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World Design Capital – Cape Town 2014

WORLD DESIGN CAPITAL CAPE TOWN 2014 PROGRAMME LAUNCHES WITH 450 RECOGNISED PROJECTS 2014 welcomes a new World Design Capital (WDC) Cape Town, in which the city will celebrate a whole years worth of design with events throughout. In 2012 Helsinki took on the huge honour and huge project and produced some brilliant events. “The central… Read More >

16 January 2014

Hill Cross Furniture – Funicular | Georgia

A Little New Year Inspiration… The renovation of former historical Funicular restaurant building – overlooking Tbilisi from the Mtatsminda hilltop Georgia – has been completed, hosting its prestigious opening late 2013. Working alongside designLSM, interior and architectural designers, the new complex, owned by GMT Group, is the city’s most stylish centre for food and drink…. Read More >

15 January 2014

3 Students Make a Lot of Sound

Running Farm Labs have created an elegant and simple speaker that stands out in a crowd. Timbre is a desktop speaker system that aims to change the perception of what a speaker can (and should) be. Crafted from stainless steel and a single block of solid alder, it emphasizes simple lines and quality materials. Created… Read More >

10 January 2014

Furniture to Charm from Morgan

ROX and Morgan Mix traditional and contemporary in perfect harmony Morgan, the British designer and manufacturer of original contract furniture, has supplied their Hampton and Seville collections to British luxury retailer ROX. Described as one of the UK’s most exciting and inspiring jewellers, ROX re-launched their flagship store in Glasgow in 2010, followed by three… Read More >

8 January 2014

UCL and V&A to Create ‘Olympicopolis’

UCL and V&A reveal plans for a new creative hub within the Olympic Park University College London and the Victoria and Albert Museum have started drawing up plans to build new sites at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. In the National Infrastructure Plan 2013 the government said it was supporting the London Legacy Development Corporation… Read More >

8 January 2014

Graduate: Boris Kovács – Resolve Lamp

Manchester School of Art Graduate Boris Kovács Boris Kovács has been named on the Wallpaper* Graduate Directory 2014 as one of the designers to look out for in the future. To get in the prestigious listing Boris created quite a stunning lamp design, exploring the use of different materials and different techniques to create a… Read More >

8 January 2014

UKTI GREAT Weeks

GREAT Weeks – Design Missions UKTI and the BCFA have been working together for quite a while, and the relationship has brought some exciting opportunities to BCFA members. The UKTI have now embarked on a brilliant mission well a GREAT mission to get British manufacturers and designers exporting, to grow businesses. You may have seen in… Read More >

8 January 2014

Harlequin – Jardin Bohéme

Harlequin Introduce  New Collection ‘Jardin Bohéme’ The collection comprises of printed fabrics, embroideries and a mix of the two, as well as weaves and wallpapers. Harlequin’s  collection is fully available to the contract market. Jardin Bohéme will be launched in Spring 2014. The inspiration for Jardin Bohéme is very much based on the bohemian lifestyle, with… Read More >

7 January 2014