Pantone launches Studio, a digital workspace for designers to find, capture and experiment with endless colour

  Pantone LLC, an X-Rite company and the global authority on colour and provider of professional colour standards for the design industries, has announced the launch of ‘Pantone Studio’, a new iOS app for iPhone, and the brand’s largest foray into digital solutions for the creative industries. As digital tools continue to transform the creative […]



BIID celebrates resounding success of fifth annual conference: Interior Identities

  On Thursday 16th June 2016, the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) hosted its fifth annual conference, entitled ‘Interior Identities’. Taking place at the magnificent Royal Geographical Society’s HQ in London, the conference attracted over 250 attendees from across the design spectrum, including BIID members, design professionals, academics, design students and media. This year’s […]



Trend highlights from
Clerkenwell Design Week 2016

  With over 90 local showrooms and more than 300 exhibiting brands, this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week featured some of the best design from around the world. The event, which ran from 24th–26th May, included four new structures, as well as a collection favourite locations such as the House of Detention. Featured venues included ‘Additions’, […]



Bent, Cast & Forged:
The Jewellery of Harry Bertoia

  From May 3 to September 25, 2016, the Museum of Arts and Design presents two exhibitions focused on prolific artist, designer, and sculptor Harry Bertoia (1915–1978) that highlight the distinct practices that bookended his illustrious career. ‘Atmosphere for Enjoyment: Harry Bertoia’s Environment for Sound’ explores the sounding sculptures collectively referred to as Sonambient, while […]



Salone del Mobile Milan 2016

  With an unprecedented 372,151 total attendees, up 4% since the 2014 edition – when the biennial Kitchen and Bathroom exhibitions last took place – the 55th edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano has drawn to a close. 41,372 people visited on the two days open to the public. “With 67% of attendees from abroad, […]



The latest colour launches
from Farrow & Ball

  In its seventieth year, Farrow & Ball has launched nine enticing new paint colours. From soft neutrals and muted pastels, to strong brights and rich dark tones, the new additions enhance existing colour families and add new accents to the iconic colour palette. Every hue has been skilfully crafted by a small team of […]



MAD’s Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art Jewellery Moves to Spring

  ‘LOOT: MAD About Jewellery’, the Museum of Arts and Design’s annual exhibition and sale featuring designs from international emerging and acclaimed jewellery artists, takes place from April 11–16, 2016. Now in its sixteenth edition, LOOT presents a cross-section of the most exciting, cutting-edge art jewellery designs, and offers the public a rare opportunity to […]



Modernism Week 2016

  Earlier this year, we featured an interview with Lisa Smith, Executive Director at ‘Modernism Week’, in the run-up to this year’s mid-century design event. Taking place from February 11 – 21, in the Palm Springs area of California, the eleven day event saw more than 77,000 attendees celebrating the best in midcentury modern design, […]



‘Design Age’: Dulux’s Colour Trend Forecast 2016

  “The design age is dawning” argues Dulux Australia. “We desire the unique, the bespoke, the individual – seeking products that will add a sense of luxury and distinction to our lives. A new industry of customisation is being created by the makers, the designers, the creators – producing handcrafted products that connect with us […]



Design Miami 2015

Design Miami is one of the global forums for design. Each fair brings together a selection of influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. Occurring alongside the Art Basel fairs in Miami, USA each December and Basel, Switzerland each June, Design Miami has become […]