Our Designers

  • Alison Cork

    Alison Cork

    Signature Style

    Contemporary, sophisticated, heritage-inspired

    Design bio

    Home expert and TV presenter Alison Cork is passionate about both design and craftsmanship, She excels in producing beautiful, aspirational pieces for the modern home.

    Alison Cork
  • 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
  • Lodovico Bernardi

    Lodovico Bernardi

    Signature Style

    Clever, practical and stylish

    Design bio

    Lodovico was born in Vittorio Veneto, Italy. He works across a wide range of disciplines, from furniture through to lighting, household products and packaging. Specialising in wooden products and driven by a passion for inventiveness, materials and form, he has collaborated with Aldo Cibic, iGuzzini lighting and several other design offices.

    Lodovico Bernardi
  • Lindsey Lang

    Lindsey Lang

    Signature Style

    Bold, bright and graphic.

    Design bio

    Trained first as a fine artist and then working as a graphic designer, Lindsey Lang brings a mixture of influences to her unique, striking work. Her bold pieces have caught a number of industry eyes too - from Dulux to Elle Deco.

    Lindsey Lang
  • Sean Dare

    Sean Dare

    Signature Style

    Bold, exciting, architectural

    Design bio

    After graduating from Bournemouth University in Furniture Design and Business, Sean Dare went on to work with some of the most prestigious furniture makers in the UK. His designs retail on a global basis throughout Europe, USA and Asia. He has won several awards including Best Upholstery - Napoli for Ercol, The Interiors Show 2009 and Best Furniture Product - Katakana Desk for Dare Studio Hidden Art 6th Awards.

    Sean Dare
  • 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
  • Kirsty Whyte

    Kirsty Whyte

    Signature Style

    Simple, pure, accessible

    Design bio

    Kirsty graduated with a first-class degree in Decorative Arts from Nottingham Trent University in 2003, where she specialised in kiln formed glass. She then studied Glass Design at Kalmar University in Sweden. In 2008 she set up her London design studio and has worked with several major retailers in her career to date. She has exhibited in the UK and abroad including London, Stockholm, Milan and Paris. Already a winner of several awards, in 2011 she was selected as one of the eight designers for the prestigious 'Heal's Discovers'.

    Kirsty Whyte
  • Jennifer Cooper

    Jennifer Cooper

    Signature Style

    Vintage English style

    Design bio

    English designer and stylist Jenny Cooper studied Textiles at Chelsea College of Art and Design, part of University of the Arts London where she specialised in printed design and surface manipulation. After developing an awareness of the environmental issues created by printing textiles, she now develops alternative ways to connect the visual aesthetics of print with a more sustainable output.

    Jennifer Cooper
  • Bim Burton

    Bim Burton

    Signature Style

    Fun, colourful, uncomplicated

    Design bio

    Bim discovered an affinity for woodwork age 16 - and it's hardly surprising with an architect father and sculptor grandfather. Years later he's now an accomplished designer and 'Craftsman in Residence' at Bartlett School of Architecture UCL.

    Bim Burton
  • Jean-Pierre Brown

    Jean-Pierre Brown

    Signature Style

    Hypnotic, vintage, printing

    Design bio

    Asian based and of a French-Canadian persuasion, Jean-Pierre Brown has lived and breathed art since a young age. His pieces are heavily influenced from over 10 years of working in Asia, and he's a true pioneer of new printing techniques.

    Jean-Pierre Brown