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Design Series, Excel

I headed to the Excel exhibition centre for the last day of the Design Series show, which included lighting, interiors, and Kitchens, Bedrooms and Bathrooms.

It was good to see a number of small British companies winning awards for well-designed, good quality and stylish pieces of contemporary furniture and accessories, a lot with a nostalgic 50s feel, and heavily influenced by the Danish design school of that era; Invisible City, Deadgood, James.

Or perhaps that's what I noticed because I like this style so much? Check out the iconic Imeuble shelf unit from Bjorn Jorund Blikstad, below, and the Mensa table from Lazerian.

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Wimbledon Open Studios

Today I visited my first of the summer Open Studios down in Wimbledon. The standard of work here has improved steadily and there were several established and upcoming artists whose work was really interesting for me.

Particularly notable were Alex Rennie, Jilly Vainer, Paul Gemmerson, Paul Lemmon, Sarah Ollerenshaw, Khristina Evans, Anna Masters, Jayson Lilley, Linda Smith, Anissa Nadra, Claire Burke, Vaughn Horsman, Nicholas Gentilli and Henrietta Stuart.

An excellent exhibition – a truly inspiring afternoon! Here are just a few of my favourites:

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