Lee Broom has lived many creative lives, but his current iteration as one of the U.K.’s leading product designers may well be his intended role.

Tom Dixon is a West Londoner who loathes boredom. The influential British designer, known for his furniture and lighting creations, not only designs but challenges conventions of the industry,

While many of their projects have an eco-message, what sets Studio Swine apart from other design studios is their desire to elevate so-called waste products into the luxury sphere.

Devon in southwest England is not the obvious location to find a revolution underway. Yet it is here that husband-and-wife team Justin and Hannah Floyd launched their company, Solidwool, which combines wool with bio-resin to form hard and durable surfaces for chairs, tables, and even eyewear.

Visitors to London this fall would do well to include In Residence, a pop-up exhibit of contemporary Irish art organized by noted Dublin gallerist Oliver Sears, in their must-see exhibition list.

Walking into Max Lamb’s studio in North London, England, the first visible item is a seat hewn from the trunk of a tree. It is classic Lamb: raw, powerful, uncompromising, and yet deceptively simple.