This year we’re joining in with celebrations to mark 25 years of the annual 100% Design event in London. First staged in 1994, this flagship trade show is a must-visit for design professionals and is the largest and longest-running design trade event in the UK – it’s a beacon of innovation and we’re always keen to visit.
Hundreds of exhibitions feature the latest trends in furniture, lighting, textiles and interior finishes that push the boundaries of design, with established and emerging brands to excite and inspire. We’ve gathered a few of our favourites – some of which we’re already using in our design concepts.
Debut of SPACER luxury solid bronze tiles
We love SPACER’s hand-made tiles in solid bronze. The Thanet art studio produces the tiles using techniques that date back hundreds of years for authentic appeal. The hexagonal tiles are given a satin finish, while the square tiles are highly polished.
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KOHR Objects of Desire
This Pakistan-based brand is famed for its unique and high-quality furnishing pieces and home accessories. Never generic, Kohr’s luxury pieces take inspiration from the way we live, offering a carefully curated collection that tells a compelling story each season.
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Elite Stone Group
Elite Stone Group was established in turn-of-the-21st-century Rome by Tetyana Kovalenko. Elite’s expertise on all aspects of marble – from its chemical composition and natural characteristics to the best cutting and processing techniques – as well as a knack for showcasing the latest trends make it a stand-out supplier.
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Cecile Geiger’s sculptures are inspired by the natural world and incorporate materials like steel which are transformed by welding, polishing and oxidisation. The abstract forms reflect man’s complex relationship with the landscape and the changing seasons.
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One Artisan makes remarkable one-of-a-kind concrete furniture and lights from a workshop in Stroud, Gloucestershire. The collection includes pieces that are hand crafted using concrete, resin and reclaimed timber for a unique take on interior furnishing.
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Peter McGuire’s remarkable castings are designed to mimic the natural formations left by glacial activity on the earth’s surface by melting glass over botanical arrangements. The unique glass panels that result from this process can be also be treated to create a silver, bronze or satin finish. We’re currently specifying this glass for a project in Kensington.
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This Portuguese-based producer collaborates with architects and designers to create distinctive radiators in stainless steel and steel that deliver efficient heating solutions in contemporary and minimalist forms. We are specifying this piece for one of our projects in Kensington.
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Hayche creates impactful furnishing pieces for designers and architects, as well as for hotels and restaurants. Their pieces bring quality and authenticity to interior projects, as well as down-to-earth practicality, juxtaposing natural elements like wood and metal to great effect. We’re considering these chairs for a contemporary riverside property.
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Bamboo Flooring Company
Environmentally friendly bamboo is a smart choice for flooring and accessories in contemporary homes – not only is it tough and durable but is a sustainable crop that can be harvested year after year. The Bamboo Flooring Company supplies some of the best products available, importing directly from FSC-certified sources in China and offering a remarkable selection of premium flooring options.
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