By far the most bizarre brief of 2014 came from Comic Relief, working alongside the Queen's Young Leaders programme – a project searching for inspirational people who are making a difference in their communities.
Could I design a sofa – made out of the hashtag #thesearchison – for the launch of the project... to be held at the 1881 room at Buckingham Palace?
Unable to turn down such an interesting challenge, I presented several concepts before the clear favourite – an acid blue chaise longue – was picked for development. The design was produced in time for the launch event, where it rubbed shoulders with some very famous faces...
Find out more about the Queen's Young Leaders here.