Features

Designer Q&A with Richard Jones, Roger Lewis

UK furniture manufacturer Roger Lewis’ latest range, Kyoto, reflects the needs of both contemporary workplace and hospitality settings. For its design, the team enlisted the creative prowess of emerging British designer, Richard Jones. Taking inspiration from a vintage pin cushion for his pieces, Richard combines a modern upright style with a surprisingly soft and sumptuous… Read More >

9 September 2019

Amtico’s Modernist: A Q&A with Alice Bucklow

As part of the 2019 expansion of its popular Signature collection of Luxury Vinyl Tiles (LVT), Amtico has launched ‘Modernist’, a design inspired by the brutalist architecture seen around future UK City of Culture, Coventry. ‘Modernist’ was developed by Amtico’s in-house design team following two years of research into the brutalist architecture in the city… Read More >

29 August 2019

Material Lab’s new studio manager, Sam Wood

Meet Sam, the new studio manager at Material Lab. Responsible for running the day-to-day operations at the Great Titchfield Street studio, Sam joins from a buying role at Wickes, where he specialised in flooring, and then paint. When it comes to colour trends, he’s your man. With one month at the helm now firmly under… Read More >

28 August 2019

The Case for Creative Collaboration

Everyone in business likes to think they’re good at collaborating – taking as easily as giving and letting the best idea win out. But the truth is that collaboration can sometimes be a painful process, especially for creatives, for whom the line between having a voice and having the principal voice can be very thin… Read More >

10 June 2019

Jim Biddulph & Sally Angharad in Conversation

The colours and materials we use to bring projects and products to life are increasingly seen as integral components of ‘good design’. With this increase in awareness comes a greater expectation from clients, coupled with even more choice from the industry than ever before. As such, making informed choices about colour and material finishes can… Read More >

25 April 2019

Q&A: Paul Kelley and BOB

Following on from Bisley’s BOB product release, Design Insider asks Paul Kelley, owner of Paul Kelley Designs, a few questions about this design. Please could you introduce yourself? I’m Paul Kelley, a bespoke modernist furniture maker, who over the last 15 years has gained a reputation as being one of the most progressive designers and… Read More >

16 April 2019

Q&A: Studio 7.5 design Cosm for Herman Miller

In January Herman Miller launched Cosm, designed by Berlin-based Studio 7.5.  Cosm is Herman Miller’s first task chair with an automatic tilt. It also has the industry’s first suspension armrest. Initially revealed in Milan during Salone Del Mobile 2018, the chair will be available for order worldwide later this summer.    The revolutionary design demonstrates that,… Read More >

15 April 2019