Designer Q&A

Knightsbridge Explores Holiday Decisions

Robert Walton, Sales and Marketing Director at Knightsbridge Furniture, has spoken with Design Insider about their new report into hotels and hospitality. This study looked at what people research when looking for a holiday destination. Please could you introduce yourself? Robert Walton, Sales & Marketing Director at Knightsbridge Furniture for 15 months having spent the previous 15 years as… Read More >

31 January 2019

New Year, New Outlook

Its over two years since Marriott acquired Starwood and its’ 80 year old Sheraton brand. Established in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1937, today there are over 400 Sheraton properties internationally, making it Marriott’s third largest brand. But standing out in Marriott’s 30+ portfolio of brands is the least of its challenges, the way the brand responds… Read More >

11 January 2019

Fameed Khalique: Leather Trends and Processes

Thanks to Fameed Khalique’s extensive experience in the world of luxury leathers, his business is now a leading supplier of fine leather for upholstery, wall coverings, soft furnishings and a plethora of other applications. Working with 20 tanneries, he has provided the leather for large-scale projects such as The Ned, Soho House’s hotel and restaurant… Read More >

11 December 2018

Q&A: Delius Textiles

Fitting beautifully with this month’s Heritage theme, BCFA member Delius is showing creativity and a spirit of innovation as there is no other material on the market as yet with such flame retardant properties. A remarkable knitting series featuring a three-dimensional pattern is joining the Delius product line. Sylke Mikolajczak answers some of Design Insider’s… Read More >

29 October 2018

Inside Out’s Berlin Office

Design Insider have had the opportunity to speak to Justin Harrison from Inside Out Contracts in regards to Berlin – one of the themes for this month. Justin Harrison is the Sales Manager and also Manager of the BCFA member’s Berlin Office. We are excited to find out the latest opportunities and trends that exist currently in Berlin, from someone who has witnessed first hand!… Read More >

23 October 2018

Jim Biddulph in conversation with Anne Kyyro Quinn

As wool is celebrated in all of its guises during the 9th Campaign for Wool events this month, it seems fitting to interview a designer who has been working with and championing the material for the past two decades. Having studied Textile Design at both BA and MA levels at the London Metropolitan University and… Read More >

18 October 2018

Designing for the Care sector – Evans Textiles

Bethany Lewin, Head Designer at Evans Textiles, answers some of Design Insider’s questions in regards to the importance of designing for Care Home environments.  What considerations do you think are the most important when designing textiles for Care environments? There are many important factors to consider when designing for care environments. Firstly, it’s important to… Read More >

9 October 2018

Taylor’s Classics and TON bentwood furniture

BCFA member Taylor’s Classics are excited to announce that they are becoming the only UK Re-seller of TON bentwood furniture. Design Insider asked Roger Belham, Director at Taylor’s Classics, some questions that give an exclusive insight into the company and their close relationship with the TON Bentwood manufacturers. Please tell us about yourself I have worked in… Read More >

24 September 2018

The London Collection with Decca

Decca Home proudly introduces The London Collection designed by Robbie Llewellyn of Bert Frank, a British, award-winning, luxury lighting brand. The collaboration between Bert Frank and Decca began with five furniture pieces designed and produced for a Bert Frank presentation at Maison et Objet 2016. Encouraged by the enthusiastic response in Paris and experiencing Decca’s manufacturing… Read More >

14 September 2018