Designer Q&A

Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Q&A: Olga Polizzi

The BCFA Annual Luncheon was held at the beginning of November. As per tradition the BCFA and Panaz award a member of the contract design community the Lifetime Achievement honour.  The Panaz BCFA Lifetime Achievement award recognises those who have made a significant contribution to the contract furnishing industry and their companies. This years winner… Read More >

13 November 2017

Troels Flensted with Jim Biddulph

Troels Flensted studio follows in the footsteps of a plethora of design giants to have come out of Denmark since the middle of last century, when an industrial movement blossomed out of the dark post-war slump. There are many traits that we associate with Danish design to this day; industrial processes mixed with high quality… Read More >

31 August 2017

Designer Q&A: Kit Miles with Jim Biddulph

As a contemporary design studio, Kit Miles Studio is synonymous with beautiful draftsmanship, exquisite repeat pattern work, impressive scale and sometimes surprising, but always exciting uses of colour. Having graduated from the Royal College of Art with an MA in Textile Design Kit set about taking his distinct style, which stems from his unique ability… Read More >

7 August 2017

Designer Profile: Olivia Aspinall

My first contact with surface designer Olivia Aspinall’s work was in 2014, late on in the academic year at Central Saint Martins. It was one of those instantaneous ‘What’s that? It’s great!’ moments that stopped me in my tracks. I was there to teach on a second year module but was lucky enough to stumble… Read More >

31 July 2017

Designer Q&A: Agnes de Vlin, Lead Designer at Figure2Ground

Figure2Ground is an surface design studio based in Ireland whose designs are characterized by a dynamic geometric statement. Figure2Ground produce surface design concepts and solutions that are scalable, modular and can be engineered for specific components and decorative fabrications in digital, conventional and bespoke production technology. Darragh Murray, studio manager, feels it is the eagerness… Read More >

12 July 2017