Borough Yards is a 160,000 sq. ft mixed-use development on the western edge of Borough Market in London’s Southwark. A new space blending cathedral like railway arches, public squares, and secluded shopping ‘streets’. f.r.a. were appointed to design the wayfinding and placemaking for Borough Yards. Design Insider filmed Wesley Meyer, Director at f.r.a. speaking about… Read More >
The Carlyle is the latest project of private rental apartments by London- based designers Visu Verum Interiors. Situated in affluent Kensington, the building consists of 12 two, three- and four-bedroom luxury homes. Visu Verum Interiors are an interior design studio, located in London. They excell in crafting elegant residences, adopting classic silhouettes and modernising them… Read More >
Design Insider is starting 2020 by looking at new trends within the industry and finding out what trends our members have conformed to and subverted. Drawing on Prestigious Textiles’ 30 years of experience in the international furnishings arena, PT Contract is an exciting new force in commercial interiors. In a mission to create truly inspiring… Read More >
Decca, a global manufacturer of luxury furniture for the residential, contract and hospitality markets announced a design competition in 2017 where the core purpose was to re-imagine their own products. Decca recently announced the winner: ‘Accouter Design’, as the proposal presented was imaginative. The competition was a chance to explore what could be achieved by… Read More >
One Housing Group Limited (City Style) has completed a £26 million scheme in Lewisham, South London. Designed by PRP, the development provides 92 new homes, including 64 for older people, 26 homes for sale, and an additional two family houses for social rent on a separate site at Blessington Road. Built in 1963, the site… Read More >
High street department store Debenhams employed BCFA member Muraspec as their wallcovering solution provider for their store design at Westfields in Shepherd’s Bush/White City. The brief given by Debenhams, was to create a design concept that enriched their high-end branded shopping experience, particularly in their Handbags department.From Muraspec’s extensive contract collections, Debenhams opted for the… Read More >
Owners, Monde Capital, hired Mystery to develop the initial concept for a ‘free-from’ alternative to ice cream, fro-yo and shakes. The brand would start with an initial retail site in London’s vibrant Soho, with a view to rolling out to other UK and international destinations. Inspiration for this scheme was taken from the swinging, free-lovin’… Read More >
A prime ground floor retail location in the heart of Clerkenwell EC1 is now home to a brand new showroom space for textile innovator, Camira, which promises to provide a dedicated, user-focused textile resource for fabric specifiers. The fabric specialists opened their first showroom in 2012 in Britton Street near Farringdon, together with flooring company,… Read More >
Rawligion owner, John Tabatabai, approached Mystery Ltd to create the brand, graphics and interior of the first site of his new fast-casual restaurant concept. John’s mission was to deliver ‘nutrient-dense food to improve the health and well-being of customers’.
Andy Martin Architecture (AMA) are finalists in the Commercial Interior Surface category in the Surface Design Awards 2017, and there’s no trouble in guessing why with their fantastic offering at the NEW Italian restaurant, ‘Fucina’.
London Atelier are finalists in the Light & Surface Interior category in the Surface Design Awards 2017, and well-deservedly with their beautiful window display ‘The Herbarium’ for Crabtree & Evelyn.
Alex Da Corte is a rising star on the international art scene.
For this month’s focus on flooring we take a closer look at the role flooring plays in a retail environment. We caught up with Lewis Taylor, Design Director of David Collins Studio who have an international reputation in luxury retail design and our BCFA members to understand how flooring sells.
Interior Suppliers Shop-fitting ITAB Interiors Wall coverings Muraspec Cabinets Gralyn Joinery Carpet tiles Milliken Ceramics tiles Porcelanosa Hinds was established in 1856, and remains a family owned and run independent business. Today there are 118 branches across England and Wales from the North East to Devon and West Wales to East Anglia. F. Hinds is one… Read More >