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DesignGuildMark_2018 April 10, 2019
Meet the judges: Tom Pearce

Meet the judges: Tom Pearce

Tom Pearce of design consultancy Farrah & Pearce has sat on the Furniture category judging panel for three years. Prior to setting up Farrah & Pearce…

DesignGuildMark_2018 April 5, 2019
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 March 29, 2019
In discussion with Simon Pengelly

In discussion with Simon Pengelly

Designer Simon Pengelly is no stranger to the Design Guild Mark with 11 of his designs having been bestowed the mark of excellence. In 2016, Simon was also awarded…

DesignGuildMark_2018 March 8, 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 February 28, 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 26, 2019
Meet the judges: Joanna Biggs

Meet the judges: Joanna Biggs

Joanna Biggs, director at GA Design in London, is one of our longest serving judges in the Furniture category and has been part of the awarding process of dozens…

DesignGuildMark_2018 February 11, 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 6, 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 4, 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 1, 2019
In discussion with Ted Jefferis

In discussion with Ted Jefferis

Designer Ted Jefferis was awarded a Design Guild Mark in 2017 for his TipToe collection, a range of contemporary wooden furniture featuring a canter-levered triangulated…

DesignGuildMark_2018 January 9, 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 7, 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…