DES 2019

Design Exhibition Scotland 2019

The second edition of DES took place in June 2019 at Lyon & Turnbull Edinburgh. Showcasing the work of 33 designers and artists from across Scotland, the exhibition explored materials and processes; creating, designing and making functional objects, such as tables and chairs.

Design Exhibition Scotland Installation View, 2019
Andrew Miller Terrace, 2018
Douglas fir, powder-coated steel frames
Twilight, 2019
Frosted Perspex, light bulb, metal
(left to right) Bad Furniture Proposal for a drinking fountain (indoors) 2019; Bernie Reid
Inversed Rug No.1, 2019
Floor vinyl, spray paint; Adam Nathaniel Furman & Mirrl
HK (Hitotsume-kozo) Collection 2019



Claire Barclay & Laura Spring
Ryijy Stool with Ryijy Hanging, 2019

Beech wood, 100% pure wool, Ryijy base cloth; Ryijy Small Stool, 2019
Beech wood, 100% pure wool, Ryijy base cloth 35 x 41 x 41 cm
Steff Norwood
Meta table, 2019, Plywood, steel, polyurethane foam, jesmonite, spray paint, lacquer
Mirrl
Double-sided Mirrl trestle table, 2019
Polyester resin, birch plywood, poplar, rubber
73 x 242 x 120 cm
Mirrl (detail)
Andreu Carulla
RR201 stool, 2018 (ongoing)

Recycled expanded polystyrene, eco-friendly coating
40 x 40 x 40 cm
Andreu Carulla
RR201 stool, 2018 (ongoing)
(detail)

Frances Priest
The Tiled Corridor, 2019
Ceramic

Arrange Whatever Pieces Come Your Way
Quilt 12, 2019

Cotton, bamboo
Arrange Whatever Pieces Come Your Way
Quilt 12, 2019
(detail)
Cotton, bamboo
Installation View, 2019
Becky Šik
Untitled, 2019, Powder-coated steel, lacquered steel, stainless steel, stained and oiled birch plywood, webbing
Becky Šik
Untitled, 2019

Powder-coated steel, lacquered steel, stainless steel, stained and oiled birch plywood, webbing
Harry Morgan
Ode to Pewter, 2019

Pewter, bronze
25 x 30 x 30 cm
Lee Ivett Confessional, 2019
Birch plywood 180 x 180 x 60 cm
Aymeric Renoud
Cart for Verdant Spirit Co., 2019

draft, ash, brass 120 x 40 x 70 cm
Kate Morgan
A Bench for ‘The Universal Holding Device’, 2017-19

Tulipwood, walnut, cast brass 41.5 x 209 x 29.5 cm
Kate Morgan A Bench for ‘The Universal Holding Device’, 2017-19 (detail)
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Room for Irregularities, 2019

Floor Mirror Hand blackened steel, smoked grey mirror, silver mirror, wood
Chair Hand blackened steel
James McLardy In the Grip, 2019
Chair and Coffee Table Painted wood, natural rubber webbing
Derek Welsh Talking Time
Table, 2019
Galvanised steel, European oak 73.5 x 123.5 x 0.6 cm
Stool, 2019 Galvanised steel, paper cord 45 x 45 x 45 cm
Chair, 2019 Galvanised steel, paper cord 75 x 45 x 45 cm
Chair, 2019 Galvanised steel, paper cord (detail)
Derek Welsh Talking Time (detail)

Images Ruth Clark | Shannon Tofts | Alan Dimmick | Johnny Barrington | James Robertson

Huge thanks to DES Supporters, Lyon & Turnbull Edinburgh and to our sponsors Craven Dunnill Jackfield; Verdant Spirit Co, Dundee; Bellfield Brewery, Edinburgh; Fever-Tree and Arnold Clark, Glasgow

Design Exhibition Scotland is funded by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland‘s Open Project Fund; DES Supporters; The Inches Carr Trust; Craft Scotland; The University of Edinburgh | Edinburgh College of Art; the Embassy of the Netherlands, London and Timorous Beasties.