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John Pawson and the Fashion Awards

Fans of fashion and design in general will be pleased to see what architect/designer John Pawson came up with for the Fashion Awards, which took place on Monday 4th December.

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The Design Museum: Shop Heaven

SEEN has always felt that a visit to any museum in this fair city is incomplete without a trip to the gift shop. Whether you’re buying a handsome book, some fabulous piece of art or just a postcard, there are many treasures to be found and the Design Museum is no exception, even as it moves from Shad Thames to spectacular new premises in Kensington High Street.

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The Big Names Behind Iconic Designs: Barber & Osgerby and Jonathan Ive

You may not be familiar with their names, but SEEN’s sure that you know their designs.
From the first piece designed in 1997 in their studio in Trellick Tower, London – the Loop Table, current leading British designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby have produced two of the most iconic contemporary British designs: The London Olympic Torch, and the ₤2 coin, commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the London Underground in 2013.

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perching stools

A family of three comfortable stools for flexible use, ideal for our healthier, mobile lives. Hand-stitched leather saddles over a simple wire frame, make for friendly, helpful companions to any occasional seated situation.

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London Craft Week is Back Again

After the success of last year’s first edition, the London Craft Week opens again from 3rd to 7th May to showcase exceptional craftsmanship from around the world through a journey-of-discovery programme of 129 events across the city, featuring hidden workshops and unknown makers alongside celebrated masters, famous studios, galleries, shops and luxury brands.

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Visionary Crazy Golf in Trafalgar Square

On the 25th of April, The London Design Festival launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring Visionary Crazy Golf to London’s Trafalgar Square. From 16th – 22nd September 2016, coinciding with the Festival itself, a fun, free and futuristic Crazy Golf course will fill Trafalgar Square with Pop Art colours and avant-garde forms with holes by nine distinguished designers, including Paul Smith, the late Zaha Hadid, Mark Wallinger, and Tom Dixon.