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Grohe X Series: Aiming for a world without waste – GROHE launches first Cradle to Cradle Certified ® products

Urgent need for action: Overconsumption of resources worldwide requires rethinking the linear take-make-waste model Pioneer in the sanitary industry: Four GROHE products achieve Cradle to Cradle Certified® at the Gold level Another milestone in its sustainability strategy: with this new approach, the brand further strengthens its commitment to circular economy Take-make-waste: This is how most economic processes… Read More >

21 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

UK Made

Few of us appreciate how important manufacturing is to the UK economy. In September 2020 Make UK published a report highlighting UK’s position as the ninth leading manufacturer in the world with output totalling £191bn in 2019. The UK manufacturing sector employs around 2.7 million people with average wages 13% higher than the rest of… Read More >

27 January 2021

Johnson Tiles Extend Product Ranges

Johnson Tiles have been designing and making ceramic tiles since 1901, proudly staying true to Johnson Tiles’ roots in the Potteries’ heartland of Stoke-on-Trent. To strengthen their portfolio of sustainable, British-made products, the Johnson Tiles design team travels the world sourcing complimentary collections of porcelain and ceramic floor and wall tiles. Their comprehensive range has… Read More >

27 January 2021

Reactive surfaces

It is customary to try and start the year with a rejuvenated approach, a fresh perspective, a healthy dollop of hope, and plenty of plans. Like so many, I began last year in this manner, only to find us all in the strangest of circumstances merely weeks into proceedings. Sadly, it cannot be said that… Read More >

27 January 2021

Meet Jones and Partners!

Last time I sat down with Craig Jones, it was just before the country’s first lockdown to catch-up on the recently rebranded Jones & Partners and how they planned on marking their 20th Anniversary. In December, I got another chance to have a socially distanced chat with Craig to reflect on 2020 and how his… Read More >

6 January 2021

KI Design Team – Filmed Interview

During the second lockdown we took the opportunity to speak online with the Design Team at KI.  KI’s furniture helps the world’s leading organisations create happy, healthy, high performing working and learning environments. Bringing together good design, advanced engineering and sustainable resources, KI’s products are durable, flexible and offer excellent value. Founded in 1941, KI… Read More >

9 December 2020

Studio Tour: Richmond International

In the second of our new Studio Tour series we speak with Richmond International about their thriving interior design studio with a hope that you find this insight inspirational in your own career journey.  We began by asking about Richmond International’s history. Richmond International was first established in 1966 by Bob Lush and Phil Kitchingman, initially… Read More >

24 August 2020