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Vitra Girard Hand-Painted Wooden Dolls

Alexander Girard is the creator of the wooden dolls; Girard Born in 1907 in New York became an iconic name in design after the war, He worked alongside Eames, Charles and Nelson whom were all also already iconic names in the world of design. The wooden Dolls came from original creations that he made for his own home. Girard was [...]

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​Make learning fun with Papillon Interiors.

Vitra Eames Elephant                 The Vitra Eames Elephant is not only a cute and aesthetically pleasing piece but also a fun and creative seat, table or even just a bit of fun for children and adults alike. The Polypropylene materials used to make the Eames Elephant means its great indoors or outdoors, [...]

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Fatboy

Fatboy sell a vast variety of fun and colourful products for the home, garden and even days out.These products include, Bean bags, Lamps of all kinds of shapes, colours and sizes, sunshades, a really fun Hammock as well as dog beds and chandeliers for indoors and outdoors. Many of their products have a vast range of colours and some [...]

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Zaha Hadid

 Remembering Zaha Hadid. 31.10.1950- 31.03.2016Zaha Hadid, the London based Architect who broke the mould as a female Architect not only by being one of the few women in Architecture but also by being one of the most successful, innovative, creative and inspiring Architects to date was sadly lost this week after suffering a heart attack.  Born in Baghdad in [...]

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Celebrating 10 Years of The Vitra Polder Sofa

10 Years ago, the Polder Sofa was designed by Hella Jongerius for Vitra, with it's unique shape design and mixtures of fabrics, this sofa was truly iconic. Now in 2015, this characteristic piece has been revamped and re-released. Available in either standard or compact versions,with a choice of four different colour/fabric mixes, and also featuring the [...]

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Bringing A New Dimension To Your Dining Room

Introducing the Fusion Table by the Aramith group; providing all of the form and functionality expected from a modern dining table, but with a twist, this piece will perform excellently, both as a dining table or a meeting table.Looking for something a little different? Then the Fusion Table may have exactly what you're looking for!With [...]

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Barbican Art Gallery exhibition - the World of Charles and Ray Eames

Barbican Art Gallery's new exhibition 'The World of Charles and Ray Eames' (21 October 2015 - 14 February 2016) celebrates the groundbreaking and highly influential designs and practice of the US-based husband and wife team.A partnership 'forged in modernity', their design practice took them into partnership with the furniture manufacturer Herman Miller, and its European [...]

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​Turner Contemporary exhibition: Risk

Design can be a risky business, from the initial stages of R&D where a designer’s sketchpad or ideas board will contain all kinds of crazy and untested propositions (the vast majority of which won’t go much further than that), through to the excitement when we introduce something illogical, unexpected and altogether new into our lives and homes.Turner Contemporary’s Autumn [...]

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It's A Dogs Life, Or Maybe A Cats?

It's A Dogs Life, Or Maybe A Cats? There's nothing an animal lover likes more than being able to treat their pets. Many owners of dogs and cats treat their animals as if they were children, and why not? Our trusted, loyal and obedient friends deserve to be given everything they want or perhaps what we [...]

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Revamping A Timeless Design. Welcome Back Orient Black.

Designed by Jo Hammerborg back in the 1963, the original Orient range had a huge commercial success throughout the 60’s and 70’s. Due to its timeless design, craftsmanship, and use of high quality materials the Orient has made a comeback. Lightyears Lighting has taken on the task of remanufacturing this great range and have already [...]

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