Ulster Carpets have allowed us to explore the whole process of creating their marvellous weaves. This BCFA member has answered our questions and even given us videos to show you how it is done! Design Insider have asked Ulster Carpets about the four stages, which they have provided videos for: Spinning, Dyeing, Weaving and Finishing…. Read More >
We just had too much to share for our highlights of Clerkenwell Design Week that we have created an extended film showing even more of the fun packed 3 days. Hope you enjoy… Check out our full coverage of Clerkenwell Design Week in our Events section, where you can see more company highlight films and… Read More >
For this episode of Sketch Series we sat down with the Design Team at HF Contract to talk about a project they had been working on for last few years which brings in a bit of fun and comedy to design. To view more of our Sketch Series short films and much more follow our… Read More >
Ena Shaw Contract are specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of contract curtains, blinds and soft furnishings. Being part of the BCFA is key for Ena Shaw Contract and from their UK-based manufacturing hub, they offer fantastic quality, experience and efficiency. Check out the new video they have created to show off their facilities and skill…. Read More >
Style Library Contract have just launched a new video giving us an insight into the company and the brands that are integral to it, the video takes us on tour through the Style Library Contract design studios
As part of our Education themed month, we are looking into ‘how design can improve learning’. Currently there is a lot of talk on how design can improve productivity and wellbeing with a workplace environment, but are the same considerations taken into account within education? We interviewed Head Interior Designer at Leeds University, Penelope Tiffney… Read More >
Design Insider had the privilege of being invited to film the judging process at this years Design Guild Mark which is awarded by the Furniture Makers Company and was hosted at the impressive Carpenters Hall, London. Over the course of the day we managed to sit down with the majority of designers to discuss through the… Read More >
During Milan Design Week, Design Insider saw the opportunity to catch up with Czech bespoke glass company Lasvit to hear about some of their latest collaborations they were presenting at Milan.
Design Insider were lucky enough to explore Salone del Mobile in Milan last week. We got some amazing footage and interviews that we will be sharing over the next few weeks, but in the mean time, please check out our highlights video from the event here. Keep an eye out for more on this wonderful event over… Read More >
We recently met up with Roca in their hometown of Barcelona as they reach the milestone of 100 years in design. To find out a bit more about Roca’s long history we sat down with their Design & Innovation Director Josep Congost Iglesias and Marketing Director Carlos Velazquez to discuss the evolution of Roca’s design, the… Read More >
Can leather be sustainable? We think YES! We visited BCFA OPEN exhibitor Andrew Muirhead & Son to find out a bit more about leather production and how it can be a sustainable process. We were given a tour by MD Colin Wade of their factory in Glasgow where they have been manufacturing leather for over 145… Read More >
I am sure quite a few of us blew a sigh a relief when the clock struck 12 and 2016 was over. But with all the bad points which I am sure we don’t have to go into, there was plenty of good – Britain coming 2nd on medal table at the Olympics, Leoarndo Decaprio… Read More >
More than 80 pieces of unique artwork by Acrylicize were commissioned for the new headquarters of Ogilvy at Sea Containers on London’s South Bank, exploring identity and branding through art.
Global design manufacturer Herman Miller, Inc. today unveiled a new Aeron chair. The Aeron chair first launched in 1994 and was unlike any chair the world had ever seen.
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.