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HAPPINESS – THE CATALYST FOR GOOD DESIGN?

Well-being is at the core of Milliken’s design ethos and in an attempt to understand how design can affect our physical and mental well-being the flooring designer and manufacturer commissioned architecture and interiors journalist Helen Parton to produce a report: “Happiness – The Catalyst for Good Design.” The findings are based on a collaboration between… Read More >

6 November 2019

THE BEST OF BRITISH DESIGN AT BDNY

Now in its 10th year, Boutique Design New York (BDNY) is the leading trade fair and conference for the US hospitality, boutique and lifestyle sector serving interior design professionals in the United States, Canada and Europe. From 10-11th November, BDNY will bring 8,000+ designers, architects, purchasing agents, hoteliers, owners and developers together with 750+ manufacturers… Read More >

4 November 2019

Amaze with Skopos’ new vintage fabric

Soft, meandering upholstery fabrics with a subtle vintage look and elegant decorative feel, Amaze is the most recent upholstery quality to join BCFA member Skopos’ portfolio. Aimed at hospitality and leisure interiors, the collection adds a simple decorative finishing touch, without being too elaborate or ostentatious. The collection of 22 SKUs is produced using tactile… Read More >

18 April 2019

Havwoods visit London’s Pimlico

Transformed in May 2018, this new eatery in London’s Pimlico is a stunning example of a historic building turned bustling restaurant / bar space, transformed by the new BCFA member Havwoods. The culinary vision of restaurateur and hotelier, Omar Shabaan, the latest London hotspot was designed to establish a ‘neighbourhood haunt’ that seamlessly integrated into… Read More >

11 April 2019

What does your desk say about you? Rachel Withey

In this series Design Insider will be speaking to designers, architects and directors to find out more about their working space and what this says about them. We caught up with Rachel Withey, Associate Director and Interior Designer at 74.  74 is a Manchester-based, collaborative architecture, interior design and placemaking practice, specialising in student living,… Read More >

14 March 2019

Jim Biddulph & Laura Perryman in Conversation

A love for materials and keen interest in contemporary technologies has led Laura Perryman along an interesting and fairly unique path within the world of design. Having studied Printed Textiles at Loughborough University and then at the RCA, Laura was picked up by big name tech brands such as Nokia and later trend agencies like… Read More >

22 February 2019

Gallery: Stockholm Furniture Fair

Stockholm Furniture Fair is an annual event which is complimented by a program of city based Stockholm Design Week Events.  Although this popular event has been running since 1951 this is the first year that I have had the opportunity to attend and I was keen to see if the event was able to meet it’s… Read More >

10 February 2019

Sketch Series: Peter Gomez

At Sleep + Eat in November we had the exclusive opportunity to see a preview of Zoffany’s latest collection, Zoffany Icons.  We spoke with Peter Gomez, Head of Design for the Zoffany studio, about the design and development process behind the collection.  Zoffany Icons was launched alongside all Style Library Brand SS19 collections at Heimtextil last week. In this… Read More >

15 January 2019

Lasvit 2018!

During December we are celebrating the past year and looking towards 2019.  Glass experts LASVIT have a mission to transform glass into breathtaking light and design experiences and during the past year they have certainly exceeded their goals!  Read about 6 of LASVIT’s 2018 projects below. Bellagio Hotel in Shanghai The art-deco interiors of this luxury… Read More >

20 December 2018