Clerkenwell Design Week 2017

Once a year, Clerkenwell in London becomes the hub for celebrating what is new in the design industry. Across the diverse community, leading creative businesses and architects joined forced to create its successful eighth year run. Some highlights during our visit were external architectural installations such as ‘Order’ by Aldworth James & Bond, made out […]


Burberry balloon takes off at Heathrow T2

The Burberry Balloon “inspired by Maitlands historic adventure the Burberry Balloon captures the energy and excitement that precedes travel. A travel focused product edit is merchandised on a large table and in furniture designed to evoke the feeling of a pre-flight picnic. Alongside mannequins in trenches prepare to release the huge scale balloon on its […]

Cork Preview

Ecobuild: The future is Cork

Among the solar panel, low emissions and infrastructure seminars, a highlight of our recent visit to Ecobuild from a sustainable materials point of view, was cork. Granorte whose Divina Cork floor is one of their premium ranges, supply a good range of alternative cork finishes for walls and floors. The use of creative flare in the surface […]

Surface Design Show Preview

Surface Design Show 2017

The Surface design show is a highlight in the Rawls calendar, with a chance to see outstanding examples of progressive surface design. Tile trends; matt and polished, contrast, geometric tessellation and dimensionality. Ink spot patterns featured heavily. Colour-pop edge details added a modern twist. Shagreen (string ray leather) print tiles were a welcome natural influence. Reclaimed […]

Wildwood-Lincoln-restaurant Preview

Wildwood restaurant, Lincoln

Wildwood is a modern bar and restaurant located in Lincoln. A new facade has been created to allow daylight into the new double height deli space. The shopfront geometry has been reflected in the design of the deli displays. An industrial approach has been taken towards the design by keeping the original brickwork beams and ceiling […]

Playfull Signage preview

Playful Signage

A playful signage system has been created by Toko for the East Sydney Early Learning Centre, a state-of-the-art childcare and community hub built for parents living or working in the inner city. The signage system concept is based on children’s building blocks to improve motor neuron skills Each panel is composed of fully modular timber […]