Design

Desight:  Design Insight and Trend, Nick Garrett

A tearsheet extract from my design Blog Desight showing concept, trend and insight… along with product development case histories.

Below is a selection of launched designs from accessories to furniture that show the scope and detail of my design practice.

For more information here’s the link..

www.desight.wordpress.com

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Internal cabinet led unit

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A recent request from manufacturer to create internal cabinet led luminares.

Below:  I draw a lot of inspiration from Japanese pottery whether it ends up as a light shade or a contour for a chair the quality is universal.

Above: Inspiration – simple minimalist Japanese forms, Milano

Rice bowl design 1998

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Cabinet or Sofa feet in Alderwood or similar.  Taking a classic turned form from my restoration experience and refining into modern retail context.  The timeless principle of balance and sensuality is what makes this a form fit for numerous ranges, whether aimed at USA or EU market place.

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Above:  China Beauty collection

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Copper: Colour Trend of Autumn 2010

Above & Below: Lamp Bases April 2009-2010

Above:  Lamp Bases 2009-10

Above: Ceramic collection 2010

Above: Display design 2010 – for the ‘China Beauty’ Collection

Above:  motif – Bombay Furniture Canada, Pier One USA, Coach House UK

Above:  Lamp Bases for Next Plc

For small but valued client, DB Imports USA, 2005. Hand rendering was required for the carved details – and a lot of it!

Below:  For Designers Guild UK 1986-2000

The overall design  taken from popular Euro styles,  kerning French/Gustavian details into a product that now turns over well in USA.

Designers Guild styled shoot

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Fashion Accessories

Below:  For Laura Ashley 2001

Pier One USA: Designing for P1 1996-2009

Above: Furniture examples 1998-2005 for Australian, UK and USA markets

Wall Art Poster

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Above:  New Logo design for Gusto Italia Tours

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here’s the link to Desight

www.desight.wordpress.com

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