designers

Tasteful tartan

Tartan is a true timeless classic. It’s been around since at least the 3rd century and designers such as Ralph Lauren, Vivienne Westwood and Mulberry still include it in their collections. The beauty of tartan is its many colours, this makes it a breeze to incorporate into your decor scheme. […]

Feature Friday :: Oops Design Award

According to Metropolis magazine (a very serious and respected design magazine) there are ten elements to good design: Sustainable, accessible, functional, well made, emotionally resonant, enduring, socially beneficial, beautiful, ergonomic and affordable The Oops Design Award recognises designs that fly in the face of this wisdom. Have a look at […]

Web wonder :: Utility Design

Utility Design is this week’s web wonder and for very good reason. Not only does it have a great website it also has two shops in Liverpool where it was founded. The product range is immense and includes such fabulous brands as Alessi, Kartell, Vitra, Flos, Moooi plus lots more. […]

Paul Smith stuff for your home

Paul Smith is one of Britain’s leading designers and not just in clothing, he also has a very good eye for “stuff” around the home. As a Nottingham “lad” he is of course a favourite of ours so we thought it appropriate to share a few things of his that […]

The new Ralph Lauren Penthouse collection

We love a bit of Ralph Lauren here at Blinds 2go and his new Penthouse collection hits all our buttons, well all but one and unfortunately the one it misses by a wide margin is value….sometimes you just can’t have it all. I think the new collection is unashamedly masculine […]

Feature Friday :: Julien Carretero :: To be continued

Here on the blog we’ve had a bit of a designery week. What better way to finish it off then with more design. I really like this bench and coffee table by Julien Carretero, it puts me in mind of picnic rugs and stripy rock. It would be my guess […]

Dror Benshetrit :: Take one peacock chair

Sometimes you just need one image. Here at Blinds 2go, if that image is in our beloved purple then all the better. This is the peacock chair designed by Dror Benshetrit. The chair is created out of three sheets of felt and a minimal metal frame. The folds of the […]

Jonathan Adler :: Design your own

What a brilliant find this is and it’s totally addictive. At Jonathan Adler you can design your own rug, tote bag and pillow. There’s a whole range of funky designs to choose from. Once designed, feel free to re-mortgage your house and purchase your unique design. There had to be […]

Web wonder :: Zoe Murphy

Zoe Murphy’s slogan is ‘Love what belongs to you’. What a great thought in these still challenging times. Zoe is a young designer who specialises in updating and refreshing existing furniture. Her inspiration is from her coastal home of Margate. We love this retro beach look.

Feature Friday :: Funky furniture

This is real life Alice in Wonderland furniture. All the furniture in this Dust collection is designed by craft artist Vincent Thomas Leman. Vincent likes his furniture to provide a spark to brighten up the routine of daily life. Unfortunately his furniture is quite difficult to acquire. You’re in luck […]