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Design Exhibition Scotland celebrates exceptional objects for the everyday. A pioneering project, DES launched in May this year with an exhibition of work by over 20 designers and artists. Working in a range of materials and processes, to create objects such as tables, chairs, lights and flooring, the designers and artists engaged in pertinent issues surrounding function, materials, sourcing and sustainability. Design Exhibition Scotland’s aim is clear – to invite debate and champion excellence and exploration.

Design Exhibition Scotland was founded by Susanna Beaumont.

Terrace, 2018 by Andrew Miller
Douglas Fir, powder-coated steel frames 

Design Exhibition Scotland commissioned Andrew Miller to make a site-specific seating installation for DES 2018. Responding to the architecture of the space Miller, a Glasgow based artist who studied at Glasgow School of Art, designed Terrace, a brilliant sculptural configuration of highly worked planes of Douglas Fir that provided a place to gather, sit or lean.

Photos Andrew Miller / Ruth Clark