Connection works alongside a number of designers in the industry to progress our product offering year on year. We believe "Good Design is Good Business" and have established partnerships with each of the designers we work with.
Craig Jones Design
Craig Jones Design is a London-based design practice committed to the development of high quality furniture and product design. Established in 2000, the company’s aim is to provide a complete and fully resourced service to their clients that produce exciting designs with solid commercial viability. The company collaborates with design-led businesses which share their vision for beautiful and intelligent design solutions. They handle the process from conception through to production and have a proud record dealing with multi-national organisations on projects that have been manufactured and distributed in every corner of the globe.
Roger Webb Associates
Established in 1989, Roger Webb Associates have become synonymous with creating award winning solutions for many of the key brands in the furniture industry within the UK and Europe. One of their key strengths is to go beyond design aesthetics and into designing how pieces are developed and manufactured. Their passion for design is specifically tailored to clients needs, supporting them to achieve a leading position in their market, providing solutions that are successful. The design service is focused through research, in close collaboration with the client to create and develop designs involving prototyping, product engineering and supporting the client by project managing the design into production and to market.
Paul Brooks Design has placed itself in the centre of Europe. They have a European approach in the understanding of today’s global market. Their belief is to work closely with their client, aiming to analyse their needs in order to deliver a totally appropriate solution – aesthetically, functionally and commercially. They are specialists in the area of office furniture and offer a full design and development package. They have a proven track record which assures informed design, flexibility, common sense and attention to detail.
David Fox Design is an award winning industrial and product design consultancy. His philosophy and work ethic promote elegance and refinement. His well balanced, innovatively detailed, simplistic forms give his work a timeless aesthetic. David works with a number of clients on furniture and industrial design related projects. In 2007 and 2009 he won the Mixology North Designer of the Year and with the Kalm chair won the FX Award.
Hilary Birkbeck is a furniture and product designer who has been practising in the UK for 30 years. He has a wealth of experience and has provided product solutions for the UK commercial contract markets and domestic retail sectors (Harrods, Heals and John Lewis). He has great understanding of the global supply chain and manufacturing practices. His specialist areas are ergonomics, health and safety and product innovation. Hilary has ongoing activities with US, European and East European clients.