MARK Product are designers of contemporary
furniture based in Cornwall. All our products are
manufactured here in the UK.
Fiera is a fabulous biannual print magazine discovering new talent at the world’s design fairs. In this second edition MARK share their thoughts on a question posed on twitter by Fiera editor Katie Tregidden, ‘Does the world need another chair?’ #anotherchair. Get your copy on line here and discover how new designers still believe in the impossible.
This month we were proud to be associated with Falmouth University’s CreateEd celebration for local schools. MARK sponsored the design and craft award which was won by Isabelle Wheatley of St Ives School for her recycled planter.
FX Design this month features company directors Anna Hart and John Miller discussing what if there were no more plastics in furniture. Download a preview of the article here.
Launched during Clerkenwell Design Week last month, we were pleased to see the Fold sofa make it on to FX Design’s top 5 highlights from Clerkenwell Design Week. Fold has a steel frame and loose fitting covers to give it a relaxed, ‘Continental’ feel. Designed by company founders, and designers, Anna Hart and John Miller, (Read more)
We are very proud of these Arc benches specified for Carmelite House, Hachette’s new headquarters. Hachette are the UK’s leading and most diversified trade publishing group. The project was designed by HOK and supplied through Phusei. The benches do look stunning with walnut slats and a grey powder-coated base. This birds-eye shot really shows the flexibility of the (Read more)
We will be celebrating our Cornish roots at Clerkenwell Design Week again. Last year visitors were treated to a Cornish cream tea. This year we will be serving something a little stronger by partnering with The Rebel Brewing Company as part of Taste of The Design Factory. Exhibitors on the first floor of The Design (Read more)
We are very pleased to announce that we will be launching two brand new products at CDW this year here is a first glimpse of the Type table. Stay tuned for the elegant Fold sofa. The Type table is designed by Hart + MIller and builds on our reputation for offering a huge amount of colour and (Read more)
Stay tuned for new product debuts for Clerkenwell Design Week this year. We have been busy behind the scenes designing and prototyping a new sofa and range of tables. Both new products have been designed by MARK’s Anna Hart and John Miller. We are looking forward to sharing the first images very soon.
The Wave table and bench was specified along with outdoor Net chairs in a recent project for PwC‘s rooftop terrace. A setting of rectangular tables with matching benches and round Wave tables with the sleek white Net look very smart against the Newcastle skyline. The Wave table (Kay + Stemmer) and Net chair (Sam Johnson) (Read more)
This incredible cabin was hand crafted by designer maker Rupert McKelvie. Built using eco-friendly and traditional building techniques and locally sourced materials, the cabin utilises solar power for an off-grid relaxing retreat. Two black MARK Net chairs look stunning against the charred timber of the façade. The cabin sits in the beautiful Teign Valley on the (Read more)
We had a jolly old time last night at the MARK and Anna Hart Design Christmas drinks party. Thank you to all those who joined us to celebrate a successful year. A big thank you to St Sythians Band for providing Christmas cheer and to our special guest Niamh Lamond from FX Plus for her (Read more)
Design Kaleidoscope celebrates twenty editions of 100% Design by bringing together a selection of key products launched at Britain’s leading contemporary design fair over the last two decades. MARK Product was launched at 100% Design in 2008 when the Net chair by Sam Johnson won the award for Best New Product. MARK is thrilled to be (Read more)
MARK Product are delighted to be showing at The Cornwall Home and Lifestyle Show for the first time. MARK have furnished a number of beautiful homes across Cornwall and are proud to exhibit to the Cornish public – joining other great brands on 3rd and 4th of May at The Royal Cornwall Show ground. MARK have worked with some of the UK’s (Read more)
MARK are delighted to launch two brand new seating systems – ‘Arc’ and ‘Studio’ – at Clerkenwell Design week this year, along with three other new products. Arc is a concourse style seating system particularly suited to open areas. The graceful form of Arc can be configured to create flowing curves and an assortment of (Read more)
In a close collaboration with architects Manalo & White, MARK Product have provided the furniture for Slough’s new Aspire Centre. Established by the developer SEGRO and run jointly by East Berkshire College and a consortium of local businesses, the Centre’s aim is ‘to encourage greater interaction between businesses, education and the community’. Tasked with turning (Read more)
Designed by Hopkins Architects the new WWF head quarters completed in Woking this summer and saw us install a number of Wave tables and benches to the exterior of the building. Having achieved BREEAM ‘outstanding’ in the design and construction of this building the furniture was also subjected to scrutiny with regards to it’s sustainable (Read more)
MARK has recently completed a selection of bespoke works for Manalo & White architects for the Focal Point Gallery, Southend which has been partnered with core products such as our Iso table for meeting rooms and our new Flag bench as a gallery bench. In addition to these standard products we were introduced to the (Read more)
The Mycroft and Mylo upholstery ranges were launched this year during Clerkenwell Design Week and more recently a new timber leg is available as an alternative to the steel wire sled base. The timber legs are in stained solid beech and the leg detail has been designed specifically to bring a different look and feel (Read more)
Our new Piazza sofa is now in store with Heal’s at both their Tottenham Court Road and Kings Road stores. Piazza, designed by MARK founders Anna Hart and John Miller, has a sleek silhouette with relatively high back framing an informal cluster of loose back cushions and a wrapped seat cushion. It features a ‘bar (Read more)
This year has seen a growth in the number of bepsoke projects that we’ve undertaken. Our most recent work is the fit out of Penryn College refectory with bespoke tables and benches in a range of Formica blues with oak lipping. The tables and benches were created specifically in partnership with the college to maximise (Read more)
MARK Product have recently been working with Heals on the design of a new upholstery range which will be in store at Tottenham Court Road and King’s Road from this September. The MARK Piazza sofa was show cased last week at a Heals press preview and we can’t wait to see it in store in (Read more)
During Clerkenwell Design Week we curated, designed and produced an exhibition showcasing the work of today’s designers from when they were at school to highlight the importance of making at school, aptly named ‘Making Designers’ . The exhibition received some fantastic reviews and we would like to thank everyone who kindly and so trustingly lent us pieces of work (Read more)
Our stunning steam bent Ribbon lights are now available with the innovative Plumen bulb. It’s as if they were meant to be together as the flow of the Plumen bulb mirrors the unique signature looping of the wood. Ribbon is available as standard is Ash, Oak or Walnut with special sizes or finishes are available (Read more)
Following our return just last week from a hugely successful Clerkenwell Design Week we’re now hitting the road again and heading to Scotland. Edinburgh based furniture and lighting experts, Tangram, have chosen key pieces from this year’s Clerkenwell and are bringing the selection to their own exhibition which will run from May 31st until June 21st.We’ll (Read more)
Thanks to Spinneybeck leather who kindly sponsored us with some beautiful red leather from their Vincenza range for our showcase of Milly, Molly and Mandy at this years Clerkenwell Design Week. This family of stools and table combine upholstery with ash legs and a button detail, both of which can be either left natural or (Read more)
Making Designers is an event during Clerkenwell Design Week which will champion the importance of designing and making in schools by showcasing work made by many of today’s design luminaries when they were children. A chance to see previously unseen work by the likes of Mark Gabbertas, Matthew Hilton, Linda Morey-Smith, Jay Osgerby and Terence (Read more)
Mycroft is a new upholstery range launching at this years Clerkenwell Design Week. The collection comprises of an armchair and sofa collection with choices of high and low backs along with feature stitching details. In response to the continuing trend of interior environments opening up across all sectors this seating range offers a semi-formal solution combining (Read more)
MARK Product are pleased to be returning to Clerkenwell Design Week this year. We will be exhibiting from Tuesday May 21st to Thursday May 23rd alongside other high-end contemporary brands at The Farmiloe Building. The unique building, a former Victorian glass works, provides a unique and striking backdrop for the show where we will be launching (Read more)
MARK featured three new products at this years 100% Design. The Milly stool, designed by MARK founders Anna Hart and John MIller; the Verso chair,designed by Tomoko Azumi and first seen earlier this year at the ‘Input’ exhibition and already gaining wide acclaim. Finally Bosco II, the sofa designed by Gala Wright for contract use. (Read more)
MARK to showcase the Verso Chair designed by Tomoko Azumi at this year’s 100% Design. MARK launched at 100% Design in 2008 to great acclaim, with the Net chair winning the Blueprint 100% Design award for best new interior product. MARK’s John Miller said: ‘At its best 100% Design combines the business focus and purpose (Read more)
Earlier in the Spring we made these super-size Ribbon Lights for the Kurt Geiger ‘Shoe Garden’ at Arnotts in Dublin, a collaboration with Shed Design. Ribbon Lights are made in Oak, Walnut and Ash and normally 550mm diameter. These specials were 1.8m diameter in Ash, and special jigs were needed to steam bend the large (Read more)
Since its launch earlier this year the Verso Chair had been specified for a wide variety of projects including colleges, cafes and meeting rooms. Verso was designed by our long-term collaborator Tomoko Azumi. The picture shows Ab Rogers Design’s striking new interior at Scape Living in Mile End. We offer Verso in upholstered and beech (Read more)
MARK Product, the Cornwall-based contract furniture company who launched at 100% Design in 2008 return this year with new designs from Tomoko Azumi and their in-house design team of Anna Hart and John Miller. MARK 100% Design Press Release July 2012
We have published a Look Book of recent projects and gallery shots, also featuring some of our thinking on craftsmanship. Download PDF or email us for a hard copy.
MARK Product is pleased to be supporting Grigoriou Interiors, Liz Male Consulting and The Building Centre at this year’s Ecobuild exhibition at London’s ExCel. In line with MARK’s environmental ethos, the Grigoriou stand will be the first exhibition stand in the UK to be formally assessed for its environmental impact under the RICS Ska Rating (Read more)
The full talks programme has been announced for our event at Coexistence in Islington, 16 March-2 April. See Exhibitions and Events page or download the full press release. INPUT Press Release MARK 1 March
We will be launching the Verso chair at this exciting event in March. INPUT Press Release MARK Verso
Cornish furniture company MARK Product has been awarded a £25,000 Grant for Business Investment from the European Regional Development Fund. The award-winning company, which designs and manufactures high quality furniture for the hospitality, commercial and domestic sectors was launched in 2008 by the interior designer Anna Hart and furniture designer John Miller. The grant will (Read more)
MARK’s co-director John Miller was commissioned to write this pamphlet for the RSA, drawing on his experience in education and industry. It is a critique on Design and Technology education in UK schools, and underlines the value of developing practical skills and a design approach in young people. You can download the pamphlet at: http://www.thersa.org/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/409507/RSA_Whats-Wrong-With-DT.pdf (Read more)
This is a still from ‘The Case’, a one-off drama from Lime Studios screened on BBC on 31 October with actors Chanel Cresswell and Dean Andrews. Not sure who they are but we do know the lights above their heads are our own Ribbon Lights.
Self-confessed design geek Katie Treggiden has published her first set of interviews from her award-winning blog. MARK’s Anna Hart & John Miller are among the interviewees, along with MARK designer Tom Raffield and luminaries Max Fraser, John Makepeace and Javier Mariscal. You can buy a copy from http://www.confessionsofadesigngeek.com priced at £10.00. 50p from each sale (Read more)
MARK Product is taking part in a first at John Lewis Oxford Street throughout September – ‘Best of British’ – a showcase of British furniture brands including MARK, Case and Ercol. Work is on show by MARK designers Tomoko Azumi, Dylan Freeth, Anna Hart, Sam Johnson, John Miller, Kay+Stemmer and Tom Raffield. Some of the (Read more)
MARK is exhibting at John Lewis Oxford Street as part of their “The Best of British Designers” installation which features 6 room sets demonstrating various living spaces. MARK are featured alongside other British brands Case, Ercol and Tamarisk.
Bosco is a range of sofas, armchair and ottoman which combine relaxed upholstery styling with the fine craftsmanship of show-wood detailing which launhces this month into eight John Lewis stores. Full details view our press release, high res images available on request.
We’ve been working with John Lewis on a new upholstery range over the past year and it’s due to hit the shop floor this Autumn. Watch this space for an update as we work through the final production run.
MARK have an exciting position available for an apprentice in their Cornwall office. The apprenticeship scheme, run in conjunction with Truro College, provides school leavers with the chance to gain valuable hands-on experience, learning from within the business. MARK values the opportunity to provide training and learning through employment as this approach supports their ethos (Read more)
Following the launch of the Iso table range at 100% Design in September the Iso table is now available with cable management. All the tables share the signature joinery detail of the wedge shaped leg and are available in a variety of sizes and finishes to suit all variety of both workplace, hospitality and domestic (Read more)
We’re fully submersed in London life for this week with a large selection of our products now on display with Coexistence. Hosting a series of discussion we’ve had two so far which have both been varied, interesting and thought provoking. Yesterday we were joined by designers from MCM and Max Fraser for our first discussion (Read more)
From 7-10 December Coexistence will be hosting a series of collaborative events with MARK, the Cornish furniture manufacturer. Hosted breakfasts and afternoon cream teas will run from Tuesday to Friday with the aim to discuss the process of furniture design and manufacture as part of a creative continuum that includes clients, specifiers, designers, manufacturers and (Read more)
From 7-10 December Coexistence will be hosting a series of collaborative events with MARK. The aim is to discuss the process of furniture design and manufacture as part of a creative continuum that includes clients, specifiers, designers, manufacturers and salespeople. MARK event at Coexistence 2010
Furniture and lighting company MARK make their Bristol debut this autumn with an event at Oskar Furniture. Until now the MARK products have only been available through London retailers and online. Now, Oskar, Bristol’s retailer for leading contemporary lighting, furniture & accessories, will be stocking a selection of MARK’s products including the Arris sofa, Six (Read more)
The Net barstools looked striking in yellow for the Modern Garden Company’s fantastic outdoor space at Tent London during the London Design Festival. Occupying the courtyard space to create a fun, vibrant urban garden, the design featured a wide range of exterior furniture and accessories for more information visit MGCo at http://moderngarden.co.uk/news/Tent-London
The Iso table was very well received on it’s launch at 100% Design, with applications for both domestic and commercial settings the Iso table offers the specifier a great range in sizes and material choices. A full price list will be released in mid-November. If you would like any further information please contact MARK by (Read more)
Prior to it’s launch at 100% Design details of the Iso table range are now available to download in our latest press release. http://www.markproduct.com/news/press/category/press_releases/
The Iso table range, designed by Dylan Freeth, will be launched at 100% Design in September. What looks so simple is in fact a significant engineering challenge, to combine the necessary stability and strength with such fine lines. 100 Design – 2010
MARK will return to 100% Design this year show casing a new table range designed by Dylan Freeth. Dylan has previously designed both the Horizon screen and the Six coat stand for MARK and is applying the same practical thinking coupled with beautiful detailing to this new range. MARK are on stand H26 and will (Read more)
The award wining Net Chair designed by Sam Johnson and the Wave table by Kay and Stemmer, were both used in conjunction with Farm Cafe during Clerkenwell Design Week.
MARK was delighted to be part of the first Clerkenwell Design Week, which was a great success. A number of new products were on show from John Miller and Anna Hart, while Tomoko Azumi’s successful spin table was also shown in a special edition of blues. We would like to thank everyone who came to (Read more)
MARK will be exhibiting at the Farmiloe Building as part of Clerkenwell Design Week, 25-27th May. This press release gives further details and information about the products we’ll be showing. CDW pressrelease
Our plans for 2010 including 3 design weeks – Clerkenwell, London and Cornwall MARK Press release 1 April-1
MARK will be exhibiting at the Farmiloe Building as part of Clerkenwell Design Week, 25-27th May.
Our new price list has been issued for 2010. Please contact us if you would like a copy of the new price list.
We’re pleased to have made it through to the initial shortlist for the Homes and Garden Classic Design Awards with the Edge lounger. This outdoor lounger pushes surfboard technology to new limits; shown here in white the Edge can be colour to any RAL colour and finish with a gloss or matt finish, the undulating (Read more)
MARK now have all their products listed on the architonic website. Architonic have established itself as a seal of quality for selected premium design products, materials, architectural projects and information. Full product specifications of all MARK products are listed for each product along with links to dealers and suppliers in your area who are signed (Read more)
MARK is pleased that both Chaplins and Skandium now stock both the ash and walnut Ribbon light designed by Tom Raffield. Each Ribbon light, hand made by Tom in Cornwall, has its own unique signature of looping ash or walnut. For details of both these retailers please view their details on our stockists page.
MARK’s distinctive Shaper and Arris tables can now be seen on shown in both the London and Paris showrooms of Conran. For further information on our stockists please visit the stockists page.
MARK returned to 100% Design this year with new products joining the collection. Net bar stool, Spin standing lamp, Arris sofa and Arris oval coffee table were all previewed at Earls Court and received great feedback. Thank you to everyone who came to see us and enjoyed the cream tea that went down very well (Read more)
MARK is proud to be a part of Liberty’s “Britain can (still) make it” showcase which runs from 19-27 September with a one-off version of Kay+Stemmer’s Shaper Coffee Table with a unique decorative inlay by A-Side Studio; www.a-sidestudio.co.uk. As part of the London Design Festival this unique week long exhibition is made up entirely of (Read more)
MARK returns to 100% Design this year. This year MARK is showing new products by Tomoko Azumi, Sam Johnson and Gala Wright. We’re on stand H54 at Earls Court.
Co-founder John Miller opens the doors to his home in Cornwall to journalist Vinny Lee and photographer Darren Chung for the Saturday Times magazine. A great showcase for how John’s move from London to the West Country has given him a great chance to do things differently. Saturday Times August 2009
We shall be returning to 100% Design this year with new product launches from Tomoko Azumi, Sam Johnson and Gala Wright. We’re on stand H54 and look forward to seeing you there. 100 Design Press Release August 2009
The Net chair has been selected to showcase as ‘editors choice’ for the Homes & Interiors Scotland Exhibition as it returns to Glasgow’s SECC for its fifth year. Featuring noted interiors companies, an exclusive selection of international designs and the finest craft makers, this all-encompassing exhibition is set to excite and inspire all those who (Read more)
We are so pleased to have the General Trading Company as one of our major London retailers. The General Trading Company was founded in 1920 and became one of London’s first ‘boutique’ home stores selling a multifarious selection of pieces including furniture, interior decoration, gifts, china, glass, clothing and accessories. In the hands of new (Read more)
We are very excited about a commission from Liberty to produce a unique Shaper coffee table. Liberty currently stock the Shaper coffee table. designed by Kay+Stemmer in white but this new commision will see us working with local graphic design and illustration studio, A-Side in producing a very unique piece. We are utilising the possiblities (Read more)
Following on from launching at 100% Design 2008, MARK will this year be returning with new products including a barstool from Sam Johnson following on from the success of the Net chair, new products by Tomoko Azumi and additions to the Arris range by Gala Wright. This year we’re on stand number H54 and we (Read more)
Viaduct are to showcase the MARK collection from Friday March 20th until Monday March 30th. This will be the first opportunity since launching at 100% Design last September for everyone who has expressed such interest in the MARK collection to view the range. MARK will be launching new colours and finishes for 2009 at this (Read more)
Liberty is the first to stock the MARK Shaper coffee table and a large Wave dining table both designed by Kay+Stemmer. With the official launch of revamped Liberty spaces on February 14th we are priviledged to be included. Alongside these tables Liberty are also stocking the Ribbon pendant designed by Tom Raffield. Go and see (Read more)
We continue to build our network of stockists and are pleased to annouce that MARK products can now be found in the following stores: SCP, London Liberty, London GOOD-D, Glasgow There are more stockists coming on line over the course of the next few months but if you require any specific information in the mean (Read more)
Dylan Freeth shows off his talents including two products designed exclusively for MARK in the Telegraph Magazine this January.
We are delighted to announce that two products from the MARK range have been shortlisted for the 2009 Homes and Gardens Classic Design Awards. The Ribbon pendant designed by Tom Raffield for the Lighting Category and the Wave table designed by Kay+Stemmer for the Furniture Category.
At 100% Design MARK was pleased to be awarded Blueprint Best New Interior Product for the Net chair designed by Sam Johnson. Inspired by fishing nets left to dry in the sun, each net chair is made from 39 pieces – each one with a different shape the Net chair is, as described by the (Read more)
MARK has been shortlisted by Elle Decoration for the British Design Awards, Best new brand, that recognises brands that have wowed them this year.
100% Design provided MARK with a great platform to launch with a range of 14 products generating a great level of interest including the Net chair, designed by Sam Johnson, which is nominated for the 100% Blueprint Award for ‘best new interior product’.