Exhibited at 100% Design 1999-2009.
Photographed in her East Sussex studio, with her wallpapers which are distributed worldwide. “I was so thrilled to be selected for 100% Design. Visitors could not believe my large scale designs really were wallpaper, and the show triggered a dramatic revival.” jocelynwarner.com
Mark Jonas of Authentics
Exhibited at 100% Design 1995-2006
Photographed outside company headquarters on Eel Pie Island, with own-brand products. “Ian Rudge and I hatched up the idea for 100% Design in a pub in Weybridge. The UK needed a serious show. 100% Design gave British products design credibility worldwide.”
Dan Black and Martin Blum
Exhibited at 100% Design 2000-2008. Photographed at Oxo Tower, SE1, outside the black + blum design studio. “100% Design was our first show with our first products and our success gave us the confidence to stop consulting and concentrate on selling our own designs.” black-blum.com
Exhibited at 100% Design 1996-2002.
Photographed outside his home/studio in Herefordshire with his prototype designs for contemporary Windsor chairs. "In the mid-1990s, there was a new design buzz in the air. Ian Rudge and 100% Design were a vital part of this. Later 100% became the springboard for the London Design Festival.” chriseckersley.co.uk
Nick Crosbie of Inflate
Exhibited at 100% Design 1995-2010.
Photographed in his inflated yoga studio on an East London roof.
“Our first stand had just five products on chipboard shelves (for example our inflated fruit-bowl), with amazing retailer/media reactions. Then we evolved our inflated structures, which we are developing into a global brand.” inflate.co.uk
Exhibited at 100% Design from 1995-2003, and 2012-2013.
Photographed in his Welsh workshop, with his table in steam-bent ash and its copper tubular rivets. “Since its beginning, 100% Design has been the mainstay of our exhibition programme, the early impact of which was outstanding.” davidcolwell.com
Rosario Hurtado and Roberto Feo of El Ultimo Grito
Exhibited at 100% Design 1996-2000.
Photographed outside their South London studio, where they develop products, exhibitions, concepts, and books. El Ultimo Grito won the Blueprint Award for Best Product three times in a row, 1997-1999. eugstudio.com
Exhibited at 100% Design 1997-2001 and 2003.
Photographed in her East London studio, reminiscing about the early years of 100% Design. “In particular I loved it when I could test-drive my photo-printed products on the public days. Back then, too, I met many of the retailers who have been important to me.” elladoran.co.uk
Exhibited at 100% Design 1995-2005.
Photographed working green wood in Dorset, where he hosts courses and “glamping”. “100% Design was a much-needed showcase for our design and making services. From the work which it generated, our business grew from two to 16 craftsmen.” mallinson.co.uk
Exhibited at 100% Design 2010-2013.
Photographed in her Deptford studio, working on a commission. “100% Design is a targeted and professional showcase, which secured me many commissions for bespoke pieces, and retailers for my range of products. I came in as part of Futures and am now well-established.” lornasyson.co.uk