Interview: BigDesign

BigDesign may be a young brand, but they are already putting the spotlight on recycling and reuse within lighting design. We discussed their views on why design matters and what advice they can give to other designers in their position. Can you briefly talk me through your background and your design philosophy? I graduated in 2007…

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Interview: Boeme

We sat down with Jo Bound, the fine artist and fabric designer behind Boeme, to talk about her design process, British manufacturing, and why design matters to her. You come from a fine art background. Do you feel like there’s a tension between what we might broadly call “art” and “craft”?  I don’t believe there…

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Interview: FunkyDoris

Norwegian brand FunkyDoris are ticking a lot of boxes at the moment, combining pared- back Scandinavian cool with pops of bright colour and retro influences. See them this London Design Festival at the eporta stand at Decorex and 100% Design. We sat down with FunkyDoris founder Tove Trydal to talk design, inspiration, and happy homes. What inspires your work?  …

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Interview: Melina Xenaki

We met Melina Xenaki at Clerkenwell Design Week in May and immediately fell in love with the tensile relationship between strength and delicacy in her handmade vases. This London Design Festival, you can see Melina on the eporta stand at Decorex and 100% Design, and in October, she will be taking part in the contemporary craft…

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