Top 3 Launches and Highlights From London Design Festival 2016 – New collections from Lema, Original BTC and Antolini Luigi’s anniversary.
The London Design Festival was conceived by Sir John Sorrell and Ben Evans. Building on London’s existing design activity – 100% Design, Decorex, Luxury Made, to name a few, their concept was to create an annual event that would promote the city’s creativity, drawing in the country’s greatest thinkers, practitioners, retailers and educators to a deliver an unmissable celebration of design.
Original BTC to launch ‘Walter’ collection
Original BTC is launching a new range of 1960’s inspired lighting – the Walter collection – at 100% Design.With a striking combination of brushed satin brass and glass, the 1960’s inspired Walter exudes minimalist glamour. Available in either opal or anthracite, the cylindrical shade is hand-blown at Original BTC’s Birmingham glassworks, then the edges are hand-polished for a beautifully neat finish.
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Lema’s 2016 new collection
Italian design brand Lema presents the 2016 new collections during the London Design Festival. Lema’s first company-owned flagship store showcases the latest furniture pieces by internationally acclaimed designers Piero Lissoni, Matteo Nunziati, Christophe Pillet and Francesco Rota.
They design products with a sophisticated appeal, all characterized by a comprehensive customisation system in order to meet the varying aesthetic and functional demands of the client. In fact, what distinguishes Lema within the international design scene is its strong ability to develop custom-made solutions together with top architects, for some of the most prestigious contract projects that follow the brand worldwide.
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Antolini Luigi’s 60th anniversary
In 2016, Antolini Luigi & C. celebrate their 60th Anniversary. Synonymous with excellence and exclusivity in the natural stone sector for sixty years, Antolini processes and markets natural stones, bringing out their innate beauty through a skillful combination of master craftsmanship and technological innovation. Continuously innovating, developing new technologies and discovering new patterns and designs created by Mother Nature and crafted in Italy, Antolini has always perfected these wondrous designs with love, respect and true craftsmanship and will continue to do so.
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(Source: London Design Festival)