One half of the Tangram team flew out once again to Milano for Salone del Mobile!  It was the 55th year of the world-renowned furniture exhibition which seemed to be as vibrant and inspiring as ever.  Sarah & Jenny take over Tangram Talk to share some personal highlights and the top trends of 2016...

We're thrilled to reveal that the downstairs of our showroom has been transformed into a Walter Knoll exclusive.  Carpeted, painted and filled with beautiful furniture, it's safe to say the downstairs showroom is looking sharper than ever...

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec are well-known for their collaborations with some of the biggest brands in the contemporary furniture and lighting industry.  Their portfolio includes designs for Ligne Roset, Vitra, Flos & Kvadrat and extends over a period of more than 15 years. As designers who specialise in crafting products that enhance the home environment, the collaboration with Samsung on a new TV for the home seems like a natural expansion.

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The design world is forever evolving and keeping us guessing.  LDF '15 demonstrated this with the huge variety of exhibitions, open studios, pop-ups, trade shows and installations. In comparison, trends in the contemporary furniture and lighting industry tend to have a slightly longer life cycle; such as the use of metallics and marble.  We discuss some of the most apparent trends at this year's LDF...

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Julian and Sarah headed south at the end of September for the annual London Design Festival.  Sarah takes over Tangram Talk to discuss this years highlights...

Amazing sights, products, installations, and lots and lots of people crammed into small spaces can only mean one thing – London Design Festival!  With over 300 events taking place across the city of London, it is impossible to do more than scratch the surface. Design Districts are a plenty; key for us were Design Junction, Clerkenwell and Brompton and within these three areas alone, we saw a vast array of beautiful furniture, lighting, accessories and some great installations too.