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Creating natural habitats – Boss Design

Oliver Ronald, Sales & Marketing Director at The Boss Design Group, explains why habitats are now key to successful workplace design.  Good workplace design is no longer just about specifying furniture for the space available. Today, it’s all about creating settings or habitats – how people manage their work, and the enabling of technologies. By… Read More >

1 June 2017

Camira Fabric’s Healthcare Roadshow

Improving design has to be sustainable and style has to have substance. That was certainly the message during Camira Fabrics collaboration with Dutch based DVA (Dementia Village Advisors), during the company’s first Healthcare Roadshow developed exclusively for UK based healthcare designers. Held at Camira’s showroom in Clerkenwell, London, the event featured speaker Michael Bol, architect… Read More >

7 February 2017

Teal Living: Their brand journey and design standards in the carehome market

How did this brand new offering from the established British Manufacturer Teal develop its brand and product range to become known for breaking from traditional design standards in the residential care home market? Sara Jane Farrow, national business manager at Teal Living started the company’s brand journey with a clear focus on manufacturing product ready… Read More >

3 February 2017

A Voyage into the Cruise sector

As a commercial sector, cruise shows no signs of slowing down. According to the CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) around 24 million passengers are expected to sail in 2016, a 60% increase in just 10 years

6 October 2016

Added Value

Chelsom share their views on the importance of knowledge… I never cease to be amazed by the vast breadth of knowledge interior designers need in order to cope with all the different strands that need bringing together to create a successful interior design scheme. They need to realise a harmonised interior which is above all… Read More >

4 August 2016


For this month’s focus on flooring we take a closer look at the role flooring plays in a retail environment. We caught up with Lewis Taylor, Design Director of David Collins Studio who have an international reputation in luxury retail design and our BCFA members to understand how flooring sells.

7 July 2016

Conquering the myths of office Acoustics

Acoustics has been voted as one of the biggest annoyances in the office! So we caught up with Ros Lambert-Porter who has been working with Ocee Design to discuss Acoustics in the workplace. We go through the myths and common misconceptions surrounding acoustics in the workplace… Could your office benefit from acoustics solutions? if so… Read More >

24 June 2016

What would your dream office be?

During Clerkenwell Design Week we interviewed some of the top designers in workplace design to find out what the growing trends in the office are. As you would expect ‘wellbeing’ is the buzz word with lots of products now focusing more than ever on ergonomics. We also asked our interviewees what their dream office space… Read More >

13 June 2016

5 Rules on Innovation

  Design Insider went out to BCFA members to find out what innovation meant to them, the feedback we received was really interesting and a real mix, from these answers we have created a set of rules that showcase what innovative design means 1st rule: Push the boundaries ‘Make what seems impossible , possible’ is the… Read More >

25 April 2016