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Milliken & Company Publishes Second Annual Corporate Sustainability Report

Diversified global manufacturer Milliken & Company highlights its journey towards a more sustainable world in the company’s second annual corporate sustainability report. The report, which is compiled by Milliken & Company includes progress across its global flooring, textile, specialty chemical and healthcare divisions, gives insight into Milliken’s environmental and social commitments by 2025. “Milliken is… Read More >

7 August 2020


Milliken launches its exquisite Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) collection ‘First Call’ drawing inspiration from the unique creations and textures that decorate the natural world. The collection explores the wonders of varying species of trees, providing an authentic interpretation of natural wood but with all the comfort and acoustic benefits associated with premium, high performance LVT…. Read More >

5 August 2020

Flexible Working

Have you enjoyed working from home over the past few months?  Are you considering asking your employer if you can work flexibly; partly office based and partly based from home or a co-working space?  We sat down with Bertie van Wyk, Workplace Specialist at Herman Miller to learn a bit more about flexible working. Many… Read More >

5 August 2020

Q&A with Tony Antoniou at Rainbow

When Tony Antoniou, Managing Director of Rainbow, shared his opinion on the impact of COVID19 on the workplace sector we knew he was somebody we needed to interview.  In this Q&A we learn more about Tony and his business, the importance of office based working and a move to blended working, as well as the… Read More >

4 August 2020

Roman aid fine art museum

Roman has been designing and manufacturing showering solutions for over 35 years, and is home to the UK’s largest shower manufacturing plant. All Roman products are designed and created in Britain offering the ultimate in quality, precision and craftsmanship. Roman’s diverse and versatile collection of products encompasses something for every style and shape bathroom –… Read More >

3 August 2020

Webinar: Tektura & Scarlet Opus

At last weeks’ webinar Angela Paterson, Marketing Director at Tektura, and Phil Pond, Director Consumer & Design Insights at Scarlet Opus, posed the questions; why do we need trend forecasts? How do they work? How can we look 1 or 2 years into the future and accurately predict the colours, designs and pattern we’ll be… Read More >

3 August 2020

Q&A with Caroline Collett PR

Here at Design Insider we are in regular contact with Caroline Collett, Founder of Caroline Collett PR, and often benefit from the knowledge and expertise of her clients; perhaps you enjoyed our webinar with Claire Menzies’ or Pippa Nissen’s column series.    We thought we would take the opportunity to ask Caroline more about her… Read More >

3 August 2020

An anniversary like no other!

As last years New Designers exhibition wrapped up and plans began for the 35th anniversary this summer, no one could have anticipated the challenges that the show organisers and graduate exhibitors were set to face. The seismic shift caused by the global covid-19 pandemic has effected everyone, not least those involved in live public events,… Read More >

29 July 2020