London’s New Designers 2014: Part 1

Our favorites from the annual exhibition of emerging UK designers across all fields

London’s annual New Designers exhibition gives the public a chance to interact with the designers of tomorrow, bringing together graduates from the UK’s leading universities to showcase their products and make industry contacts. Innovative and inspirational, the two-part exhibition is an impressive display of creativity and playfulness. Part 1 features works by graduates from the Contemporary Applied Arts, Textiles, Fashion & Accessories, and Jewelry & …

Hiroko Takeda’s 3D Textiles

The Brooklyn artist's structural woven works now on display at Colony co-op

Since 2010, Hiroko Takeda has helmed an eponymous design studio that produces artistically superior textiles for the home and beyond. More than just furnishings, her works are often stand-alone art pieces hailing from a rich imagination and desire to explore. While Takeda has predominantly specialized in site-specific works done in collaboration with architects and interior designers from around the globe, she’s also lent her talents …