Darren Clanford

Co-founder & Creative Director

Having worked in the A&D sector for over 30 years, Darren came up with the idea for Material Source over a Decaf Americano, in Manchester back in May 2018. To create a publication that championed materials, products, and projects from both established brands and new talent - in doing so be 'Inspirational and Useful' to the A&D community. He brings his expertise to Material Source as its Co-founder and Creative Director.

Utamaro, bed, Masanori Umeda, 2020, limited edition of 12 items + 1 artist's proof, “Night Tales” Collection, Post Design. Black and white laminate and painted metal structure with Japanese tatami mats, and led lights in the base. Silk pillows in various colours and two red and white lacquered trays. Dimensions: W 252, D 252, H 144 cm. Photograph © Delfino Sisto Legnani. Courtesy of Memphis srl.
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Copyright: W Osaka by Concrete
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Photo credit: Oliver Helbig
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THE CORE by Bene © Bene GmbH, Beckerlacour.com
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Tom Adam: Monika Studio - portrait series
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American University of Sharjah by Pallavi Dean’s ROAR Studio.
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Bean Buro - Workplace - Klook
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WOOD-SKIN - Mesh Sheets - Volkswagen
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H2R DESIGN - Chunk DQ
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SI-SI and Tiffany
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