‘What have you always wanted in your home but never been able to find?’ The question, by Sir Terence Conran to 10 of his designer friends, prompted ‘The Wish List’ – sponsored by the American Hardwood Export Council and bespoke craft workshop Benchmark. The great and the good sent their requests back, to be teamed up with 10 young designers who, after an initial design period, had a week at Benchmark’s Berkshire workshop to come up with a solution. The seductive objects of desire they created are on display at the V&A museum throughout the London Design Festival and until 24 October.
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