The Esquire Guide to Good Design - Episode One

The London Design Festival is upon us once again, and this year we've spoken to some of the biggest names on the British scene, to provide you with our ultimate guide to good design.

First up is Peter Marigold, the RCA graduate and innovative British furniture designer who, for the past few years, has been building a name for himself with his award-winning range of pared-down creations.

Later this week we'll be posting interviews with an array of British stars, including up-and-coming lighting designer Lee Broom, multi award-winning designer Max Lamb, Esquire favourite Stuart Haygarth and this year's London Design Medal winner Thomas Heatherwick - so watch this space to collect the full set.

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References

The London Design Festival. www.londondesignfestival.com

Peter Marigold. www.petermarigold.com

FoodMarketo - Popup shop, Lab, and workshops at London Brompton District. FoodMarketo, 8B Egerton Garden Mews, London SW3 2EH. 18—26 September 2010. www.foodmarketo.com

Parallel shelving by Stephen Burks for Modus. www.modusfurniture.co.uk

Storage unit by Eames for Vitra. www.vitra.com

Sight Unseen design blog. www.sightunseen.com

Study O Portable design studio. www.studyoportable.com