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Celia Visser explains
how she and other independent designers began meeting
for casual get-togethers and product knowledge meetings
in 2001. The idea of formalising the group was discussed
in more detail and the Independent Designer Group Ltd
was then established.
"Being able to come
together Öto assess new products entering our market
every month, gives us a great opportunity to explore the
materialís potential and thereby produce cutting-edge
Robyn Bartlett agrees.
"My clients love the fact Iím part of a greater
group of like-minded designers. I enjoy all the benefits
of working independently yet Iím linked with a
creative team to keep me inspired and up with the latest
"We are all very design focussed
and creative," says Nicola Cumming. With numerous
awards, published works and accolades amongst us, we are all
really well respected in the industry by other designers and
"In fact we are proud of the
working relationships we have with Ö our suppliers such as The
Laminex Group, Bosch, Hettich, Interion, Sanco, and
Burns & Ferrall and we use their products in the most
innovative and exciting ways we can".
Toni Roberts believes that IDG is beneficial to her design
work and helps maintain her high public profile. "As there
is no hierarchy within the group, we each contribute in the
areas of our strengths to achieve a far greater result than had
we done it alone. It really is Group Strength, Individual