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Bethan Gray wide Noah chest of drawers

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
Contemporary designer furniture

Contemporary Noah chest

The Design Collective at John Lewis showcases furniture, homeware and soft furnishings from some of the best design talent in the UK and internationally. Amongst some of the excellent designers who have products featured is Bethan Gray.

Bethan is an award-winning furniture designer who spent 10 years designing for Habitat, before going solo and launching the Bethan Gray Studio.

Bethan has produced a range of contemporary furniture exclusively for John Lewis, including furniture for the bedroom, dining room and living room.

In particular, we love the design of the Noah range, which includes sideboards, desks, tables, cupboards and this lovely Noah chest of drawers.

The chest has five drawers and offers plenty of storage inside. It’s made from solid and oak veneers and we like the ‘no handle’ look – the soft-close drawers have integral handles, rather than bulky knobs.

As you’d expect from a high quality designer piece of furniture, it comes fully assembled, so there’s no diy needed to put this beauty together!

 

Classic chairs alphabet print from Cult Furniture

Monday, July 16th, 2012
Best mid 20th century designer chairs

An A to Z of chairs

Here’s some wall art aimed at design conscious chair lovers!

This wonderful framed art print pays homage to the world of designer chairs. Focusing on the classics of the mid 20th century, the A to Z print includes well known favourites such as the Eames Eiffel chair and Hans Wegner’s Wishbone chair.

A must-have for designer chair aficionados, the classic chairs alphabet print comes framed and is currently only £39 from Cult Furniture.

If the look of some of these chairs gets your heart beating a bit faster, then Cult Furniture also sell many of the chairs too…

Vitra Eames elephant stool

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
Designer Eames stool chair furniture

Elephant stool

What’s not to love about an elephant stool?

Originally designed in 1945 by Charles and Ray Eames, the Vitra elephant stool is a classic design with contemporary appeal.

This iconic piece of furniture is made from a matt finish polypropylene and it’s available in a wide choice of colours, including ice grey, white, green, pink and red. It’s a lovely addition for a children’s bedroom or nursery.

The Eames elephant stools are available from Heal’s, where they’re currently reduced in the sale.

Kartell Pop Outdoor chair by Piero Lissoni

Monday, June 11th, 2012
Designer pop chair by Kartell

Kartell Pop outdoor chair

One of the top brands of contemporary designer chairs, Kartell is a name synonymous with quality.

For many people, buying a Kartell chair is an investment decision. This Pop outdoor armchair by Piero Lisso, for example, would normally set you back just over £1,000 from many retailers.

If there’s a brand you really like, it’s always worth looking out for a bargain or money-saving opportunity, where you could snap up your desired piece of furniture for a snip of the price.

If this is the chair you’ve been coveting, there’s currently a bargain to be had for someone, as Oliver Bonas have an ex-display Kartell Pop chair in their sale for just £420.

Patchwork chest of drawers by Bryonie Porter

Monday, April 2nd, 2012
Patchwork wallpaper furniture

Wow factor patchwork chest

Wow! This amazing patchwork design chest of drawers give a whole new meaning to wow factor furniture.

Guaranteed to attract attention when it’s used in your home, this wonderfully eye-catching and utterly unique chest of drawers has been created by designer, Bryonie Porter, who specialises in making wallpapered furniture.

The patchwork effect has been created using a selection of wallpapers that work very well together (look carefully, and you may spot familiar designs in there). They’re covering a Victorian mahogany chest, bringing it bang up-to-date, and the piece is finished off with high-gloss lacquer to make it durable and functional.

The patchwork chest has two small drawers at the top and two full width drawers at the bottom. It’s available to purchase from Bryonie Porter.

She also takes on commissions and can create a unique piece of furniture to your own requirements.

Bambizi designer nursery furniture: Achica special offer

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Achica homeware discount shopping bargains

We don’t often feature designer nursery furniture, but if you’re looking to kit out a nursery in style, then there’s currently a good – but limited – offer available on Achica.

Starting today and running until 7am on Saturday morning (23rd July) you can save money on selected Bambizi purchases from Achica.

The brand combines, “traditional British craftsmanship with the best of modern design,” and as well as lovely furniture, there are wall stickers, mobiles and other items included in the offer. A lot of the furniture needn’t even be used in a nursery – it’s practical and stylish for any room in your home.

Here are some of the items on offer:

Contemporary white dresser furniture

White Orpheus dresser

This white Orpheus dresser is on offer for £896 (usual rice £1400).

Achica wall sticker offer

Secret garden wall sticker

Bambizi Antheia secret garden wall sticker in white – £36 (instead of £55).

Achica special discount offer

Blue bird mobile

Aegele bird cage mobile on offer for £44 (usual price £69).

Stocks are limited, so head over to Achica to secure your purchases now!

 
 
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