My earlier post on the reported troubles with firming up costs for the Type 26 and with getting to contract award have been generating a healthy discussion in the comments section, and that is great. WHERE TO STAY: My favourite London hotels are still The Pelham (Kit Kemp’s interior design without the Firmdale price), The Ampersand, and Blakes (opt for the Designer Double rooms), which are all in South Kensington and thus close to the museums, parks, and bookstores and fabric shops of King’s Road.
W. Women in Italian Design” traces a new history of Italian design in the feminine, reconstructing the figures, theories, and approaches to design that were sown in the twentieth century and that have taken hold, transformed and evolved in the twenty-first century.
Fashion Week has just wrapped up in New York City, with the new lines for Spring and Summer 2013 from both new and established designers being revealed. When styles were developed in the 1920s (like the ones of the Bauhaus), design in Italy became famous at the end of the 40s. In the context of Corporate Identity Programmes the names of Designers and companies became more important.
So, before we get underway, I’d like to share with you a few of the driftwood lamp creations that we have recently produced here in our Skipjack design studio located in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia. We decided to design and produce, together with the Nike team, tailored textures that were applied as lampshades. Italian Design Interiors became over the years the designer’s source for fine Italian furniture, all styles under one roof. Italy is too the home of the renowned Salone del Mobile , where every April the country’s biggest family design firms flaunt their wares in design-savvy Milan.
This special kitchen-focused discussion spotlights how the best kitchens are being designed and laid out, and reveals the freshest looks in kitchen design today, framed within the context of real spaces designed by our panel of experts. I hope this book offers some great ideas for your next trip, whether you’re an architecture aficionado, a design fan, or simply a lover of gardens, textiles, fashion and style. Many target the higher end of the design market, their businesses thriving on a clever mix of heritage, the availability of sought-after design classics and a focus on novel design solutions. Industrial design becomes a driver, and household furnishings are an extraordinary tool for the avant-garde. From the Salone del Mobile in Milan to the 100% Design 2014 in London, there are countless destinations to visit in between.