2019 Best Design. A chair made from 100 % recycled plastic from fishing nets in the Arctic, a floor-to-ceiling luminous belt and violently psychedelic benches are among our favourite furniture designs of the year.
Gareth Neal digitally crafts the Hack Chair II, a Georgian seat trapped in a raw oak lumber using a robotic arm as an extension of the craftsman’s hand and tactile knowledge.
Collect 2019: a bejeweled shawl hijab encouraging conversation about the role of the hijab today, blown glass visuals infused with fishnets and plastics addressing to the oceans’ pollution issue and digital technologies merging with bespoke creations. Isobel Dennis, Director of Collect – The International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design, highlights some of the main trends to look out for in London.
The Glenlivet Nàdurra Dram Chair by British designer Gareth Neal translates the heritage of whisky in a hand-crafted design for modern makers.