Years of travel and research in Asia and Europe led Nadia Sofia Taseer and Aamer Fatah to create Hemghar, a company with a collection of new and vintage rugs. Nadia, who is half Swedish and half Pakistani, previously owned a vintage clothing label in London, while Aamer worked for his family’s long-standing marble business in Pakistan. Each rug, sold through Hemghar’s website, is a piece of art that will live in the customer’s home for decades to come. We sat down with them in their Notting Hill home to talk rugs, culture and interiors.
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- July 09, 2018
- Rycotewood Graduate
We caught up with Harriet Speed, recent graduate of Rycotewood Furniture, at the third year Furniture Design & Make students’ end-of-year show ‘Branching Out’ at Heal’s on Tottenham Court Road. Harriet also runs This Girl Makes, a blog that celebrates women in craft and design.
The winners of the Wood Awards 2017, have been announced at a ceremony held on the 21st November at Carpenters’ Hall hosted by Johanna Agerman Ross, Founder of Disegno magazine and Curator of Twentieth Century and Contemporary Furniture and Product Design at the V&A. Coastal House, Devon by 6a Architects was awarded the Arnold […]
With internationally renowned workplaces designs, Walter Knoll appreciates the link between our working environment and the quality of our work. DeskTop, a photography exhibition held at Walter Knoll’s Clerkenwell showroom throughout November, explores the influence of our working environment. DeskTop profiles the workspaces of some of the UK’s most inspirational creative minds including Serpentine gallery […]
Austrian designers Martin Bergmann, Gernot Bohmann and Harald Gründl founded EOOS in 1995 after studying at the College of Applied Art in Vienna. They “love the strange, the paradoxical and the spontaneous”, and have constantly developed a unique methodology. In 1997, they met Markus Benz, the new CEO of Walter Knoll. Benz was impressed, and he […]
Twenty structures and fourteen product designs have been selected for the Wood Awards 2017 shortlist. Established in 1971, the Wood Awards is the UK’s premier competition for excellence in architecture and product design in the world’s only naturally sustainable material. The Awards are free to enter and aim to recognise, encourage and promote outstanding design, craftsmanship and installation using wood. The shortlist will be showcased at the London Design Fair (Stand B05, Hall T2), Old Truman Brewery, 21st-24th September.