Experts & Trends

A conversation with Bill Amberg

This month we focus leather and there are few here in the UK who know more about the material than Bill Amberg. Having set-up Bill Amberg Studio some thirty years ago the brand is now recognised as an industry leader in bespoke leather products, furniture and interiors. Perhaps that shouldn’t come as too much of… Read More >

2 December 2018

Bisley host ‘Hoarders vs Editors’ Panel Discussion

Bisley, the British storage specialists, hosted ‘Hoarders vs Editors’ a panel discussion in their Clerkenwell show room on Thursday 22nd November. The event was a continuation of Bisley’s collaboration with design title Dirty Furniture and their Matter of Fact exhibition which was held during Clerkenwell Design Week. The evening saw an expert panel discuss collecting…. Read More >

30 November 2018

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

A New Era in Luxury Hotels

The definition of a hotel is “an establishment providing accommodation, meals, and other services for travellers and tourists”. Building on 28 years of expertise of serving luxury customers, Crystal River Cruises has reimagined the concept of luxury hospitality. Debuted in 2016, Crystal Mozart ushered in a new era of luxury in the river cruising sector…. Read More >

22 November 2018

Warming up with wool

October is always a time of change. Leaves transforming through every warm shade until finally turning brown and untethering from their source signal the beginning of colder times and shorter days. As we dig out winter layers and dust off waterproofs we might take a moment to give thanks to a material that has protected… Read More >

28 October 2018

Q&A with Jim Williams: VADO 30th Anniversary

When we heard that VADO were about to celebrate their 30th Anniversary we got in touch with VADO Managing Director Jim Williams to learn more about their company.   Jim joined VADO in 1999, leaving behind a career in Management Consulting to join the small family business. He has worked in all areas of the company… Read More >

24 September 2018

Regulations: Task Seating

For our next focus for our series looking at the regulations and requirements across each discipline, we look at what a designer needs to know when specifying task seating, with the assistance of Boss Design. What should a designer know about the difference between domestic and contract specifications? Compared to domestic furniture, contract furniture is… Read More >

17 September 2018