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

How to Successfully Market Your Skills: Peer & Industry Advice

Whether you are looking for the next step in your career right now, or simply want to market your skills for the future, these tips from Interior Designers and PR Agents will be an enormous help. Cherrill Scheer, Director, Cherrill Scheer & Associates ‘It is important to have very good photographs of your best installations taken… Read More >

24 July 2020

On board with Chelsom

As well look into the the cruise sector this month we have taken the opportunity to speak with BCFA member Chelsom about their work in the Marine sector and two of their recent projects. Marine Expertise Sailing the world’s oceans on one of today’s state of the art cruise ships is just as luxurious and… Read More >

29 June 2020

Flame retardant textiles for the maritime sector

This month our focus is the cruise sector, we took this opportunity to discuss textile requirements with Trevira CS. The special requirements relating to the safety of passengers on cruise ships include particularly stringent fire protection regulations which also govern the sector of interior furnishing. Flame retardant Trevira CS fabrics can pass the relevant requirements… Read More >

19 June 2020

What can different sectors learn from one another?

Knightsbridge Furniture is a UK based manufacturer of contract furniture that serves a number of sectors including; workplace, hospitality and healthcare. Due to the current COVID-19 crises the spotlight is firmly focused on the care sector (in the broadest sense) and is likely to be for some time so Knightsbridge gathered together a group of… Read More >

10 June 2020