Designer News

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
William Yeoward, the man behind William Yeoward Crystal, is branded as one of London’s leading creative forces, with a reputation as a style maker, retailer and designer of beautiful products for the home.At first, his store on the King's Road, 'Yeoward,' showcased mainly antiques, objects and pieces that he had commissioned for his numerous design projects. William’s store flourished while he added designs of furniture, lighting, dinner services and ultimately crystal.  William recalls, “Crystal has always made me very excited, and of all the things that I adore, I think that crystal is the product that gives me most joy.  I was determined that one day it would be recreated in the style of my favorite 18th and 19th century pieces. How this was to happen I simply did not know.”William met third generation crystal designer and maker Timothy Jenkin...
Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
What slogan comes to mind when we think about a diamond? That’s pretty easy: “A Diamond is Forever.” Who could forget all of Forevermark’s great ads in black and white and their memorable music with the London philharmonic orchestra? The message is as true today as when it was when first introduced in 1948. The catchphrase has been part of the De Beers company who has been the largest diamond miner and seller of rough diamonds in the world over the last decade. Forevermark is De Beers’ own brand of diamonds.Every Forevermark diamond comes with a brand promise that it is responsibly sourced, beautiful, rare and originating at one of a handful of carefully selected mines that benefit the people, community and country where they are located. Forevermark traces each diamond along...
Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
“My dream is to adorn the necks of all women around the world with pearls,” so stated Kokichi Mikimoto, founder of Mikimoto pearls, which was the originator of cultured pearls in the late 1800’s. Now flash forward to 2016. Most of us have seen pictures or paintings of the Queen of England or another famous person wearing Mikimoto’s signature pearls in an old fashion and outdated perspective. These pictures look tired, expensive and elitist. Today, Mikimoto is the leading producer of the finest cultured pearls, and they are an international leader in the design of exceptional pearl and diamond jewelry. They are also evolving to meet the changing times. Each pearl and beautifully crafted jewelry item from Mikimoto reflects dedication, passion, art and a sophisticated modern design. Mikimoto is innovative and creative with both design and materials so that the wearer can take ‘timeless’ to a whole new level. There are now black pearls, golden pearls...