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Pearson Lloyd wins Designer of the year 2023

Pearson Lloyd on 29th November 2023

Last night, Pearson Lloyd was awarded ‘Designer of the year 2023’ by Dezeen, the planet’s most influential architecture and design website. Thank you to the judges for recognising the work we do and its role in our rapidly changing world.    Since starting out in 1997, we have consistently pursued projects that excite us — […]

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Material Matters Podcast

Pearson Lloyd on 18th September 2023

Listen to our in-depth podcast on Material Matters   In this episode, we spoke to the esteemed design journalist Grant Gibson about: Why the Egg Chair would not be designed today; our installation at Material Matters 2023; marrying craft and industry; how our material perspective has changed; balancing environmental, social and economic needs; why we’re […]

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Dezeen Designer of the Year

Pearson Lloyd on 13th October 2023

Pearson Lloyd has been shortlisted for the Dezeen Designers of the Year Award!   The Designers of the Year award rewards the best emerging and established talent across architecture, interiors and design, and recognises those whose innovative work has made a notable impact on the industry.   We are honoured to be shortlisted alongside Paul […]

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bFRIENDS is growing

Pearson Lloyd on 4th October 2023

Our collaboration with Bene and Batch.Works continues to evolve.   Unusually dynamic and expansive, the evolution of this collection is made possible by Batch.Works agile manufacturing systems. Our bFRIENDS desk accessory range is made from recycled bioplastic (RPLA: 0.96 kg CO2e) food packaging waste diverted from landfill. The collection is produced locally, on demand, using […]

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Material Change

Pearson Lloyd on 5th September 2023

From 20–23 September, we will be showing ‘Material Change’, an exhibition of our ongoing research to improve the circularity of the mass-produced products for which we are responsible.   Our exhibition will be part of Material Matters, the leading fair investigating how the design industry can address issues around the circular economy and why material […]

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Egg Chair

Pearson Lloyd on 8th September 2023

Earlier this year we met with Dezeen editor-at-large Amy Frearson to discuss the extensive primary research that underpins CoLab, our next generation learning and work collection for Senator. While discussing the circular principles of design-for-repair and reversible fixings present within the collection, we began to think about how the material construction of many design classics […]

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CoLab NeoCon Gold

Pearson Lloyd on 13th July 2023

In the past few months at Clerkenwell Design Week and NeoCon we previewed and launched CoLab, our new furniture system for next generation learning and work. We were pleased that the architecture and design community took great interest in this collection that has resulted from primary research into global pedagogy trends.   It was a […]

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Revisiting Famiglia

Pearson Lloyd on 8th September 2023

As the landscape of work and hospitality environments continues to merge and blur, we reimagined our Famiglia collection to support the transformation we foresee. This subtle update improves comfort and refines silhouettes across six completely new low, mid, high-back and lounge chairs, as well as light work tables. It is also redesigned for repair.   […]

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SixE goes full circle

Pearson Lloyd on 29th September 2023

Back in 2010, Howe invited us to design a new plastic chair programme. We worked tirelessly to design a form that did not require glass fibre for stiffness, ensuring we avoided composite materials so that the chair could be recycled if it reached end-of-life. Today, we are proud to relaunch SixE with Howe using non-virgin […]

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Discovery

Pearson Lloyd on 4th September 2023

We immerse ourselves in the problem you’re facing   Creating the foundations for our design solution, our discovery phase is a multi-layered immersion in your company, sector, market and customer. We create a tailored programme of research, workshops, analysis and coaching to build a comprehensive understanding of the context and objectives of your project.   […]

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Foresight

Pearson Lloyd on 4th September 2023

We map opportunities for innovation in your market   We combine more than 25 years of cross-sector experience with the specific insights from your discovery phase to decode complexity and create foresight. With macro thinking and detailed analysis we define personas, landscapes and futures that will identify opportunities for new experiences, behaviours and business models. […]

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Design

Pearson Lloyd on 4th September 2023

We design elegant solutions for your customers   Responding to the opportunities in your sector and building on our particular understanding of your context, we develop concepts and prototypes that lead to a tested design solution. We strive for elegant and efficient products, services and systems that respond to user and planetary needs.   Innovation […]

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