Reviews

Trend Report: Stockholm Furniture Fair 2019

Stockholm Furniture Fair is an annual event which is complimented by a program of city based Stockholm Design Week Events. Following my first trip to this extremely well established design event I now invite you to read my trend report.  Unearth event highlights, the expertise of Guest of Honour Neri&Hu, see the dominant colour palette & material of choice… Read More >

14 February 2019

Gallery: Stockholm Furniture Fair

Stockholm Furniture Fair is an annual event which is complimented by a program of city based Stockholm Design Week Events.  Although this popular event has been running since 1951 this is the first year that I have had the opportunity to attend and I was keen to see if the event was able to meet it’s… Read More >

10 February 2019

Towards Utopia – Franklin & Till at Heimtextil

Now in its 49th edition, international trade show Heimtextil saw a further upturn in exhibitors (the ninth year in a row in which it has done so) earlier this month. Bucking the trend of brands tightening their purse strings, the Frankfurt based show welcomed 3,025 exhibitors of home and contract textiles from 65 countries and… Read More >

6 February 2019

Edmund Bell at Heimtextil 2019

Edmund Bell, who have been a member of the BCFA for 27 years, have just returned from their tenth appearance at the Heimtextil international trade fair, and it was their best yet. Edmund Bell previewed a number of new ranges at the exhibition including new velvet blackout SENSATION and new velvet upholstery range PLUSH, new… Read More >

25 January 2019

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

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

Gallery: Orgatec 2018

The ORGATEC in Cologne is the world’s leading trade fair for Office and Facility.  In 2018 the fair aimed to ‘generate momentum while paving the way for pioneering advances, demonstrating its role as a successful presentation platform and meeting place for all decision-makers in the office and facility market.’ This was the first time that I had the opportunity to attend Orgatec and so it… Read More >

29 October 2018