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ONE: Gurvinder Khurana

Continuing with our new series, we invited Gurvinder Khurana to take part in ONE, where you can glimpse the passions, interests and unexpected choices of the individuals behind the UK’s design and manufacturing sectors. Director and Co-founder of Align, Gurvinder Khurana is an interior designer who believes in the power of emotional intelligence, human-centric design… Read More >

7 July 2019

One: Rosanna Campbell

Continuing with our new series, we invited Rosanna Campbell to take part in ONE, where you can glimpse the passions, interests and unexpected choices of the individuals behind the UK’s design and manufacturing sectors. Rosanna Campbell is Head of Product & Creative Development at Newmor wallcoverings, a family owned wallpaper manufacturer based in Welshpool mid Wales…. Read More >

26 June 2019

Jim Biddulph & 2LG in conversation

Were you to ask Russell Whitehead and Jordan Cluroe where they might be in 15 years time back in the mid-00’s you would likely have been met with an answer that positioned them somewhere in the world of the performing arts. They may not have anticipated it back then, but the South London creative duo… Read More >

25 June 2019

The Case for Creative Collaboration

Everyone in business likes to think they’re good at collaborating – taking as easily as giving and letting the best idea win out. But the truth is that collaboration can sometimes be a painful process, especially for creatives, for whom the line between having a voice and having the principal voice can be very thin… Read More >

10 June 2019

Jim Biddulph & Laura Slater in conversation

Whilst we may have lost a large proportion of the manufacturing that made the UK one of the world’s textile super powers during the 18th and 19th centuries, textile design is a still a thriving industry here in the 21st century. In the north of England, not so far from the historical sites of large-scale… Read More >

25 May 2019

ONE: Chris Gwyther

Continuing with our new series, we invited Chris Gwyther to take part in ONE, where you can glimpse the passions, interests and unexpected choices of the individuals behind the UK’s design and manufacturing sectors. Chris Gwyther is Group Head of Creative at newly-rebranded Istoria Group (formerly Blue Flint Group), a Bristol-based collective of creative agencies with… Read More >

20 May 2019

Sustainability? We can all do more

I started in the exhibitions industry in the mid-90s, which was then something of a horror show in terms of sustainability. The over-riding culture was one of ‘build and burn’, with non-biodegradable materials off-loaded straight to landfill. Inspired to counter this, a founding principle of our business was to be sustainable in any way we… Read More >

10 May 2019

ONE: Bianca Yousef

We are delighted to bring you our brand new series ONE, where you can glimpse the passions, interests and unexpected choices of the individuals behind the UK’s design and manufacturing sectors. We invited Bianca Yousef to be the first designer to take part. Bianca is an Associate at Manchester-based architects, interior designers and placemakers 74,… Read More >

29 April 2019

Liquid Retail. Move Faster.

In spite of pessimistic high street headlines, UK retail is by no means on its last legs. ‘City Centres: Past, Present and Future’ recently reported that many city centres are actually performing well, with insufficient footfall from local skilled workers a greater issue than the internet when it comes to under-performance. At the same time,… Read More >

29 April 2019