2 years ago · 7 min read
Hex Appeal: storage inspired by geometry

There’s a certain ‘je ne sais quoi’ floating around our latest storage designs – and it’s not just the fact that they’re stirring up a storm in the Swoon HQ with their bold beauty.

3 years ago · 7 min read
The story behind… the Rune

We chatted to Swoon Studio designer Darcey Wood to delve deeper into the story behind the Rune – a statement mid-century seat with deliciously daring angles.

3 years ago · 7 min read
The story behind… the Fresco

The Fresco is inspired by mid-century Scandinavian design – but with some useful little details. We spoke to Swoon Studio designer Sam Greig to learn more.

3 years ago · 7 min read
The story behind…the Aero

The Aero is simple shelving that makes you look twice. According to Swoon Studio designer Sam Greig, it takes a lot of influence from London and its ever-changing skyline.

3 years ago · 7 min read
How to choose the perfect bedside table

It’s a universally acknowledged fact that the bedroom isn’t just a room – it’s a sanctuary. It’s where you do your best reflecting and recharge those batteries. So it’s no surprise that whenever we talk about bedroom design at Swoon, we get all glassy-eyed and start dreaming about Sunday lie-ins.

3 years ago · 7 min read
How to bring al fresco dining indoors

When it comes to glorious weather, we’re obsessed, especially as it means we get to enjoy dinner, drinks and merriment outside. Epic BBQs, elegant garden parties, intimate courtyard dinners for two; whatever your al fresco style, the fun shouldn’t stop when (inevitably) the weather turns. Here’s how to keep outdoor dining alive, whatever the weather.

3 years ago · 7 min read
Material world – our obsession with Terrazzo

Hailing from the pavements of Venice – “pavimento alla veneziana” – and favoured by the era of Art Deco, Terrazzo was a happy accident originally born out of a need for a decorative but affordable building material. When we mention it at Swoon HQ, people seem to find it amusing. How did this once ‘naff’ […]

3 years ago · 7 min read
All of the lights – our lighting collection

This is it. The switch has been flipped. Lighting has landed and we can finally see each other in the office. Okay, it wasn’t that bad, but we’re seriously excited. A first foray into the world of illumination – this colourful collection is the talk of Swoon HQ.

3 years ago · 7 min read
What’s on trend – compact living

Compact living – it’s a thing. Ever-increasing house prices mean that small living spaces are a reality for most of us. But it needn’t be a bad thing. Small spaces are quicker to heat, easier to clean and now, the land of design is catching up with the magic of ‘micro’.