Inspiration

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

Bio Building at Dutch Design Week

It is fair to say that this year has been a tumultuous one, full of political unrest, distrust, disparity and protest. The messages surrounding climate change pushed most vigorously by a youth movement that is all too aware of the implications of its pending impact, are finally being pushed to the fore of news stories… Read More >

19 December 2019

Toybox Birmingham by 74 interiors

74 are architects, interior designers and placemakers, specialising in student living, workplace, hospitality and residential projects. The Manchester-based practice, named Commercial Interior Design Practice of the Year at the Northern Design Awards 2019, offers clients a design-led, commercial approach and a thoroughly integrated mix of disciplines.  The Manchester-based architects and interior designers 74 have created… Read More >

19 December 2019

Decca Reveals Winners for Design Competition

Decca, a global manufacturer of luxury furniture for the residential, contract and hospitality markets announced a design competition in 2017 where the core purpose was to re-imagine their own products. Decca recently announced the winner: ‘Accouter Design’, as the proposal presented was imaginative. The competition was a chance to explore what could be achieved by… Read More >

17 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

Grohe: The Digital Revolution of Showers

GROHE has just launched the modern shower, SmartConnect 310, which is classified as a digital revolution. GROHE is a leading single-brand manufacturer and supplier of beautiful sanitary fittings, including taps for the bathroom and kitchen, showers from the thermostatic mixer to electric, concealed valves and WC systems. [Find Grohe on BCFA Product Finder]  Digitalisation and… Read More >

16 December 2019

Living Archive Trend: Style Library Contract

During Sleep + Eat we took the opportunity to sit down with the Style Library Contract team and discuss the current trends which they have identified in the hospitality sector.  Over the coming weeks we will be sharing 4 trends with you and today we begin with Living Archive. [Find Style Library Contract on BCFA Product… Read More >

29 November 2019

Moroccan Kasbah Cool

Following on from their Tribal African blog, the sixth trend Edmund Bell explore in their Global Traveller series is Moroccan Kasbah Cool. [Find Edmund Bell on BCFA Product Finder] Moroccan style is uplifting and inspiring; characterised by bold colours, ornate furniture, patterned rugs and cool floor cushions. Beautiful architecture with curved doorways and windows, heavily studded doors and patterns… Read More >

20 November 2019