Reaching Carbon Zero

Sustainability at Morgan with Managing Director, Paul Jones

Paul Jones is Managing Director at Morgan, a British contract furniture designer and manufacturer. Morgan are a design-led company, striving to create truly original, high-quality furniture through passion, care, design, integrity, experience, craftsmanship and an unfaltering dedication to quality. Paul’s history with the company started in 1999 when he accepted an industrial placement as part… Read More >

11 October 2021

GROHE to Speak at Planted, London’s First Design Show Connecting Spaces, Nature and Sustainability

GROHE is proud to have participated in London’s first ever Planted event, which took place at London King’s Cross this weekend. Planted is an informative and inspiring three-day event, seeking to reconnect people and spaces with nature, and ignite positive change in behaviours across the design industry.  As a sustainably driven brand leading the way in the… Read More >

8 October 2021

Apply Sustainable Thinking

‘One of our biggest steps on our journey to zero carbon and zero waste is in choosing our materials, because they can account for more than 70% of any product’s footprint. By reusing existing plastics, yarns and textiles, we significantly reduce our emissions and produce a more responsible product.’ Here Design Insider shares with you… Read More >

4 October 2021

2021 Best Use of Certified Timber Shortlist

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has revealed the 2021 Best Use of Certified Timber Shortlist, supported for the third year in a row by Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC). This year’s eight shortlisted projects highlight the work of practices across the world, from Denmark to Tokyo, that push new boundaries in the use… Read More >

4 October 2021

SUSTAINABILITY IN DESIGN

Design LSM are passionate about design and sustainability.  Here they tell us in their own words why businesses should take responsibility to limit impact on the earth’s natural resources. Sustainability in design expands beyond materiality and aesthetics. It’s also about sustaining one’s physical and mental wellbeing, and creating environments that promote health, clarity and inner… Read More >

1 October 2021

Sustainability Q&A with Larson-Juhl

Larson-Juhl UK has spent over 40 years continually innovating and developing a stunning range of crafted frames and mouldings and is now setting the standard with the biggest range of FSC and PEFC products on the market.  We sat down with Matt George, Larson-Juhl Sales & Marketing Director to find out more about the companies… Read More >

1 October 2021

What Does it Take to be a Sustainable Furniture Manufacturer?

Design Insider visited the Senator Group’s Head Office in Accrington, Lancashire to see why Senator is so highly regarded for its approach to sustainability. Senator is the largest workplace manufacturer in the UK and has ambitious objectives to be the most sustainable and environmentally friendly office furniture manufacturing operation in the world and achieve ‘net… Read More >

21 September 2021

South Ken Green Trail

London has received some rather unwanted press over the summer for one of the largest and most expensive ‘green’ interventions it’s ever produced. The Marble Arch Mound promised much in terms of luscious greenery, established plants and stunning views of the city but has rather sadly ended up looking like a peculiarly angular piece of… Read More >

1 September 2021

Women in Office Design – Joanna Knight

This month’s Women in Office Design column features Joanna Knight, Partner at The Knight Partnership and Sustainability and Circular Economy Manager at Women in Office Design (WOD). She will be hosting the Sustainability seminar for the forthcoming BCFA/WOD ‘Clerkenwell Open’ event. The Journey in the Workplace Sector Joanna started her career in the workplace and… Read More >

16 August 2021

Q&A with Sustainability Consultant Mark Allison

Mark Allison Consulting was founded in 2021 and although they are new, they have worked with a broad range of companies including some of the UK’s largest brands over the last 30 years. Mark Allison believes the normal rules of business do not stop when it comes to sustainability, pragmatic solutions still matter. That is… Read More >

21 July 2021

Milliken & Company Publishes Third Annual Corporate Sustainability Report

Global manufacturer Milliken & Company has released its third annual corporate sustainability report, entitled Together for Tomorrow. This report, which analyses Milliken’s performance through the lens of its holistic sustainability efforts, highlights its progress towards the 2025 sustainability goals the company set in 2018. Covering people, product and planet, this report creates increased accountability while… Read More >

2 June 2021

BCFA Sustainability Forum 2021

The BCFA supports and encourages its members to follow a code of sustainable best practice. The BCFA itself is a member of FISP the Furniture Industry Sustainability Programme which promotes best practise to drive social, economic and environmental change, via continual improvement of member’s business operations. To support this BCFA members have a sustainability network… Read More >

11 May 2021

Q&A Sustainability Leaders – Roman

Roman has been designing and manufacturing showering solutions for over 36 years, and is the UK’s largest shower manufacturer with a strong presence in over 60 International markets. All Roman products are proudly designed and made in Britain, offering the ultimate in quality, precision and craftsmanship. Roman’s diverse and versatile collection of products encompasses something… Read More >

28 April 2021