Inspiration has many origins and can be somewhat unpredictable. A great designer understands their inspirational source and becomes a conduit for the creativity to flow. The skill is in taking seemingly unrelated imagery and conceiving a new visual context that inspires a body of work.

Christopher Elliott is truly passionate about great design, continuously seeking and anticipating the current global trends and forecasts. This visual diary reflects products, styles and images that both inspire and guide Christopher’s work.

Rafael de Carenas An Inspiring Furniture Designer

Recently I came across this American designer called Rafael de Cardenas,, whose progressive approach to furniture design is refreshing. Working as an interior designer I am constantly looking at furniture, seeking new designs to inspire and surprise me and this range has done just that. These are some of Rafael’s latest designs.

Console Table - Rafael de CardenasHexagonal Table with Nesting Chairs - Rafael de CardenasFirewood Lights - Rafael de Cardena