People

Vive the entrepreneurial spirit!

What does it mean to be entrepreneurial?  Well, it begins with spotting an opportunity and having clarity about what you’re proposing, whether it’s a new value, service, product or method for being more innovative or efficient. Next, you have to commoditise your vision. You’ll need to be more than just motivated to create change – and… Read More >

2 September 2019

ONE: Matt Hayes

We continue to enjoy learning more about UK based designers in our ONE series, today we meet Matt Hayes, Design Studio & Product Manager at Muraspec Wallcoverings. In his role as Design Studio & Product Manager at Muraspec Wallcoverings, Matt manages the creation and production of commercial and residential wall coverings for worldwide markets including hospitality, office,… Read More >

22 August 2019

ONE: Pippa Nissen

We continue to enjoy learning more about UK based designers in our ONE series, today we meet Pippa Nissen, Director at Nissen Richards Studio. Pippa Nissen is a Director of award-winning, cultural collaborators Nissen Richards Studio, working with many of the world’s greatest institutions. Pippa studied architecture at Cambridge University and took a Theatre Design… Read More >

8 August 2019

ONE: Gavin King

Continuing with our new series, we invited Gavin King 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. Gavin is the Director at SpaceInvader Design Ltd. He has 25 years’ experience of designing inspirational commercial environments for leading UK… Read More >

21 July 2019

The Power of the People

In an earlier column on sustainability, I focused on process and waste, but sustainability is about so much more than material life-cycles. Successful sustainable businesses also need to perform financially, culturally and socially. It’s about taking the long-term view – and, in my view, the greatest asset to help you achieve that is your people…. Read More >

10 July 2019

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