LUCES DE LIBERTAD (LIGHTS FOR FREEDOM) Design Insider’s theme this month is Product Focus and for Design Week Mexico last year, BCFA member Astro Lighting were kind enough to donate some of their ‘Eclipse’ wall lights to Mexican Charity ‘Pro Mujeres Cautivas’ a cause that helps women in vulnerable situations. What a way to inspire… Read More >
As we enter 2017 we explore the differing and developing trends within the design industry. Design Insider have already discovered optical illusions with Ege Carpets and we enjoyed an in depth trend report by Camira. With the BCFA Open quickly approaching, we challenged our exhibitors to choose one word to sum up their 2017 trend predictions…. Read More >
The historic heart of Lisbon is home to a growing collection of luxurious boutique hotels aimed at the sophisticated traveller. One of the latest is the Alma Lusa, set in an 18th century Portuguese mansion.Astro’s local partner Astratec supplied Atelier, Padova and Luga wall lights, Parma plaster lights plus trimless, inset Blanco downlights. Miguel Simoes… Read More >
Sleep is the UK’s only hotel design exhibition. A show floor packed with new product launches from 160 hand-picked suppliers, but did you know that 43 of those suppliers are BCFA members?! Register as a visitor and make time for Sleep 2016. Agua Fabrics – Stand M24b Astro Lighting – Stand M10 BCFA – Stand M44… Read More >
With over forty BCFA members exhibiting at Sleep 2016, designers are guaranteed to discover the best quality products for award-winning hotel projects.
Luxury interiors specialists Goddard Littlefair have completed the design of a £15m+ boundary-changing health and wellness clinic for innovative healthcare practitioners One Stop Doctors. The first One Stop Doctors clinic, in Hemel Hempstead, will set a new standard of excellence in the private healthcare sector, offering patients on-demand medical expertise, along with outpatient diagnostics (from… Read More >
Ahead of the BCFA’s first BCFA OPEN exhibition in Manchester in October, we look at the city’s continued growth prospects. For proof of Manchester’s credentials as the leading creative hub outside London one need look no further than MediaCity, just a few miles outside the city in Salford Quays. Twenty years ago this former docklands… Read More >
ETHICAL, SUSTAINABLE, TASTY This is Euston’s newest, most spacious and relaxed restaurant with an a-la-carte menu featuring European food combined with the flavours of Africa and Asia, alongside some of the best-loved classic dishes. The bar has its own menu of Small Plates and Sharing Dishes, a superior wine list including biodynamic and organic wines, artisanal… Read More >
We ask two of the best in their class to share their thoughts on the evolution of luxury design in restaurants and hotels and describe how they create the perfect dining experience.