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Behind the design: Cruz Del Sur x Disegno

Behind the design: Cruz Del Sur x Disegno

Inspiration for an award-winning design comes in all form and fashion. Matteo Foggale’s Cruz...

Design Guild Mark February 22, 2022
Behind the design: Maya

Behind the design: Maya

Maya by designer Mark Gabbertas is a modular outdoor seating and table system from...

Design Guild Mark January 14, 2022
Behind the design: Kenilworth

Behind the design: Kenilworth

Pierre Greenway designed the Kenilworth chair as an adaptable and contemporary ode to Danish...

Design Guild Mark November 26, 2021
Behind the design: Aspect

Behind the design: Aspect

2021 Design Guild Mark award winner Aspect was inspired by Japanese culture. Designed by...

Design Guild Mark November 1, 2021
Behind the design: Smalto

Behind the design: Smalto

Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby founded their eponymous studio in 1996 after graduating with...

Design Guild Mark September 15, 2021
Behind the design: Jethro

Behind the design: Jethro

British designer Sarah Kay has been designing and making things in wood since studying...

Design Guild Mark August 4, 2021
Behind the design: Identity and Strata

Behind the design: Identity and Strata

Winner of the 2021 Jonathan Hindle Prize in the 2D Design category, textiles collections...

Design Guild Mark June 25, 2021
Behind the design: Hit the North

Behind the design: Hit the North

Charlotte Raffo, founder of The Monkey Puzzle Tree, collaborated with musical artist Drew Millward...

Design Guild Mark June 3, 2021
Behind the design: William lounge chair and ottoman

Behind the design: William lounge chair and ottoman

Designer Mark Gabbertas developed the William dining chair around the idea that outdoor furniture...

Design Guild Mark February 26, 2020
Behind the design: Igneous

Behind the design: Igneous

London-based design studio Custhom had its first taste of Design Guild Mark success in...

Design Guild Mark February 7, 2020
Behind the design: Oran

Behind the design: Oran

British designer Mark Gabbertas is the Design Guild Mark's most prolific holder with 20...

Design Guild Mark February 4, 2020
Behind the design: Rock

Behind the design: Rock

We live in a collaborative age where experts in fields come together to explore...

Design Guild Mark September 6, 2019
Behind the design: Object Collection

Behind the design: Object Collection

Technology: there is no getting away from it. We use it for work, we...

Design Guild Mark August 6, 2019
Behind the design: That’s Caffeine

Behind the design: That’s Caffeine

Atticus Durnell graduated in 2018 from the University for Creative Arts in Rochester in...

Design Guild Mark July 4, 2019
Behind the Design: Group

Behind the Design: Group

Philippe Malouin was awarded a Design Guild Mark in 2018 for the Group collection,...

Design Guild Mark January 7, 2019
Behind the design: the Alchemy Collection

Behind the design: the Alchemy Collection

Rachel Evison made history in 2018 by becoming an inaugural holder in our new...

Design Guild Mark December 8, 2018