Experts & Trends

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

Knightsbridge Furniture in the Workplace

During March Design Insider has been focused on the workplace.  We took the opportunity to speak with Alan Towns, Chief Executive Officer at Knightsbridge Furniture to discuss how the brand, who are celebrating their 80th anniversary, have crafted a home for themselves in the workplace sector. Please could you introduce yourself? Alan Towns Chief Executive Officer… Read More >

15 March 2019

Sketch Series: Erin Johnson for Morgan

Morgan Studio’s collection Porto was launched at Sleep + Eat 2018.  We took the opportunity to sit down with Morgan’s Design Manager Erin Johnson to ask her more about this thoroughly considered and versatile collection.  We asked Erin to sketch the new design whilst she answered our questions. Can you start by introducing yourself and… Read More >

25 February 2019

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

Material Explorations for 2019

Having ushered in another new year with a collective desire for new dawns, fresh beginnings and positive change perhaps stronger than ever before, it’s worth taking note of developments that are occurring in the world of materials; they are after all the building blocks of our physical world. Altrock is material that looks back in… Read More >

29 January 2019