Reaching Carbon Zero

Sustainable Design Collective: Standards & Certification

Design Insider is thrilled to support the Sustainable Design Collective as a media partner. Sustainable Design Collective is a ‘think tank’ group committed to acting as a collective within the workplace design community to identify developments and ‘best practice’ relating to sustainability. The purpose of the Group is to promote and applaud achievements and, more… Read More >

11 August 2022

Materials for a Lighter Future

Milan Design Week may be behind us now, but the impact of the exhibitions, talks, events and performances can still be felt. Indeed, having had the show back to full strength once again highlights the magnitude of the reverberations it creates within the world of design, and beyond. A series of concurrent themes were at… Read More >

2 August 2022

Leading the Way in Sustainable Innovation

Hypnos Contract Beds is the largest provider of hospitality beds in the UK, supplying big hotel groups – as well as boutique and independent hotels, and serviced apartments – in the UK and around the world. Here, Carolyn Mitchell, Sales and Marketing Director at Hypnos Contract Beds, explains how sustainability is driving innovation when it… Read More >

11 July 2022

Instagram LIVE Recording: Reaching Carbon Zero

Boss Design Creative Director, Ceri Lovett, speaks with Design Insider Editor, Alys Bryan, about the design and production initiatives reducing Boss Design’s carbon footprint. “There needs to be a penny-drop moment across civilization that climate change is the biggest threat that humanity faces” This interview was recorded live as part of Design Insider’s Instagram Event,… Read More >

7 July 2022

Our Time on Earth

The 24-hour clock analogy, which states that if the world were formed at midnight, with the present moment being 24 hours on, then humans have been around since 11:59:59pm, may not be a new one, but its poignancy never really fades. As a species, we indeed are but a blip in the history of the… Read More >

10 June 2022

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN COLLECTIVE – Driving Circularity

Design Insider is thrilled to announce our support of Sustainable Design Collective as a media partner. Sustainable Design Collective is a ‘think tank’ group committed to acting as a collective within the workplace design community to identify developments and ‘best practice’ relating to sustainability. The purpose of the Group is to promote and applaud achievements and, more… Read More >

26 May 2022

A Promotion for Reduction

As we recently began exploring, the journey to “net zero” is a complicated but essential one, and one that encompasses many angles, not just decarbonising. Whilst not entirely to blame for the existing issues, as an industry, design must play a key role in altering the ways in which we manufacture, transport, apply and use… Read More >

24 May 2022

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