Industry News

Bespoke by Evans’ Sublimatic Thermoprinting Technology

Manchester based textiles company, Bespoke by Evans invests in a new digital sublimation printer which uses heat to transfer dye onto flame retardant fabrics for use in the contract sector.  “With our new Italian-engineered printing technology, we not only achieve the highest quality print results, but we can also meet our customer demands in less… Read More >

10 September 2019

Pouring Perfection

Our material of choice for this month has been water and whilst it’s influence upon design might not be obvious, it is in fact vital in the creation of a particular type of surface material that can be found in most interior environments around the world. Mineral composites like plaster and Jesmonite will forever remain… Read More >

28 August 2019

Harrison Spinks allows nation Inside The Factory

Renowned Yorkshire bedmaker, Harrison Spinks, is set to be star of the screen when Inside The Factory airs on Tuesday 20th August at 8pm on BBC TWO with a focus on making mattresses. “To be chosen to be part of a programme as prestigious as Inside The Factory is a huge honour for Harrison Spinks…. Read More >

20 August 2019

Trends in Contract by Trevira CS 2019/2020

Trevira CS fabrics fulfil worldwide the important fire safety standards demanded in hotels and restaurants. With Trevira CS fabrics every textile element can be designed safely. At Heimtextil in Frankfurt, Trevira presented “Trends in Contract 2019/2020” for the areas of work, hotels, restaurants, and health and care. The show gave visitors, especially interior designers and… Read More >

15 August 2019

save! Smart sanitation for a sustainable future

Earlier this year at ISH in Frankfurt, Laufen presented the innovative Save! waste-separating WC, which is a sustainable new product that meets a little-known environmental problem of our time: the pollution of our water by nitrogen. The urine-separation WC Save!, designed by the Austrian design studio EOOS, functions like a conventional flushing toilet and contributes… Read More >

12 August 2019

Edmund Bell: Raw Japanese

Following on from Edmund Bell’s China Girl blog, the second trend they explore in their Global Traveller series is Raw Japanese. Wabi Sabi has become synonymous with typical raw Japanese style and the epitome of simple living. It’s no secret the Japanese really do like their interiors super simple; a hymn to the imperfect characters of nature, tracing their origins back to the 15th century… Read More >

7 August 2019

An International Decade for Water Action

The Water Action Decade was launched by the United Nations on World Water Day, 22 March 2018; with an objective of mobilising action that will help transform how we manage water and avert the 40% shortfall in freshwater resources predicted by 2030. This year we were given a stark reminder by Secretary-General, António Guterres of… Read More >

6 August 2019

Edmund Bell’s China Girl Trend

Edmund Bell starts their Global Traveller Series with China Girl: sometimes modest and sometimes opulent, exciting or subdued, colourful and textural. Chinese interiors are always thoughtful and most unassuming with its never fading appearance. It has an innate way of blending traditional with new in a beautiful and rich manner. Design direction can be traced… Read More >

2 August 2019