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Future Thinking for Design and Craft.
Our portfolio represents the best in contemporary design, high-quality craftsmanship and innovative thinking and presentation. Our blog is the place to find in-depth interviews with our members and partners, discover how the desing and craft sector works, and what inspires us all.

Interview with Sally Burnett

2nd July 2018

Sally Burnett creates unique decorative pieces in turned wood. Using ethically sourced native English timbers Sally explores the natural properties of wood using a woodworking…

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Interview with Katie Lowe

18th June 2018

Katie Lowe is a contemporary designer/maker in the field of slip casting ceramics. With a focus on simplicity and the beauty within colour, material…

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An interview with Helen Yardley

31st May 2018

Helen Yardley is a Rug Designer and honorary member of Design-Nation, as our most recent brand ambassador. Helen hosted the very successful “Head, Hand and Heart” showcase in her workshop during London Craft Week this May. During London Craft Week Design-Nation caught up with Helen and asked her some questions about her practice, inspiration and other things.

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An interview with designer maker Wolfram Lohr

8th May 2018

Wolfram Lohr is German and has been hand making leather accessories in Brighton since 2003. It has grown into a family business making high-end leather goods. Wolfram loves seeking quality vegetable tanned leathers to create a range which is exciting and vintage looking. The colour matching is playful; Wolfram and his wife Sarah pride themselves on looking for leather that will stand the test of time and age beautifully.

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An Interview with furniture designer and maker Hugh Miller

16th April 2018

Design Nation asked DN member designer and furniture maker Hugh Miller a few questions about his practice, future and workspace.Hugh will also be part of our Design-Nation show case exhibition at Helen Yadley’s studio during London Design Week in May.

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