Tent London: 8 new names to know from London Design Week

By House and Home in News, Trends on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 12:10
knitted woolen furniture by claire anne o'brien

House and Home magazine editor Dara Flynn hopped across the Irish sea last week to attend London Design week and while she may have returned footsore and weary she found plenty to inspire, particularly at Tent London. Here are her eight picks from the fair.  They're the ones to watch for 2013, style-spotters. You heard it here first.

Above, new stools by Cork knitter Claire Anne O'Brien drew big crowds at Tent London.

DesigK at Tent

Coffee/tea holder stools by DesignK from Korea, based in London. They're a foot high with a handmade ceramic tile top to hold your cuppa. £120 each.

ercol chairs

Ercol new season pieces with lovely retro fabrics.

Buddha of Suburbia collection from Mini Moderns

Buddha of Suburbia collection from Mini Moderns.

Patrick laing designs - beautiful fabrics on oddly-shaped furniture

Patrick Laing designs - beautiful fabrics on oddly-shaped furniture.

scottish designed lamp from Tent London

lamps created by Scottish lamp maker.

Venus of Cupertino iPad dock

Venus of Cupertino iPad Dock, designed by Scott Eaton, an American who worked on special effects on the Harry Potter movies, lived here for six years and is married to an Irish woman!

Zoe Murphy handpainted furniture

Zoe Murphy's gorgeous handpainted furniture and fabrics. Zoe grew up in texas, but her grandad is Irish and her dad grew up in Northern ireland.