Industry News

The art of aluminium – Burgess Furniture

Producing quality furniture starts with quality materials. For Burgess Furniture, specialist in metal function chairs, it begins with the perfect blend of aluminium! By sourcing the right raw materials, the British manufacturer produces some of the most robust hospitality furniture available, furniture which has lasted for over 40 years for some of its customers. The… Read More >

17 December 2018

What is a Wire Drawing Facility?

We recently had the opportunity to share Harrison Spinks’ news and achievements from 2018, one of which was their investment of £1.8 million in a new wire drawing facility.  This substantial investment caught our attention and we couldn’t help but contact Richard Essery, managing director of Harrison Spinks Components, and ask him for a great deal… Read More >

17 December 2018

2018: A Busy Year for Harrison Spinks!

It’s been a busy and successful year for Leeds-based bed maker Harrison Spinks! In February the fifth-generation family business strengthened its commitment to British manufacturing by investing £1.8million in a new wire drawing facility on British Steel’s site in Scunthorpe. The new lines will draw the ultra-fine wire used to manufacture Harrison Spinks’ world-leading pocket… Read More >

13 December 2018

Mizzi Studio’s Curvaceous clad Kiosks

The Royal Parks announce an exciting collaboration with Colicci to launch a collection of healthy food kiosks across London parks. Tom Raffield, who has become known for the transformation of wood using a unique method of steam bending, has been commissioned to realise Mizzi Studio’s design for curvaceous oak cladding for a number of the kiosks. Serving… Read More >

6 December 2018

Newhey Carpets Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Newhey Carpets, a leading British manufacturer of high quality contract carpet for the hospitality & leisure sectors, are celebrating 50 years successfully meeting and exceeding customer’s requirements in an increasingly competitive and challenging industry. Within these 50 years, Newhey have been a BCFA member for 12. There’s a sense of nostalgia as you approach the… Read More >

6 December 2018

Roca’s Jump the Gap Design Competition

Jumpthegap is a biennial competition launched in 2004 by bathroom brand Roca in collaboration with the Barcelona Design Centre. The aim of the contest is for architects, designers and students to showcase their talent and submit new, innovative and sustainable concepts for the bathroom space of the future. Entrants are encouraged to use their vision… Read More >

5 December 2018

New York Hotels: Where to Stay

One of Design Insider’s themes in November was New York – fitting well with the BDNY exhibition on the 11th and 12th November. With this in mind, we would like to present three hotels in New York to consider on your next trip overseas. 1 Hotel “Earlier this year I visited New York, after about 8 years. I split my stay… Read More >

4 December 2018

Five New Hotels due to Launch in 2019

With Hotels being the theme for the month of November, Design Insider are looking at the New Hotel. We have hand selected five hotels we are excited about, throughout the UK! These upcoming hotels give you the perfect mix of history and modernism: The Hard Rock Hotel draws on the legacy of the guests who stayed… Read More >

22 November 2018