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Ulster release new terræn for your project!

Ulster Carpets is unveiling Terræn, a stylish new Danish-inspired cut and loop collection. The six designs in terræn are a reflection of familiar surfaces found in both urban and rural settings, from concrete castings to forest floors – this range is all about creating pattern with texture. [Click to discover Ulster Carpets on our Product Finder]… Read More >

30 January 2019

Now Showing: Aldwych Theatre’s debut!

The Aldwych Theatre is a grade 2 listed building in the heart of the theatre district of central London. It was designed by renowned theatre architect W.G.R Sprague and first opened its doors to the paying public in 1905. The Nederlander group, who own the property, recently restored the Aldwych back to its former glory as… Read More >

30 January 2019

The V&A comes to Dundee!

The first ever dedicated design museum in Scotland and the only other V&A museum anywhere in the world outside London: V&A Dundee provides a place of inspiration, discovery and learning through its mission to enrich lives through design. V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, provides a beautiful new public space, transforming the waterfont. The Duke and… Read More >

30 January 2019

Material Explorations for 2019

Having ushered in another new year with a collective desire for new dawns, fresh beginnings and positive change perhaps stronger than ever before, it’s worth taking note of developments that are occurring in the world of materials; they are after all the building blocks of our physical world. Altrock is material that looks back in… Read More >

29 January 2019

JAY-BE’s multifunctional Sofa Bed

Award-winning folding bed manufacturer and BCFA member JAY-BE® undertook an ambitious project to design an inventive Sofa Bed solution, purpose-built specifically for hotels, studio apartments and similar city centre environments. This particular model is used by Staycity Aparthotels, in their various locations all over Europe. [Click to discover JAY-BE® on our Product Finder] “We approached JAY-BE… Read More >

29 January 2019

Burgess Furniture launches SmartRocks and CasuElle

Burgess Furniture, who have been a BCFA member for 33 years, reveal two exciting new launches: SmartRocks and CasuElle. The new SmartRocks collection is a modular range of coastal-inspired low stools and benches with optional charging points. They also bring versatility to the bedroom with its new CasuElle chair, which features a choice of bases that can be matched… Read More >

29 January 2019

Clayworks announced as finalist in 2019 Surface Design Awards

Update: Morpheus has won the Retail Interior Award! 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… Read More >

28 January 2019

A room within a room: BoConcept’s Nantes Sofa

BCFA member BoConcept, founded in Denmark in 1952, has released an elegant, soft and welcoming high-back sofa, designed by Henrik Pedersen. This product is suitable for the contract industry. “Like an everyday retreat. A place to seek refuge, and shelter, a small room in a room, surrounded by soft panels. Small in dimension, and easy to place, but… Read More >

28 January 2019

Chelsom’s take on the Cruise Industry

Given that the cruise industry has boomed in excess of 30% in the last 8 years this illustrates that life is becoming more about the journey not necessarily the destination where the world of hospitality is concerned. A distinct shift in the mechanics of our lives in terms of how we sleep, rest and play… Read More >

25 January 2019

Edmund Bell at Heimtextil 2019

Edmund Bell, who have been a member of the BCFA for 27 years, have just returned from their tenth appearance at the Heimtextil international trade fair, and it was their best yet. Edmund Bell previewed a number of new ranges at the exhibition including new velvet blackout SENSATION and new velvet upholstery range PLUSH, new… Read More >

25 January 2019