Retail

Wanderfinding with f.r.a. at Borough Yards

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 >

6 July 2022

The Carlyle – Distinction Group & Visu Verum Interiors

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 >

30 March 2020

Decca Reveals Winners for Design Competition

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 >

17 December 2019

PRP’s Later Living team redevelops Lewisham’s Almshouses

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 >

16 August 2018

Debenhams, Westfields features Muraspec Wallcoverings

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 >

20 July 2018

WHY FLOORING SELLS

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.

7 July 2016