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  • Celebrate Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 with Showroom Partners Brintons

    Daniel Fountain
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    The Brinton’s London Design Centre at 1 Sycamore Street Clerkenwell, London EC1Y 0SF will be a hub of creative activity for design savvy visitors this May, when Brintons open their doors for the launch of their new High Definition Weave collections. This patented technology enables Brintons to create photo realistic carpets and rugs in up to 32 colours. The unseen collections include a much anticipated range of carpets from London based, Spanish Design studio, Zuzunaga. Also on show will be the latest collection with New York based Designer Stacy Garcia.These exciting reveals, plus three days of design talks and events taking place at the London Design Centre, makes this Design Festival one not to be missed. Here is your schedule for the week.

    20th May 2014 – 12pm: Inside the Archives talk – Yvonne Smith, Brintons Archivist

    Brintons’ Archivist, Yvonne Smith will give an insight into Brintons’ rich history and explore the Art Nouveau period, including some original designs by designer C.F.A. Voysey. The spotlight will also be on Katagami, of which Brintons hold the largest private collection and have used these Japanese stencils to create their Katagami carpet collection.

    21st May 2014 – 6pm: Behind the Collaboration – Cristian Zuzunaga, Brintons Collaborator

    International designer Zuzunaga, who specialises in unique, colourful interior projects, textiles and fashion accessories is leading a talk about the design inspiration for his latest collaboration with Brintons, a brand new carpet collection which combines his unique innovative design and digital imagery with ancient fabrics and state of the art multicolor weaving technology from Brintons. You will be able to witness one of his latest designs as a backdrop to his talk.

    22nd May 2014 – 12pm: Designing for Woven Axminster Carpets – RIBA Accredited CPD Presentation

    This presentation will explore the key aspects of designing for Axminster carpet production, featuring everything from the initial brief through the design process to installation, designing for Electronic Jacquard and how this can be used to produce complex multi-part, large scale floorscapes in a variety of interiors. The history of Axminster and advances in technology will also be explored.

    Come and join Brintons at the heart of the UK’s design industry and see how they are continuing to challenge conventional design rules and promote a new way of thinking about how carpet is used in an interior space.

    If you would like to attend any of the events listed please email: Sarah Draper, Group Marketing Communications Manager sldraper@brintons.co.uk

    Daniel Fountain / 21.03.2014

    Editor, Hotel Designs

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