Experts & Trends

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

Regulations: Ceramic Tiles

In the next of our series looking at the regulations and requirements across each discipline, we look at what a designer needs to know when specifying ceramic tiles, with the assistance of Roca. What should a designer know about the difference between domestic and contract specifications? The difference between domestic and contract lies in the use of… Read More >

28 August 2018

It’s all about ‘Habitats’

As we accelerate towards healthier and more flexible workplace environments where workers can fulfill all their daily tasks, Andy Tatton, Sales Director at Boss Design, explains why ‘Habitats’ are key to successful workplace design.  Traditional closed office layouts are being replaced by open plan, informal and flexible layouts that are conducive to the wellbeing of… Read More >

27 June 2018

Q&A: Martin Quirke, Architect and PhD Researcher Dementia Services Development Centre

Our focus this month is Emotion and with that in mind, we have looked at how design can effect emotions in a healthcare environment, where emotions can be exaggerated and fragile.  Martin Quirke, joined the University of Stirling design team in 2016. Having worked across a broad spectrum of project types, from housing to public buildings, Martin’s… Read More >

30 May 2018

At Your Service

 Design Insider review the Serviced Apartment Sector The serviced apartment sector is one of the fastest growing hospitality sectors around the world. In January this year, the world’s largest owner-operator, The Ascott Limited announced their expansion target to double their global portfolio from 80,000 to 160,000 units by 2023 (this follows on from a doubling… Read More >

29 May 2018

Trend Report: Milan Design Week

With Milan Design Week being such an influential show to the design world, we decided here at Design Insider to put together our first Trend Report for the show, capturing what we felt were the most inspiring ideas. We hope you enjoy!

11 May 2018

In Conversation with…Candida Wigan of tex-tile with Jim Biddulph

Who ever said we should be bound to one career path? The beginning of the 21st century represents a time of the ‘portfolio career,’ of ‘life long learning,’ where the labeling and pigeon-holing of jobs seems ever increasingly absurd, particularly in the world of design. Having left Lisbon to study for a Diploma in Textiles… Read More >

23 March 2018