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Heroes

Designing the perfect urban escape: the story of Nordic Bakery

On the launch of a new book about the design, style (and food!) at the Nordic Bakery, The Idealist meets with Miisa Mink about ...

Modern Heroes: The Brighter Mattress Co

There's a quite revolution going on in the bedroom. For as long as anyone can remember, buying a mattress meant going to an out-of-town ...

Modern Heroes: Oli & Grace

This week’s Modern Heroes are Oli & Grace, who offer a distinctive range of dining furniture, lighting, outdoor furniture, mirrors and other accessories. The ...

Modern Hero: Massimo Buster Minale

This week’s Modern Hero is Massimo Buster Minale of Buster + Punch. Industrial designer and architect Massimo, founded Buster + Punch in 2013 and ...

Modern Hero: Arianna Brissi of the House of Brissi

This week’s Modern Hero is Arianna Brissi of Brissi homewares and furniture stores. With five stores in Somerset, Surrey and London Brissi has grown ...

Modern Heroes: Brennan & Burch

Brennan & Burch is a British interiors brand where Lisa Brennan's fantastical, colourful illustrations and hand-drawn characters decorate wallpapers, furniture, rugs and prints. Her ...

Modern Heroes: Catesby’s

Find out what made this week's Modern Hero, Neil Honor, leave a life of PR for the world of interiors.

Modern Heroes: Urban Upholstery

Have you ever noticed an abandoned chair or sofa on the roadside, or felt your heart skip a beat in a junk store when ...

Modern Heroes: MOYA Designs

Vienna might not be the first place you think of to hunt down cutting edge interior design and furniture, but here at The Idealist, ...

Modern Hero: ATADesigns’ Annette Taylor-Anderson

Imagine if your work was hung on the walls of some of the finest hotels, bars and homes in town. Imagine if, when the ...