designers

Hot Right Now :: HomeCandy

We’re always on the hunt for new designers and stores that catch our eye and offer something a little different, and HomeCandy fits the bill wonderfully! Their products have been receiving a lot of press attention recently, being featured in the likes of Red, The Independent, Hello and Vogue, so we […]

Feature Friday :: Qualy design

It was the Squirrel in the Log that caught my eye then I just had to find out what else Qualy did. The Thai based design company produce a whole range of brightly coloured functional ‘stuff’. Love it, love it, love it! (All of it….) If like me you’re tempted […]

Feature Friday :: Abigail Ahern animal lamps

Animal themed home accessories are all the go at the moment in fact we blogged about it in October. One of our favourite designers Abigail Ahern has just launched these on-trend fabulously kitsch animal lamps. We like! …marrying craft to kitsch so its  idiosyncratic but with a sense of tongue […]

Ercol’s 90th birthday

Founded in 1920 by Lucian Ercolani, Ercol is celebrating its 90th birthday. Ercol is synonymous with beautiful wooden furniture and iconic items such as the nest of tables and butterfly chair. Here at Blinds 2go we’ve been on a bit of a shopping trip and bought some Ercol pieces all […]

50th Anniversary of the Panton chair

Happy Birthday to the Panton chair, an iconic design that looks as good today as it did in the 50’s. To celebrate this huge anniversary Vitra UK launched a competition to find the best customised Panton chair, among the entries was a chair strung with fishing line,  a Mick Jagger […]

Feature Friday :: Piggy seats by Fehling & Piez

I came across these on Freshome, tufted pigs designed by Yvonne Fehling and Jennie Peiz, known collectively as the designers Kraud. The life sized pigs are intended to be used as chairs, or alternatively just to pat and stroke! Check out the other designs by Kraud on their website. Truly […]

Feature Friday :: The Brit Insurance Designs of the Year

Each year the Design Museum holds The Brit Insurance Designs of the Year which is an exploration of innovative, interesting and forward-looking new work in design.   Winners will be announced on 4 March 2010. These caught my eye. Grassworks :: Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants on earth, […]

Alessi :: great design and quirky too

I do like Alessi design with its strong lines and touch of fun. Alberto Alessi possibly puts it better though! I think that this will be the goal of design in the future (or at least, my goal for my future in the sphere of design): transforming the gadget function […]

Feature Friday :: Squint Limited

It’s Friday, time to kick back and relax and Squint Limited (Joss Stone’s a fan) have just the ticket. However you choose to chill this weekend the Blinds 2go team wish you a fantastic weekend.

Eye Clock

Here we are again, Monday morning. If you need a bit of cheering up then take a look at the Eye Clock, soon to be available from Suck UK. One eye tracks the hours and the other the minutes, five o’clock never looked so good! What’s your favourite time of […]