Posts Tagged: Workplace

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

The effect of materials & processing technology on office development

Particleboard and the ability to produce it in large sheets – cut, shaped and edged in a wide variety of sizes and finishes – was perhaps the first significant and liberating breakthrough in materials processing to affect the development of office (and other) furniture design and production. Veneered and lacquered post-primary-manufacturing finishes have over time… Read More >

6 December 2019

74 serves up ICE at Salford’s Exchange Quay

Manchester-based architects and interior designers 74 have completed the refurbishment of Building 3 at Salford’s prestigious Exchange Quay – newly-rebranded as ICE. The project, for clients Ekistics Property Advisors LLP and Hunter REIM, is comprised of a dedicated social, meeting and bar space, a hireable meeting room, a co-working zone and five upper storeys of… Read More >

9 October 2019

Align complete bubbleHUB

Workspace designers and strategists align have completed a striking, two-storey, co-working space for new operator bubbleHUB, located within a characterful former pump house building in the centre of St Albans. bubbleHUB co-founders Benn Latham and Harry Dougall briefed align to help create a ‘unique and aspirational’ space, which was to be unlike anything else currently… Read More >

20 September 2019

The influence of New Ideas & Techniques

When I entered it straight from college in 1970, despite the relatively long intervening period, the office furniture industry was in terms of design and output only just beginning to shake off the shackles of dull, post-war austerity. This was driven in part by ideas on how offices might be laid out in a more… Read More >

4 September 2019

Milliken’s Fractals

Workplace well-being is at the core of Milliken’s design philosophy and directly informs their latest carpet plank collection: Fractals. Created by Milliken’s in-house designer Manisha Selhi using a harmonious palette of natural background colours paired with ethereal colour washes with the express intention of facilitating a calm and mindful environment. [Milliken have a BCFA Product… Read More >

29 July 2019