The last few days saw London designfest Clerkenwell Design Week 2016 take place under sunny skies – a rare treat.  I found much to get excited about this year – here are 5 of my favourite finds. There’ll be longer features about the event coming up in the next few weeks, so stay tuned.

youwinglass4The gloriously monikered Archie Proudfoot, artist and sign painter, creates equally glorious artworks for your home using traditional reverse-glass gilding techniques  He also produces high quality, limited edition giclée prints from the same designs and undertakes commissions. Take a look – his work is so uplifting!

CONE-CONTAINER-600x600Bangkok-based designer/makers PATAPiAN combine traditional Thai weaving techniques with other materials to produce exquisitely detailed and crafted contemporary home accessories.

Morfus-leadThe new Morfus adaptive modular furniture is as cleverly designed and robustly built as it is bright and beautiful.  Ideal for home, office or business, it will adapt, grow and move with you – forever.

b_s-33-thonet-226698-rel92c67325Iconic designs from the Bauhaus era get a weather-proof makeover for outdoor/indoor use in the new ‘All Seasons’ range from Thonet.

structural-textiles-image-oneTextile designer Lorna Syson presented STRUCTURAL – her stunning yet practical three-dimensional textile installations for interior spaces.

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