Seven British designers deliver a unique range of design for the home, evoking British urban and rural imagery. The designs include references from historical London buildings to classic British fairy tales.
Hidden Art Participants – Left to Right: Hannah Dipper: People Will Always Need Plates, Kal Chottai: Damdesign, Shan Annabelle Valla, Lola Crease: Bridge Academy, Ella Doran, Renata Manau: Biscuit, Dragana Perisic, Rentaro Nishimura.
Balloon by Renata Manau of Biscuit Design – A balloon shaped nesting box for birds. With the attached string, Balloon evokes memories of the traditional British stories of Winnie the Pooh. Made in the UK, energy efficient, environmentally aware manufacturing methods have been implemented and recycled packaging materials are used.
Britoushka by Dragana Perisic – combining the concept of Russian Dolls with a traditional English breakfast experience, Britoushka offers the dual functionality of salt and pepper shakers with egg cup lids.
Vessel by Damdesign – A simple yet sleek table centrepiece ideal for any occasion, created from a single sheet of acrylic. This material’s innate durability and long lifespan, along with it easily being 100% recycled, make it a sustainable option.
Sprig by Shan Annabelle Valla – a free standing vase made from three glass tubes, shaped to look like flower stems. Produced using local manufacturer to support local industry.
Queen of Hearts by Rentaro Nishimura – a self-assembly ring, laser-cut from a single plastic piece, which, upon construction of the ring, becomes a ring and card holder. The off-cuts are used as a frame for the product, making it easy and safe to send the product. Recyclability is at a maximum through the use of recyclable materials and no glue.
Your Placemat or Mine? by People will Always Need Plates (set of 4 placemats) – (set of 4 coasters) – The Your Placemat or Mine? Range pays tribute to the architecture of Britain through the ages. The eight designs can be used individually or placed together as a table runner charting the timeline of British homes.