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Wilton Tees Off with Tartan at Huddersfield Golf Club

A bespoke tartan carpet made by Wilton Carpets in modern shades of grey and burgundy, now adorns the floor of Centenary Hall, the main function room within Fixby Hall, home of Huddersfield Golf Club. As part of an ongoing refurbishment of the club’s facilities that has included shower rooms, the Yorkshire Bar, Fixby Room, Conservatory… Read More >

7 February 2019

Towards Utopia – Franklin & Till at Heimtextil

Now in its 49th edition, international trade show Heimtextil saw a further upturn in exhibitors (the ninth year in a row in which it has done so) earlier this month. Bucking the trend of brands tightening their purse strings, the Frankfurt based show welcomed 3,025 exhibitors of home and contract textiles from 65 countries and… Read More >

6 February 2019

VADO’s three new product launches

BCFA member VADO has recently launched three new products: The Mini Concentric Shower Valve, Life Bath Shower Mixer and Slim Life Basin Mixer. Design Insider will explore all three in this article. [Click to discover VADO on our Product Finder] Mini Concentric Shower Valve Boasting a small and compact design, this stylish thermostatic showering solution is the… Read More >

5 February 2019

Portland Office: Surface Design Show

The shortlist for this year’s Surface Design Awards consists of an impressive 43 projects across seven categories, each entry an exemplary example of creative and innovative use of materials and lighting in both interior and exterior schemes. Some projects won nominations across several categories, resulting in 48 finalists. As proud media sponsors of the Surface Design Show, Design Insider were… Read More >

4 February 2019

KOBE Launch Artisan Collection

Luxury fabric specialist, Kobe UK has launched a brand-new collection of natural fabrics and nature inspired prints. Artisan includes 10 curtain and upholstery options encapsulating the essence of artisanal design and cultural flavours from across the globe and includes a plant-based fabric along with linens, jute, cotton and silk: Sanremo, Compose, Native, Ravello, Roots, Vivid, Finesse, Ravello, Alder… Read More >

1 February 2019

Grosvenor Hotel: Glamour at its finest

As you enter the grand hotel lobby of the Grosvenor hotel, it welcomes you with lavish staircases and sparkling chandeliers: an escape from the hustle and bustle of Victoria station, to seek refuge in one of the many restaurants and bars. RHA Furniture, a BCFA member, were involved in the refurbishment of the tearoom and restaurant…. Read More >

1 February 2019

Design Insider 2019 Predictions

Design Insider have taken the time to review events and talks that we have attended in 2018. After consulting with the experts, we would like to explore with you trends that we expect to see throughout the year: Bauhaus, Yellow, Metallics, Environmentally Considerate Resources and Pods! Below we will explain our reasoning for each growing trend for 2019…… Read More >

31 January 2019

Larson-Juhl: new year, new products!

The latest ranges from Larson-Juhl, formerly known as Arqadia, have a European theme and embrace a number of current trends: the Riviera and Geneva. Design Insider explores these two ranges, which we hope will inspire your next project. [Click to discover Larson-Juhl on our Product Finder] Riviera Riviera features a stripped wood effect that is popular with many… Read More >

31 January 2019

Knightsbridge Explores Holiday Decisions

Robert Walton, Sales and Marketing Director at Knightsbridge Furniture, has spoken with Design Insider about their new report into hotels and hospitality. This study looked at what people research when looking for a holiday destination. Please could you introduce yourself? Robert Walton, Sales & Marketing Director at Knightsbridge Furniture for 15 months having spent the previous 15 years as… Read More >

31 January 2019