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Sebastian Cox is an English studio made up of designers, makers and environmentalists based in London. Having trained as a furniture designer and craftsman, Cox founded his zero-waste workshop and studio in 2010, which is now led by husband and wife Sebastian and Brogan Cox.
The studio produces collections of sustainable and zero-waste products using natural materials, including furniture, lighting and homeware. The firm also regularly collaborates with brands to create bespoke installations and products.
Pictured above is a collection of suede-like lights made from mushroom mycelium, designed with researcher Ninela Ivanova.
Herman Miller is an American brand that manufactures office and home furniture, equipment and furnishings. The company was originally founded in 1905, previously trading as the Michigan Star furniture Company, until it was renamed by furniture designer Dirk Jan De Pree and his father-in-law Herman Miller in 1923.
Its evolution into a major design brand began under architect George Nelson, who was appointed its director of design in 1945 and brought in a series of creatives, including Charles and Ray Eames. The company regularly works with notable furniture designers, including lighting designer Michael Anastassiades and founder of fuseproject Yves Béhar.
The organisation is headquartered in West Michigan and has a number of manufacturing, distribution and corporate offices located across North America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.
Pictured above is the Herman Miller Factory in Bath, which was designed in 1976 by British architects Terry Farrell and Nicholas Grimshaw.
Bryan O'Sullivan Studio is the eponymous interior design studio founded in 2013. The firm specialises in high-end residential, hospitality and maritime projects. The practice’s head office is in Shoreditch, London and now has an additional branch in New York. The studio is made up of a team of over 15 design specialists, including interior designers and furniture designers.
The firm designed a bar for west London hotel The Berkeley (pictured above), which features a pink-hued mural depicting female faces in an enclosed private area, making reference to snugs in old pubs where women could withdraw and socialise without judgement.
Established in 1990, Johnson Naylor is an interior architecture and design firm founded by British architects Brian Johnson and Fiona Taylor. The practice employs a team of over 40 staff at its Clerkenwell studio, including architects, interior designers, furniture designers and graphic designers. Completed projects from the practice include the apartment interiors of Battersea Power Station and the exhibition areas of Goldsmith's Centre of Excellence, both in London.
Pictured above is a holiday home built on the shingle beach of Dungeness, Kent.
Venturi Architects is a London design studio founded by Alessio Venturi in 2012. The practice works across architecture, interior design and product design, specialising in hospitality, leisure, residential, cultural and art projects.
The firm employs a medium-sized team of design professionals, including technical architects, interior designers, furniture and product designers, as well as 3D visualisers and BIM specialists.
Yinka Ilori is a designer who incorporates his British-Nigerian heritage into contemporary design. The artist made a name for himself with his colourful chairs, which he created by upcycling pieces of unwanted old furniture. His work is inspired by parables and West African fabrics from his upbringing.
Ilori established his eponymous studio in 2017, which is now made up of a team of architects and designers based in London. The firm works on large-scale architectural and interior design projects that often involve local communities.
The designer's contemporary furniture has been exhibited in galleries across the globe including the Vitra Design Museum, the British Library, Southbank Centre and The Africa Centre.
Pictured above is The Colour Palace, a multicoloured pavilion made from thousands of hand-painted pieces of timber, displaying a pattern referencing the traditional African textiles that can be found in the markets of nearby Peckham.