Cool, contemporary handcrafted rugs and wallhangings made in Wexford, Ireland in collaboration with leading Irish textile designers. 25 years of experience in making to specific commission. Check out their Mainie Jellett collection especially. Jellet's estate have given permission for the rug designs Eileen Gray swooned over back in the 30s to be brought to life. They are so stunning, one of the founding partner's Lucy Ryder Richardson has one in her sitting room.
Parker & Farr
Parker & Farr have been dedicated to delivering luxury bespoke upholstery since the 1950’s, making it one of the world’s most highly regarded furniture makers. Expertly created by its team of master craftspeople in Nottingham, each piece is meticulously fashioned, making an item of real desirability. Their Benson range was designed by David Hicks, the English interior decorator and designer famed for bright clashing colours and mixing antique and modern.
Above and Beyond
Above and Beyond was founded in 2011 by graphic designer, Claudia Pape. Whether connecting two pillow cases to form a unit, or turning two plates into a set telling time, there is always a reason behind what they do that makes the result stand out.
Archer and Co
Ian and Judith Archer produce contemporary British furniture using the best of British craftsmanship along with the highest quality materials. Modern clean lines, smooth curves and design-led textiles combined with traditional details in a range of timeless contemporary classics.
First imagined in India in 1952 by Edward Armitage, revisited in 2015 by grandson Joe Armitage; the design of the Armitage lamp has evolved over 60 years. "Unusual...original...superb...with a graceful profile like a wading bird...sinuously naturalistic." World of Interiors Magazine
Beynon picks up where the modular furniture systems of the 1950s left off - an open, solid and accessible system that's driven by idealism and built to last. Simply put; it's modular crafted furniture.
Stunning retro feel neon designed specifically for the home. Choose from a fab range of our unique designs or commision your own personalised neon. #affordableneon
Carl Hansen & Søn
A combination of hand craftsmanship and rational series production continues to set this company apart today. It was Carl Hansen’s son, Holger, who took a chance on the groundbreaking designs of the young Hans J. Wegner.
Case is dedicated to delivering exceptional contemporary design at good value. Working with award-winning designers, Case is a vanguard of creativity and creates furniture that is modern, with integrity and character.
An innovative designer who produces a carefully considered range of furniture and objects, with the aim of creating a classic durability and a long-lasting appeal. Commissions welcomed.
Learn all about the amazing powerhouse that was architect Charles and artist Ray Eames and shop until you drop.
Georgia’s collection of contemporary printed and quilted interior textiles are all made in the UK. Commited to small production runs made from environmentally sound materials, Georgia creates products designed to bring a splash of colour and texture to your home.
Hannah Turner Ceramics
Hannah Turner creates and sells beautiful handmade British ceramics and textiles for the home perfect for gift-givers and collectors alike. Her attention to detail and use of colour produces designs with a touch of wit that look great in any room.
Architect and surface pattern designer Jen Taylor founded Hokolo in 2012, offering homeware and furniture with bold colours and geometric patterns inspired by the mid-century aesthetics and Jen’s architectural training.
Jane Sarre Ceramics
Simple ceramic serving-ware created individually by Jane Sarre. Designed for use, the clean lines and subtle textures make every meal a feast.
Modern furniture classics, combining old and new materials, offering a bespoke service at affordable prices. Recognised in the industry as a colour expert, Jennifer assists customers.
JENS RISOM FURNITURE
Jonathan Stephenson/ Rocket has the European licence to re-issue classic 1950s & 60s furniture designs by the Danish-American designer Jens Risom (b 1916). Viewing by appointment in their London E8 showroom.
Mid century inspired and classically styled contemporary designs, beautifully hand built using sustainable materials by local craftsmen in the UK. Suitable for home and contract applications.
KATIE WALKER FURNITURE
Katie Walker's furniture is carefully crafted and as beautiful as it is functional, often with an added element of surprise. Available through retailers, direct or to commission.
Kevin Dutton Photography
You may recognise his photos from the Apple iPhone6 or our ones with the grey background publicising Modern Shows.
Buy Dutton’s own spectacular images here.
A premium British lifestyle brand that sources and collaborates with some of the worlds finest textile designers. Specialising in mid century re-issues.
Cool graphic wool 'Stella' rugs, lampshades and textiles made exclusively in the UK. Special commissions include the Southbank Centre and London Transport Museum. Visit Michelle Mason's new shop too Mason and Painter.
A design and handloom weaving workshop, set in the Mountain of Mourne in Northern Ireland. Founded by Norwegian textile designer Gerd Hay-Edie in 1947, has a range of sumptuous mid-century designed fabrics.
Nazanin Kamali is an award winning furniture and product designer who has developed a range of exquisitely detailed textile products all originating from her hand-made original artwork.
Finalist of Liberty's ‘Best of British Design’ Open Call 2014, this exciting young actress's lacquered stripe version of the retro school chair is now on sale at the iconic London department store and via us at the marketplace.
ON & ON
Contemporary made to measure shelving designed to suit spaces perfectly. Shelf lengths are available in any size up to 5 metres and come in a variety of different colours and finishes. ON&ON offers a complete design service from planning through to installation.
This American-born Brit-based textile designer's woven designs pop with colour, pattern and texture. Inspired by her weekly commute to London, this collection tells a visual story of her journeys.
Seven Gauge Studios
Pure lambswool knitted cushions and blankets made in England. Seven Gauge Studios contemporary products reflect a love of bold pattern and colour, with a midcentury edge.
Brit born / Denmark based Emma Sivell with her London and Copenhagen offset printed posters and cards. Architecture from both cities form the foundation of the collection. Colour, reflection and nostalgia brings her prints to life.
From their London workshop, Sixninethree design and make contemporary furniture predominantly in wood. Always individual and well considered, their work compliments and enhances any modern interior.
Love mid-century but prefer the spankingly new soap-washed version to the original? Skandium is a wonderful shop filled with Scandinavian delights for the home from all the greats.
Thorsten van Elten
Ever wonder where the designers themselves shop? Check out Thorsten van Elten, owner, producer and manufacturer's wonderful online shop.
Twenty Twenty One
Twentytwentyone has a vast knowledge. Supplying over 60 of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers, they continue to offer vintage alongside classics and contemporary design through their showrooms and website.
Wendy Kaye designs contemporary textiles with a nod to her mid-century and Scandi influences. Bold designs are applied to lampshades, cushions and homewares.
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