Events

Exclusive Interview: Carina Buhlert for Grohe

During Sleep + Eat we gratefully accepted the invitation to speak with GROHE‘s Senior Design Manager for Brand Environments and Experiences Carina Buhlert. GROHE returned as Founder Sponsor of Sleep + Eat for the 13th consecutive year and we took the opportunity to meet with Carina in GROHE’s Sleep + Eat VIP lounge (which Carina… Read More >

29 November 2018

Dutch Design Week Trend Report

Dutch Design Week Eindhoven is the largest design event in Northern Europe and presents work and concepts from more than 2,600 designers to more than 335,000 visitors from home and abroad.  We couldn’t resist asking Jim Biddulph to fly off and cast his expert eye over the work exhibited.  Jim has curated our Dutch Design… Read More >

29 November 2018

Gallery: Sleep + Eat Event

‘Sleep + Eat is a conceptual playground for the hoteliers, restaurateurs and designers behind Europe’s leading hospitality projects.  Over two days, the show brings together hospitality leaders with Europe’s foremost designers, consultants, architects and emerging talent creating across hotels, restaurants and bars. The expertly curated exhibition sees leading brands showcase their products and concepts. A seminar… Read More >

27 November 2018

Gainsborough, and the Titanic, finally reaches New York!

Walking across Midtown on a foggy November morning was poor preparation for the warm, colourful welcome that awaited Gainsborough’s Technical Director, Neil Thomas, from staff and invited designers at the Clarence House showroom in the D&D Building. Gainsborough recently appointed Clarence House as its distributor in the USA, and the venue for this launch event… Read More >

22 November 2018

And the BCFA lifetime achievement award goes to…

The Panaz BCFA Lifetime Achievement Award recognises those who have made a significant contribution to the contract furnishing industry and their companies. This years’ award was presented to Peter Keen, Chairman of Hypnos at the BCFA Annual Luncheon held at the Dorchester. Peter took control of his father’s business in his 30s inheriting then in… Read More >

19 November 2018

Bisley & Dirty Furniture collaboration: Dubai Design Week

Bisley, in partnership with the critically acclaimed design magazine Dirty Furniture, will bring a taste of its recent Matter of Fact exhibition to Dubai Design Week on Thursday, 15th November, debuting the contribution from local talent Talin Hazbar.  The full exhibition was launched at Clerkenwell Design Week this year and explores how human storage needs… Read More >

15 November 2018

Milliken’s Stress Awareness Group

To mark the 20th anniversary of National stress awareness day on Wednesday 7th November Milliken hosted a practical session for designers and architects. In the fourth of their series of wellbeing events leading flooring manufacturer and BCFA member Milliken invited Neil Shah, founder and Director or the Stress Management Society and best-selling author, to run an… Read More >

15 November 2018

The lead up to Sleep and Eat 2018

Sleep and Eat 2018 is hosted at the Olympia in London on the 20th and 21st November. This is Europe’s hotel design, development and architecture event, inspiring hotel interiors across the globe. Sleep & Eat’s purpose is to connect the visionaries that represent the hospitality industry, and in turn define the evolution of hotel and restaurant experience. With the… Read More >

7 November 2018

The best of British Design at BDNY

There is a strong UK group of 17 high end interiors and design companies exhibiting at Boutique Design New York on 11/12th November at the Jacob K Javits Centre, New York. This prestigious show is ranked among the fastest growing trade fairs in the US and has doubled in size over the past three years… Read More >

6 November 2018