Education

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

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL with Amtico

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

ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET appoints BW: Workplace Experts

The English National Ballet has a long, distinguished history. Today, English National Ballet is renowned for taking world-class ballet to the widest possible audience and has gained new acclaim as it introduces innovative new works to the Company’s repertoire while continuing to honour and reinvigorate traditional ballet. BW has been appointed to manage the fit-out… Read More >

10 May 2018

Brass Founders, Student Accommodation in Sheffield

Kingston Shaw Interior Design were delighted to complete the design of the communal spaces of a new-build student project in Sheffield.  Brass Founders offers students a luxury space that is meant to feel like a home from home. The communal spaces include a games room, gym, communal eating area, social hub, work spaces and a… Read More >

29 March 2018

University of Copenhagen: Acoustics matter

The University of Copenhagen’s in-house designer embraced the opportunity to bring in acoustic properties for the renovation of the Library.  It’s a well-known fact that well-being and productiveness are paramount when designing a space that is meant for work, learning and reading. So when in-house designer, Peter Schjøtt Andersen wanted to soften the noise levels in… Read More >

28 March 2018

Central European University

The palette of materials for the Central European University was selected by O’Donnell + Tuomey for their endurance and natural material qualities that give character to the overall appearance. Stone, timber, concrete and steel form the fabric of the internal public spaces, with bespoke furniture used throughout the building. The new facades are constructed with local limestone, designed to… Read More >

26 February 2018