BOHO in Glasgow was one of the most ambitious and creative projects that Carlick Contract Furniture undertook in 2019. The luxury student accommodation at Scotway House in the heart of Glasgow city centre is built on the former site of the listed building of the same name, which had been demolished two years earlier due… Read More >
Design Insider is starting 2020 by looking at new trends within the industry and finding out what trends our members have conformed to and subverted. Drawing on Prestigious Textiles’ 30 years of experience in the international furnishings arena, PT Contract is an exciting new force in commercial interiors. In a mission to create truly inspiring… Read More >
74 are architects, interior designers and placemakers, specialising in student living, workplace, hospitality and residential projects. The Manchester-based practice, named Commercial Interior Design Practice of the Year at the Northern Design Awards 2019, offers clients a design-led, commercial approach and a thoroughly integrated mix of disciplines. The Manchester-based architects and interior designers 74 have created… Read More >
During July Design Insider has been focused on graduates, we have loved sharing examples of the truly excellent work created by the UK’s 2018 graduate cohort which you can enjoy here and here. Dr Lynn Jones was my course leader when I completed the MA Furniture Design course at Buckinghamshire New University, she had a… Read More >
As part of our Milan Design Week coverage we visited Ventura Projects which consists of Ventura Centrale and Ventura Future. With Ventura Centrale located in beautiful abandoned warehouses underneath Milan’s Central Station, with individual brands taken over each arch and creating something special. Ventura Future on the other focuses on young and new designers, from… 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.
The British Contract Furnishing Association (BCFA) has a history of supporting the link between education and industry seeking to build links between the two, in the past this has been facilitated through student clinics.
SANG A CHOI WINNER OF MIXOLOGY STUDENT FURNITURE DESIGNER OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY KI EUROPE The Mixology14 Student Furniture Designer of the Year award, sponsored by KI Europe’s KICKSTART programme,has been won by Sang A Choi of Buckinghamshire New University for her innovative designs, Beehive and Pony. This award is open to any person… Read More >
NOTTINGHAM TAKE ON THE BOSS COMPETITION Following the success of last year’s student designer competition The Boss Design Group are pleased to announce the competition will run again during 2014. Second year students at Nottingham Trent University studying Furniture and Product Design, have been asked to research how the workplace is changing and to design… Read More >
Running Farm Labs have created an elegant and simple speaker that stands out in a crowd. Timbre is a desktop speaker system that aims to change the perception of what a speaker can (and should) be. Crafted from stainless steel and a single block of solid alder, it emphasizes simple lines and quality materials. Created… Read More >