Monthly Archives: September 2014

Talk: The Wish List – A Conversation With The Design Team Kitchen Stool

Mon, 09/15/14 , 15:30
The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, V&A Museum, London, UK
The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, V&A Museum, London, UK (map)

This talk, chaired by Edwin Heathcote, engaged the ten leaders in design who commissioned ten emerging designers to create the object they have always wanted.

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This talk, chaired by Edwin Heathcote, engaged the ten leaders in design who commissioned ten emerging designers to create the object they have always wanted.

The Wish List celebrates sustainable design and the power of craftsmanship and woodworking, brought together by the American Hardwood Export Council and Benchmark Furniture for the London Design Festival 2014 at the V&A.

Mon, 09.15.14 , 15:30
The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, V&A Museum, London, UK
The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, V&A Museum, London, UK
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The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, V&A Museum, London, UK (map)
Website
www.londondesignfestival.com
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The Wish List Project at the V&A Kitchen Stool

Alison Brooks is one of ten architects who have commissioned ten emerging designers to create “the object they have always wanted but have never been able to find.”

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Alison Brooks is one of ten architects who have commissioned ten emerging designers to create “the object they have always wanted but have never been able to find.”

Initiated by Sir Terence Conran, the product of their collaborations is being exhibited at the V&A Museum as part of the London Design Festival.  Brooks and De Pass’s  kitchen stool design in solid American Cherry is intended to offer a visual lightness, simplicity and ease of use for any context. ‘The Wish List’ project celebrates sustainable design and the power of craftsmanship, brought together by the American Hardwood Export Council and Benchmark Furniture for London Design Festival 2014

13th September – 24th October 2014

Press: DisegnoDezeenLondon Design FestivalAmerican Hardwood Export Council 

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Exhibition: The Wish List Kitchen Stool

Sat, 09/13/14
V&A Museum, London, UK
V&A Museum, London, UK (map)

A stellar list of architects and designers brought together by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) and Benchmark Furniture collaborated to create a compelling installation, The Wish List, exhibited at the V&A during the 2014 London Design Festival.

Design collaboration with Felix de Pass.

A stellar list of architects and designers brought together by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) and Benchmark Furniture collaborated to create a compelling installation, The Wish List, exhibited at the V&A during the 2014 London Design Festival.

Design collaboration with Felix de Pass.

Sat, 09.13.14
V&A Museum, London, UK
V&A Museum, London, UK
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V&A Museum, London, UK (map)
Website
www.londondesignfestival.com
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The Guardian Kitchen Stool

“Brooks and De Pass’s design has an elegant silhouette and a curved indentation in the seat.”

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“Brooks and De Pass’s design has an elegant silhouette and a curved indentation in the seat.”

Alison Brooks’s collaboration with Felix De Pass Homes was featured in an article entitled: ‘Big names and fresh talent creating ‘wish list’ designs in wood’.

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Talk: Silent Majority

Tue, 09/2/14 , 18:00
House of Commons, London, UK
House of Commons, London, UK (map)

Alison Brooks chaired a conversation on the future of social housing at the House of Commons.

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Alison Brooks chaired a conversation on the future of social housing at the House of Commons.

That Britain needs new homes is something all political parties can agree on. But there remains a political queasiness when it comes to building more social housing. At this event, Emma Reynolds MP, Brian Ham and Robert Tinker discussed the conclusions drawn from the Fabian Society’s report, Silent Majority.

 

Tue, 09.2.14 , 18:00
House of Commons, London, UK
House of Commons, London, UK
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House of Commons, London, UK (map)
Website
www.fabians.org.uk
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