The new DesignedMade Autumn / Winter 2011 catalogue is now out.
Below is a small selection of pages from the catalogue, to whet your appetite:View full story
DesignedMade is proud to announce the launch of its latest collection, the Steel Molecular range.
The Steel Molecular range applies DesignedMade’s signature graphic style to the molecular structure of steel, resulting in a pattern that is both decorative and informative. The pattern, which represents the combination of iron and carbon atoms that make up the material itself, lends the pieces an educational function in addition to their primary purpose. The collection currently consists of fruit bowls and coasters which are punched from mild steel using a custom-designed tool.
DesignedMade worked closely with the buying team at the Science Museum shop to develop the products.
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DesignedMade will launch the Tarantula Tea Light in white at the Pulse trade show in June.
DesignedMade founder and designer of the Tarantula Tea Light, Jonathan Krawczuk explains that it is the ideal time to produce this popular design in a new colourway: “The white finish on the Tarantula Tea Light adds an extra touch of elegance to the product, it really suits the strong linear form. Since we launched the Tarantula in 2009, we’ve had endless requests at trade shows and from customers for the product in white. We originally launched the Tarantula at Pulse so it seems quite fitting that it’s going to be the backdrop for this new release.”
For further information on the Tarantula family click here
To register for Pulse go to: http://www.exporeg.co.uk/visit/sites/clarion/pulse/11/vis/login.aspView full story
A big thanks from DesignedMade to our friend Alyn Griffiths, who has been working on our press material and helping us write nice things about the brand!
I’ve known Alyn since 2005 when we were both living in Milan. He has followed the brand from its inception and is the perfect person to narrate our story.
About Alyn Griffiths:
Alyn is a freelance writer and analyst specialising in design related trends and events. He writes about art, design and architecture for various publications and online sources including Blueprint magazine, idfx magazine, Port magazine, Architonic and trend forecasting agency WGSN.
You can find Alyn on Twitter: @alyngriffithsView full story
DesignedMade will make its third consecutive appearance at the annual Pulse trade show, a leading event on the design calendar.
Last year at the show we were awarded the Best Newcomer Launchpad 2010 – Thorsten van Elten award, which was a great honour and accolade. As well as taking orders from new stockists in the UK, we sealed our first export order to Japan where our products are now being exclusively distributed by G.H. Carriere. We hope that Pulse 2011 will be as successful as the 2010 show.
This year you can find us (in the same place as last year), at Stand LP7, Earls Court 1 from 5-7 June.
If you haven’t registered for Pulse yet go to:
A selection of DesignedMade fruit bowls featured in the December 2010 issue of Blueprint magazine.
Product Editor Gian Luca Amadei chose the bowls as one of his highlights from the London Design Festival. He says they “combine the precision of digital technologies with traditional finishing processes.” The bowls filled the opening double-page spread and lent the pages a bold, colourful aesthetic.View full story