Industry News

World Design Capital – Cape Town 2014

WORLD DESIGN CAPITAL CAPE TOWN 2014 PROGRAMME LAUNCHES WITH 450 RECOGNISED PROJECTS 2014 welcomes a new World Design Capital (WDC) Cape Town, in which the city will celebrate a whole years worth of design with events throughout. In 2012 Helsinki took on the huge honour and huge project and produced some brilliant events. “The central… Read More >

16 January 2014

UCL and V&A to Create ‘Olympicopolis’

UCL and V&A reveal plans for a new creative hub within the Olympic Park University College London and the Victoria and Albert Museum have started drawing up plans to build new sites at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. In the National Infrastructure Plan 2013 the government said it was supporting the London Legacy Development Corporation… Read More >

8 January 2014

UKTI GREAT Weeks

GREAT Weeks – Design Missions UKTI and the BCFA have been working together for quite a while, and the relationship has brought some exciting opportunities to BCFA members. The UKTI have now embarked on a brilliant mission well a GREAT mission to get British manufacturers and designers exporting, to grow businesses. You may have seen in… Read More >

8 January 2014

Colour of the Year: Radiant Orchid

PANTONE have named this year’s colour as Radiant Orchid – so purple for us simple folk. Since 2000 Pantone Colour Institute have dictated what the colour of the year will be, the colour that is selected is supposed express what is taking place in a global vision. Purple is described as being magical and is… Read More >

3 January 2014