Following the reveal of their most recent design for Borough Market’s newest restaurant, Stoney Street by 26 Grains, Inex caught up with Block 1: Design’s dynamic duo, Justin Melican and Laura Kiely. Here, the pair give us an insight into their professional backgrounds and talk through some of the Bloomsbury-based studio’s most innovative projects.
It’s no secret that colour plays a key role in making a house a home, which is why interior designers remain so in-demand for adding the finishing touches to a variety of residential schemes and developments.
Quirky, colourful and undoubtedly unique, UK-based company FLOOR_STORY collaborates with some of the design industry’s most avant-garde, established designers, which have resulted in recent collections with renowned names such as Dame Zandra Rhodes and Camille Walala. This month, Inex sits down with the boss behind the brand – the self-proclaimed friendliest rug dealer in the streets of East London, Simon Goff.
Innovation in the specification and design of water management in both domestic bathroom and commercial washroom applications continues to be driven by the increasing use of practical, proven and reliable infrared technology solutions. Here, Kevin Belben, Applications Manager at Cistermiser Keraflo, explores the options.
As the Founder of online vintage furniture marketplace Vinterior, Sandrine Zhang Ferron knows a thing or two about sourcing vintage accessories and antique furniture for interior schemes. As well as an extensive direct-to-consumer portfolio, the innovative brand is also known for its trade work on high-end hospitality and residential projects. Given her knowledge of pre-loved vintage furniture specifications, Inex talked to Sandrine to find out her top tips for going vintage when designing residential interiors.
The copper trend has taken over modern-day interiors in recent years, providing in-vogue aesthetics and a metallic definition to otherwise muted spaces. However, it’s not just the interior industry that’s witnessed a surge in copper popularity; jewellery, stationery, leading wearable technologies and even architectural building elements have adopted the on-trend look.
Renowned Designer and TV Presenter Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen is thrilled to announce his collaboration with UK-based handcrafted furniture brand, Aspire. Taking inspiration from the white-hot ‘Hollywood Regency’ design trend, the Mayfair Lady is a brilliantly stylish bed with a distinct touch of Llewelyn-Bowen glamour.