Posts Tagged: Workplace

One size definitely doesn’t fit all – but don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater!

To those who have read my previous articles it will come as no surprise to discover that I certainly don’t think the workplace development process has been one long seamless journey of continuous improvement. Instead of being seen as a golden opportunity to create better corporate workplaces, the wholly unfettered freedom of location provided by… Read More >

19 June 2020

Obo Becomes the U.K. Distribution Partner for Gustav

Leading workplace advisor, obo, has become the U.K. distribution partner for Gustav, the award-winning, office toolbox for agile working. The first ergonomic and portable solution of its kind, Gustav allows users to carry their workspace with them wherever they go – whether you are working from home or in an office. Light, beautifully-designed and with… Read More >

15 June 2020

Are you Deadgood?

BCFA member Bisley recently announced its new distribution partnership with fellow British design brand and contract furniture specialists, Deadgood. Bisley has the exclusive distribution rights to Deadgood products in North America. We took the opportunity to speak with Elliot Brook, Deadgood’s Co-Founder & Director to find out more about the British brand and their new partnership. Please… Read More >

28 May 2020

blackswan presents their new cadus office booth

There is currently a focus on how workplace design will have been impacted by COVID19. At blackswan they believe that good design is good design and that excellent design principles are a constant which won’t have changed dramatically, notwithstanding social distancing. [Find Global Upholstery Solutions through BCFA Product Finder] The blackswan disruptive design philosophy is… Read More >

22 May 2020

Materiality in Workplace Environments

We recently spoke with Kerry Deffley, Design Manager EMEA, Shaw Contract who told us how COVID19 may impact materiality in workplace environment, here is what she said:  ‘Post COVID-19 lockdown it is likely that we will all be adopting new ways of working for a considerable period of time. This will certainly impact both workplace… Read More >

21 May 2020

Morgan Put a New Spin on Classic Materials

Morgan, one of the UK’s most respected contract furniture designer and manufacturers, announces new material options available for the Modena, Rakino and Kaya collections: terrazzo and cane. [Find Morgan through BCFA Product Finder] Traditional, natural materials are experiencing a renaissance as designers reimagine and reinvigorate these beloved styles, embracing feelings of nostalgia while adding a… Read More >

28 April 2020

Webinar: Dr Craig Knight, Identity Realization

This week we streamed the third webinar in our new series, enabling interior designers, manufacturers and the creative community to join Design Insider Editor Alys Bryan as she interviewed Dr Craig Knight, Founder and Director of Identity Realization.  Craig discussed happiness in the workplace, the effect of empowerment at work, positive spaces for working from… Read More >

17 April 2020

Q&A with Alejandra Albarran: Room

When Alejandra Albarran, Director of Design and Innovation at ROOM, emailed us recently we leapt at the chance to ask her more about ROOM and the modern workplace. 1) Please could you tell us a bit about yourself? I started my career working in fashion and ran my own fashion label for a number of… Read More >

9 December 2019