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#032 / 2000

furniturelink's picks from London's 100% Design show

The best of British . . .

David Colwell

Trannon Furniture
Trannon Furniture specializes in batch-produced steam-bent furniture made from sustainably harvested green ash thinnings chosen for their natural resistance to impact. David Colwell's curved components provide an aesthetic elegance and ergonomic fit.He has won many awards, including FX Green Seating, and is represented in the collections of the V&A Museum, Victor Papanek, Design Centre, and many others.
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Michael Noah

NOW
A recent graduate of Manchester Metropolitan University, Michael Noah was able to exhibit at 100% Design as a member of the Liverpool and Manchester Design Initiative (NOW).
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James Gott

James Gott Furniture Design
Another NOW exhibitor, James Gott won the Blueprint Magazine award for his recliner. Check his Website for a range of patio furniture and a unique "bridge spanning" bookshelf.
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Michael Sodeau

Isokon Plus
Michael Sodeau's designs for Isokon Plus include the "Flip Table" (short-listed for this year's Blueprint Magazine awards) and the "Wing" system (door unit shown).
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Sarah Goldsmith

Seating by Design
This two year old Cheltenham manufacturer produces a range of modern seating for the domestic and contract markets.
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Christian Gaze

Gaze Burville
Founded in 1993, Gaze Burville is committed to the principles of good, contemporary, practical and ecologically sound design.
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Daniel Eatock / Sam Solhaug

Foundation 33
This London-based manufacturer produces a range of slatted multi-ply tables with a unique finger-joint detail. The designs are light yet strong and are produced with minimal waste.
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