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A focus on Paul Kelley

A focus on Paul Kelley

While we wait with bated breath to announce this year’s crop of Design Guild Mark holders – stay tuned for news soon – we thought we’d take one more look…

DesignGuildMark_2018 April 5, 2019
Spring has definitely sprung

Spring has definitely sprung

The evenings are getting lighter, the daffodils are beginning to bloom, and yesterday we swear we saw a House Martin…. Spring is definitely coming. It’s one…

DesignGuildMark_2018 March 8, 2019
A look back at Surface Design Show

A look back at Surface Design Show

Who attended this year’s Surface Design Show (5-7 February)? We spent a couple of days meandering the aisles absorbing the creativity on display and taking care…

DesignGuildMark_2018 February 28, 2019
Two new judges on the Furniture panel

Two new judges on the Furniture panel

The 2019 Design Guild Mark judging days are edging ever closer. We’re excited to welcome two new faces to the Furniture category’s judging panel next month. Elliott…

DesignGuildMark_2018 February 11, 2019
Makers of Silicastone to launch ‘new consumer product family’

Makers of Silicastone to launch ‘new consumer product family’

The minds behind Jonathan Hindle Prize winner Silicastone are developing a ‘new consumer product family’ of sustainable materials. Professor David Binns and…

DesignGuildMark_2018 February 6, 2019
Judging day presentation tips

Judging day presentation tips

It’s our favourite time of year! Design Guild Mark season! The annual Design Guild Mark judging days will be taking place next month in the City of London. It…

DesignGuildMark_2018 February 4, 2019
Daniel Hopwood to explore trends at Surface Design Show

Daniel Hopwood to explore trends at Surface Design Show

Are you interested in finding out what looks and styles will be making waves in 2019? Well you are in luck! Interior designer and Design Guild Mark judge Daniel…

DesignGuildMark_2018 January 9, 2019
The eight measures of excellence

The eight measures of excellence

The festive season is now over and with it has gone the buffer of Christmas. There is only a couple of short weeks until the 2019 deadline on 24 January. For…

DesignGuildMark_2018 January 7, 2019
Daniel Hopwood to host talk at Surface Design Show

Daniel Hopwood to host talk at Surface Design Show

The Design Guild Mark is to host a special talk with one of the judges of the 2D category, renowned interior designer Daniel Hopwood.  The talk is happening…

DesignGuildMark_2018 December 10, 2018
The rise of 2D

The rise of 2D

There was noticeable curiosity from the design world when we announced we were launching a new category for the first time in the Design Guild Mark’s 10 year…

DesignGuildMark_2018 December 4, 2018
Something of an icon

Something of an icon

Design is a constantly evolving subject with pieces often a representation of the time period that they were conceived in. However what makes a piece iconic is…

DesignGuildMark_2018 November 12, 2018
Building blocks of success

Building blocks of success

As part of the celebrations of London Design Festival, Paul Kelley, designer of the Magnetic Copper Cube and winner of the 2018 Jonathan Hindle Prize for Excellence…

DesignGuildMark_2018 October 11, 2018
September excitement

September excitement

The past few weeks have been something of a whirlwind of activity with the launch of the new Design Guild Mark brand identity and website during London Design…

DesignGuildMark_2018 October 11, 2018
Design Guild Mark launches 2019 call for entries

Design Guild Mark launches 2019 call for entries

The Design Guild Mark is now accepting applications for both the Furniture and 2D (textiles, wall coverings, surfaces, carpets and floor coverings) categories…

DesignGuildMark_2018 October 4, 2018
New Design Guild Mark Brand Identity Launched

New Design Guild Mark Brand Identity Launched

The Design Guild Mark, awarded by The Furniture Makers’ Company, has launched a new brand identity and standalone website as it sets its sights on becoming a recognised…

DesignGuildMark_2018 September 13, 2018
Design Guild Mark at 100% Design

Design Guild Mark at 100% Design

Design Guild Mark, awarded by The Furniture Makers’ Company, returns to 100% Design this September with an unmissable feature celebrating and championing the very…

DesignGuildMark_2018 September 13, 2018