Had your eye on something special for your home? Now's the time to seek out a few interiors bargains...
January might be the gloomiest month, but it’s also the best time to bag a bargain.
Ex-display stock and cancelled contract orders take up valuable space in the capital’s top design showrooms, so many offer furniture, lighting and accessories by the world’s most renowned designers and manufacturers at greatly reduced prices. Eero Saarinen, Tulip chairs at half price anyone? Head to Viaduct. Jaime Hayon Ro armchair reduced by 40%? Go straight to Aram. Or click on Conran for cool collectables by Philippe Starck, Jasper Morrison, Paul Smith and other famous design names.
Design classics will not only add kudos to your home, they will hold their value and last a lifetime.
Starting online today and in-store at its elegant Clerkenwell showroom on Saturday 5th January, this sale is well worth braving the elements for. Find the afore-mentioned Tulip chairs at half price, alongside heavily discounted modern masterpieces from Maruni, Fritz Hansen, Pastoe and many other European modern design heavyweights.
1-10 Summer Street, London, EC1R 5BD.
With five storeys of original 20th and 21st century design, this Covent Garden mecca of style, has plenty of ex-display pieces to tempt including a La Ronde rug by Eileen Gray, Ro armchair by Jamie Hayon, AJ52 Society desk by Arne Jacobsen and other covetable classics large and small, discounted between 30-70%. The showroom sale starts on Saturday 5th January, or head to the website for early bird bargains.
SLEEK WORK STATION
110 Drury Lane, London, WC2B 5SG.
THE CONRAN SHOP
With two beautiful London showrooms and an online store, there are three chances to nail cool collectables with big price reductions at The Conran Shop. Head here for Ilse Crawford, Le Corbusier, Cherner and a plethora of design greats.
81 Fulham Road, London, SW3 6RD and 55 Marylebone High Street, London, W1U 5HS.