Women in Design

8th Mar 2019

To celebrate International Women's Day we're looking at some of the most influential women in furniture and interior design.

Known as America’s most famous husband and wife creative team, Charles & Ray Eames worked in just about every medium imaginable. They helped shape America’s Mid-century Modern movement and produced a prolific range of designs including the Eames Lounge Chair (1956) and the DSW Chair (1950) which are still to this day heralded for their innovative use of new materials. Available from Heal's on our ground floor.

Margaux is a Paris based product and interior designer. She has a way with natural materials and often works with glass blowers, cabinet makers and ceramists, combining their skills with her modern aesthetic.

Her Faye lighting collection for MADE.COM has a 60s and early 70s influence of form with a contemporary brass finish. Available from MADE.COM on our third floor.

Stine Gam is the Danish half of the Danish/Italian design duo GamFratesi. They are most well known for their iconic Beetle chair for Danish design studio Gubi, which you are sure to see at the hottest interior destinations all over the world. Availble from Funktion Alley on our mezzanine level.

Known for experimenting with form and material, Patricia Urquiola’s designs combine slick, contemporary looks with her traditional Spanish and Italian heritage. She has worked with some of the world’s biggest design names.

Her Jellies collection for Kartell is a comprehensive and playful collection of plates, trays, glasses, bowls and carafes made from colourful and transparent PMMA plastic. Available from Ice Interiors on our first floor.

Paola has worked as an architect, interior designer and art director as well as producing furniture, home accessories and textiles. Known for taking a modern spin on classic designs, she has attracted collaborations with some of the industry's top furniture brands such as Knoll, Natuzzi and Alessi. Visit our Natuzzi showroom on our second floor.

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