News

2017

August

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Nestbox is to be sold at The Whitworth in Manchester. Winner of Visit England's gold prize for Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2016 and winner of the Art Fund's Museum of the Year 2015.

Our first stockist for lighting designs in London. Leading lighting retailer Holloways of Ludlow will be stocking the Pavilion Series Lamps range in their new Wimbledon Village showroom.

July

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Great to have teamed up with Hevnly - a new home & lifestyle magazine and web store dedicated to contemporary design

May

John Hollington Design showed at Clerkenwell Design Week at the Icon House of Culture venue.

April

eporta.com to feature a Pavilion Series Desk Lamp and a patinated copper Houseplant Vessels Set on their promotional stand at Clerkenwell Design Week.

Pavilion Series Wall Lamp is ready for showing at Clerkenwell Design Week alongside the Pavilion Series Floor and Desk Lamps. The lamps are made of solid brass and have a polished finish.

March

Marianne Pendant Light is now available in White.

February

Yorkshire Sculpture Park are exhibiting Marianne Pendant lampshades in their MADE programme in the YSP Shop during March, April and May.

MADE is YSP Shop's changing programme of contemporary craft and applied arts which showcases the work of established and up-and-coming artists, designers and makers.

January

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A bespoke standard lamp version of the Pavilion Series Lamps is made for interior designers Webster's Interiors for a client.

John Hollington Design moves into new studio space at Pica Studios in York, an artist led studio located within an 18th Century print works housing the workshops of seventeen artists, makers, writers and thinkers.

2016

December

Selected to become a design partner with web retailer Someday Design. Each design partner is carefully selected, working only with those that share a similar relaxed, understated and minimal design aesthetic and have a focus on quality craftsmanship and thoughtful design.

November

Black by Design stock a range of my designs on their online shop.

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A full range of my designs will be available at clippings.com 'a beautifully curated marketplace connecting you with innovative design brands, making it easy to furnish a unique and personal home'.

October

Nestbox is a finalist in the Northern Design Awards.

The Northern Design Awards bring together designers, retailers and property developers in a glittering celebration of Northern design and style.

Northern Design Festival Award Winner

Northern Design Festival Award Winner

Nesbox design is awarded the 'Best Use of Materials' award at Northern Design Festival / Design Event 2016

Awards are selected by a panel of experts looking for excellence in the application of form, function, use of materials and processes.

September

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Pavilion Series Lamps shown on the stylish eporta Super Brands / Tent London stand at the London Design Fair.

Pavilion Series Lamps and copper vessels appear on Top Drawer show posters and are on display at the Top Drawer trends bar.

August

An installation featuring an array of my Nestbox design will be the main exhibition piece at the Northern Design Festival 2016 in Newcastle in October. The exhibition will explore ‘where do ideas come from?’

Marianne Pendant

Marianne Pendant

Marianne Pendant is launched. A contemporary dome-shaped pendant with a Bauhaus feel, inspired by lamps by Marianne Brandt, made for the Bauhaus school metal workshop. Marianne is hand-spun in aluminium re-using a vintage mandrel that was discovered in the archive of a Yorkshire metal spinner.

A full range of my designs is now available at eporta.com the online, wholesale, B2B e-commerce platform for buyers, interior designers and brands. eporta revolutionises the process of discovering, marketing and ordering. 

June

The Henry Moore Foundation Visitor Centre

The Henry Moore Foundation Visitor Centre

The Henry Moore Foundation stock hand spun copper house plant vessels, copper cuff bracelet and copper floor lamp alongside my Nestbox design in their beautiful new Visitor Centre Shop at Perry Green.

Design Event Newcastle

Design Event Newcastle

I have been selected to exhibit my designs at the Northern Design Festival in October as part of Design Event 2016 that takes place in Newcastle and Gateshead from 7 to 16 October. Design Event was the winner of Homes & Gardens award 'Best backer of British Design 2015'.

May

Baltic Shop

Baltic Shop

Nestbox stocked at the Baltic Shop at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead.

Henry Moore Foundation at Perry Green

Henry Moore Foundation at Perry Green

Nestbox selected to be sold at the new Henry Moore Foundation visitor centre shop at Perry Green in Hertfordshire.

The Hepworth Wakefield

The Hepworth Wakefield

Nestbox to be stocked from May at The Hepworth Wakefield gallery shop as part of their forthcoming Yorkshire: Hepworth, Moore and the Landscape exhibition.

March

Creative design studio Tom Pigeon choose Nestbox to be sold on their online shop.

2015

December

Great to have teamed up with the local Lotte Inch Gallery in York to sell Nestbox as part of their 'A Bird in the Hand' exhibition in the run up to Christmas.

October

YSP Shop

YSP Shop

Nestbox now stocked by the award-winning YSP Shop at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park - one of our favourite places to visit.

June

Nestbox display at New Designers

Nestbox display at New Designers

Nestbox was chosen by show sponsors Absolut as one of their top 30 designs at the New Designers 2015 for their 'Absolut Loves' honour.

Pavilion Series lamps and Nestbox are shown at New Designers 2015 in Islington, London.

March

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Elica pendant light is long-listed for the prestigious Aesthetica Art Prize with the design appearing in Future Now: 100 Contemporary Artists from the Aesthetica Art Prize.

2014

January

Elica display at New Designers

Elica display at New Designers

Elica pendant light chosen as finalist for New Design Britain and shown at the Interiors UK trade show at the NEC Birmingham.

2013

November

Elica pendant light chosen as finalist for New Design Britain award, featured in Dezeen, influential online design magazine.