New Designers 2017

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Posted On 25th May, 2017 Share Post
  We interviewed furniture designers Tim Evershed, who set up Brook Studio to sell his hand-crafted furniture, and David Winter and Natasha Kurth, who established their collaborative, multidisciplinary practice Winter and Kurth.   Tell us the story behind you and your business. How did you become interested in design? Tim: I first become interested in design as I was drawn to CAD modelling. I enjoyed having the methodical a
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Posted On 22nd May, 2017 Share Post
  Hidden Art loves the work of Heather Scott, a product designer who focuses her attention on hand-made wooden products which take inspiration from the simple beauty of Japanese and Scandinavian design, for instance her chopping boards and sushi boards. Her attention to detail stands out, as well as her craftsmanship and the functionality of her products that make more of your everyday. Discovering new materials and designs, Heather cr
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Posted On 19th May, 2017 Share Post
Sinéad Cooke re-purposes waste plastic and combines it with silver in her work, creating striking pieces of jewellery that challenge our perceptions of what is precious. Meanwhile Margherita Potenza has created her latest jewellery collection after being inspired by wax, producing pieces that capture the delicate fluidity of hot wax.   Tell us the story behind you and your business. How did you become interested in design? Margheri
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Posted On 18th May, 2017 Share Post
Both Ben Perkins and Alan Flannery are furniture designers working primarily with wood. Alan combines traditional techniques with a love for contemporary design in his work, and Ben has developed a range of space efficient and easy to assemble flat-pack furniture.   Tell us the story behind you and your business. How did you first become interested in design? Ben: I first became interested in design helping my dad in his garage. He
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Posted On 16th May, 2017 Share Post
Sam Davies exhibited at New Designers in 2010, and after being noticed by Kenwood at the show was recruited shortly afterwards. He is now one of the company's Senior Industrial Designers, and has recently worked on the newly launched kMix range.   How did you become interested in design? I’ve been interested in design as early as I can remember, creating my own trapdoor mechanisms in Lego and learning how vehicle suspension and di
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Posted On 11th May, 2017 Share Post
  The second of our One Year On interviews is with illustrator Benjamin Craven and designer maker Charlie Birtles.   Tell us the story behind you and your business. How did you become interested in design? Charlie: I’ve been making things since I was young and first became interested in working in 3D forms during my Foundation Studies. It wasn’t until my final year at Manchester that I began working with found and ready