FILM

Sketch Series: Patternistas

When I bumped into friends of Design Insider, the Patternistas, I couldn’t help asking them about their recently completed workplace project. The Cardiff based creative duo had collaborated with the strategic team of a global corporate accountancy business to create four bespoke patterned fabrics for two of their London buildings. The Patternistas’ maximalist patterns were made… Read More >

28 March 2019

Why Wool? Woven in Time

We were thrilled to be invited to the film “woven in time” by The Woolmark Company, which follows the history of Australian Merino wool production in Yorkshire, and the manufacturing processes involved in wool fabric production. With interviews from businesses thriving today due to the resurgence of wool and their importance in the wool industry. The… Read More >

27 March 2019

Manufacturing processes at Ulster Carpets

Ulster Carpets have allowed us to explore the whole process of creating their marvellous weaves. This BCFA member has answered our questions and even given us videos to show you how it is done! Design Insider have asked Ulster Carpets about the four stages, which they have provided videos for: Spinning, Dyeing, Weaving and Finishing…. Read More >

1 November 2018

Film: Introducing Roman

British manufacturer of shower enclosures, bath screens, wetroom panels, solid surface fabrication and shower trays, Roman, introduce their new company video. This video is taken at Roman’s headquarters and Manufacturing Plant in the North East of England and takes a look at their design and manufacturing capabilities. Roman’s R&D Manager talks design and leading in innovation whilst their… Read More >

22 October 2018

Space-Saving A-Fold table by Burgess

Portable and lightweight, the A-Fold table by BCFA member Burgess is quick to install and fold down thanks to its unique folding mechanism, securing the legs flat against the table top for minimal storage space. Individual tables can be linked together for business group working and modesty panels can be added or removed quickly for… Read More >

27 September 2018

MATERIALS: LIVING WITH PLASTIC

Plastic is a huge problem. final. But…. it is also an amazing material at the same time helping us to create amazing products, being the sole solution to most human technologies. We have seen the devastating affects plastic is having on our oceans and wildlife through countless documentaries. With the BBC’s Blue Planet II really hitting… Read More >

29 June 2018

Dizzi by Alys Bryan X Knightsbridge

During Clerkenwell Design Week we caught up with Knightsbridge to learn more about their collaboration with designer Alys Bryan and the Dizzi collection. Using their experience of manufacturing furniture for healthcare environments, Knightsbridge are breaking new ground by expanding into the world of contract furniture for high wear environments, including hotels, restaurants and offices where… Read More >

25 June 2018