LDF 2016 - FTExpedition

With the London Design Festival 2016 now underway; you are probably planning your route around the city, to cram in as much inspiring design as you go.

Freedom To Exist watches are designed for design lovers, so peppered around the LDF design districts you might spot us represented by some of these design loving professionals & retailers. 

Our Freedom To Exist Community is growing every day; this way you can see our watches in real life worn by real people. 

Good luck on your FTExpedition! 

 


Emma Jane Palin

Graphic Design & Illustration graduate living in London and working in the design communications industry. Has an informative blog showcasing fresh talent as well as providing insight into an exhibition or two

Emma is wearing the fte4002 - Rose Gold & Tan mens watch.

You can see her LDF adventure on instagram by going to @emmajanepalin


Furniture Designer/Maker. 

The Sebastian Cox workshop and studio were founded in 2010 on the principle that this traditional approach could be radical and that the past can be used to design and make the future. Without nostalgia or sentimentality but with respectful inventiveness and new technology.

Seb is wearing the fte4002 - Rose Gold & Tan mens watch.

You can see his LDF adventure on instagram by going to @sebastiancoxltd

 


Marketer and maker. 

Interested and interesting. A vital part of Sebastina Cox studio

Brogan will be wearing the fte3002- Rose Gold & Tan.

You can see her LDF adventure on instagram by going to @broganjane


Show Director - 100% Design & Clerkenwell Design Week

Design campaign director. I'm currently running the UK's biggest contemporary design trade event, 100% Design 21-24 Sept 2016  | Olympia London

William will be wearing the fte4007 - Gunmetal & Black mens watch.

You can see his LDF adventure on instagram by going to @william_knight


Product & Design Manager Heal’s

Designer & buyer Cabinet. Works on in-house design and development briefs across furniture category and also manages the annual Heal’s Discovers initiative.

Kirsty will be wearing a different watch each day, with the fte3001, fte3002 and fte3004 being worn on the Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

You can see her LDF adventure on instagram by going to @kirsty_whyte

 


Adam Daghorn

Head of Home – French Connection

Award winning designer with over a decade of experience producing commercial, aspirational products for both mass-produced high street retailers and bespoke, luxury markets.

Adam will be wearing the fte4002 - Rose Gold & Tan mens watch.

You can see his LDF adventure on instagram by going to @adamdaghorn


Damien Rivoire

Hailing from Leon but now an established Londonite. Avid photographer and design enthusiast. 

Damian will be wearing the fte4007 - Gunmetal & Black mens watch.

You can see his LDF adventure on instagram by going to @damianrivoire_bw


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Sean is an award-winning British designer who runs his own studio and works with some of the UK's most prestigious retailers.

Established by Sean Dare in 2009, Dare Studio is a family run company championing the skills of the finest craftsmen setting a benchmark for the very best in contemporary design and manufacture.

Sean will be wearing the fte4007 - Gunmetal & Black mens watch.

You can see his LDF adventure on instagram by going to @dare_studio

 


Sam is a British designer who graduated from Kingston University in 2013 with a First Class Degree in Product & Furniture design.

He is also a Project Manager at 2MZ, a specialist design and fabrication studio in Brixton.
Check out the 2MZ Instillation at the Black Cultural archives as part of the Brixton Design Trail for LDF. 

Sam will be wearing the fte4007 - Gunmetal & Black mens watch.

You can see his LDF adventure on instagram by going to @samlloyd_design


Designer & Owner of James UK

James UK is an award winning, contemporary British furniture brand. We produce unique, beautifully made contemporary furniture and interior products inspired by tradition.

James will be wearing the fte4002 - Rose Gold & Tan mens watch.

You can see his LDF adventure on instagram by going to @jamesukdesign


Ben Mathers

Mathers & Hirst Vernacular furniture is based on our research into the traditional native design of the British Isles. You can directly trace the heritage of The Shakers, post-war Scandinavian master makers and the Minimalists back to the British vernacular style. With such a strong source of inspiration, we want to continue this appreciation of craft and innovation. We are passionate about it and want to make it accessible for all.

Ben will be wearing the fte4002 - Rose Gold & Tan mens watch.


International Sales Manager at Ercol Furniture

Since the start of our company in 1920, design has always been at the heart of ercol – design for comfort, design for function, design for beauty.

As well as our in-house design team, we commission some of the best in British design talent to bring you some outstanding furniture.

Henry will be wearing the fte4007 - Gunmetal & Black mens watch.

You can see his LDF adventure on instagram by going to @ercol_furniture


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Specification

30 Edition / 40 Edition

Case Diameter 30mm / 40mm
Case Material Stainless Steel 316L
Case Finish (PVD) polished & brushed
Mechanism Swiss Made Ronda 763 Quartz
Accuracy -10/+20 sec/month
Watch Strap Italian Leather
Watch Weight
27g / 45g
Watch Resist
3atm
Guarantee
2 year - READ
Battery Life
3 years

 
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