Designer Q&A

Jim Biddulph and Russell Bamber in Conversation

The eagle eyed of you may have already spotted the colourful creations of Russell Bamber popping up on a number of occasions this year. We noted their inclusion as outdoor installations at Clerkenwell Design Week and as well as his stand at 100% Design, an even wider audience were recently introduced to them by ITV… Read More >

18 October 2019

Camira and Farnley Hey Q&A

Designed by modernist British architect Peter Womersley, Farnley Hey is a mid-century architectural jewel nestled in the hills of rural Huddersfield. A groundbreaking design upon its creation, even today it is considered somewhat of a rulebreaker – affectionately known within the local area as the ‘Marmite House’ as a result of its ability to divide opinion…. Read More >

11 October 2019

Wool Week with Harrison Spinks

This year, The Campaign for Wool’s UK Wool Week will take place between 8th-21st October. The week will once again highlight wool’s natural performance qualities, ecological benefits and uses across the country. Liam McPartland, Farm Manager at Harrison Spinks’ farm in Yorkshire, tells us why wool is such a miracle product for mattress manufacturing and… Read More >

9 October 2019

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

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