Top Five in January

The most interesting products to hit the market

Words by Sophie Tolhurst

Sleeve Light
by John Pawson for WonderGlass
Sleeve is Pawson’s inaugural design for WonderGlass, and one of three pendants for Pawson's renovation of the St John at Hackney church in London. Sleeve consists of two handmade glass cylinders, one within the other, the outer one flaring out horizontally to form an elegant disc shape. |

by Camira

Yoredale translates the landscapes and textiles of Camira’s home county Yorkshire into a commercial, modern fabric. The certified British wool has an inherent black fibre, and the binder yarn and intricate weave works this through 25 colourways: earthy tones plus the blues, greens and pinks found in David Hockney’s Yorkshire paintings.

Underground Vol. II
by Kirkby Design

Launched at 100% Design 2019, Underground Vol. II is Kirkby Design’s second collection of upholstery velvets derived from Transport for London’s distinct seating fabrics. Iconic moquette designs have their geometric patterns translated for contemporary taste, with their scale, texture and colours changed.

by Bisley and Jones & Partners

Bridge is a simple update of the meeting room credenza – a flexible system integrating storage and temporary stowage, offering room division and informal seating. Bridge can comprise both steel and wood elements, and while entirely customisable, preselected kits edited by Bisley’s designers are available.

N02 Recycle
by Nendo for Fritz Hansen

Household waste is upcycled for an ‘everyday’ stacking chair in this Nendo/ Fritz Hansen collaboration, which developed a high-quality, multipurpose seat with a 100% recycled/recyclable polypropylene shell. Its silhouette mixes the Japanese and Scandinavian aesthetics of the two brands.

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