74 create Hox Haus

Manchester-based architecture and interior design practice 74 has completed a major project to extend and remodel a Grade II-listed, two-storey, Victorian brick building in a semi-rural location in Englefield Green, just outside Egham. The repurposed 453 sq m building – Hox Haus – will serve as the central focus, clubhouse and social amenity for Hox… Read More >

22 November 2018

Camira flies away with Emirates Flight Training Academy

BCFA member Camira fabrics have recently undertaken a project with the Emirates Flight Training Academy in Dubai. Designed by the Emirates’ Facilities and Design team, the Academy features extensive specification of soft seating by leading European office and contract furniture company Ahrend, all upholstered in a wide range of Camira’s wool and wool-bast fibre fabrics including… Read More >

16 October 2018

Boss: Four rooms of a learning environment

Learning is an activity that is hardwired into us, which is what Boss understands well. Universities are no longer just about teaching, learning and researching, but for living and working. Offices are no longer just about the nine to five, they are about developing employees through training and retaining skilled workers. Boss, who is a member of… Read More >

11 October 2018

The ultra-modern campus at the University of West Scotland

British manufacturer and BCFA member, Knightsbridge has supplied furniture for the University of West Scotland’s (UWS) brand new ultra-modern Lanarkshire campus. £110m was invested to create a truly innovative, dynamic and collaborative campus. Designed in house with a focus on style, durability and versatility, the Knightsbridge collections are perfect for the education sector with a… Read More >

5 October 2018

Sea World and Research Centres with Ferco

Ferco are often involved in projects both in the UK and internationally – you need only search on our site and you will see the vast array of projects the BCFA member have been a part of! Design Insider explores two of their recent projects, involving their ISI seat at Sea World Culture and Arts Centre,… Read More >

3 October 2018

Apollo by Ferco Seating

Ferco have taken a design-led approach to lecture theatre seating with the new Apollo seating option… Today’s educational environments are often required to support ‘active learning’. Student-centred and project-based learning models are replacing linear, more traditional instructor-based lessons. Innovative curriculum and methods are supported by future-fit learning spaces, which can also include technology integration. Enhanced learning… Read More >

27 July 2018


During July we will focus on case studies based in one of the UK’s fastest growing cities, Bristol.  We begin by sharing Amtico’s recent project for the University of Bristol. Beacon House is a landmark 1850s Grade II listed building in Clifton, Bristol. Once the Queen’s Hotel and more recently known as the former Habitat store, the property… Read More >

5 July 2018