Design Guild Mark ask “British Design, who rates it?” at ‘Talks with 100% Design’
Wednesday 18th September, 3:15pm – 4pm
As part of 100% Design 2019, Jonathan Hindle, founder of the Design Guild Mark, will chair a lively discussion about British Design. He will be joined by a panel of prominent industry figures who will respond to questions such as, “How much does marketing have to do with the success of British Design?” and “Why does the fashion industry get so much more recognition?”
As part of London Design Festival, KI Europe will be showcasing works of students from both the RCA’s ‘Design Products’ masters course and the RCA/Imperial College London’s ‘Innovation Design Engineering’ double masters course who have won a KI Award.
The KI Award is awarded to students who demonstrated in their final projects, ways in which product development or the production process can be improved in order to create better working & learning experiences in the future.
Both KI Europe and Hakwood are part of this years’ Clerkenwell Design Week Festival. KI will be making their Clerkenwell debut by taking over the Paxton Locher House on Clerkenwell Green and will be hosting workshops as well as displaying both new and current products.
Hakwood have built one of the 10 DECADE Candles that celebrate the 10 years of Clerkenwell Design Week. Their Candle, which was designed in collaboration with Shape London, also celebrates Hakwood’s 40th birthday and features 40 moveable tiles on each of the 4 facades.
For the Sleep + Eat event this year, Hakwood is contributing their flooring to HBA London for their Sleep Set.
As a twist for 2018, 4 designers have been paired up with influential brands and HBA London has been partnered with the Natural History Museum. The task for the competition is for each designer to create a guestroom concept that is influenced by their partner’s aesthetics and values. It is hoped that this will give visitors the chance to interact with and view well-known brands in a different way.
Dutch wood flooring manufacturer, Hakwood, will be supplying flooring and Wall Tiles for international architectural and design practice Il Prisma’s Sleep Set during the Sleep Event 2017. Hakwood products will adorn both walls and floors at this year’s Sleep Set competition, themed Loyalty: Lessons in Love. The challenge? To create and disrupt – and create an experience so memorable that loyalty becomes love.
Design Guild Mark, part of The Furniture Makers’ Company, will return back to 100% Design and will be showcasing a selection of furniture which won a 2017 Design Guild Mark. The display can be found at feature stands no. W650 & W655.
The prestigious Design Guild Mark is awarded by The Furniture Makers’ Company, rewarding excellence and raising the profile of British design and innovation. The award recognises the highest standards in the design of furniture for volume production, by the finest designers working in Britain, or British designers working abroad.
Century Office will exhibit at 100% Design, stand W272 on 20th – 23rd September at Olympia, London.
Century Office will promote its furniture collection of Javelin work benches. This popular range was first introduced in 2016 and will now take centre stage at this year’s 100% Design, showcasing its new elegant bronzed chrome frame. Javelin is an affordable bench desking system that is versatile and a visually striking addition for the modern workplace.
During this years London Design Festival (18/09 - 22/09) KI will proudly showcase selected works by graduates of the RCA/Imperial College London’s Innovation Design Engineering double masters course. Their ingenuity gives us a fascinating insight into the future of our working & learning spaces.
During London Design Festival 2017, new graduates Pratik Ghosh, Maya Pindeus, Daljinder Sanghera and Ahreum Jung, recipients of KI Awards in June 2017, will display their final projects submitted for the Innovation Design Engineering double masters course at the RCA/Imperial College.
A number of other works will also be showcased that KI feel have the potential to have an impact on architecture, interior design & planning, workplace strategy, product design, development & production.
On Thursday 25th May, the ninth Design Guild Mark Awards will be announced for an unprecedented number of award recipients. The Awards will take place at the Clerkenwell Design Week Talks Pavillion in Design Fields.
The prestigious Design Guild Mark is awarded by The Furniture Makers’ Company, the furnishing industry’s charity, in order to drive excellence and raise the profile of British design and innovation. The award recognises the highest standards in the design of furniture in volume production by the finest designers working in Britain, or British designers working abroad.
For the second year in a row, Hakwood is participating in Clerkenwell Design Week. This time, Hakwood sponsors Double Vision, a 4m high structural installation of recursive patterns, nestled within the historic Clerkenwell Close.
Visit "Double Vision" at Clerkenwell Close between the 23rd and 25th of May.
The Design Guild Mark, which is approaching its tenth consecutive year, recognises British design in the furnishing industry with a major mark of excellence, while also raising awareness of design and British talent.
To submit a product please visit The Furniture Makers’ Company’s website, www.furnituremakers.org.uk, or click on the following link: http://bit.ly/2dYtBu8 and complete the Call for Entries form! Closing date 24th February 2017.
We are pleased to announce that our annual Young Furniture Makers Exhibition will be returning to Furniture Makers’ Hall this October.
Around 30 of the finest young furniture designers and makers will be exhibiting their work at the event, which is sponsored by Axminster Tools & Machinery and will take place on 11 October.
Doors to the exhibition will open at 1pm with the awards ceremony starting at 7pm, following an introduction from Master of The Furniture Makers’ Company, Ben Burbidge.
Hakwood sponsor a monastic structural installation at the St John's Archway for Clerkenwell Design Week 2016
Hakwood sponsor Fleafolly Architects to create ‘HakFolly’, a monastic structural installation within the historic St John’s Archway for Clerkenwell Design Week.
Commissioned by Clerkenwell Design Week and in collaboration with Dutch wood flooring manufacturer Hakwood, FleaFolly Architects have created ‘HakFolly’, a 4.5m high temple of timber located within the historic St John’s Gate. Inspired by a visit to Hakwood’s factory in the Netherlands, HakFolly is a stacked timber structure which aims to create a fleeting moment of peace and tranquility, in reference to Clerkenwell's rich monastic past.