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VIDEO: Education and Industry

Following from our last video exploring graduates views on the next step on careers, we speak to top design professionals to get their view on this topic, what does the industry need to do to help bridge the gap between education and employment, or alternatively what does education need to do? Featuring: Mark Barrel (Boss… Read More >

23 August 2016

How did you get into design?

Last week we met three designers, each at very different stages of their careers, Amy Pears, Designer at Johnson Tiles, Fiona Davidson, freelance designer and senior lecturer and Jonathan Hindle, KI’s Group Managing Director, who founded the Design Guild Mark in 2008. In our 4th post we meet designer Helen Strevens who shows us how… Read More >

22 August 2016

Astro’s new home speaks the brand’s language

“Inspiring”, “dynamic” and “progressive” are not words you would associate with many office buildings, but this is precisely what Astro Lighting have created for ‘The Astro Building’. Astro Lighting’s inspiring new home in Harlow is more than just 86,000-sq ft of highly-efficient product handling and office space. It is also a showcase for the brand’s… Read More >

22 August 2016

Knightsbridge Furniture Presents New Models at the Care and Dementia Show Birmingham

A range of furniture designed specifically for use in care and residential environments has been developed by Knightsbridge Furniture and will be presented on the company’s stand (E10) at this year’s Care and Dementia Show in Birmingham. The collection which embraces a selection of tubs and clubs, soft seating, upright chairs, tables and lounge furniture… Read More >

18 August 2016

Design Guild Mark: What the winners say!

Founded in 2008 by The Furniture Makers’ Company the prestigious Design Guild Mark is awarded to drive excellence and raise the profile of British design and innovation.  The Award recognises the highest standards in the design of furniture for volume production, by the finest designers working in Britain, or British designers working abroad. The Furniture… Read More >

17 August 2016

Product Watch: SanFoot by Inspired Surfaces

SanFoot, an engineered real wood veneer, is a new edition to the product portfolio that Inspired Surfaces are proud to exclusively introduce to the UK’s Architecture and Design community, together with a newly launched online platform. A distinct interior decorative solution, found across multiple industry sectors, with a range of natural and reconstituted species, cuts,… Read More >

16 August 2016

How did you get into design?

In lasts weeks post, the second in our series, we learnt about the key people who influenced the careers of BroomeJenkins Senior Designer Julian Evens and Morgan Design Manager Erin Johnson. Eleanor Cardwell, PR & Marketing Manager at Newmor Wallcoverings, showed us how an education in fine art can provide a base for a creative… Read More >

16 August 2016

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