Design Insider recognises the exceptional expertise of Commercial Interior Designers and supports their work by publishing the latest knowledge, products, projects, news and events from within the commercial furnishing sector and by instigating conversations with the people who lead our sector.
Design Insider is the media partner of Commercial Interiors UK. Commercial Interiors UK, is the new name for the BCFA – the UK’s trade association representing the commercial interiors sector. Its 200+ members represent leading manufacturers, suppliers, and designers – all shaping inspirational commercial interiors internationally.
Commercial Interiors UK inspires & supports the growth and global success of the UKs commercial interiors community, creating a sustainable future.
If you would like to learn how to become a member or find out more about Commercial Interiors UK please follow this link.
DESIGN INSIDER AUTHORS
Design Insider Editor
Alys is a knowledgeable design editor who is focused on instigating conversations, both online and in-person, with industry experts which challenge, educate and advance the commercial interior sector. Alys’ training and 15 years of professional experience as a furniture designer for the commercial sector makes her uniquely placed to lead Design Insider as Editor. Leading the editorial content of the publication, she curates unique industry events, including Design Insider Talks seminar programme, which bring together commercial designers and suppliers. Alys’ highlight in her position as Editor is the opportunity to commission thought provoking editorial, from carefully selected authors, which answer the needs of Commercial Interior Designers. Alys is an emerging speaker and presenter for the commercial design sector, hosting important discussions at leading industry events.
Architecture and interiors journalist
Helen Parton is an architecture and interiors journalist with over 20 years’ experience. She edited workplace design magazine OnOffice for three years from 2015-2018, garnering the title multiple award nominations in national journalism awards. Prior to that, in 2011, she co-authored a book by Thames and Hudson entitled Total Office Design. She is currently a freelance design journalist and editorial consultant.
Materials, Colour & Spaces
Jim Biddulph is a freelance materials, colour and interior specialist with over a decade of experience working with architects and interior designers. Communicating ideas about design through creative copy has always been at the core of his work, something he has shared with Design Insider for a number of years.
A regular features writer on Design Insider, Rita has a passion for interiors. Having worked at a senior level for international brands for over 30 years, today she runs Bancmarketing, her own independent marketing consultancy business she set up in 2011.
Sarah Tebb is a creative copywriter and freelance content writer that works across a broad spectrum of industries. Her interest in sustainability, product design and interiors combined with her writing experience lends itself seamlessly to writing for Design Insider.