Ideas can be drawn from many places, but the most inspiring of them all is nature. From fabrics to wall coverings, products and architecture, there is a vast array of amazing examples where nature has helped inform some of the most beautiful and extraordinary creations.
The human face is to me the most interesting of subjects and perhaps when it comes to portraiture - the self-portrait more so than any other.
Since the beginning of time, humans have always had the desire to sit, which is why actually the study of chairs is so much more telling than what you would ordinarily think.
What I really want to achieve when designing a space is to make the person forget about the outside world for a little while.
I’m definitely a minimalist when it comes to Christmas decorations – I think I get it from my mother. A straw goat alone is quite enough.
Bathroom design has in recent years become rather generic – and it seems generally accepted that ‘OK’ is good enough.
We have been working on lots of different projects this year; one of which is expanding our product range. The idea is to organically build a curated collection, all designed in house, with original pieces we really love. Quality over quantity!
Beata was asked to do an ‘in conversation’ with Luke Edward Hall and Tim Butcher on style for the Design Centre during Focus.
There is nothing I love more than a ‘house museum’. It’s basically like snooping around someone’s house and with the added element of time having passed I find it irresistible.