Gifts Today magazine

Pulse London now open!

The definitive event for inspring giftware and modern living, Pulse is now open and runs through Tuesday May 17

Pulse is the definitive event for inspiring giftware and modern living that takes place from 15-17 May 2016 at Olympia London.

The show offers buyers and retailers an unmissable opportunity to source thousands of cutting-edge products from over 500 exciting brands at this summer’s largest design-led retail event. All beautifully curated by a market-leading panel of design and trend experts, as well as a whole line up of new and unseen brands from the UK and overseas.

New trail
An exciting new addition for Pulse 2016 is FOUND, a brand new trail of discovery around the show dedicated entirely to bringing unseen international design brands to the UK. An exclusive collection of over 40 designers from around the globe will showcase the most inspiring and cutting-edge products in fashion, interiors and giftware.

Tabletop brands not to miss…
For buyers searching for tabletop, check out the following companies and brands:

Puik Art
Puik Art, a collective of Dutch designers, delivers innovative and original products made by talented Dutch designers and help young designers launch their creations. Check our their range of mouth­blown crystal glass inspired by a brilliant diamond cut and which catches the light as beautifully as a real diamond.

Sevak Zargarian

Sevak Zargarian, a London-based ceramic designer, will unveil a number of creative products on the UAL stand. With a passion for material exploration, Sevak will showcase handmade cheeseboards and large and small vases, in porcelain, and in blue/red, grey/orange and black/white.

Lauriger
In the Czech town of Dubí u Teplic, a small factory has been producing world‐renowned porcelain for over 300 years, and has been a hub of craftsmanship for artists across the Czech Republic. Over the last three years, designer Svetlana Kozenova has been honing her Lilia Collection to perfection. The Lilia porcelain range fuses the geometry of Czech Cubism with the beautiful contours of the water lily. Crafted from the highest quality Czech porcelain, this luxury tableware displays the pinnacles of craftsmanship in Europe. Both striking and contemporary, it’s perfect for the modern home. www.lauriger.com

Lollipop Designs
Lollipop Designs is the London-based studio behind an award-winning collection of home and stationery products, set up in 2003 by designer Rachel Le Mesurier. Lollipop combines organisation, playfulness and style in products with a range of bone china mugs and platters the most recent addition to the Lollipop Designs collection. Each plate is lovingly decorated by hand in a small traditional factory in Stoke on Trent using ceramic decals onto the finest bone china. This is a decoration method perfected in Stoke in 1700's. Stand H11. www.lollipopdesigns.co.uk

ISTLONDON
Founded in 2013 in Alicanti, Turkey, ISTLONDON porcelain tableware is all individually handmade with each process requiring specialist craftsmanship, delivering product with a lovely natural shape on very fine, thin porcelain. Products include main course plates in varied sizes, dessert/ breakfast bowls, deep bowls and serving platters. Glazes include an array of pastel tone shades from baby blue and mint green to pastel yellow. Stand H56a in Living. www.istlondon.com




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