This Autumn, The New Craftsmen presents ‘Ways of Seeing’: a collaborative project bringing together maker and interior designer. The New Craftsmen will invite three prestigious interior designer studios - Maria Speake, Founder of Retrouvius; Emma Burns, Senior Design Director at Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler; and Sasha von Meister and Tom Bartlett, Directors of Waldo Works - to explore the different ways they view and value craft.
News & Views
31 July 2019
18th Sept 4pm: London Design Festival TalkShare +
From the London Design Festival website:
Driven by the belief that beauty originates in nature, de Le Cuona founder Bernie de Le Cuona seeks out natural fibres for her unique interior fabrics but in a sustainable way. Aesthetics and Ethics invites experts to discuss if style and sustainability go hand in hand. Join author and journalist Helen Chislett in conversation with Bernie de Le Cuona, Maria Speake the creative force behind Retrouvius and vanguard of the sustainability movement driven by the belief that good materials and well-made things are precious, and Oliver Heath, leading expert in the field of sustainable architecture and specialists in sustainable and biophilic design. The event takes place at de Le Cuona’s Pimlico store, a new type of fabric house - one of tactility, respect for natural materials and craftsmanship partnered with innovative thinking.
Date And Time:
Wed, 18 September 2019
16:00 – 17:30pm
de Le Cuona Store
44 Pimlico Road