Posts Tagged: trends

Living Archive Trend: Style Library Contract

During Sleep + Eat we took the opportunity to sit down with the Style Library Contract team and discuss the current trends which they have identified in the hospitality sector.  Over the coming weeks we will be sharing 4 trends with you and today we begin with Living Archive. [Find Style Library Contract on BCFA Product… Read More >

29 November 2019

Moroccan Kasbah Cool

Following on from their Tribal African blog, the sixth trend Edmund Bell explore in their Global Traveller series is Moroccan Kasbah Cool. [Find Edmund Bell on BCFA Product Finder] Moroccan style is uplifting and inspiring; characterised by bold colours, ornate furniture, patterned rugs and cool floor cushions. Beautiful architecture with curved doorways and windows, heavily studded doors and patterns… Read More >

20 November 2019

Inside Out Contracts – Furniture Chronicle

Celebrating 20 years in business, furniture specialists Inside Out Contracts have launched the Furniture Chronicle. A trend report outlining the new designs set to dominate in 2020. [Inside Out Contracts have a BCFA Product Finder Page] From soothing colours and sustainability, to the resurgence of rattan and mid-century design. The Furniture Chronicle pools together the… Read More >

8 November 2019

Hospitality Megatrends 2020

Over the last the 30 years The Gettys Group has built a reputation for their forward thinking and innovative approach to international hospitality design. Having hosted the BDNY Consumer Megatrends panel last year, Design Insider caught up with CEO Roger Hill and Chief Innovation Officer Ron Swidler to discuss what they believe is shaping the… Read More >

23 October 2019

Edmund Bell: Memphis Brights

Following on from Edmund Bell’s Raw Japanese blog, the third trend they explore in their Global Traveller series is Memphis Brights. Memphis design… love it or hate it! Memphis is a design movement that began in 1981 – while the name might make you think that it was born in Tennesse, it got it started in Milan, Italy. Designer Ettore Sottsass founded the… Read More >

25 September 2019

Edmund Bell: Raw Japanese

Following on from Edmund Bell’s China Girl blog, the second trend they explore in their Global Traveller series is Raw Japanese. Wabi Sabi has become synonymous with typical raw Japanese style and the epitome of simple living. It’s no secret the Japanese really do like their interiors super simple; a hymn to the imperfect characters of nature, tracing their origins back to the 15th century… Read More >

7 August 2019

Edmund Bell’s China Girl Trend

Edmund Bell starts their Global Traveller Series with China Girl: sometimes modest and sometimes opulent, exciting or subdued, colourful and textural. Chinese interiors are always thoughtful and most unassuming with its never fading appearance. It has an innate way of blending traditional with new in a beautiful and rich manner. Design direction can be traced… Read More >

2 August 2019

Edmund Bell’s Global Traveller Series

We continually draw inspiration from around the world, to capture a flavour of those countries with such diverse design influences. Within this Global Traveller series, BCFA member Edmund Bell are going to feature 11 different trends from around the world, and why they think they are worth drawing inspiration from when it comes to interior life and… Read More >

19 July 2019

Restaurant and Bar Interior Trends

The UK restaurant and bar sector has gone through something of a transformation over the last decade. This has been driven by a shift in consumer habits, economic climate, the shape of the high street, growth in cities outside London and innovations within the food and drink sector. A key driver for market growth over… Read More >

21 June 2019