Behind The Design

Heal’s Discovers 2018: Meet the Designers

Now in it’s 14th year, Heal’s Discovers promotes the work of innovative and emerging design talent by providing a platform on which to showcase their skills and creativity. Launching as part of London Design Festival, this year’s designers have pushed the boundaries of creativty by working with materials in new ways and forming solutions to […]

The Return of Maximalism

Maximalism is back. For several years, we’ve embraced the popular minimalist design trend. From Mid-Century modern to Scandi to Japandi,  we’ve seen muted colours, clean lines and pared-back style in homes worldwide. It was only a matter of time before the tables turned. Minimalism isn’t going anywhere, but we’re excited to see the rise of […]

Materials: What Great Designs Are Made Of

Heal’s are going back to basics by celebrating the building blocks of design: materials. We’ll be exploring the beauty, diversity and versatility of the materials that shape modern design and celebrating the skill and craftsmanship that goes into transforming these elements into extraordinary pieces for everyday life. The story of any design is a combination […]

First Look: Heal’s AW18 Collection

We brought together some of the most influential people in design for a special preview of our AW18 collection. We transformed a three-story Georgian town house on Dean Street into the ultimate Heal’s home. Its high ceilings and natural light provided the perfect backdrop for our striking new collection. Design is at the heart of […]

How Technology is Changing Our Homes

  While design trends wax and wane over time, there’s been one change in the 20th century that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere: technology. From microwaves and the internet to baby monitors and washing machines, technology has consistently changed the way we use our homes. Each new piece of technology brings murmurs of revolution. […]

The Japandi Design Trend

There’s a new interior design trend in town – introducing ‘Japandi’: a hybrid of traditional Japanese minimalism and Scandinavian decor. Also known as ‘japanordic’, this fresh style has been deemed the biggest new design movement for 2018. Combining the modern-rustic appeal of Scandi style with the traditional sophistication that’s associated with Japanese design, it’s no […]

International Women’s Day: Female Designers at Heal’s

This year marks the centenary of women’s suffrage, and ahead of International Women’s Day on Thursday 8th March, we’re celebrating our talented female designers. – Anna Jacobs British artist, Anna Jacobs, launched her first collection in 2015 expressing signature painterly style through carefully selected materials and a bold colour palette. Collections such as Afternoon Dreaming take inspiration […]

Behind the Design: Katy Welsh

As part of our new Spring/Summer 2018 collection, we embarked on a new collaboration with artist, Katy Welsh. Katy has designed a set of three cushions – Pane, Pillar, and Plinth – that were inspired by the hidden details found at our flagship store. We thought it was fitting to invite her to Tottenham Court Road […]

Five Vitra Furniture Classics

Vitra is a Swiss furniture brand established by Willi and Erika Fehlbaum in 1957, with the licensed production of furniture from renowned brands such as Charles & Ray Eames, Alexander Girard, George Nelson and Isamu Noguchi. Known for its commitment to forming lasting relationships with talented designers, the company is famed for enhancing living, office […]