Designer

The Source File: Gerry McGovern

During his spell as design director at Land Rover, which began in 2004, Gerry McGovern has reinvented a car marque once renowned for sheer grunt and practicality but also its boxy, military aesthetics. His philosophy is that form must be given equal precedence to function (“Here at Land Rover, design is equal to engineering,” as […]

A Space Odyssey: Chelsea’s Bluebird Garage welcomes Timothy Oulton

To call the average object made by Manchester-born furniture designer Timothy Oulton “a conversation piece” is almost certainly doing it a gross injustice. Take, for example, his Axel table, whose top was made entirely from wood taken from Chinese fishing junks; or what about the Aviator Tomcat – an armchair inspired by the much feared/revered […]

Suzanne Syz’s Latest Jewelry is Artfully Vibrant

Suzanne Syz is best known for crafting bold pieces made with ultra-colourful, candy-like gems, and often draws inspiration from her personal collection of vibrant contemporary art. In addition to owning works by Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Julian Schnabel, Syz can count herself as a Warhol subject—she and her young son Marc posed for Warhol’s aptly […]