VIDEO: Education and Industry

Following from our last video exploring graduates views on the next step on careers, we speak to top design professionals to get their view on this topic, what does the industry need to do to help bridge the gap between education and employment, or alternatively what does education need to do? Featuring: Mark Barrel (Boss… Read More >

23 August 2016

How did you get into design?

Last week we met three designers, each at very different stages of their careers, Amy Pears, Designer at Johnson Tiles, Fiona Davidson, freelance designer and senior lecturer and Jonathan Hindle, KI’s Group Managing Director, who founded the Design Guild Mark in 2008. In our 4th post we meet designer Helen Strevens who shows us how… Read More >

22 August 2016

How did you get into design?

In lasts weeks post, the second in our series, we learnt about the key people who influenced the careers of BroomeJenkins Senior Designer Julian Evens and Morgan Design Manager Erin Johnson. Eleanor Cardwell, PR & Marketing Manager at Newmor Wallcoverings, showed us how an education in fine art can provide a base for a creative… Read More >

16 August 2016

How did you get into design?

In early July we were blown away by the Design Excellence presented by the UK’s 2016 graduates at New Designers. Meeting so many graduates on the cusp of their design careers made us want to learn more about the journeys which our BCFA members took into their design positions. We asked 15 designers: how did… Read More >

3 August 2016

Rycotewood Graduate Show: In The Making

Graduate show ‘In the Making’ will showcase work from the country’s sole remaining craft-focused undergraduate furniture course. Students from Rycotewood Furniture Centre have organised the exhibition of over 30 unique pieces of handcrafted furniture at the Furniture Makers’ Hall in London

19 May 2016

Inside Out – WMS Food Hall, Birmingham

Inside Out was appointed by the projects furniture consultant WeSpace to supply furniture for the refurbishment of the WMS Food Hall at the University of Birmingham. Creating a modern and youthful environment Inside Out supplied chairs in an array of bright colours with complementing laminate and wood tables. “Following extensive flood damage from a burst… Read More >

23 March 2016