AZURE is an independent magazine working to bring you the best in design, architecture and interiors. We rely on advertising revenue to support the creative content on our site. Please consider whitelisting our site in your settings, or pausing your adblocker while stopping by.

Get the Magazine

More commonly associated with shipping boxes and protective packaging, corrugated cardboard seems an unlikely source of inspiration. But for surface designer Giles Miller, this humble material was the impetus of his career: “I ended up developing surfaces through an interest in the materials themselves.” 

During his bachelor’s degree studies in furniture design at Britain’s Loughborough University, Miller had a self-described “eureka moment” after discovering that manipulating angles in the cardboard created different tones. What followed was a series of buzzed-about cardboard furniture — and the interest of fashion powerhouse Stella McCartney: In 2009, as he was finishing a master’s degree in design products at London’s Royal...

Giles Miller Crafts a Sparking Constellation in Norway

London designer Giles Miller’s
3D installations move seamlessly from humble to high-end.

AZURE is an independent magazine working to bring you the best in design, architecture and interiors. We rely on advertising revenue to support the creative content on our site. Please consider whitelisting our site in your settings, or pausing your adblocker while stopping by.