Festival of Craft

Festival of Craft

#Culture 27.04.16

If the prospect of strategically jostling through mud, music and mayhem in a makeshift waterproof sounds more like your version of festival hell than heaven, then let us introduce you to London Craft Week: a celebration of artisans, master makers and creatives around the capital.

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Made in England

Made in England

#Manufacturing 21.04.16

As St George’s Day approaches, we thought we'd take a closer look the English-based craftspeople who create the seminal products that make up our collection – from traditionally made upholstery in Norfolk to hand-cast ceramics from Stoke-on-Trent.

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Salone del Mobile Milano 2016

Salone del Mobile Milano 2016

#Events 13.04.16

With more than 300,000 visitors and 2,100 design brands exhibiting, it’s not hard to see why the Salone del Mobile Milano has a reputation for being the world’s most important furniture fair.

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Milan 2016

Milan 2016

#Events 01.04.16

The centrepiece of the Milan 2016 exhibition is the new Sofa in Sight upholstery collection, which presents six sofas by six designers: Michael Anastassiades, Konstantin Grcic, Faudet-Harrison, Matthew Hilton, Lucy Kurrein and Terence Woodgate.

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Burntwood School by AHMM

Burntwood School by AHMM

#Professional 28.10.15

We would like to extend our congratulations to Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) architects who have won the 2015 RIBA Stirling Prize for their transformation of Burntwood School in south London.

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Sofa in Sight

Sofa in Sight

#Events 25.09.15

This week we present three shows at our East store-Sofa in Sight, SCP Editions and SCP A/W 2015 Collection as part of the London Design Festival.

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Woodworking workshops at Dartington

Woodworking workshops at Dartington

#Events 10.08.15

Wood wizard, furniture designer, woodsman, lumberjack and timber frame carpenter Ambrose Vevers, is an Ashburton local and is sharing his skills in a series of woodworking workshops at Shaumacher College.

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Clerkenwell Design Week 2015

Clerkenwell Design Week 2015

#Events 28.05.15

Last week,  for Clerkenwell Design Week, we presented a selection of  lighting from New York based manufacturer, Roll & Hill and emerging Dutch brand, Dirk Vander Kooij, alongside the SCP Classics collection at Design Factory in the Farmiloe Building.

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SCP Classics

SCP Classics

#Products 14.04.15

To celebrate 30 years, we are launching SCP Classics, a new collection of designs re-issued from the SCP archive.

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Balzac to the Future

Balzac to the Future

#Manufacturing 11.11.14

Sometime in mid-2008, while the fallout from the global financial crisis dominated the media, SCP company founder, Sheridan Coakley, decided it was time to phase out chemically treated fire-retardant foams from the core range of SCP upholstery.

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Habit is your greatest treasure

Habit is your greatest treasure

#Designers 05.11.14

The British-Japanese designer Reiko Kaneko is new to SCP. Her first product for the company, the Adderley Works pendant light, was launched in 2013. Now, for the 2014 Collection, she has been working on some very special terracotta tableware. Our Editor, Duncan Riches, called in to find out more.

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Simplified Beauty | LDF 2014

Simplified Beauty | LDF 2014

#Events 03.09.14

For the 11th edition of the London Design Festival, SCP East plays host to Simplified Beauty, an exhibition of contemporary design, a celebration of things made as they should be.

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NYCxDESIGN

NYCxDESIGN

#Events 23.05.14

This week SCP founder, Sheridan Coakley, visited New York for NYCxDESIGN, which is New York City’s official citywide celebration of design.

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Clerkenwell Design Week

Clerkenwell Design Week

#Events 22.05.14

Roll & Hill

At Clerkenwell Design Week, running from 20th-22nd May, we are pleased to present designs from Roll & Hill, the New York based manufacturer of contemporary lighting.

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