Experts & Trends

REGULATIONS: Casegoods

In the Second of our series looking at the regulations and requirements across each discipline, we look at what a designer needs to know when specifying casegoods, with the assistance of Furnotel. What are Casegoods? Casegoods are cabinets and solid panel products typically made from materials such as; wood, metal or plastic. Specifically manufactured for dormitories, bedrooms… Read More >

13 March 2018

Dip your toe in the Russian Market

The BCFA held a free seminar last week at Milliken’s Clerkenwell showroom focusing on the topic of exporting to Russia… Guest speaker Natasha Kimberley, Director of Kimberley Expertise covered topics including general information about the Russian market and the best ways for businesses to approach the Russian market as well as some top tips.Russia facts &… Read More >

12 March 2018

2018: Natural Materials Trend

We began 2018 by enjoying the Maximalist trend which we are confident will take root in the hospitality sector during 2018.  In stark contrast we now discuss how and why the trend for natural materials will have equal dominance this year with assistance from the HBA London, RPW Design, Evens Textiles Limited, Burgess Furniture, Goddard Littlefair, Neil Tomlinson Architects, VitrA… Read More >

27 February 2018

Regulations: Wallcoverings

In the first of our series looking at the regulations and requirements across each discipline, we look at what a designer needs to know when specifying wallcoverings, with the assistance of Tektura.FIRE Class 0 and 1 to BS476 / Euroclass B or C  to EN 13501-1 This is a mandatory requirement for corridors, stairwells, dining… Read More >

22 February 2018