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The Pommier: Geometric Jewels

Leave it to glorious The Pommier to lift up SEEN’s spirits with some fabulous geometric pieces that should see us all from Summer into Autumn and beyond. The shop is in iconic Covent Garden and prides itself on showcasing young designers, putting sustainability at the heart of its practice. SEEN doesn’t dare approach the shop …

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Barber & Osgerby Reinvent the Work Chair

SEEN was intrigued to hear of the latest chair design from Barber & Osgerby. Efficient, durable, aesthetically pleasing and the acme of comfort, Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby continue their collaboration with Vitra with the launch of the Pacific Chair at Orgatec 2016.

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A Light in the Darkness: Suspence at Republic of Fritz Hansen

Le Corbusier maintained that human beings need space, light and order. He might have been talking about the Scandinavian design haven that is the Republic of Fritz Hansen. SEEN had the pleasure of visiting and bathing in the light shone by GamFratesi’s Suspence light, which launched here in September.

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‘Tono’: English Design + Spanish Brand

The CERSAIE International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishing was held in September in Bologna, Italy. This fair is an important part of the design calendar, as it showcases work by the newest and best designers. ‘Tono’ is an exciting bathroom range designed by Foster + Partners for Porcelanosa, the Spanish ceramic tiles and bathroom equipment brand.

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Frieze London: Spatial Awareness

Those passionate about art are truly spoilt for choice this autumn with art fairs taking place all over a city already magnificently endowed with galleries and exhibitions. Universal Design Studio returned as the architects of Frieze London for the third consecutive year and introduced an improved interior, new outdoor gallery space for Frieze Projects, and a bold entryway installation.

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Paradise on the King’s Road: The Imperial’s Botanical Eden

The Imperial, one of the last remaining original Victorian pubs in the heart of the Chelsea Design Quarter, has launched ‘Eden’ in collaboration with Perrier-Jouët. The Imperial is a botanical paradise in central London ideal for private functions, and for communal dining around a long, white oak table surrounded by live plants, delicate flowers and white butterflies.

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The Best of LDF: ‘BELOVED’ at the V&A Museum

You may remember that SEEN very much admired ‘Beloved’, the evocative installation by Istanbul-based architecture practice Tabanlıoğlu Architects, set on a bridge over the beautiful V&A’s Medieval & Renaissance Galleries, conceived as part of the London Design Festival, London. It was indeed one of the most interesting design proposals seen by SEEN during the week.