Inspiration

Welcome to Design Week’s Inspiration Board. Here you can search through inspirational design imagery using a series of filters, or just browse random images. You can also submit your own work for consideration on the board using the button below.

Swedish Design Moves, by various

London Design Fair has announced the launch of Swedish Design Moves, a four-year programme to promote awareness of Swedish design, architecture and fashion internationally. The programme is based on the

Galvanise exhibition, by Local Heroes

Glasgow-based social enterprise Local Heroes has curated an exhibition of furniture designed by Slaps. The exhibition looks to be an “antidote to the ubiquity of minimalist design”, says Local Heroes,

Le Drugstore, by Tom Dixon

Designer Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio has redesigned the interiors of the brasserie in shopping and entertainment complex Publicis Drugstore in Paris, France. The studio has renamed the restaurant as

Tom Dixon Hong Kong store, by Tom Dixon

British designer Tom Dixon has opened his first standalone store in South East Asia. The shop is located on Hollywood Road in Central Hong Kong, and features the brand’s latest

Time Machine, by Lee Broom

Lee Broom has housed his furniture and lighting collections from the last ten years in an installation within a disused vault at Milano Centrale station as part of Milan Design

13m² house interiors, by Studiomama

Studiomama has designed a 13m² property in north London with the aim of making a small interior feel spacious. “We have created small spaces before but this is a great challenge

All Plastic Chair, by Jasper Morrison

Jasper Morrison has designed an All Plastic Chair (APC), which translates classic wooden seating style into a “21st century plastic manifestation”. The chair, which won the best chair product at

Hillarys interior concept, by Mynt Design

Consultancy Mynt Design has designed a new retail interior concept for furniture store Hillarys Blinds, with the first store opening in Bristol this month. The design includes white walls, white

Resin-cast furniture, by Zuza Mengham

Sculptor Zuza Mengham has been selected as one of Tom Dixon’s “rising talents” of this year. Her latest work includes a series of resin-cast furniture, including her Nexus Z-shape chair,

Absurd Bird interiors, by Design LSM

The Absurd Bird restaurant – known for its branches in London’s Soho and and Spitalfields – has just opened its first site outside of the capital. Situated in Exeter, the

Future, by Deadgood

Furniture designer Deadgood has launched a new collection, called Future. The collection includes collaborations with British designers Gala Wright and Magnus Long, Vicki Leach and John Tree, alongside a collaboration

WW chair, by Studio Makgill and H Furniture

Design consultancy Studio Makgill has partnered with furniture company H Furniture to create a new version of the WW chair. The WW chair draws inspiration from the classic Windsor chair, and

Vitra pop-up office and lounge, by Vitra

Designer furniture company Vitra has turned a two-storey building in Shoreditch, London, into an office and lounge space, as part of London Design Festival. The space aims to be an

New Vintage, by Philips Lighting

Philips Lighting has announced a new lighting range, called New Vintage. Drawing on the themes of retro and nostalgia, the range includes the Surrey pendant, featuring black and copper detail

Y-Rack, by HCWD Studio

HCWD Studio has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a modular coat rack designed to make hanging clothes more efficient. Y-Rack is made from stainless steel and zinc alloy, and can

Back To School collection, by Made In Design

Made in Design has released a Back to School collection for its Autumn Winter 2016 range. The set comprises office furniture and supplies, lighting and accessories, including an exclusive pattern

Keyn Chair Group, by Herman Miller and Forpeople

Furniture design company Herman Miller has worked with consultancy Forpeople to create a range of meeting and home side chairs, which aim to be “responsive” to people’s movements and offer “immediate comfort”. The Keyn

Bert & May designs hot box for summer

Interior design company Bert & May is probably best known for its encaustic tiles, but it also designs a range of other interior pieces. Working with Ciarán O’Brien, Lucas Che

Three new lights, by Tom Dixon

Tom Dixon has showcased a selection of new light work at London’s Clerkenwell Design Week. The lights were displayed at St James’ Church in the area. New products include Dixon’s

Siam Discovery, by Nendo

Siam Discovery has been given a complete interior and exterior reconstruction by Nendo. The retail complex, in Bangkok, Thailand, is designed to be a futuristic “lifestyle laboratory” which encourages visitors

Lee Broom store

Broom Off Broome, By Lee Broom

Lee Broom has unveiled his first store in North America. Broom Off Broome, located in Broome Street, New York, is a pop-up store which features 50 of Lee’s iconic designs

CrissCross furniture, by Sam Wrigley

A graduate from Falmouth University has developed a furniture concept that aims to be easy to construct and to move around. CrissCross has been designed by Sam Wrigley, who is

TWELVE Collection, by Plato Design

Italian consultancy Plato Design has created the TWELVE Collection of lights, which are modular and customisable. The consultancy says: “From one to seven modules can be joined together in endless

Setsuna wooden concept car, by Toyota

Toyota has designed a car concept constructed out of wood, with the aim of dispelling the idea that cars have to be “high-tech machines”, says Kenji Tsuji, the car’s engineer.

Zip furniture, by Godfrey Syrett

UK furniture designer and manufacturer, Godfrey Syrett has launched Zip, which it says is the UK’s first re-configurable, soft-panelled workspace system that zips and unzips to meet the changing needs

Living in the Amsterdam School, by Kossmann.dejong

The temporary exhibition Living in the Amsterdam School – designing for the interior 1910-1930, designed by Kossmann.dejong, will open in the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam on 9 April. The exhibition

GG-loop Modular Furniture

Studio GG-loop has created a series of modular furniture which it says is “informed by natural processes, mathematical systems and harmonic proportions”. The first three pieces – Vibrio (sofa), Diatom (table)

50 Manga Chairs, by Nendo

Nendo has designed a series of chairs which take inspiration from the Manga style. The 50 chairs “adapt the strong symbolic nature of manga comics to furniture design”, says the

Undulus Light for Delupo, by Scott Jarvie

Scott Jarvie has designed the Undulus modular lighting system for Delupo, which he says is “inspired by the beauty of cloud formations”. Undulus is designed to be suspended and can

The Lighthouse table lamp, by Christopher Jenner

Christopher Jenner has designed The Lighthouse, a crystal glass table lamp. Jenner says the lamp uses a low-energy input to deliver “the most reflective output through a circular lens, like

Scale, by Layer

Layer has created Scale – a modular acoustic partition system – for textile design company Woven Image. Scale comprises 330mmx330mm tiles made from recycled hemp, which are available in a range

BA2 chair reinterpretations, by various

To mark the 70th anniversary of Race Furniture’s BA2 Chair, the piece has been re-interpreted by 90 designers, including Paul Smith, Barber & Osgerby, the Bouroullec Brothers and Tom Dixon.

Percy & Founders for Open House

New restaurant and bar Percy & Founders has been conceived and designed in-house by Open House, the sister company to restaurant group Cubitt house. It is situated on the site

Kettal Roll chair, by Patricia Urquiola

Patricia Urquiola has created the Roll Chair for Kettal. Kettal says: “This ironical intervention on the conventional upholstery converts a regular backrest into two independent ‘wraps’ connected by colorful straps.

Acro Premium Economy Seat, by Factorydesign

Factorydesign has created a new premium economy seat for aircraft seating company Acro. The consultancy says the seat is inspired by Charles and Ray Eames’s furniture designs and is deliberately

Lost Barbara Hepworth photographs, by various

Two new Barbara Hepworth exhibitions have been announced at The Hepworth Wakefield, which explore the work of the sculptor through archive photographs, many of which have never been seen. A

Kids Inspiration Furniture, by The Cardboard Guys

Californian-based consultancy The Cardboard Guys has created a range of recyclable cardboard furniture, designed for kids to colour in. The project went ahead after it reached its Kickstarter funding target,

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