The Idealist

Heroes

Meet the Maker : Ana Kerin of KANA London

KANA offers a bespoke range of beautifully hand-made and hand-painted ceramics for the home, as well as also offering workshops for those who are ...

Modern Heroes: Venoor Living

The inspiration behind Vênoor Living is this idea of creating a community that was entirely sustainable, socially responsible and environmentally accountable.

Modern Danish Hero: Jonas Krüger of Brdr. Krüger

When we got the chance to interview Jonas Krüger of Brdr. Krüger, we jumped at it. Imagine inheriting a family business that has been ...

Modern Heroes: Pluck Kitchens

Today’s Modern Heroes are Pluck Kitchens who produce beautifully finished contemporary kitchens from their workshop in Brixton, south London. They work with a stunning ...

Elephants, rollercoasters and rockets: The Idealist visits Andrew Martin

Today’s Modern Hero is Martin Waller, founder of Andrew Martin International. We caught up with him at their very distinctive store in Walton Street, ...

Modern Heroes: Lozi Designs

Today’s Modern Hero is Soroush Pourhashemi, who founded Lozi Designs, designers and makers of beautiful plywood furniture, lighting and accessories, back in 2012. We ...

Modern Hero: Cornish fabric designer Helen Baker

Today’s Modern Hero is Helen Baker who has just launched a collection of fabrics and soft furnishings inspired by her upbringing in Cornwall. Her ...

Modern Hero: Kate Tansley, Brand Director at Multiyork

Today’s modern hero is Kate Tansley, Creative Director of Multiyork. She has the dream job of working with designers, fabrics and colours all day ...

Industrial chic meets crafted elegance chez Arthur Hooper’s

Industrial chic and leather and crafted wood elegance meet in this beautiful new restaurant overlooking London’s Borough Market. Featuring lighting from Idealist Modern Hero ...

Modern Heroes: George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg

Today’s modern heroes are George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg who lead one of the most highly regarded design firms in the world. Their work ...