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 […]

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