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Designs by Mother Nature – Biomimetic Products

27th February – 24th May 2014 Roca Gallery What is biomimicry? Derived from the Greek word bios meaning ‘life’ and mimisis, meaning biomimicry refers to the copying, emulating and imitating of nature in all its forms and functions. Dedicating an exhibition to highlight the many everyday products, objects and buildings that have used nature as… Read More >

28 January 2014

BCFA to host Networking Event in Glasgow

BCFA NETWORKING: THE CORINTHIAN CLUB The BCFA are due to host their annual Glasgow Networking Event at the elaborate setting of the Corinthian Club one of Glasgow’s richly decorated buildings. The Event will take place on Thursday 6th March. The event is open to all BCFA members and their guests, to find out more or to book your… Read More >

28 January 2014

ege – Reconstruction of the 1930’s

NEW COLLECTION FROM EGE CONNECTS THE 1930S ART DECO WITH MODERN TIMES The focus on the late 1930s is not a coincidence; it is the time where Mads Eg Damgaard founded ege. 75 years later ege designers Karen Nybo and Mette Martinsen are creating a brand new collection celebrating the ege anniversary with a retrospect… Read More >

24 January 2014

Inside Out Contracts – Castletroy Park Hotel

WARM CLASSIC DESIGN Castletroy Park Hotel is a 4* luxury hotel located in the artistic city of Limerick, the hotel has 107 guest rooms themed around a warm classic design. Located near Shannon airport, the hotel provides a calm and relaxing setting for most of the tourists who travel to the mid-west of Ireland. Inside… Read More >

24 January 2014

Destroying Lighting Myths

ROBERT CHELSOM TALKS THROUGH SOME OLD LIGHTING MYTHS    Q? Why are people negative about compact fluorescent lamps? A In my opinion it is almost as though compact fluorescent lamps came out 20 years too early in terms of development. What I mean is, there were certain facets of compact fluorescent lamps which didn’t do… Read More >

23 January 2014

Spires Art Unveil Exclusive Eoin O’Connor Frame Prints

FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT. We have offered Eoin’s work in previous seasons, with framed prints ‘The Sniffer’, ‘Nosey Cow’, Dizzy Cow’ & ‘Big Nose’. We now have the amazing opportunity to offer even more from the animal series, as well as signed limited editions prints from his figurative & landscape ranges. Eoin O’Connor lives and works… Read More >

22 January 2014

Timorous Beasties in Paris

BIRDS AND THE BEES… Timorous Beasties are making their debut at Maison & Objet Paris this year, which will be running from January 24th to 28th. Releasing a new set of colour ways for their collection of ‘Birds n Bees’ and ‘Butterflies’ wallpapers which are part of the Ruskin Collection. You can Visit them in Hall 7,… Read More >

22 January 2014

ClearSky – Health and Safety

Health and safety made simple: what your business needs to know Too many business owners allow themselves to be lulled into a false sense of security when it comes to health and safety, wrongly assuming that workplace accidents only occur in rare or unusual circumstances. In reality, more than one million employees suffered a work-related… Read More >

20 January 2014

Laufen – Restoration Man

Leading sanitaryware manufacturer Laufen has a starring role in the latest series of UK’s The Restoration Man on Channel 4, with its products chosen for each of the four bathrooms in a former church in Devon, owned by the former Director of Architecture and Design of Hilton Worldwide hotel group

20 January 2014