiles (available from Turnell & Gigon) has a simple premise – it's a satisfyingly oversized checked linen with a folk-art feel – yet it seems to have captured the imagination of interiors editors. The World of Interiors has named the design as the winner of its Showstopper award at Focus/20. Click to read more...

Fine lines can be traced across autumn's new launches, creating a look that manages to be both strong and visually light. Click to read more...

New to Design Centre East, Sonya Brown Textiles grew out of founder Sonya Ryman's Hampstead curtain and blind shop. Ryman began to devise her own collections in 2018, and setting up a dedicated textile showroom was the logical next step, Click to read more...

Meet Focus/20's House Guests, 15 esteemed brands that offer even more ways for visitors to encounter world-class talent. The welcome's been extended for a week, too. Click to read more...

In between seeing the new collections at the showrooms, trade visitors to Focus/20 can enrich their experience and stay all day, with stops to rest and refuel, work or have a meeting, and watch the virtual programme. Click to read more...

Savior Beds' latest design collaboration is with Dashing Tweeds, designers of "modern urban tweeds", whose fabrics are now available to upholster its beds. This is no ordinary tweed, though: the wool is woven with reflective yarn. Click to read more...

John Carter Flowers has created vibrant displays for Focus/20 that celebrate colour and seasonality, with grasses, ferns and cloud-like hydrangeoas. Click to read more...

Topfloor by Esti's founder, Esti Barnes, is known for her skill as a rug designer, but she's now at the helm of a new venture, furniture brand Formitura. Click to read more...

Twinkling in the sunshine in the Centre Dome, Focus/20's 'Unity' installation marks a moment of collective consciousness in the design calendar, when the industry comes together – either in person, or, this year, in a virtual sense as well – to pause, celebrate and look to the season ahead. Click to read more...

Collier Webb's latest launch is a collection of portable, battery-powered lights made with the hospitality market in mind. Showcasing a variety of manufacturing techniques, from hand-spun shades to leather wrapping, casting and machining, the lights have a battery life of ten hours, and can be made in custom sizes and finishes. Click to read more...

Ventura's Design Centre East showroom has grown, taking over the adjacent space to create further enticing roomsets that showcase the Dublin-based brand's classic contemporary aesthetic. Click to read more...

Esteemed chef John Burton-Race has devised a special menu for the Design Café, only available during Focus/20. The two- or three-course menu includes bistro favourites such as duck leg confit with cherries in syrup and pan-fried bream with spinach and roasted fennel, with a complementary wine and cocktail list. Click to read more...

Unusual techniques and combinations of materials are one of Gallotti&Radice's strengths. The new collections show a typically forward-thinking approach, and include 'Prism', an intarsia coffee table in walnut and aluminium. Click to read more...

There's a certain lustre permeating autumn's new launches. Subtly reflective surfaces create dynamic design schemes, glinting when the perspective changes, or taking on entirely different qualities when lit with daylight or electric light. Click to read more...

Stark has added to its Sapphire collection of silk and wool designs, made in India. 'Halina', 'Zoella' and 'Levan' have a distressed finish, and traditional patterns that fade into a subtle colour palette that provides a contrast to crisper contemporary furniture. Click to read more...

Whistler Leather launched Arch8 at the end of 2019, a sister company dedicated to superior-quality faux leather. Now, the new brand has produced its first faux suede, 'Tamarindo', a hardwearing microfibre available in 93 colours. Click to read more...

René Prou is considered the first French interior designer to work in a modern style – and also happens to be the grandfather of Patrick Frey, CEO of Pierre Frey. For its latest furniture collection, Pierre Frey has looked to this familial connection for inspiration. Click to read more...

"I think we're in a 'country moment'," says Colefax and Fowler's design director Sarah MacGregor, introducing the showroom's latest Jardine collection as part of Focus/20's virtual programme. Click to read more...

This bronze and eggshell 'Cupola' pendant takes centre stage in the Alexander Lamont + Miles showroom, a new space is dedicated to the work of Alexander Lamont as well as a wider stable of brands brought together by Miles de Lange. Click to read more...

This 'Brutus' dining chair is designed by a brand that's new to the Tollgård showroom, BassamFellows, which describes its aesthetic as "craftsman modern". Click to read more...

Julian Chichester's Bobbin collection is one of one of its best loved, and it has recently expanded to include a console and bedside table. Click to read more...

David Hunt Lighting's 'Station' pendant is celebrating 40 years in production, with four new colours and bespoke finishes also available. Click to read more...

New for AW20, Ethimo's 'Hut' outdoor seating pod is a way to feel cosy and cocooned, yet still be at one with nature. Click to read more...