This year's 100% Design show promises to be bigger and better than ever, with more than 450 design-led companies showing the very best in furniture and interior products. Here are some of the AJ's favourites from this year's crop of design talent exhibiting at the show, which runs from Thursday 26 September to Sunday 29 September at Earls Court Two in London. Entry to the show is free if you pre-register at www.100percentdesign. co. uk.Don't miss the AJ's architects'evening on 26 September, which includes our seminar on retail design, 'Fashioning Space'with Eva Jiricna, and Chris Bagot of Softroom.Look out for your invitation to the evening in a forthcoming issue of the AJ.
This light by El Ultimo Grito for Mathmos is part of its Spin City range.A new 'secret'product is promised from Mathmos especially for 100% Design.
Tel 020 7549 2715
Wendy Ellis of Red Brick Glass Studio creates contemporary glass for architectural and interior commissions using techniques such as enamelling, sandblasting and acid etching.
She will be showing sculptures, lighting, door panels and partition screens.
www. redbrickglass. co. uk
Hive is best known for its imaginative use of felt in the design of interior products and the Orbit chair is no exception. Its seat and back rest are covered with a cushion of felt 'pellets' giving a tactile threedimensional texture.Tel 020 7261 9791
German-based bathroom designer and manufacturer Dornbracht is showing this lounger, called Wave, designed for the bathroom by Jean Marie Massaud.Tel 0049 2371433119
This multifunctional seating system by Studio Orange will be shown alongside a new range of outdoor furniture and a new chair, Baby Plasma, which moulds to the shape of the user by forcing air out through perforations. Tel 020 7684 9422
Norwegian-based design group Liminal is showing vibrant new textiles and coordinating tableware.Tel 0047 93094515
Dominic Crinson has created a process for digitally printing onto ceramic tiles, and this year launches Jafleur, a range of designs inspired by plant life.Tel 020 7613 2783
Pascal Anson, Crafts Council Bursary winner, creates products with a sense of humour.His Bad Mood Light is inspired by cartoon representations of having a black cloud overhead.Tel 020 7620 0261 www. iampascal. com
Lauren Moriarty is a firsttime exhibitor and winner of a Crafts Council Bursary specialising in threedimensional design.This Noodle Block Light is made from rubber foam, cut, moulded and assembled into a three-dimensional structure.Tel 07787 562533
Capsule is a first-time exhibitor at the show. Its Coda illuminated coffee table shown is made from cast onyx resin. Tel 01242 662828
Alva uses glass, bone china and stainless steel among other materials to produce minimal lighting including ceiling, reading, wall and desk lights.Tel 020 7267 5705
Belgium-based Fractal Building Systems is launching 'Blobb', a system for creating multifunctional walls shown here, and Question, a signage range incorporating sheet metal with wood, acrylic and glass.Tel 0032 51252725