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Dawn to Dusk at Riverside Gardens in Vauxhall London

May 2017

Dawn to Dusk at Riverside Gardens in Vauxhall London

Dawn to Dusk, a series of rotating seats located along the Thames Path in South West London launches to coincide with Chelsea Fringe, an annual festival of flowers, gardens and gardening.

I was inspired after learning that J.M.W. Turner apparently used to come here to the river to paint at this unique spot where you can see the sun rising and setting above the water. The benches and chairs are designed to turn towards the view of your choosing.

Find out more here

May 2017

U-50 International Hokuriku Kogei Award open call

Registration for the U-50 International Hokuriku Kogei Award, for which Tord is a committee member, is now open and closes on 31 May 2017.

An award for designers, artists and crafts people aged 50 or under and who work in fields related to KOGEI, or artisan crafts, it is part of the International Hokuriku Kogei Summit that celebrates the crafts of the Hokuriku region in Japan and will include a symposium and exhibition to take place in November 2017.

Open to groups or individuals, six winners are awarded prize money and their works presented in an exhibition at Toyama Prefectural Museum of Art & Design, Japan.

The winners also get an opportunity to create new designs in workshops in Hokuriku.

Find out more about the award here.

U-50 International Hokuriku Kogei Award open call
Creating the Contemporary Chair exhibition at NGV

April 2017

Creating the Contemporary Chair exhibition at NGV

The Shadowy chair is on show at National Gallery of Victoria International in Melbourne Australia as part of the exhibition Creating the Contemporary Chair.

The exhibition features thirty-five chairs that have recently been acquired by the museum through the support of the Gordon Moffit Gift. National Gallery of Victoria is the oldest and most visited gallery in Australia.

Creating the Contemporary Chair is on now until 15 October 2017.

April 2017

Meadow in Milan

Meadow is a family of upholstered benches inspired by the small clearings one comes upon in the woods and was presented this year at Moroso’s stand in Milan.

They were first produced in 2016 when they formed part of our English Garden textiles collection for Christopher Farr.

Find out more here

Meadow in Milan
Collect: Benefit Auction 2017

January 2017

Collect: Benefit Auction 2017

Support the Crafts Council and bid in the Collect auction to help build a new home for craft in London.
The leading voice for craft in the UK, the Crafts Council reaches over 3.8 million people a year through its exhibitions, collections loans and learning programmes.

We’ve donated pieces from Witches’ Kitchen consisting of a casserole pot, saucepan and wooden utensils. The collection is a collaborative effort in sustainable design commissioned by Artecnica as part of their Design With Conscience project and made by artisan communities in Brazil, Colombia, and Guatemala.

All auction works are on view at Collect: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects from 2-6 February 2017 in London. Bidding for the auction will close on February 6th at 4:00pm GMT.

December 2016

Magic Winter Moments at Swarovski

Festive greetings from Swarovski Crystal World in Wattens where our installation of magical creatures has come to life!

Visit the installation for magic winter moments until 22 Janury 2017.

If you can't make it to Austria you can see more of the project here

See others and their #magicwintermoments at Swarovski Kristallwelten.

Magic Winter Moments at Swarovski
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