Posts Tagged: Q&A

Amtico’s Modernist: A Q&A with Alice Bucklow

As part of the 2019 expansion of its popular Signature collection of Luxury Vinyl Tiles (LVT), Amtico has launched ‘Modernist’, a design inspired by the brutalist architecture seen around future UK City of Culture, Coventry. ‘Modernist’ was developed by Amtico’s in-house design team following two years of research into the brutalist architecture in the city… Read More >

29 August 2019

Material Lab’s new studio manager, Sam Wood

Meet Sam, the new studio manager at Material Lab. Responsible for running the day-to-day operations at the Great Titchfield Street studio, Sam joins from a buying role at Wickes, where he specialised in flooring, and then paint. When it comes to colour trends, he’s your man. With one month at the helm now firmly under… Read More >

28 August 2019

Q&A: Paul Kelley and BOB

Following on from Bisley’s BOB product release, Design Insider asks Paul Kelley, owner of Paul Kelley Designs, a few questions about this design. Please could you introduce yourself? I’m Paul Kelley, a bespoke modernist furniture maker, who over the last 15 years has gained a reputation as being one of the most progressive designers and… Read More >

16 April 2019

Knightsbridge Explores Holiday Decisions

Robert Walton, Sales and Marketing Director at Knightsbridge Furniture, has spoken with Design Insider about their new report into hotels and hospitality. This study looked at what people research when looking for a holiday destination. Please could you introduce yourself? Robert Walton, Sales & Marketing Director at Knightsbridge Furniture for 15 months having spent the previous 15 years as… Read More >

31 January 2019

Flexible desks for flexible settings: TC Office

From the smallest studio to the largest call centre, TC Office have created a Bench configured to meet every need. Design Insider spoke with Alex Worswick, Brand and Marketing Manager, who discussed the company and product portfolio that is suitable for most offices. TC Bench sell exclusively through their network of dealers who cover a range… Read More >

15 January 2019

Fameed Khalique: Leather Trends and Processes

Thanks to Fameed Khalique’s extensive experience in the world of luxury leathers, his business is now a leading supplier of fine leather for upholstery, wall coverings, soft furnishings and a plethora of other applications. Working with 20 tanneries, he has provided the leather for large-scale projects such as The Ned, Soho House’s hotel and restaurant… Read More >

11 December 2018

Q&A: Delius Textiles

Fitting beautifully with this month’s Heritage theme, BCFA member Delius is showing creativity and a spirit of innovation as there is no other material on the market as yet with such flame retardant properties. A remarkable knitting series featuring a three-dimensional pattern is joining the Delius product line. Sylke Mikolajczak answers some of Design Insider’s… Read More >

29 October 2018

Inside Out’s Berlin Office

Design Insider have had the opportunity to speak to Justin Harrison from Inside Out Contracts in regards to Berlin – one of the themes for this month. Justin Harrison is the Sales Manager and also Manager of the BCFA member’s Berlin Office. We are excited to find out the latest opportunities and trends that exist currently in Berlin, from someone who has witnessed first hand!… Read More >

23 October 2018

Jim Biddulph in conversation with Anne Kyyro Quinn

As wool is celebrated in all of its guises during the 9th Campaign for Wool events this month, it seems fitting to interview a designer who has been working with and championing the material for the past two decades. Having studied Textile Design at both BA and MA levels at the London Metropolitan University and… Read More >

18 October 2018