London Design Week 2013 highlights – part 2


Here’s Part 2 of our round-up of exciting new products and launches at last week’s London Design Week.

Tissus d’Helene created this exotic character for a window display in the North Dome. With fabrics from companies they represent: Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Tissus Tartares, Adam Bray, Lisa Fine, Elizabeth Eakins…

Davidson London have launched eight beautiful new chairs. This one is the ‘Elliott’. All their designs can be customised.

Morris & Co’s Archive Prints II blends reproductions of original wallpaper and fabric archive documents with new adaptations of William Morris’ tapestry and typography designs. ‘Forest’ (above) depicts scrolling acanthus leaves, a lion, peacock, hare and fox, amongst bunches of wild flowers and is digitally printed on velvet.

Samuel Heath’s smart new Style Moderne collection of bathroom fittings brings a refreshing contemporary interpretation of Art Deco designs of the 1920s and 1930s.

Bryony Alexander has added a collection of hand-blown glass vases to her sparkly range of contemporary curtain poles, finials and accessories. This one, ‘Dixie’, comes in three colours.

Biden Designs, specialists in handmade interior products from Japan, have new show walls to display their  Gilded Washi wallpaper and woven wood wallcovering within the David Seyfried showroom at the Design Centre.

The Fornasetti II collection from Cole & Son features these clownish fish (this design is Acquario), as well as fantastical flying machines, playful monkeys, architectural details and other theatrical and magical themes which capture the magic essence of the Fornasetti world.

Paolo Moschino has opened Chelsea Harbour’s only interior design store. Nicholas Haslam Ltd sells everything from furniture to accessories, with a particularly strong lighting collection.

For opening times and more details on the 98 showrooms at The Design Centre at Chelsea Harbour, London SW10, visit





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