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Design Guild Mark feature at 100% Design


Design Guild Mark, awarded by The Furniture Makers’ Company, returns to 100% Design (19-22 September) with an unmissable feature (Stand L310) celebrating and championing the very best in British design.

Thirteen of this year’s awarded pieces will be on display at the exhibition, showcasing the current and emerging trends from the contract and domestic furnishing market.

In addition, the Design Guild Mark will be hosting a talk with Paul Kelley, designer of the Magnetic Copper Cube and winner of the Jonathan Hindle Prize for Excellence (Furniture category) at the exhibition’s Forum area on Friday 21 September at 3.00pm.

Paul will talk about the ingenuity of his novel design, how it came to be and the impact of being awarded both a Design Guild Mark and the Jonathan Hindle Prize.

Rodney McMahon, Design Guild Mark chairman, said: “2018 has been a busy year for the Design Guild Mark with the integration of the new 2D category in addition to the Furniture category running for the 10th year.

“We would like to thank 100% Design and Media 10 for their continued support in helping us champion British design by inviting us to feature a selection of pieces awarded a Design Guild
Mark in 2018, as well as host a talk with one of this year’s Jonathan Hindle Prize for Excellence winners, Paul Kelley.

“London Design Festival also marks the launch of the call for entries and we look forward to seeing what pieces are put forward for a Design Guild Mark in 2019.”

 

The Design Guild Mark awarded pieces that will be featured at 100% Design are as follows:
The Hugo Settee
Designed by Ian Archer and manufactured by SITS DGM 197

Aphelion Console
Designed by Byron and Gómez for Benchmark DGM 198

Mozaik
Designed by Mark Gabbertas for Allermuir DGM 199

AXYL
Designed by Benjamin Hubert of Layer for Allermuir DGM 200

Magnetic Copper Cube
Designed by Paul Kelley for Paul Kelley Ltd DGM 202

T1 Chair
Designed by Rodney Kinsman RDI for OMK 1965 DGM 203

Manta
Designed by Lyndon by Boss Design DGM 204

Group
Designed by Philippe Malouin for SCP DGM 205

Famiglia
Designed by PearsonLloyd for Allermuir DGM 206

Race Antelope Chair
Designed by Ernest Race for Race Furniture Limited DGM 208

Jitterbug from the Shoreditch Range
Designed by Gary Bridge for Axminster Carpets DGM 209

The Alchemy Collection
Designed by Rachel Evison for Bute Fabrics DGM 210

Silicastone
Designed by Alasdair Bremner & David Binns for Panaz DGM 211