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    Spotlight On: Patricia Urquiola

    Spotlight On: Patricia Urquiola

    Having founded her multi-disciplinary studio in 2001, Patricia Uriquiola operates in the fields of industrial design, architecture and art direction. With craftsmanship, sustainability and innovation at the core of each design. Discover the driving force behind the newly launched Almendra Collection for Flos.


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    Jennifer Ring

    Design Classics Reinvented

    Design Classics Reinvented

    From the Castiglioni brothers to Paolo Rizzatto, discover iconic lighting by the world’s most celebrated lighting designers.


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    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

    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

    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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    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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    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

    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

    Designer spotlight: Tala

    Designer spotlight: Tala

      Tala is an innovative young British lighting brand sophisticatedly bridging the gap between design and sustainability. They cleverly combine exquisite industrial and nature-inspi...


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    Designer focus: Alvar Aalto

    Designer focus: Alvar Aalto

      Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) enjoyed an exceptionally rich and varied career as an architect and designer, both at home in Finland and abroad.In his early architectural work of the 19...


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    Designer spotlight: Klaus Haapaniemi

    Designer spotlight: Klaus Haapaniemi

      Klaus Haapaniemi (b.1970) is an internationally recognised London-based Finnish designer. In 2010, he founded the Klaus Haapaniemi artisanal design and lifestyle brand with Mia W...


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    Designer Focus: Michael Anastassiades

    Designer Focus: Michael Anastassiades

    Michael Anastassiades work is positioned between fine art and design, his work aims to provoke dialogue, participation and interaction. He creates objects that are minimal, utilit...


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    Aria meets: Sarah Straussberg

    Aria meets: Sarah Straussberg

      A lustre for lifeSarah Straussberg is an independent jeweller based in London and trained in Brighton. Each of her elegant pieces are created by hand in her London studio. We cur...


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    Aria meets: Lucy Gough

    Aria meets: Lucy Gough

      Get cosy Interior stylist Lucy Gough has worked with some of the latest and greatest interior publications, from Living etc to Marie Clare to the Sunday Times, it’s fair to say...


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