Sustainability Leaders

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

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

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

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

Q&A Sustainability Leaders – Larson-Juhl

Larson-Juhl has spent the past 40 years continually innovating and developing a stunning range of crafted frames and mouldings to meet the requirements of designers, galleries, artists and framers. We are thrilled to continue our Sustainability Leaders series with this interview with Larson-Juhl’s Sales & Marketing Director, Matt George. Could you begin by introducing our… Read More >

24 March 2021

Q&A Sustainability Leaders – Astro Lighting

Astro Lighting is one of the world’s leading lighting brands, designing and producing contemporary luminaires for luxury hospitality, residential and commercial spaces across the globe. We spoke to Rachel Bartlett, Sustainability Expert at Astro Lighting about how they address sustainability in their business. When did you first begin to address sustainability within your business? Astro… Read More >

2 December 2020

Q&A: Sustainability Leaders – Grohe

Following on from our previous Sustainability Q&A Articles, Design Insider is thrilled to welcome the GROHE’S Marketing Activation Manager, Ebru Bircan. We found out about GROHE’S sustainability practices, targets, and their exciting innovative plans for the future of sustainability at Grohe. 1. Could you begin by telling me about Grohe’s work? GROHE is a leading… Read More >

17 July 2020


Following on from our previous Sustainability Q&A Articles, Design Insider is thrilled to welcome David Lawrenson, Hospitality Sales Director at Silentnight Group.  We asked David about how Silentnight address sustainability through their material selection, production and logistics, as well as what is the next step for Silentnight to meet their sustainability targets. Please could you introduce Silentnight… Read More >

26 June 2020


Following on from our previous Sustainability Q&A Articles, Design Insider is thrilled to welcome Victoria Bottrill, Buyer at EE Smith. Design Insider sat down with Victoria to find out more about EE Smith’s commitment to addressing sustainability within their business and their partnership with National Forest. Could you begin by telling me about EE Smith Contract’s… Read More >

19 June 2020

Q&A: Sustainability Leaders

Following on from our previous Sustainability Q&A Articles, Design Insider is thrilled to welcome Paraskevi Fotoglou, the Sustainability Engineer at Camira Fabrics. Design Insider sat down with Paraskevi to find out more about the role she has at Camira Fabrics and what existing Sustainability models are in place. Please could you introduce yourself and Camira?… Read More >

6 April 2020

Q&A: Sustainability Leaders

Following on from our previous article, our next Sustainability Leader Q&A is with Alun Watkins, Executive Director at Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification. Alun was invited to speak at the BCFA Sustainability seminar, providing the BCFA members with insight into the PEFC and how the furniture industry can change its habits to become more… Read More >

30 March 2020