There's now less than a month to go until 100% Design, the UK's leading commercial contemporary interior design fair, with more than 450 companies showing their wares.And in addition to a range of new products on show (AJ 25.7.02) there is an exciting programme of seminars and events.
The AJ's small projects exhibition will be on show on our specially designed stand (A46) along with subscriptions offers and information on our web site at ajplus. co. uk. We will also again be holding the AJ/100% Design architects' evening on the first night of the show, Thursday 26 September. Look out for your invitation in an issue of the AJ shortly. This invite can be exchanged for a free beer at our party, and also gives you a chance to win one of the fabulous prizes shown here, including a weekend stay for two with breakfast in the official hotel of the show, One Aldwych.
And, don't miss the AJ seminar, 'Fashioning Space' - broadly on the issue of designing for designer labels - also on 26 September at 6pm.The seminar will be chaired by AJ acting editor David Taylor. It will feature Stirling Prize celebrity judge Wayne Hemingway, who can provide the client's perspective from his experiences designing Red or Dead stores and as a designer with Wimpey Homes; and Christopher Bagot, from young award-winning practice Softroom, which has completed a number of fashion outlets. Admission to the seminar is free, with entry on a first come, first served basis.
Cylinda Line Teapot by Arne Jacobsen for Stelton Jacobsen designed the Cylinda Line range for Stelton in 1967 and it has been a design classic ever since. The series received the prestigious Danish ID Prize in 1967 and today the range is represented in many museum collections including the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Design Museum.
The Cylinda Line Teapot's retail value is £179.
Glo-Ball Table Light by Jasper Morrison for Flos from SCP Jasper Morrison, one of the world's leading product and furniture designers, designed the Glo-Ball range for Flos, made from steel and blown glass. SCP now has concessions in Selfridges in London, Manchester and soon at Future System's Birmingham store.
Retail value £205.
A weekend break for two at One Aldwych The official hotel of 100% Design, award-winning One Aldwych, located in Covent Garden, features contemporary interiors, two restaurants, a bar and pool. All rooms have individually controlled air conditioning, televisions in the bathrooms, CD players, high-speed modems and private telephone lines. Prize value £825.
El Ultimo Spin City lampshade by Mathmos Mathmos has launched this new addition to its Spin City range this summer.The aluminium lampshade has a slit on one side which allows it to just slip over the existing bulb and holder.El Ultimo Grito are a Spanish design duo who teach at the RCA and have several designs to their name.Retail value £55.
Eight Fifty Pendant Light from Habitat Eight Fifty is a witty pendant light designed by Claire Norcross. It uses plastic pull ties to create a beautiful lamp which, if used with a dimmer switch, can turn from functional to ambient with great effect. Eight Fifty retails at £65.
Soft Egg Chair, designed by Philippe Starck for Driade from Viaduct Launched in the UK in June, Soft Egg is made from one piece of moulded polypropylene and is suitable for indoor or outdoor use. The chair is stackable and has been anti-UV treated to prevent the colour fading when left outside.
Soft Egg retails at £62.
Melt table, designed by Pietro Silva for Dornbracht Designed by architect Pietro Silva.Dornbracht is a German company producing bathroom and kitchen accessories. It has grown from a family business established more than 50 years ago combining craft skills with modern production methods.The retail value of Melt is £225.
Stool 60, designed by Alvar Aalto for Artek Stool 60 was designed by Alvar Aalto between 1932-33.The three-legged stacking stool has inspired many imitations but remains a true design classic. It is available with various seat options, including birch veneer, linoleum, ikilaminate or upholstery.The stool we are giving away has a grey laminate seat and retails for £76.
Dinner for two at Baltic Restaurant, courtesy of Luksusowa Vodka Baltic Restaurant on Blackfriars Road, London, is a contemporary restaurant specialising in Eastern European cuisine. The prize value is £25 per head plus a half litre carafe of Luksusowa Polish luxury potato vodka. Total prize value is just over £80.
26-29 September at Earls Court 2, London Trade only:
10am - 9pm on Thurs 26, 10am to 7pm on Fri 27, 10am to 6pm on Sat 28 Trade and public:
10am - 6pm Sunday 29