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Using space as a narrative backdrop

As specialists in exhibition design – for museums, institutions, art galleries and anyone with a complex story to tell – we believe exhibition design principles can also apply to the commercial sector, making your showroom / selling environment the perfect backdrop to tell your product story. Such principles include making the most of pacing, interpretation,… Read More >

10 February 2020

Leading Designer, Mark Barrell, Unveils 2020 Industry Trends

Mark Barrell, Design Director at Boss Design, has unveiled the trends that are set to influence the market in 2020.  According to the leading designer, the continued movement towards mass personalisation will be a major trend during 2020.  [Find Boss Design on the BCFA Product Finder] Mark Barrell explains: “One-size-fits-all doesn’t fit anymore. Demand for… Read More >

29 January 2020

Hosting Life

2020 has a certain ring to it; the staccato rhythm of the repeated number is direct and distinct. Connotations of clear and precise vision are pertinent; the wildfires raging in Australia are a testament to the impact that our species is having upon the planet. It’s time that we look ahead with sharp focus and… Read More >

24 January 2020

Q&A Paul Jones, General Manager at Morgan

After his recent return to Morgan as their new General Manager, we sat down with Paul Jones to discuss the industry and his plans for the company going forward. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and finely tuned expertise that will cement their role as industry leaders.  Paul first started at Morgan on… Read More >

6 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

ONE: David Fox

Continuing with our popular series, we invited David Fox, the founder of David Fox Design to take part in ONE, providing us with an insight into the passions and interests behind the UK’s design and manufacturing sectors.  David Fox Design is a multi-award winning product design consultancy, who specialises in furniture, fabric and industrial design… Read More >

17 December 2019

The effect of materials & processing technology on office development

Particleboard and the ability to produce it in large sheets – cut, shaped and edged in a wide variety of sizes and finishes – was perhaps the first significant and liberating breakthrough in materials processing to affect the development of office (and other) furniture design and production. Veneered and lacquered post-primary-manufacturing finishes have over time… Read More >

6 December 2019

Jim Biddulph & Adriana Jaros In Conversation

Having initially studied Graphic Design in her native Venezuela followed by BA Textile Design at Chelsea, Adriana Jaros has developed a striking visual style that incorporates architectural references and continues to grow in scale and/or ambition with every new piece she creates. From photographic ‘interventions’ that involve illuminating and intriguing introductions of colour to large… Read More >

4 December 2019