Our Designers

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  • Cristiana Ionescu

    Cristiana Ionescu

    Signature Style

    Functional, efficient techniques, aesthetically pleasing

    Design bio

    Since gaining her masters in Furniture and Product Design from Bucks New University, Cristiana has worked with an impressive list of high-street retailers. Her focus is on function first, design second. With her Rhapsody lamp shade, she pulls off both ambitions flawlessly.

    Cristiana Ionescu
  • Jimmie Martin

    Jimmie Martin

    Signature Style

    Unconventional, modern and imperfect.

    Design bio

    This London-based Swedish design duo is made up of Jimmie Karlsson and Martin Nihlmar. Known for their award-winning 'Baroque n' Roll' style, they draw on pop culture and everyday life for inspiration. They work on bespoke pieces for commercial and private clients - including the likes of Madonna - based from their Notting Hill boutique.

    Jimmie Martin
  • John Stefanidis

    John Stefanidis

    Signature Style

    Eclectic, bold and cosmopolitan

    Design bio

    Since establishing his own interior design practice in 1967, John Stefanidis has been well-renowned for creating eclectic and cosmopolitan pieces for prestigious, international clientele. He has also written a number of design books such as 'Living by Design' 1997 and 'John Stefanidis Designs' 2002.

    John Stefanidis
  • Casa Estudio

    Casa Estudio

    Signature Style

    Pattern, geometry and colour

    Design bio

    Designer duo Andres Ros Soto and Giles Round pair eye-catching geometric patterns with striking colour combinations to give their pieces an unmistakeable look. Inspired by London, Mexico and the music that fills their Barbican studio, they began their career together by decorating the columns of the Royal Academy in their signature, head-turning style.

    Casa Estudio
  • Hugh Leader-Williams

    Hugh Leader-Williams

    Signature Style

    Clean, Simple, Considered

    Design bio

    Despite graduating last year, Hugh picked up a number of sought after awards at New Designers 2012 – including the 100% Design Award and the BCFA Lugo award. Originally studying mechanical engineering, Hugh couldn’t put aside his passion for design. So he started afresh, studying an art foundation course before getting his degree in 3D Design.

    Hugh Leader-Williams
  • Steuart Padwick

    Steuart Padwick

    Signature Style

    Witty, often feminine, useful and pleasurable.

    Design bio

    Furniture designer and maker, product developer. Creator of furniture and lighting, including award-winning Darcey table.

    Steuart Padwick
  • Stephen Tierney

    Stephen Tierney

    Signature Style

    Simple, alert, architectural

    Design bio

    A bespoke architect by trade, Stephen Tierney's product designs reflect his training as well as a photographer's eye for detail. Striking in form, with careful attention to materials and colour, they are often one-off creations. Having studied and worked abroad, he is now based in Dublin, where he runs a joint practice with his wife.

    Stephen Tierney
  • Mike To

    Mike To

    Signature Style

    Fusion of contemporary style with traditional spirit

    Design bio

    Hailing from Hong Kong, Mike To studied Art and Design and has since worked in several design areas including graphics, computer animation and special effects. His striking product designs - such as his award-winning Moon Chair - have featured internationally.

    Mike To
  • Viable London

    Viable London

    Signature Style

    Creative, diverse, considered

    Design bio

    The three directors of this design studio have been working on collaborative projects and exhibitions since 2005. Noted for their creative diversity and ingenuity, and driven by a collective desire for improvement in the design world, their work has been exhibited at the London Design Museum and won awards from Elle Deco and Homes & Gardens.

    Viable London
  • Tanya Ventress

    Tanya Ventress

    Signature Style

    Quirky, contemporary and kitsch.

    Design bio

    An exciting young textile designer we discovered at New Designers 2011, Tanya takes traditional subjects and re-works them in a fun, up-to-date way. Since graduating from Cleveland College of Art and Design with a first in Textiles and Surface Design, she's worked with Baxter Fawcett and Timorous Beasties as well as developing her own designs. We can't wait to see what's next for her.

    Tanya Ventress