We live in challenging times. Budgets are tighter, whole swathes of work have disappeared as the property sector has collapsed and confidence has all but disappeared.
Dealing with clients or reluctant suppliers and securing funding are some of the challenges facing fledgling design groups. Anna Richardson talks to some of the home-grown enterprises on show this year
From a huge recycled paper chandelier suspended over the exhibition hall to chairs created from reclaimed pallets and an ingeniously flexible box room interior, we look at some of the highlights of 100% Design
Bulgarian, Spanish or Belgian design anyone? Anna Richardson is impressed by qualities such as practicality and Surrealism that some of the less established players on the international scene bring to the show this year
This year’s 100% Materials exhibits cover the full spectrum, from the ultra-new to traditional materials used in clever ways. Design Week develops a feel for some ingenious products that could bring real benefits