Platform showcases new design talent in the infamous surroundings of The House of Detention, a former remand prison which opens for the public during CDW. Monkey Puzzle Tree will also be presenting a selection of unique designs in collaboration with fine artists. The business has a strong social conscience, paying the artists a generous royalty and supporting British manufacturing.
It was a complete surprise to see Joel Weaver's 'Between Certainty and Oblivion' linen cushion in House Beautiful Magazine. The cushion was featured as part of the Inspiring Homes article on Sarah Collier from theSilson Contemporary Art Gallery.
...Our inspiration always comes from the art rather than researching current trends. A traditional design house might set a brief, and the designer would work towards that. The way we work is by visiting the artists, looking at their work and finding something that really sparks our imagination, then finding a way to turn it into a beautiful product..