Reaching Carbon Zero

GROHE Collaborates with UCL on Multi-Use Ecological Development

Leading global bathroom and kitchen brand GROHE, has collaborated with Regalmain Ltd and Steven Johnson from the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London on a multi-use project; Flimwell Park. Based in East Sussex, Flimwell has been created to help rural communities create a positive economic, social, environmental and ecological impact through a closer… Read More >

12 May 2022

Introducing VerdEco, Agua’s New Sustainable Upholstery Fabric

Developing a suite of sustainable performance upholstery fabrics has long been on our agenda at Agua, but this is easier said than done when you’re looking to create affordable materials to suit the highly technical requirements of the contract fabrics market. [Find Agua Fabrics on the BCFA Product Finder]  Certainly, we’ve made strides to improve… Read More >

5 May 2022

GROHE C2C: Revolutionary Design for a Circular Future

Leading global bathroom brand GROHE doesn’t take sustainability lightly when it comes to product development. As one of the core values of the business, the environment and earth’s natural resources are key considerations in everything from products through to packaging.   [Find Grohe through the BCFA Product Finder] Revolutionary design In 2021 the company made a move… Read More >

26 April 2022

Camira Group Takes Majority Stake in Ground-Breaking Textile Recycling Business

Continuing a long tradition of environmental stewardship and innovation, global textile manufacturer, Camira Group, has taken a majority stake in a pioneering UK textile recycling company to develop innovative new textile products based on textile circularity. Camira Yarns Ltd has become the majority shareholder in “iinouiio” – an acronym for “It is never over until… Read More >

7 April 2022

Review: Surface Design Show

After COVID delaying exhibitions for nearly 2 years, the Surface Design Show made its long awaited return at the Business Design Centre, London from 8th – 10th February 2022. With a clear focus on sustainability, the event provided designers and buyers with an educational two days, supported by a strong programme of talks, research and… Read More >

15 February 2022

The Journey to Net Zero

It’s virtually impossible not to read or hear about climate change and the ‘call to action’ to decarbonise. Best intentions to implement change can, however, be stifled by confusion and a myriad of jargon. A person, product, company or country is carbon neutral if they balance the carbon dioxide they release into the atmosphere with… Read More >

15 February 2022

Sustainability Leaders: Sian Berkley, Ocee International

As part of our Reaching Carbon Zero campaign, Design Insider is thrilled to bring you a brand new series of Sustainability Leaders Q&A’s with leading brands from within the commercial interiors sector. This month, we had the chance to speak with Sian Berkeley, Group Sustainability & Environmental Manager at Ocee International, about Sian’s journey within… Read More >

3 February 2022

Sustainable Design with Holland Harvey: Audio Interview

Welcome to our first Audio Interview!  Design Insider Editor, Alys Bryan, visited architects Holland Harvey in their East London studio after hearing Richard Holland speak passionately about the teams sustainable approach to their projects at the Workspace Design Show.  Alys discussed their recent Inhabit project with Richard and Holland Harvey Co-Founder Jonathan Harvey and they… Read More >

21 January 2022

Sustainability Leaders: David Osborne, Roman

Design Insider is delighted to bring you a new series of Sustainability Leader Q&A’s, celebrating the achievements within our industry by following the tireless journey to reaching carbon zero. Kicking off the 2022 series is Roman CEO, David Osborne, who discusses Roman’s recent accreditation’s and how they were attained.  [Find Roman on BCFA Product Finder]… Read More >

5 January 2022