Design Guild Mark Holder

Latis Collection

Name of Designer:

Samuel Wilkinson
DGM Number


Date of Award


Manufacturers’ Name

the Conran Shop


The Latis Collection is based around the centre piece of an elegant side chair made from steam bent ash and Vienna straw. The chair is lightweight, efficient in its material use and conceived to be part of a chair collection sharing components, but offering multiple chair typologies dependent on customer requirements, making the collection suitable for a wide variety of domestic and contract environments.


Samuel Wilkinson is an industrial designer, his designs often offer unique approaches in either form or function. These unique approaches are achieved by utilising his understanding of materials and manufacturing processes.