Manufacturing Meets Design at Tent London
A unique collaboration between a Yorkshire manufacturer and designer sees laser technology take centre stage at one of the world’s biggest design shows in September.
The exhibition will showcase the capabilities of lasers, with Cutting Technologies taking the opportunity to display its bespoke range of interior and exterior decorative screens.
On the stand, Kyle will be launching The First Edition – a beautiful range of furniture and lighting which all incorporate an aspect of laser cutting.
Tent London is part of the wider London Design Festival – one of the biggest design events in the world.
Jane Robinson, director of Cutting Technologies said: “We’ve worked with Kyle across a range of creative projects throughout the years and it’s great that we’re able to team up again for Tent.
“This is a great platform to showcase what can be achieved with lasers and combining our equipment with Kyle’s designs proves the only limit is one’s imagination!”
Kyle Wilkinson added: “It’s always great to work with the team at Cut Tec. Their engineering knowledge allowed me full creative freedom to produce my new range of furniture and lighting as well as a few new designs for Cut Tec’s screens.
“Together I think we’ve produced something exciting for visitors at Tent London to enjoy.”
The exhibition runs from September 21 – 24. Cutting Technologies and Kyle Wilkinson will be on stand D06, hall T1 at Old Truman Brewery, London, E1 6QR.
Image: Jane Robinson and Kyle Wilkinson
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About Cutting Technologies
Cutting Technologies was founded in 2003 and now has around 500 regular customers worldwide across a range of industries. The Barnsley-based company has 32 people in its team and its lasers are operational 24 hours a day. Cutting Technologies cut and engrave in a variety of materials from wood and plastics to metal and fabric. Its laser engraving equipment is amongst the largest and most technologically advanced in the world making Cutting Technologies, quite literally, a cutting edge company.
About Kyle Wilkinson
Kyle Wilkinson is an award winning British designer who has specialised in creating bespoke display typefaces, designing visual identities and developing innovative typography as well as being Creative Director of brand consultancy, Wilkinson & Co. Kyle is now developing his own range of bespoke furniture and lighting. He won an ‘Award Of Excellence’ award from Communication Arts in 2015 for his experimental typographic work and in both 2013 and 2014 he was a finalist at the Northern Design Awards for ‘Best Furniture Design’.
About London Design Festival
Cutting Technologies is part of London Design Festival 16-24 September 2017. Established in 2003 by Sir John Sorrell CBE and Ben Evans, London Design Festival celebrates and promotes London as the design capital of the world and the gateway to the international design community. London Design Festival is a key calendar moment of London’s Autumn creative season, alongside London Fashion Week, Frieze Art Fair and the London Film Festival, attracting the greatest thinkers, practitioners, retailers, and educators to the capital, in a citywide celebration. Since its inception, the Festival has provided a platform for the capital’s major trade shows. These ‘Design Destinations’ feature work from a local and international network of both new and established exhibitors. The Festival has also nurtured a growing number of ‘Design Districts’, areas of the city where there is a concentration of design expertise and creative enterprise.
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