Posts Tagged: Innovation

The Birth of Belong – How Different Departments Collaborated Over a Pandemic Induced Design Brief

At the start of 2020 before the pandemic took hold, heritage office furniture designer and manufacturer, Bisley, were producing over 15,000 items a week at their Newport factory and exporting to over 50 countries. Their 2020 workflow and projects were planned and underway. But we all know what happened next. [Find Bisley on BCFA Product… Read More >

20 September 2021

Jim Biddulph & Rob Nicoll, Chip[s]board in Conversation

There have been countless material innovations over the past decade, with big brands, independent design studios, graduates and students all getting in on the act. The desire to create new, never-seen-before materials has gone hand in hand with the burgeoning of both industry-focused material libraries and universally available social media platforms, which offer the opportunity… Read More >

29 April 2020

Malone Fabrics Go Green with skai®

Situated on the Southern edge of Belfast, Malone is an exclusive distributor of skai synthetic leather for the UK and Ireland. The extensive range of synthetic leathers can be used for the Hospitality, Healthcare, Marine and Contract sector whilst conforming to the highest flame retardancy standards including Crib 5 and IMO. [Find Malone Fabrics on… Read More >

25 January 2020

Graduate selection 2018 with Jim Biddulph

The summer months are always abuzz with life and creativity, not least because it’s the time of year that final year design graduates showcase the results of years worth of research and creative endeavour. Responding to the growing concerns surrounding our over-reliance upon petrochemical materials as discussed in our recent Material Documentary, Jen Keane’s project… Read More >

17 July 2018