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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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Ron Gilad at Danese Milano 2018

Regular readers will know that, every now and again, SEEN likes to venture out of London and feature designs that debut at the Salone del Mobile. Just look at the clean lines and perfection of the latest creations from Danese Milano. Last year, Ron Gilad’s artistic direction for Danese Milano was inaugurated with a collection …

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Marni La Vereda x Salone del Mobile 2018

Last weekend saw Marni La Vereda at this year’s Salone del Mobile. SEEN was very taken by the fabulous hand-made chickens… Las Veredas are tiny urban settlements that develop around one or two streets or cluster of houses giving rise to small rural communities. Each person is a point of reference for the others, sharing …

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Lungs of London: The Floating Meadow and Chill Garden at Paddington Central

SEEN is looking forward to visiting the latest initiative from Paddington Central – a floating oasis of wildflowers and grasses on the Paddington Pioneer, currently moored at this fast-emerging must-see/do/work/enjoy destination. The Floating Meadow launched on World Planting Day on March 21st, in collaboration with Clifton Nurseries, the horticultural and landscaping specialists Clifton Nurseries, who …

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NO.12 DESIGN THE ALLBRIGHT – LONDON’S FIRST FEMALE-ONLY MEMBERS’ CLUB

Now here’s an interesting thing – SEEN hears that No.12, the London-based interior design practice founded by Katie Earl and Emma Rayner, has just completed work on the interior architecture, interior design, styling and creative direction of The AllBright, London’s first female-only members’ club. The AllBright opened on 8th March to coincide with International Women’s …

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“Hip Pop Britannia” lifestyle room concept by Henry Chebaane at The Megaro

SEEN is delighted to hear that there is a “Hip Pop Britannia” lifestyle room concept launching in The Megaro, the colourful and eccentric boutique hotel in King’s Cross, known by some for having the largest graffiti mural in London, spread over 450 square metres of a classic 19th century facade. Henry Chebaane, the renowned British …

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Established & Sons Present New Designs for Salone di Mobile

Well, SEEN has just had the most marvellous time admiring the furniture and lighting on its way to Milan as part of the Salone. Established & Sons are exhibiting (for the next two days) a showcase of modern design classics that reference the past yet have a narrative all their own. The accent is on …

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Horizn launches a new backpack and travel hoodie.

SEEN has been a fan of Horizn and their smart stylish travel range for ages so was delighted to witness their launch of a new line of travel-focused accessories, comprising the new (and extremely covetable) Gion Backpack and – for the first time branching into performance apparel – the Travel Hoodie. Conceived in Horizn’s understated …

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Faune: a free new typeface from France

SEEN has always been fascinated by typefaces, so was very interested to hear that the Centre National des Arts Plastiques (Cnap), a public establishment of the French Ministry of Culture, in partnership with the Groupe Imprimerie Nationale, has commissioned the creation of a type family. Alice Savoie was chosen by a panel of experts following …

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Rebus, Signet Rings & Emmet Smith

One of the great things about London are all the little centres that make up this great city. SEEN was in Leather Lane, which itself is part of Hatton Garden, London’s great gem and jewellery quarter. In a sort of way it’s a microcosm of life here; precious metals and gems comprising so much of …