ACID Member and Liveryman Sean Dare has recently returned from Milan where he was showcasing his Katakana desk and chair together with other Dare Studio designs Cage Light and Fujiya lamps, which can all be viewed on the Hidden Art website. Hidden Art gave five independent UK designers the opportunity to launch new products and prototypes during the Milan Furniture Fair including Dare Studio.
Dare Studio – Katakana Desk and Chair, Cage Light, and Fujiya Lamps. (Shown Left)
Patternity – Phase Bureau.
Purewhyte –Tuffet stool, Array bowl and Drew tables.
RALLI Design – FLIP CHAIR and STEPPING STOOL.
Rupert Goldberg – Bounce chaise longue and E.M.4.
Hidden Art helps designer-makers and designers transform their passion into products,through promoting and supporting members to place their products both nationally and internationally through international trade fairs, the Hidden Art E-Shop, global press coverage, Hidden Art Awards and Open Studios events.
Hidden Art also runs Hidden Art Select, an initiative which aims to successfully market a range of retail and wholesale products on the Hidden Art E-Shop and other outlets. Starting in 2007, Hidden Art Select has launched 15 product ranges to date, with a plan to further develop the range in 2010 and beyond. Hidden Art Select includes Hidden Art Select kids, a collaboration between a designer and a local school which results in a commercial product. In 2009 the winning design was by Halima Begum of Mulberry School, produced by ACID Member Ella Doran into the Lucky Bag, available for purchase through www.hiddenartshop.com.