Posts Tagged: UKMADE

UK MADE: Silent Gliss

Design Insider is delighted to share a Q&A  Silent Gliss as part of our MADE Campaign. We find out about Silent Gliss’ Production, Supply Chain, Export, Brand and Design… [Find Silent Gliss on the BCFA Product Finder] Can you tell us about your production? Silent Gliss are proud to be recognised as a production leader… Read More >

24 February 2021

UK MADE: Q&A with Camira, Designed and Made in Britain

With roots stretching back to 1783, Camira has truly established itself as both a leader and pioneer of the British textile industry; employing over 650 staff, selling over 8 million metres of fabric each year, providing to approximately 80 countries worldwide, and offering over 2,500 products in a colour palette that covers the spectrum. Design… Read More >

23 February 2021

UK MADE: Sleepeezee

Design Insider is excited to bring you a Q&A with Andrew Thorpe, the Contracts & Export Director at Sleepeezee. This Q&A is part of our MADE Campaign, focusing on the topic of export, supply chain & products, Brexit and customer expectations.  Please introduce yourself and your role at Sleepeeze? My name is Andrew Thorpe. I… Read More >

22 February 2021


Influential British interiors brand, Kirkby Design, has a contemporary and sometimes playful approach to innovative design and colour. Pioneering unique design collaborations including the recent Eley Kishimoto and successful Underground collection with Transport for London, Kirkby Design also creates distinctive textiles from its in-house studio in London. Kirkby Design is part of The Romo Group,… Read More >

16 February 2021

UK MADE: Milliken’s 100th Year of Production

Leading flooring designer and manufacturer Milliken is proud to be celebrating its 100th year of production in Britain. The company was first registered in 1920 at the Waterside Mill in Bury, Greater Manchester when it became one of the earliest textile manufacturers in the UK. It manufactured cotton shirtings and in later years industrial fabrics… Read More >

12 February 2021

UK MADE: Q&A with Prestigious Textiles’ Head Designer

Design Insider is delighted to share a Q&A with Prestigious Textiles‘ Head Designer, Marie Parry as part of our MADE Campaign: Designed in the UK. With over 30 years’ experience in the soft furnishings industry, Prestigious Textiles has earned an outstanding reputation for the originality and quality of its fabrics and wallpapers. Since its foundation… Read More >

3 February 2021


Originally established in 1974, Lee & Plumpton is proud of its British heritage and that the Company remains a family-owned and operated furniture manufacturer with a commitment to quality, service and sustainability. Founded by Arthur Lee and Vernon Plumpton, the Company continues under the stewardship of the combined families and the current managing director is… Read More >

1 February 2021

UK Made

Few of us appreciate how important manufacturing is to the UK economy. In September 2020 Make UK published a report highlighting UK’s position as the ninth leading manufacturer in the world with output totalling £191bn in 2019. The UK manufacturing sector employs around 2.7 million people with average wages 13% higher than the rest of… Read More >

27 January 2021

UK MADE: Race Furniture

Design Insider is thrilled to share one of the first articles as part of our latest campaign, MADE. Bespoke, British and Brilliant – take a look at behind the scenes at UK manufacturer Race Furniture… [Find Race Furniture on the BCFA Product Finder] Can you tell us about Race Furniture’s history? Race Furniture celebrated its… Read More >

19 January 2021