The Show Must Go On – London Design Festival

Regular visitors of the London Design Festival are used to the magnitude of walking involved in getting around as much of the ever-expanding show as humanly possible during its week-long presence across the city. But this year, walking between the spread of design districts, pop-ups and installations takes on an even greater significance. For whilst… Read More >

21 September 2020

HIX Announces Postponement

With a heavy heart, a real frustration and yet a sense of the inevitable, we have decided to postpone HIX 2020 until 2021. It hurts to write the above statement because we are still buzzing from our launch and feel a huge sense of gratitude for your support in making HIX London’s only hotel design… Read More >

29 August 2020

Reconnection Tuesday 22nd September

The inaugural Reconnection event will be held on Tuesday 22nd September between 12.30 and 6pm at the Kia Oval Terrace cricket ground. This invitation only event will reignite and bring together designers, operators and developers within the A&D and hospitality industry. BCFA members are making a substantial investment to organise this event in order to… Read More >

21 August 2020

An anniversary like no other!

As last years New Designers exhibition wrapped up and plans began for the 35th anniversary this summer, no one could have anticipated the challenges that the show organisers and graduate exhibitors were set to face. The seismic shift caused by the global covid-19 pandemic has effected everyone, not least those involved in live public events,… Read More >

29 July 2020

Designscape 2020

Announcing Designscape 2020 Forging Virtual Connections Across the Global Design Industry Designscape, from the creative minds behind leading design shows Decorex, designjunction, kbb Birmingham and Sleep & Eat, announces its inaugural event taking place 11th-13th August. The platform brings together those at the forefront of the global Residential, Hospitality & Retail communities. Designscape conceptualises a… Read More >

20 July 2020

Q&A: Sustainability Leaders – Grohe

Following on from our previous Sustainability Q&A Articles, Design Insider is thrilled to welcome the GROHE’S Marketing Activation Manager, Ebru Bircan. We found out about GROHE’S sustainability practices, targets, and their exciting innovative plans for the future of sustainability at Grohe. 1. Could you begin by telling me about Grohe’s work? GROHE is a leading… Read More >

17 July 2020


Following on from our previous Sustainability Q&A Articles, Design Insider is thrilled to welcome David Lawrenson, Hospitality Sales Director at Silentnight Group.  We asked David about how Silentnight address sustainability through their material selection, production and logistics, as well as what is the next step for Silentnight to meet their sustainability targets. Please could you introduce Silentnight… Read More >

26 June 2020


Following on from our previous Sustainability Q&A Articles, Design Insider is thrilled to welcome Victoria Bottrill, Buyer at EE Smith. Design Insider sat down with Victoria to find out more about EE Smith’s commitment to addressing sustainability within their business and their partnership with National Forest. Could you begin by telling me about EE Smith Contract’s… Read More >

19 June 2020