Timber Alexander Tiles // Small hexagonal tile laid on a surface at varied angles to show differing shades and create subtle imagery and graphics.


Ceramic Alexander Tile // This clever little tile can be laid on a surface with its face arranged at different angles, creating different shades on a surface.


Rosaic // Etched Brass, Copper or Stainless Steel.


Bespoke Surface commissioned by Ritz-Carlton Hotels.


Jamila // Etched Brass.


Miranda // Injection moulded hairs, Silicon base.


Step Inside Bar, Clerkenwell for World Architecture Festival, April 2011.


London-based design practice, , specialises in the development of incredibly innovative surfaces for the world of interiors. The studio prides itself on the ability to deliver solutions that marry architecture with beautiful interior finish by way of original and inspiring surface development.

This internationally acclaimed design studio has worked on projects that span furniture, interior and product design for some of the world’s most prestigious brand-names such as Ritz-Carlton, The World Architecture Festival, Bombay Sapphire, Selfridges and Stella McCartney to name just a few. The studio is located in East London’s Spitalfields, where all projects are designed in-house and manufactured in the UK, with the vast majority being completed by hand in their studio.


The Clerkenwell Archway, May 2012 // The entrance to Clerkenwell Design Week in the form of a timber archway made up of 20,000 angled wooden pixels.


Ceramic Alexander Tile in situ. 


Fluting // Corrugated Cardboard. Shown here – Horses at Selfridges for Stella McCartney, May 2011.


Miranda // Injection moulded hairs, Silicon base. Completed during Giles’s MA at Royal College of Art. Miranda was produced as a one-off installation, and is not available as an off-the-shelf product.

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Dana Tomić Hughes
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Dana is an award-winning interior designer living in Sydney, Australia. With an unhealthy passion for design, Dana commits to an abnormal amount of daily design research. Regular travel and attendance at premier design events, enables Dana to stay at the forefront of the design world globally. While she is super serious about design, Dana never takes herself - nor design - too seriously. Together with her life and business partner, Dana is Boss Lady at Studio Yellowtrace, specialising in Design Strategy, Creative Direction and Special Projects. The studio takes a highly conceptual and holistic approach to translating brands & ideas into places & experiences.

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