Materials: The Making of Ceramics

This year Design Insider has decided to focus in on Materials, learning more about their history, the latest innovations and where we can see the material be used in the future, interviewing a variety of well established BCFA members which are advancing the manufacturing techniques, whether this be carpet manufacturers turning to digital from the… Read More >

23 March 2018

New Company Video from Ena Shaw Contract

Ena Shaw Contract are specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of contract curtains, blinds and soft furnishings.  Being part of the BCFA is key for Ena Shaw Contract and from their UK-based manufacturing hub, they offer fantastic quality, experience and efficiency. Check out the new video they have created to show off their facilities and skill…. Read More >

22 March 2018

Ulster Carpets’ Brand New Dye House

Ulster Carpets’ have just showcased their brand new state of the art dye house and energy centre, situated at the company’s headquarters in Portadown, Northern Ireland. The Plant will not only facilitate a number of manufacturing efficiencies, it will also bring with it many environmental benefits in line with the company’s sustainability policy. A dedicated… Read More >

23 February 2018

History of Wallpaper with Archivist Keren Protheroe, SLC

Wallpaper has had an interesting history in British interiors, if you have ever had the joy of developing an old house, peeling back generations of different styles of wallpaper you would of seen there is an extensive range of different styles and trends that have dominated our walls, from the stunning Morris prints that graced… Read More >

20 February 2018

Stockholm Furniture Fair Highlights

Last week Design Insider visited the Stockholm Furniture Fair and Northern Lights Fair to explore around the epicentre of Scandinavian design. The fair showcases some of the most stunning products from Scandinavia but also the rest of the world. The fair shows the best from the contract and retail world as well as shining a… Read More >

16 February 2018

In Collaboration With…Teal X Ali & Nick Munro

We visited Teal Living to find out a bit more about their new furniture collection ANUMO, in which Ali and Nick Munro collaborated with the Lancashire located manufacturer  to create a distinctive and contemporary care home furniture. Consisting of welcoming, tactile, and friendly forms, part of the collection features the ANUMO 2 seater sofa. The distinctive and… Read More >

6 February 2018