The Thurlestone range has special significance for Swoon Studio designer Sam Greig.
Set in a prime location, right opposite a large park and a stone’s throw from the river, this Hackney home is much loved by its owners Amy and Adrian, who live here with their two adorable girls, Beatrix, four, and Otilie, one.
“Modern life is an assault on the senses – especially visually. It’s only when you stop that you see beauty in the simplest shapes.”
“If I weren’t a designer, I think I’d be a cook, with the same design approach and mindset I have now, except instead of materials I’d have ingredients, and instead of sitting on or using a final product, I’d be eating it!” laughs Tom Goodbun, the furniture designer behind our latest Designer Edition – the […]
“Having people put faith in what you do is a massive deal,” says Susan Castillo, creator of our latest Designer Edition, speaking of her career as a freelance designer.
“It’s a bit like cooking really, you have an idea of the occasion or style you want, and the ingredients, so you see what happens!” Charlotte Lloyd, founder of vibrant textile brand, Charles of Lloyd, has an endearing approach to design. “I like my work to have a hand-drawn, natural feel to it rather than […]
“It describes my move from my emotional home in London to my more structured home in South Korea, much like me there is two overlapping stories in one design.” Jinju Lee, textile designer behind our latest Designer Edition, certainly has a story to tell.
“Guernsey, flora, fauna, beaches and sea give me a huge amount of inspiration, but I also have a bit of a bug for travelling,” says born and bred Guernsey girl, Nadia Newton.“Before we started our family, my husband and I spent a year travelling around the world and went to some amazing places that are […]
“I take inspiration from all kinds of gardens and create my own, imaginary one, to bring a natural atmosphere to interiors” says Claire De Quénetain, our latest Designer Edition’s creator.
“Classic, greenhouse, disco.” says textile designer Fanny Shorter when asked how she thinks people would sum up her eye-catching fabrics in three words.
“My favourite character on the Character Polka print is the giraffe. He’s become quite iconic; I love the way his neck pokes out playfully as if from nowhere. That’s the fun thing about this piece, you can look at it over and over and each time you’ll find a new character. I can imagine the […]