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  • May 2018

  • Hepworth Show Garden dazzles at Chelsea

    • 25 May 2018

    A show garden inspired by Barbara Hepworth, classical music, and Cornwall, is winning plaudits from judges and celebrities alike at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

    Chelsom launch new collection

    • 24 May 2018

    More than two years of in-house design led by Robert and Will Chelsom has resulted in the launch of Chelsom’s brand new collection, Edition 26.

    DesignCurial in Conversation: Timorous Beasties’ Paul Simmons

    We speak to Timorous Beasties co-founder Paul Simmons about wallpapers, what defines design, pushing the perimeters and their latest collaboration with Brintons – the Craigend collection.

    Focus: Embassies

    • 23 May 2018

    Embassy design presents its own challenges, with the need to provide security and protection as well as being welcoming

    Century of the Child: Nordic Design for Children 1900 to Today — review

    The V&A Museum of Childhood’s survey of Nordic design for children since 1900 explores how Scandinavian designers have used play and wonder to put children at the heart of the design of homes, cities and communities

    Focus: Libraries

    • 22 May 2018

    Can great design halt the slide in the use of public libraries and put them back again in the heart of the community?

    Caesarstone launch ground breaking Metropolitan Collection

    • 21 May 2018

    Caesarstone leads the industrial trend with its new Metropolitan Collection. Rough and unpolished, this bold look forms part of the revival of modernism, a rethinking of brutalism and the rekindling of industrial architecture.

    Bona introduces wood floor styling at Clerkenwell

    • 21 May 2018

    As a showroom partner, wood floor specialist, Bona, through twice daily talks, will introduce the Clerkenwell community to its new ‘Inspiration’ wood floor styles, designed to transform the look of tired, existing wood floors or to embellish unfinished new ones. Created by Bona in collaboration with internationally recognised trend analyst, Cay Bond, each of the 17 new looks can be achieved using a combination of Bona’s sanding and brushing methods to enhance the grain, followed by treatments with the company’s waterborne lacquers, oils and colours. The styles, Nordic Shimmer, Garden Atmosphere, Malibu Dreams, Touch of Grace and New Modern, include everything from dark, rustic floors to floors with a pale, lacquered finish.

    Armourcoat Acoustic headline sponsor for Clerkenwell Design Week

    • 17 May 2018

    Decorative specialists Armourcoat are delighted to act as headline sponsor and introduce their new acoustic plaster system at Clerkenwell Design Week 2018.

    The best art, design and architecture talks at Hay Festival 2018

    We round up our favourite art, design and architecture talks happening at Hay Festival 2018.