As a Hollywood prop maker, Craig Narramore has created memorable items for some of the most iconic scenes in cinema, from Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Castle to James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5. Narramore’s experience working with metals, resins and composites, along with a passion for natural timbers, allows him to create stunning and individual commissioned pieces such as the Copper Paragon table, pictured. A selection of Narramore’s work will be exhibited at The Gallery in Cork Street, London W1S 3NG from 18-23 November.
OCee Design’s Nucleus system provides areas for individual study, informal meetings and social gatherings in education, business or leisure environments. The robust system can be configured and reconfigured to provide both private and communal spaces for short or long-term study. Screen and desk height, colour, fabric and finish can all be specified and the modules can be organised to create breakout, study, reception or dining areas.
Prooff are strong believers that if a chair is high enough, it can provide insulation both acoustically and visually, and can create an area of personal space in the smallest or busiest of environments. The EarChair is an example of their theory, two chairs can even be placed facing each other to create a small, intimate room. The EarChair includes an armrest table and is available in a range of colours and choices of fabric, giving each one an individual character.
The Drop light from DOOlight is cordless, heatless and limitless, consisting of rechargeable drop shaped lights, which can be utilised as individual lamps. You can put them anywhere in your home, adjust their intensity and create limitless moods or hang them on the leaf base which also charges the battery operated drops, even when not in use. The Drop light-mini only uses a single drop and can be used for more intimate settings to enrich and enliven your interior.
SystemOffice has been developed to meet the needs and standards of the modern workplace. The combination of classic design and high-quality materials, as well as its characteristic connecting link, lend the furniture system its individual look. A modular construction kit containing sideboard modules, add-on desktops and a multitude of accessories are available, offering numerous design possibilities. This modern statement system is ideal for individuals or teams, desk-based or standing, front or back office solutions.
This summer, Templestock is launching Mondrian, a new storage wall unit designed by Sarah Escott. Floor-to-ceiling or wall-to-wall, Mondrian can be designed to fit any space. It can display or disguise any media and is available in a vast array of finishes to suit individual taste and budget. Mondrian is a harmonious expression of aesthetics and function. The flexibility and variety that Mondrian offers makes it suitable for commercial and domestic environments.
The ergonomically designed Cobra sports racing seat has polished stainless-steel side mechanisms, fully adjustable base, contoured leg support, orthopaedic backrest and lumber support. The Misano (pictured) is available in a wide range of colours and finishes and can also be tailor-made to your specifications using the finest Scottish hides coloured to your requirements. The Misano can be completed with an individual name, motif or company logo to create your own signature.
Hierarchy is dying at work and Tom Vecchione, director of workplace strategy for Gensler Design and Planning, sees architects and interior designers working much more closely with organisations to create working environments that amplify individuals for the knowledge economy.