Posts Tagged: Trend

Edmund Bell: Tribal African

Following on from Edmund Bell’s Nordic Simplicity blog, the fifth trend they explore in their Global Traveller series is Tribal African. Travelling and roving adventures are the influences behind the nomadic Tribal African trend. Clashing patterns with a global vibe, eclectic accessorizing, chunky textured fabrics and eclectic prints, mean that rich details of this trend can be… Read More >

10 October 2019

Edmund Bell: Nordic Simplicity

Following on from Edmund Bell’s Memphis Brights blog, the fourth trend they explore in their Global Traveller series is Nordic Simplicity. Nordic is the trend that keeps on giving. This popular look has eternal charm because it combines simplicity with comfort so seamlessly. Light, natural elements and an abundance of neutral colours typify the Nordic look. A harmonious blend of styles from… Read More >

3 October 2019

Jim Biddulph & Sally Angharad in Conversation

The colours and materials we use to bring projects and products to life are increasingly seen as integral components of ‘good design’. With this increase in awareness comes a greater expectation from clients, coupled with even more choice from the industry than ever before. As such, making informed choices about colour and material finishes can… Read More >

25 April 2019

Pink is the new Black

It’s confirmed, the hottest shade of the year is officially pink! The global authority on colour, Pantone has announced its ‘Colour of the Year’ 2019 as Living Coral, a vibrant pink alternative, while paint manufacturer, Farrow & Ball has released its must-have shades for 2019, one being the moodily-named Sulking Room Pink. Luxury fabric specialist, and… Read More >

22 April 2019

Camira’s Trend Report 2019/2020

Textile designer, manufacturer and BCFA member Camira has launched its fourth 2019/20 trend report, providing insight into the colours, textures and aesthetics which will be influential in the coming year. Following on from the disruptive ethos of Revolution from last year, Camira’s new edition titled Why not… continues to question, stimulate and inspire architects and… Read More >

22 March 2019

Dutch Design Week Trend Report

Dutch Design Week Eindhoven is the largest design event in Northern Europe and presents work and concepts from more than 2,600 designers to more than 335,000 visitors from home and abroad.  We couldn’t resist asking Jim Biddulph to fly off and cast his expert eye over the work exhibited.  Jim has curated our Dutch Design… Read More >

29 November 2018

Trend Report: London Design Festival

Last month London Design Festival returned for the 16th year, celebrating 10 years at the V&A as the official Festival hub. London was transformed with an inspiring program of Landmark Projects, installations and events throughout the city. This vast celebration of design allows visitors and Londoners an opportunity to experience, discover, and be inspired by world class design.  It is… Read More >

25 October 2018

Turning the page on paper

Some 2000 years ago a material discovery was made. Paper was invented in China, with the earliest examples dating back as far as circa 180BC. Perhaps inspired by a similar material that was derived from the pressed and dried pith of papyrus plants, where its name actually stems from, paper is in fact made of… Read More >

1 March 2018