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For over 25 years the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has been at the forefront of international wood promotion, successfully building a distinctive and creative brand for U.S. hardwoods. AHEC’s global programme of activities secure a future for American hardwoods by demonstrating the performance and aesthetic potential of these sustainable materials, while providing valuable creative inspiration and technical advice.


Sebastian Cox

Sebastian has been highly recognised for using the ancient technique of coppicing. By cutting and managing trees in this way provides an abundant source of timber, as well as creating a healthy and diverse woodland. He creates products that are simple in form, functional, unobtrusive, lightweight and durable. His work also shows a strong connection with the making process through visible joints, and honest construction. Manufacturing each piece by hand, his designs are mostly developed at the workbench rather than on a CAD program. 


Laura Ellen Bacon

Laura Ellen Bacon is a British artist who lives and works in Derbyshire. Her sculptures are most often created on site, in both landscape and cityscape settings that have included Chatsworth; Somerset House, London and New Art Centre at Roche Court. Laura's work is also created for interior settings, from private interiors to gallery spaces including, the Sainsbury Centre, Norwich (2011), the Jerwood Space, London (2010) and The Saatchi Gallery, London for 'Collect' (2013).


Clerkenwell Design Week

One of the best-loved events in the design industry calendar, Clerkenwell Design Week is a

three-day annual festival gathering Clerkenwell’s long-established design community together.

Now in its sixth year, the event has increasingly become a must go-to showcase for the UK and international design community. Last year’s show attracted over 32,000 architects and designers, and 250 brands from the UK and across the globe.

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INTERNI is the leading Italian magazine for interiors and contemporary design, reporting on innovative trends and the modern culture of living for an international audience. Their annual exhibition is hosted at Salone del Mobile in Milan. Salone del Mobile is the largest gathering of the design community in the world with more than 270,000 visitors from more than 150 countries worldwide. INTERNI OPEN BORDERS in 2016 seeks to challenge the borderlines between Architecture and Design through freedom of expression and experimentation

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