Retail is now becoming a lot more interactive, what does this mean for the high street and online outlets? Britain’s high street has been in steady decline in recent years, with profit slumps forcing mega brands such as House of Fraser and New Look to close a large number of their stores across the UK…. Read More >
Visitors to Tysons Corner, Virginia are welcomed with a distinctive splash of colour. The shopping destination’s signature orange Rio Benches are designed exclusively for JANUS et Cie by the renowned multidisciplinary design firm Rios Clementi Hale Studios. The award-winning firm originally created the collection specifically for this installation, and the result is a truly eye-catching outdoor space. “The… Read More >
In spite of pessimistic high street headlines, UK retail is by no means on its last legs. ‘City Centres: Past, Present and Future’ recently reported that many city centres are actually performing well, with insufficient footfall from local skilled workers a greater issue than the internet when it comes to under-performance. At the same time,… Read More >
High street department store Debenhams employed BCFA member Muraspec as their wallcovering solution provider for their store design at Westfields in Shepherd’s Bush/White City. The brief given by Debenhams, was to create a design concept that enriched their high-end branded shopping experience, particularly in their Handbags department.From Muraspec’s extensive contract collections, Debenhams opted for the… Read More >
Owners, Monde Capital, hired Mystery to develop the initial concept for a ‘free-from’ alternative to ice cream, fro-yo and shakes. The brand would start with an initial retail site in London’s vibrant Soho, with a view to rolling out to other UK and international destinations. Inspiration for this scheme was taken from the swinging, free-lovin’… Read More >
Rawligion owner, John Tabatabai, approached Mystery Ltd to create the brand, graphics and interior of the first site of his new fast-casual restaurant concept. John’s mission was to deliver ‘nutrient-dense food to improve the health and well-being of customers’.
London Atelier are finalists in the Light & Surface Interior category in the Surface Design Awards 2017, and well-deservedly with their beautiful window display ‘The Herbarium’ for Crabtree & Evelyn.
For this month’s focus on flooring we take a closer look at the role flooring plays in a retail environment. We caught up with Lewis Taylor, Design Director of David Collins Studio who have an international reputation in luxury retail design and our BCFA members to understand how flooring sells.
Interior Suppliers Shop-fitting ITAB Interiors Wall coverings Muraspec Cabinets Gralyn Joinery Carpet tiles Milliken Ceramics tiles Porcelanosa Hinds was established in 1856, and remains a family owned and run independent business. Today there are 118 branches across England and Wales from the North East to Devon and West Wales to East Anglia. F. Hinds is one… Read More >