#contemporary design

11 months ago · 7 min read
The road less travelled: an interview with our founder

“I used to completely rearrange my gran’s house. I must have been into interiors from a young age.” Perched on a quiet industrial street in Bethnal Green is the home of Debbie, Swoon’s Co-founder and Creative Director. Situated in an old warehouse block, Debbie’s two-floor apartment is right at the top. The front door sits […]

4 years ago · 7 min read
Eva Sonaike, textile designer.

“Over the last ten years there’s been a renaissance in the feeling for African textiles. The colours are vibrant and edgy, because we combine colours that most people wouldn’t put together. Aesthetically, they’re just wonderful. The world has become so much more diverse, and in turn, so have people’s style. People want to make room […]

4 years ago · 7 min read
Michelle Mason, designer.

“I think what I’m most known for is colour. I adore it. Once I pick a palette the colours just fall into place. I’m meant to be quite impartial as a designer, but my heart has a mind of its own; I can’t help but be drawn in by blues and teals – coastal colours.”