Industry News

Meet the Judges: Design Insider Awards

At the BCFA Northern Dinner in April 2020 Design Insider will celebrate the very best Northern commercial projects by awarding 4 Awards for design excellence, each project nominated by our readers and BCFA members, judged by key industry players. We are thrilled to be able to introduce you to Ella Doran, Liam Hopkins, Dean Stanford-Palmer… Read More >

12 February 2020

EE Smiths Awarded New Contract with The Londoner

EE Smith Contracts Ltd, based in Leicester, has been awarded the multi-million-pound contract to provide the full hotel fit-out of the highly-anticipated 5-star The Londoner, based in Leicester Square. The £300-million development due to open later this year will feature 350 guest rooms, including 35 suites, as well as a variety of restaurants and lounges,… Read More >

4 February 2020

Penson Revamps Bluebells Restaurant

Designed and delivered in just 4 weeks, Bluebells Restaurant in Ascot combines sumptuous luxury-inspired glamour and a delicious but accessible fine dining menu. 10 years ago, Bluebells Restaurant in Wentworth, Surrey was conceived by PENSON as snug and imaginative heart-warming dining experience. Now, the second venue in Ascot has been enjoying that same visionary design… Read More >

7 January 2020

Forgotten Masters: Amazing Indian Painting

Architects and exhibition designers Nissen Richards Studio have completed a dynamic, colourful and historically-significant project for the Wallace Collection. Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting for the East India Company, guest-curated by renowned writer and historian William Dalrymple, is the first UK exhibition of works by Indian master painters that were originally commissioned by officials from the… Read More >

5 January 2020

Jim Biddulph’s 2019 Design Highlights

Whilst 2019 has had its fair share of controversy and an alarmingly apparent deepening of social and political division, there is still much that we can celebrate and congratulate from the world of design. Looking back to the beginning of the year and the first trade shows, product launches and creative initiatives through to now,… Read More >

20 December 2019

GROHE at The World Architecture Festival

At this year’s World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, founder sponsor GROHE celebrated another year of success, welcoming more than 1,000 visitors from the international architecture and design world to their booth. [Find Grohe on BCFA Product Finder]  “We are proud to be a part of some of this year’s nominees for the Building… Read More >

17 December 2019

Roman’s Finest Showering Products featured in Grand Designs Project

One of Europe’s leading shower designer and manufacturer, Roman, was recently involved in a unique Grand Designs project which was aired on Channel 4. [Fine Roman on BCFA Product Finder Page] Roman specified stunning products to create bespoke solutions for 5 en-suite bathrooms that fulfilled the customer’s modern and contemporary brief including Roman’s Liberty black grid wetroom… Read More >

15 November 2019

The growth of design-led framing in Dubai

BCFA member Larson-Juhl is one of Britain’s leading supplier of picture frames and mouldings, offering the most comprehensive range of framing products in the market. With an unparalleled choice of over 3,000 beautiful mouldings, more than 100 readymade frames, over 200 mountboard colours, plus a vast selection of accessories, glazing products, conservation framing and storage items,… Read More >

14 November 2019