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    Curve Appeal

    Curve Appeal

    Curved lines and sinuous silhouettes are among the foremost interior trends of 2022 so far - with new furniture, lighting and accessories designed to energise the flow of your living space. Explore our handpicked selection of shapely design by favourites including Ligne Roset, Sophie Home, Artemide and more.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Retro Illumination

    Retro Illumination

    Who doesn’t love a mushroom lamp? This year lighting is all about voluptuous forms, bold colours and ambient glows. Discover our pick of the best retro lighting designs, from favourites including Flos, Artemide, Stilnovo and Fritz Hansen.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Spotlight On: Arne Jacobsen

    Spotlight On: Arne Jacobsen

    Arne Jacobsen’s career spanned over half of the 20th Century, shaping the landscape of Danish design, with a vast portfolio of work encompassing architecture, interiors and industrial design. The Series 7 and Ant Chair remain some of the most celebrated designs around the world to this day.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Modern Tones | L.Ercolani

    Modern Tones | L.Ercolani

    Introducing L.Ercolani, the latest trajectory in Ercol’s 101 year history. Rooted in a century of design innovation and British craftsmanship, the collection combines iconic designs with brand new collaborations from international designers, including Norm Architects and Tomoko Azumi.


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    Jennifer Ring

    A Greener Home | The Sustainable Edit

    A Greener Home | The Sustainable Edit

    With Earth Day 2022 on the horizon, we highlight the work of the most innovative design brands leading the way to a more sustainable future. From eco-friendly production methods to recycled materials and revolutionary design thinking about circularity - discover our guide to a greener home.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Art House | Interiors Get Creative

    Art House | Interiors Get Creative

    Joyful colours and bold prints lead the way in 2022, as interiors get creative. Our latest accessories & lighting edit, takes its cue from the spirit of optimism with expressive motifs and sculptural silhouettes.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Fritz Hansen: 150 Years Of Visionary Design

    Fritz Hansen: 150 Years Of Visionary Design

    The story of Fritz Hansen began in 1872, when a young cabinet maker set up shop with his son in Copenhagen. The designer quickly became known for his innovative approach and experimentation with revolutionary woodturning techniques. The Fritz Hansen name became increasingly popular over the subsequent decades, both within Denmark and abroad, as the rise of Danish modernism radiated throughout post-war America.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Spotlight On: Michael Anastassiades

    Spotlight On: Michael Anastassiades

    “Normally designers are there to define the way objects should appear, in the case of Arrangements I wanted to shift the focus and offer creativity to the user.”  -  Having founded his studio in 1994, Michael Anastassiades creates contemporary installations that cross the boundaries between sculpture and lighting. His work is featured in permanent collections at the Museum Of Modern Art in New York and the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Norm Architects | Soft Minimalism

    Norm Architects | Soft Minimalism

    Multi-Award Winning Design & Architecture studio, Norm Architects, have developed product collections for some of the most established furniture and lighting brands, including L.Ercolani and Menu. The Copenhagen-based studio combine an unmistakably Scandinavian style, with soft minimalism and natural materials.


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    Jennifer Ring

    IWD 2022 | Women In Design

    IWD 2022 | Women In Design

    In celebration of International Women’s Day 2022, we highlight the work of six inspirational designers, including new additions to Aria, making an impact through design innovation.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Ligne Roset | Made In France

    Ligne Roset | Made In France

    Synonymous with modern luxury and exquisite craftsmanship, Ligne Roset have been driving design innovation for over 150 years. We took time out to meet the award-winning designers behind their new collection, including Sebastian Herkner, Martin Hirth, Busetti Garuti Redaelli and more.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Glamora | Bespoke Wallcoverings

    Glamora | Bespoke Wallcoverings

    Explore the world of bespoke, contemporary wallcoverings by Glamora at our Barnsbury Hall showroom. Contact our team of experts to discover the full range of possibilities and create custom designs - adapted specifically to your interior space or contract project. Glamora combine innovative technology with luxury finishes, to produce distinctive designs for hotels, restaurants, spas and domestic interiors.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Ettore Sottsass | Master of Memphis

    Ettore Sottsass | Master of Memphis

    One of the most influential figures in the history of design, Ettore Sottsass' vast portfolio of work, spanned over half a century, leaving behind a legacy that continues to inspire future generations. Explore our curated edit of playful kitchenware and statement furniture by the master of Memphis. 


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    Jennifer Ring

    Spotlight On: Barber Osgerby

    Spotlight On: Barber Osgerby

    Back in 1992 Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby sparked off a friendship during their studies together at the Royal College of Art and shortly after graduation they opened their first studio in Notting Hill. Their approach to design is characterised by experimentation and innovation.


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    Jennifer Ring

    The Modern Artisan

    The Modern Artisan

    Explore our curated edit of handcrafted furniture, from British heritage brands to independent designers. A celebration of craftsmanship - rooted in natural materials and local production. Explore handcrafted solid wood furniture, made locally by skilled artisans.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Spotlight On: Jasper Morrison

    Spotlight On: Jasper Morrison

    Jasper Morrison has established himself as a tour de force, designing contemporary furniture, lighting and home accessories to enhance the beauty of the everyday. We take time out to discover his inspiration, process and what design means to him.


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    Jennifer Ring

    The Future Of The Office

    The Future Of The Office

    As hybrid ways of working become the norm, we take a look at some of the key factors to consider when designing an inspirational workspace to optimise productivity - both at home and in the office.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Deezen Architecture Talks | One.Six.Eight

    Deezen Architecture Talks | One.Six.Eight

    Join us with Dezeen Architecture Talks as Groupwork founder Amin Taha presents the development of 168 Upper Street. Sign up to the webinar to discover the history behind the landmark building which houses our One.Six.Eight showroom.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni

    Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni

    Active during the peak of the Italian design Renaissance of the 1950s, Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni established themselves as pioneers of industrial design, combining modern aesthetics with technical innovation. They developed some of the most iconic furniture, lighting and home accessories of the 20th Century, with a legacy that continues to influence the design industry today.


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    Jennifer Ring

    From Memphis to Mondrian

    From Memphis to Mondrian

    Positivity leads the way this year as interiors get creative. Our art house edit takes its cue from the spirit of optimism, embracing joyful design with expressive colour and playful forms.


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    Jennifer Ring

    The New Naturals

    The New Naturals

    As the world around us becomes increasingly digitised, our desire to get back to nature becomes more apparent than ever. Natural materials within our home can evoke a sense of calm, through tactile, sustainable design . Discover our “New Naturals” edit of furniture and accessories, from rattan lounge chairs, to solid ash furniture and handmade glassware.


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    Jennifer Ring

    IWD 2021 | Women In Design

    IWD 2021 | Women In Design

    In celebration of International Women’s Day 2021, we highlight the work of six inspirational designers making an impact in the fields of furniture, lighting, architecture and interiors, through design innovation. Discover the stories of Cecilie Manz,  Anne Qvist, Kateryna Sokolova, Marie Christine Dorner, British furniture makers &New and design legend Aino Aalto.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Alvar Aalto’s Iconic Vase Collection Reinvented

    Alvar Aalto’s Iconic Vase Collection Reinvented

    An iconic design from one of the world’s most respected designers, Iittala have launched Alvar Aalto’s vase collection in a brand new colour for 2020 - "Linen". 

    Adopting a rounder and softer visual language, the vase's organic form was inspired by the undulating waves of the Baltic Sea that surround the designer's native Finland.


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    Jennifer Ring

    The Age Of Nostalgia | Mid-Century Design Classics

    The Age Of Nostalgia | Mid-Century Design Classics

    2020 has led us all to reflect on the interior design of our homes, as they’ve become multi-use spaces, for both work and play. New interiors at Aria encapsulate a sense of nostalgia with mid-century design classics, crafted from naturals materials. From the clean lines of the Bauhaus to the glamour of the 70s.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Sandqvist - Sustainable Style With Scandinavian Roots

    Sandqvist - Sustainable Style With Scandinavian Roots

    Founded in 2004, Sandqvist started life as an experimental design project between three childhood friends. Identifying a lack of well-made, functional bags and backpacks, they set out to disrupt the status quo. With their Scandinavian roots at the heart of everything they do, Sandqvist place sustainability and care for the environment at the forefront of their methodology.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Marimekko at Aria

    Marimekko at Aria

    Based in Finland, Marimekko have been bringing joy to everyday life through bold prints and colours since 1951. Renowned for their original patterns and playful colour palettes, their collection includes, ceramic tableware, textiles and soft furnishings for modern interiors.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Aria meets: &New

    Aria meets: &New

    We caught up with award-winning furniture company &New to find out more about their design process and the story behind the brand, founded by British-Finnish design duo  Jo Wilton and Mirka Gröhn. Their designs are characterised by clean lines, contemporary shapes and vivid colours, crafted with honest and sustainable materials.  Exclusively manufactured in Britain, their distinctly modern aesthetic combines playfulness and simplicity. 


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    In the Press: Country Homes & Interiors

    In the Press: Country Homes & Interiors

    Explore our most converted rattan furniture this season selected by Country Homes & Interiors for their Hello Spring! March 2021 issue.


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    Leanne Tamara

    In the Press: The Guardian

    In the Press: The Guardian

    The Guardian selects our Herringbone Wool Throw by Tweedmill in their top 10 best accessories for working from home this winter.


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    Leanne Tamara

    In the Press: Financial Times

    In the Press: Financial Times

    Discover our most coveted at home barware for the festive period selected by the Financial Times.


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    Leanne Tamara

    In the Press: Royal Academy of Arts

    In the Press: Royal Academy of Arts

    One.Six.Eight, designed by Amin Taha, is featured in London Architecture, from post pillar to Post-Postmodern. Written by Piers Gough RA in No.149 of the Royal Academy of Arts Magazine, Winter 2020 issue.


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    Leanne Tamara

    Enter to Win | Aria Gift Card

    Enter to Win | Aria Gift Card

    Housed in a historic Islington building, our Barnsbury Hall showroom showcases iconic design and future classics within a unique architectural space. Explore a curated collection of furniture, lighting, home accessories and fashion. Sign up to our newsletter for a chance to win a £100 gift card.


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    Jennifer Ring

    New In: Nappula Planter Collection by Iittala

    New In: Nappula Planter Collection by Iittala

    Iittala have launched Alvar Aalto’s iconic collection of handcrafted glass vases, in a brand new colour for 2020. Plus discover the new collection of ceramic Nappula planters, designed by Metti Klenell. A modern Nordic design with maximum impact, perfect for displaying succulents and cacti.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Colorful Standard at Aria

    Colorful Standard at Aria

    Colorful Standard are on a mission to provide high-quality wardrobe essentials made using sustainable materials and processes. Crafted from the finest, 100% organic cotton, their products are pre-washed to ensure the perfect fit and dyed with maximum colour intensity.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Meet The Team: Ollie | Sales & Visual Merchandising

    Meet The Team: Ollie | Sales & Visual Merchandising

    One of Aria’s original team members, Ollie has been advising customers and styling our showroom visual displays since the early days! We caught up with Ollie to discover a day in the life of a sales advisor, visual merchandiser and in-house artist.


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    Jennifer Ring

    In the Press: Wallpaper*

    In the Press: Wallpaper*

    American artist, filmmaker and photographer Robert Longo creates a dark and delicious dish for the March issue of Wallpaper*. The Artists Palate features the Sunshine Linen Napkin by Himla and Raami Plate by Jasper Morrison for Iittala.

     

     


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    Leanne Tamara

    Meet The Team: Simon | Office Manager

    Meet The Team: Simon | Office Manager

    We took time out with our Office Manager and in-house photographer, Simon Howard, to discover his favourite local Islington spots and what design means to him.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Meet The Team: Yasemin | Furniture Manager

    Meet The Team: Yasemin | Furniture Manager

    We take a break with our Furniture Manager, Yasemin, to discover her design favourites and the best local Islington spots to enjoy within a stone’s throw of our Barnsbury Hall showroom.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Design Icon: Alessi Plissé Kettle

    Design Icon: Alessi Plissé Kettle

    Bridging the gap between functional kitchen appliance and decorative object, the Plissé Kettle, designed by Michele De Lucchi, has fast become one of Alessi’s most recognisable designs.


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    Jennifer Ring

    One.Six.Eight Wins RIBA London Award 2019

    One.Six.Eight Wins RIBA London Award 2019

    20.05.2019 One.Six.Eight was announced the winner of the Royal Institute of British Architects' prestigious Regional Awards 2019. Spanning counties and diverse categories to highli...


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    Morgan Meredith

    In the Press: ELLE Decoration

    In the Press: ELLE Decoration

    Discover our products featured in ELLE Decoration, a monthly style magazine for your home. Useful, beautiful and inspirational, discover everything you need to decorate your home, from the Mami Casserole by Alessi to Kartio Tumblers by Iittala.  


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    Morgan Meredith

    In the Press: The Simple Things

    In the Press: The Simple Things

    The Simple Things is a monthly magazine that is all about taking time to live well. Their articles celebrate slowing down, enjoying life and making the most of where you live. Discover our products featured in this unique magazine, started by three friends who wanted to bring a fresh approach to publishing. 


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    Morgan Meredith

    In the Press: Homes & Garden

    In the Press: Homes & Garden

    Explore some beautiful scenes from Homes & Garden. The festive December issue features the Nobili Tealights by Kahler while the Fumi Table, Black by Aytm cuts a striking silhouette in the July edition.


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    Morgan Meredith

    In the Press: Wallpaper*

    In the Press: Wallpaper*

    Discover Aria's press features in Wallpaper* Magazine, including our Tibidabo Spaghetti Fork by Alessi, Natural Sea Sponge by Compagnie de Provence, Pumice Stone and Marble Black Soap both by Sevin.


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    Morgan Meredith

    Inspo: Bathroom Décor

    Inspo: Bathroom Décor

    The bathroom can get forgotten about when it comes to home décor, but improving this space can positively impact your wellbeing. Whether you get excited by clean lines, popping colour, indoor plants or vintage design, here are some suggestions to help you create the perfect bathroom for your home.


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    Morgan Meredith

    The Great Outdoors

    The Great Outdoors

    Being outdoors has been shown to significantly ameliorate life satisfaction, vitality, meaningfulness, happiness, mindfulness, and lower cognitive anxiety. With this in mind, we have compiled a list of easy ways to find more time to connect with nature.


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    Morgan Meredith

    Designer focus: Marimekko

    Designer focus: Marimekko

    Marimekko is a Finnish design house that is celebrated around the world for its unique prints and zesty colours. Founded by Armi Ratia in 1951, Marimekko is considered one of the world’s first real lifestyle brands combining fashion, accessories and home décor. A favourite here at Aria, join us as we take a closer look at all things Marimekko and understand the story behind their bold prints and popping palettes.


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    Morgan Meredith

    The Finer Details

    The Finer Details

    The right jewellery adds the finishing touches and flourish to your look. At Aria we understand that jewellery comes in all shapes and sizes, just like us. Browse our collection of accessories curated to match every personality, from those who like to make a statement, keep it subtle or invest in timeless classics.


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    Morgan Meredith

    How to: Shop Sustainably

    How to: Shop Sustainably

    It is well known that the state of the planet today is a sorry one. When it comes to saving the planet, everybody needs to do their bit. We’ve lined up Aria’s best eco-friendly products, so you can shop smart.


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    Morgan Meredith

    How to: Housewarming Gift Ideas

    How to: Housewarming Gift Ideas

    This housewarming tradition originates from the notion of literally ‘warming’ your new home; before the days of central heating, guests would present firewood as gifts and ceremoniously light fires in all available fireplaces. Here at Aria we’ve lined up the best housewarming gift ideas, from unique one-off items to classic treasures, so you can rest easy and enjoy the party.


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    Morgan Meredith

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