Experts & Trends

Malone Fabrics Go Green with skai®

Situated on the Southern edge of Belfast, Malone is an exclusive distributor of skai synthetic leather for the UK and Ireland. The extensive range of synthetic leathers can be used for the Hospitality, Healthcare, Marine and Contract sector whilst conforming to the highest flame retardancy standards including Crib 5 and IMO. [Find Malone Fabrics on… Read More >

25 January 2020

Bio Building at Dutch Design Week

It is fair to say that this year has been a tumultuous one, full of political unrest, distrust, disparity and protest. The messages surrounding climate change pushed most vigorously by a youth movement that is all too aware of the implications of its pending impact, are finally being pushed to the fore of news stories… Read More >

19 December 2019

Living Archive Trend: Style Library Contract

During Sleep + Eat we took the opportunity to sit down with the Style Library Contract team and discuss the current trends which they have identified in the hospitality sector.  Over the coming weeks we will be sharing 4 trends with you and today we begin with Living Archive. [Find Style Library Contract on BCFA Product… Read More >

29 November 2019

Hospitality Megatrends 2020

Over the last the 30 years The Gettys Group has built a reputation for their forward thinking and innovative approach to international hospitality design. Having hosted the BDNY Consumer Megatrends panel last year, Design Insider caught up with CEO Roger Hill and Chief Innovation Officer Ron Swidler to discuss what they believe is shaping the… Read More >

23 October 2019

BBC Television Centre – An Enduring Cultural Icon

First opened in June 1960, BBC Television Centre is a British cultural icon and a landmark piece of modern architecture. Built on the site of the 1908 Olympics and the Franco-British Exhibition, BBC Television Centre was designed to be a factory for television and a powerhouse of creative broadcasting. Covering 14 acres and twice the… Read More >

25 April 2019