Events

New Designers

The 2014 New Designers Show at the Business Design Centre was in some ways a step change from the previous year and in one other way the step was backwards. Firstly lets get the backward movement out of the way as it is not really an event issue (some may have a view on this) but… Read More >

14 July 2014

New Designers – A Sum Up!

FRESH, NEW AND BOLD DESIGNS Design Insider visited New Designers Part 1 this week and was amazed at the quality and professionalism of the young talented designers. Walking through there was a real mix of styles and personalities shown, there was the beautiful, the brave and the very bold. The BCFA and FR One gave… Read More >

1 July 2014

New Designers – BCFA FR One Award

Jessica Leigh Calvert The BCFA New Designers Award sponsored by FR One went to Jessica Leigh Calvert a student at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design. The judging panel was Carolyn Mitchell, Sales Director at Walker Greenbank Group, interior designer Helen Hooper, previous award winner Lois Norman now a designer at Brintons Carpets,… Read More >

27 June 2014

Architecture Meets Art

International Artists & Architectures Raise Funds for ENABLE and GSoA David Mach, the Turner prize nominated Scottish Sculptor, is the latest in a long line of international artists and architects to sign up for Glasgow art show, “#AmeetsA”. The event, created by Double S Events, whose aim is to raise funds for ENABLE Scotland and… Read More >

24 June 2014

NeoCon June 2014 Review

 WHAT’S HAPPENING IN CHICAGO? Neocon came in with a bang, and went out on Wednesday with a whimper. There were the usual massive crowds on Monday and on Tuesday morning when it seemed as if the guys running office furniture companies were the most popular people in the world. Everyone wanted to talk to them…. Read More >

23 June 2014

A View of Neocon

The annual Neocon Show in Chicago is the North American equivalent of Orgatec in Cologne but it has a quite different atmosphere in the vast Merchandise Mart. When it opened in 1930 it was the largest building in the world. with 4,000,000 square feet (372,000 m2) of floor space. Since 1969, the Merchandise Mart has been… Read More >

13 June 2014

INDEX International Design Exhibition 19-22 May, Dubai

BCFA at Index Dubai With the backdrop of a rapidly increasing marketplace with major projects and developments for Expo 2020 in Dubai, The World Cup in 2022 in Qatar and the massive hotel room expansion in Saudi Arabia and Africa, it was hardly surprising that the sellout Index International Design Exhibition in Dubai which closed… Read More >

10 June 2014

Design Pop Up – Edinburgh

A SHOWCASE OF EMERGING TRENDS FROM THE UK LEADING SUPPLIERS After the overwhelming success registered by the first edition of #DesignPopUp, held at the Italian Centre in Glasgow in March 2014 which had BCFA members Bute, Artimede and Milliken. Double S Events has now decided to bring the showcase for the specification market to the… Read More >

6 June 2014

Morgan – Art of Sketching

IPAD SKETCHING Morgan is pleased to announce that the winner of ‘The Lost Art of Sketching’ iPad competition is Adam O’Neill, Associate at Steffian Bradley Architects. Adam was one of hundreds of visitors to the new Morgan showroom, which was officially launched during Clerkenwell Design Week, 20-22nd May. Presented with the winning prize of a… Read More >

29 May 2014