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ONE: Pippa Nissen

We continue to enjoy learning more about UK based designers in our ONE series, today we meet Pippa Nissen, Director at Nissen Richards Studio. Pippa Nissen is a Director of award-winning, cultural collaborators Nissen Richards Studio, working with many of the world’s greatest institutions. Pippa studied architecture at Cambridge University and took a Theatre Design… Read More >

8 August 2019

Havwoods introduces new shades

New for summer 2019, Havwoods is introducing twelve new and exclusive shades into its popular Italian Collection. Inspired by the exquisite and intricate floors of Italy, the new introductions to this sophisticated range are the ideal choice for those looking to lay different patterns or mix and match planks with other materials. [Havwoods have a… Read More >

7 August 2019

Newmor: It’s all about metallics

This summer Newmor have launched three new wide width fabric-backed vinyl wallcoverings for the commercial interiors market. The new designs showcase a spectrum of metallic effects – dramatic distressed tiles, a vertical woven emboss and an industrial studded texture. [Newmor have a BCFA Product Finder Page] Stud is one of Newmor’s most heavyweight (675mg) wallcoverings, perfect… Read More >

7 August 2019

Edmund Bell: Raw Japanese

Following on from Edmund Bell’s China Girl blog, the second trend they explore in their Global Traveller series is Raw Japanese. Wabi Sabi has become synonymous with typical raw Japanese style and the epitome of simple living. It’s no secret the Japanese really do like their interiors super simple; a hymn to the imperfect characters of nature, tracing their origins back to the 15th century… Read More >

7 August 2019

An International Decade for Water Action

The Water Action Decade was launched by the United Nations on World Water Day, 22 March 2018; with an objective of mobilising action that will help transform how we manage water and avert the 40% shortfall in freshwater resources predicted by 2030. This year we were given a stark reminder by Secretary-General, António Guterres of… Read More >

6 August 2019

Knightsbridge’s Social Climber

Knightsbridge Furniture, the award-winning British furniture designer and manufacturer, has launched a new modular furniture concept – Climb.   A focal point for commercial interior design schemes the clever flexible seating system encourages the user to climb and play with the furniture supporting interaction and connection of people. [Knightsbridge have a BCFA Product Finder Page]… Read More >

6 August 2019

BoConcept reintroduces Parma

Contemporary Danish furniture brand, BoConcept, updates its powered motion sofa, Parma, designed by celebrated Dutch designer, Frans Schrofer. Once customers live with the comfort of a powered recliner sofa, most can’t imagine life without it. However, those comforts, and the mechanisms involved, have typically imposed aesthetic limitations. In Parma, Frans Schrofer has rewritten the rules…. Read More >

5 August 2019

Edmund Bell’s China Girl Trend

Edmund Bell starts their Global Traveller Series with China Girl: sometimes modest and sometimes opulent, exciting or subdued, colourful and textural. Chinese interiors are always thoughtful and most unassuming with its never fading appearance. It has an innate way of blending traditional with new in a beautiful and rich manner. Design direction can be traced… Read More >

2 August 2019

OW Hospitality Collaborate with HBA London

The UK based Axminster design team OW Hospitality recently collaborated with HBA London, to create Guest Room Corridor carpets and Guest Room Area Rugs, as part of a first phase refurbishment of the Camellia Hotel, located in the elegant coastal resort of Opatija, situated on the dramatic Adriatic coastline. Named for the abundance of Camellia… Read More >

2 August 2019