Industry News

Designer Brightens Wembley Park with Giant, Colourful Floor Mural

Brighton based designer Lois O’Hara’s large-scale mural on Olympic Way Think Independently, Together is an impressive 23m x 23m giant floor mural that bursts with colour. Situated at the foot of the National Stadium, it complements the new Olympic Steps which, since their launch in June 2021, provides a fitting new entrance to the iconic location…. Read More >

1 April 2022

CDUK Joins Material Source Studio

Material Source Studio has opened its doors, offering architects and designers in the North West the opportunity to immerse themselves in ‘beautifully useful’ products and materials. CDUK is proud to announce its partnership with the Studio which will include a CDUK exhibition area showcasing a diversity of products including Corian® Solid Surface and the recently… Read More >

9 February 2022

Skopos Celebrate 50 Years

The early 70’s saw the birth of a new textile business in the Yorkshire town of Batley. With design and innovation at the heart of everything, three local art college students came together to build an energetic business, delivering eye-catching printed fabrics into healthcare and hospitality interiors. The students were influenced by graphics seen in… Read More >

1 February 2022

Meet Design Guild Mark Judge Clare Johnston

Each designer awarded a Design Guild Mark for a piece of their work can be confident that they have created a design which demonstrates design excellence.  The Design Guild Mark judging process is rigorous, involving a carefully selected panel of industry leading design professionals.  Within this series we will introduce you to a selection of the… Read More >

10 January 2022

Edmund Bell Signs the Climate Pledge

In September 2019, Amazon and Global Optimism co-founded The Climate Pledge (TCP) – a commitment to reach net-zero carbon 2040 and meet The Paris Agreement 10 years early. As of September 2021, The Climate Pledge has over 201 signatories across 26 industries and 21 countries – with companies such as Amazon, Mercedes Benz, Microsoft, IBM,… Read More >

22 December 2021

The Green Dream: Incorporating Sustainability in Commercial Interior Design

Amtico Commercial Marketing Manager Louisa Eyles explains why, as well as how, sustainability is becoming a key part in commercial interior projects. What is sustainability? How can it be embedded into commercial interior design? Here at Amtico, we have thought long and hard about it – and not just in a corporate “green wash” way,… Read More >

15 December 2021

World Architecture Festival Reveals Winner of GROHE Water Research Prize

Researchers from Techlab laboratory, based at Shiraz University in Iran, have won a £10,000 research prize to investigate how air humidity and rainfall can be used to aid indoor thermal comfort in arid regions, inspired by water absorption methods observed in the Namib desert beetle. The Water Research prize is funded by GROHE and is… Read More >

30 November 2021


Global manufacturer Milliken & Company announces a new milestone in its ongoing sustainability journey. All Milliken carpet, luxury vinyl tile and entryway tile products around the globe are now carbon neutral, offsetting carbon emissions in raw materials and manufacturing carbon footprint using Verified Carbon Standard credits. This announcement, which anchors Milliken’s Flooring Business’s M/PACT initiative,… Read More >

26 November 2021

LAUFEN space Milano

Through an artistic exhibition suspended between reflections and transparencies, in a continuous dialogue between art and design, LAUFEN inaugurates the LAUFEN space Milano, a new concept that joins the other spaces of the Swiss brand in the world. [Find Out More About Laufen Space Milano] LAUFEN returns to Milan and does so on the occasion… Read More >

22 November 2021