“Naivety is a source for inspiration” – in Conversation with designer Stefan Diez

When Munich-based designer Stefan Diez dropped in to London showroom Viaduct last month to help launch in store his New Order collection of functional storage and shelving furniture for HAY (see the shop’s video of the intense set up here), we grabbed him for a quick chat. The designer began his career as a cabinet maker in the 1990s before studying… read more


Colours of my Week: The Busy World of Designer-Maker Jo Waterhouse

We first discovered the artist and designer-maker Jo Waterhouse when she was selling ‘toot’ from a stall in Spitalfields Market and writing a charming, witty blog about her experience as a sourcer of covetable, off-beat things. Since then, she’s also progressed her own portfolio of handmade pieces, from framed prints, drawings and books to fabrics… read more


Colour essay: Polly Dickens on Orange

Polly Dickens is what you’d call an interiors industry Big Wig. Famous for her brilliant eye, she’s travelled the world as a buyer for retailers including Anthropologie, Liberty and The Conran Shop. She is now the Creative Director at Habitat where she’s given the brand new direction and vibrancy. When tasked with writing about a single, meaningful colour she… read more


Colours of my week: LA scenes captured by print designer and branding guru Gail Bryson

We know that inspiration is all around us and can often be found in the most unlikely places. Colours of My Week attempts to capture this spirit by showing a glimpse of the colourful lives that people lead… The following seven days were snapped by London designer Gail Bryson on her Instagram, while she was on a work trip to LA. Gail… read more

The Chromologist 2017 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist