We sat down with Vince Stroop, Principal of New York based architecture and design studio Stonehill Taylor to discuss how they tackled the brief of ‘Loyalty’ for this years Sleep Set. First off, why did you want to get involved in this year’s Sleep set? At Stonehill Taylor, we’re constantly chasing innovation. I was thrilled to… Read More >
With the 2017 Sleep exhibition just around the corner Design Insider had the opportunity to meet with Maria Vafiadis to interview her about MKV Design’s involvement in this years Sleep Set where there is a real focus on Loyalty. First off, why did you want to get involved in the year’s Sleep Set? We have had… Read More >
I recently realised that perhaps part of my experience as a furniture designer has not been the industry standard. I worked for many years for Katerina McMahon, the inspiring Design Director at Morgan, within a design team of at least 50% female designers. In May the Furniture Makers Company presented their 2016 Design Guild Mark… Read More >
The One Word series explores what design means to people in one word. Asking people across many different disciplines and sectors we gain an insight into what design means to them and why. This projects will inspire you and leave you thinking about what one word sums up design to you. Explore all of the… Read More >
Last month we interviewed 3rd year students from Rycotewood Furniture College just as they were about to make the jump from being students to graduates. in this latest edition of The Designer’s Muse we explore how we can bridge the gap between education and industry.
Fergal Walsh is the Financial Services Firms Practice Area Leader, Principal. Relishing unique workspace and design challenges, Fergal applies thoughtful approaches and innovative solutions to his work. As a Principal and Studio Director in Gensler’s London office, Fergal leverages his diverse experience in design strategy, workplace design and mission critical projects. He earned a B.S…. Read More >
Richard Stevens is one of the UK’s leading designers. His career includes working with iconic brands around the world as founder of design company forpeople and defining the future of one of the world’s leading airlines as creative director of British Airways.
This month on Design Insider we are focusing on the Healthcare sector, we have already reached out to BCFA members to survey what impact design can have in a healthcare space, and from this created the Healthcare Check List. In this months Designer’s Muse we interview Dr Craig Knight of Identity Realization, to discuss some of the… Read More >
As part of the Designer’s Muse series we interview Psychologist Dr Craig Knight about the affect of design in a care home and the considerations that have to made for the elderly. Please watch the short preview below, a full version will coming out on the 17th May. Remember you can click on the Video… Read More >
Libor Sošťák (born 1987) is a product designer born in the Czech Republic. While studying design at the Academy of Art, Architecture he also gained product design experience in Utrecht, Netherlands where he learned more about conceptual design. Libor has exhibited at many Czech and international exhibitions such as Designblok, Czech Grand Design awards, Maison-Objet,… Read More >
Design Insider caught up Henry Gurney of Ocee Design to discuss through his inspiration for the HenRay Collection and his thoughts on innovation.
Design Insider met with Studio Integrate founder Mehran Gharleghi to discuss how design can improve by looking at 3D printing in new ways and we ask the question ‘do you just press print?’
Design Insider sat down with Mehran Gharleghi, Studio Integrate to discuss through the process of 3D printing, clearing up a few myths on this innovative process. we also take a closer look at Morgan Furniture ‘RIO’ chair. Check out the short teaser below: The full video will be published on the 12th April!!
As part of our focus on ‘Transition’ Design Insider hopped across to Amsterdam to find out a bit more about the concept behind citizenM and to get some more insight into how the way we use a space is changing. For this we interviewed Erikjan Vermeulen, head of architecture and partner at concrete and Robin Chadha, CMO at CitizenM…. Read More >
BCFA Supplier List Carpet Hammer Carpets Lighting Chelsom Limited Furniture Boss Design Burgess Furniture Ltd Distinction Contract PS Interiors Wallcoverings Newmor InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) recently announced the opening of the pioneering InterContinental® London – The O2 on the Greenwich Peninsula. Adjacent to the world-renowned arena, The O2, and close… Read More >