Oliver Boyd is a designer with qualifications in both furniture and product design. For the past 17 years, he has worked with the Villiers Brothers, creating unique and fantastic lighting and furniture pieces. Oliver is always on the look-out for classic design pieces, searching junk shops, skips, and car boot sales. Design Essentials are proud to be showcasing Oliver’s new collection of quirky, unique lighting pieces. Continue reading
Although both a painter and printmaker Tony will mainly be showing a range of his original prints at Design Essentials. Continue reading
I love the work of Katie Lynn from Molten Wonky and am delighted to offer some of her work in our shop and on the website. From glass hearts and quirky birds Katie’s unmistakeable unique style fits in perfectly with our mission to showcase products in the local area at an affordable price. So without further a do Katie… Continue reading
It’s with great pleasure that I get to share with you answers to questions I put to Gareth Wild owner of Apropos and the designer behind our new branding. Continue reading
It’s been a great month for us and we are very happy that our Pumpkin light featured in Vogue.
It’s a lovely unique piece and is fast becoming known for what Design Essentials does. Which is our mission to offer stylish contemporary home accessories that stand out from those offered by the high street at an affordable price. Each piece is hand selected by myself and sustainably sourced where possible, whilst we also showcase local talent in the home interiors market.
So if you didn’t manage to grab a copy here we are featured in Mays edition. There we are are No. 11 (we are still beaming here at DE headquarters).
As I said in one of my previous blogs, when I chatted to Diana Probst. I really enjoy chatting and when I talk to people I love to find out what makes them tick, whether that be their interests, hobbies, background, likes and dislikes or favourite member of Take That. Continue reading
Well those of you who know me are already more than aware that I like nothing better than a good chat. I just love finding out about what makes people tick, whether that be their interests, hobbies, background, likes and dislikes, favourite member of Take That?
For the record might I add here that if you enjoy a G&T and a fondness for wine you are very likely to be my cup of tea. Which I should add I enjoy in equal measures, well almost. Continue reading
One of Design Essentials mission is to showcase and offer stylish contemporary home accessories that stand out from those offered by the high street, and offer something unique.
Local artists fall in to our mission and we are now delighted to welcome Diana Probst selection of affordable art which will be available for you to view and purchase from Friday 3rd May 2013. Continue reading