Tabarka Studio will open its first flagship showroom in the heart of LA’s luxury design neighbourhood of the La Cienega Design Quarter this spring, with a new terrazzo flooring collection celebrating Southern California’s Mid-Century splendour.
Nostalgia meets modernity in a 1930s villa where an opulent marble bathroom inspired by the hedonistic hammams of Turkey and the Balkans has been created.
Known for its uncomplicated, clean aesthetic, Mid-Century Modern style still looks as fresh today as it did 50 years ago. Organic shapes, tapered legs and natural materials combine to create designs that are both stylish and comfortable. Here, British furniture and furnishing brand, Heal’s, give and overview of the design trend.
If there’s one place that should be the centre of a homeowner’s happiness, it’s their outdoor living space. As the great Anton Chekhov once said: “People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.” And it’s true. Few things are better than endless days of relaxation in your own private paradise. Here, Cape Reed International, a specialist in creating eco-friendly customised outdoor living spaces, discusses three very different outdoor living spaces.
Marketing has really done VR a disservice. Those images of complicated and cumbersome headsets that immerse a person in an alternate environment for hours on end are projecting the wrong idea when it comes to using VR in design practice. Here Rob Kendal, Managing Director at Yulio Technologies, explains why designers should consider using virtual reality technology.
Walk into Gibson and the hustle and the bustle of the outside world immediately melts away as you’re transported to another era.
Kährs will be celebrating a theme of ‘Raw Design’ at London’s Clerkenwell Design Week, with the launch of new nature-inspired and sustainable ‘ultra matt’ wood flooring designs. Over the three days, visitors can meet the Kährs team with refreshments on the roof top terrace, enjoy a themed workshop, and will have the chance to win one of the new flooring designs.
Leading tile supplier Solus Ceramics has launched a new and unique showroom in Clerkenwell offering architects and designers a collaborative informal space to look for tile inspiration and develop design schemes.
RB12 is a new design space and concept store in Shoreditch, London, which aims to reinvigorate the London design scene with inspirational design, excellent quality, personal service and stimulating sensory experiences. RB12 provides a home for exquisite global design brands, many of which exclusively stocked at RB12, or are entirely new to the UK.
Twelve designs representing both the domestic and contract furniture market have been awarded the prestigious Design Guild Mark in 2018.