News and Updates

Sandberg launches new range of 'modern' floral wallpapers

26/02/2013 Interviews
Linnea, the latest wallpaper collection from Sandberg Studio , was inspired by a quote from the 18th century Swedish botanist, Carl Linneaus, “God created the world as a piece of floral wallpaper,...

Industry Profile: Sean Sutcliffe

21/02/2013 Interviews
Sean Sutcliffe co-founded Benchmark in 1984 on a converted farm near the village of Kintbury in West Berkshire, with just three employees. Over twenty years he has built up a respected team of...

International fashion design influencers

18/02/2013 Blog
International design is a subject very close to my heart. I was born and brought up in Zimbabwe, but after moving to the UK I discovered, and fell in love with, the world of travel. I love visiting...

Tigermoth Lighting opens new showroom

18/02/2013 Interviews
Tigermoth Lighting is opening a new showroom this week in Pangbourne, Berkshire. The company works with delicate chains and beautiful crystal to make stunning handmade contemporary lights, as...

Lee Broom and Heal's team up to support Terrence Higgins Trust

07/02/2013 Interviews
British designer Lee Broom has teamed up with Heal's to sell his Crystal Bulb at its newly refurbished King’s Road store, with 100% of the profits from the first 100 Crystal Bulbs donated to Terrence...

Ella Doran designs for WovenGround

05/02/2013 Interviews
Rug company WovenGround continues its collaboration with British designers by launching a collection of rugs designed by Ella Doran . The design is based on Ella’s photographic work, which in turn...

Profile: Letti & Co, the culture of good sleep

28/01/2013 Blog
Luxury bed brand Letti & Co . is the brainchild of iconic Italian design house Gervasoni SPA and Italian designer Paola Navone. The label launched this year to great acclaim, presenting a capsule...

James Hare adds to its lace collection

28/01/2013 Interviews
Luxury fabric specialist James Hare has taken a lead from the catwalk and introduced more black laces to its collection. Perfect for adding a dramatic touch to windows, the Leavers lace, pictured,...

Ab Rogers and Vanessa Brady present MDS vision

16/01/2013 Interviews
Designer Ab Rogers and Society of British Interior Design (SBID) founder and president Vanessa Brady shared their vision for the upcoming May Design Series at a special event at the Sub-Zero and Wolf...

The 'Cradle to Cradle' philosophy in interior design

16/01/2013 Blog
At the Design Junction show last year I came across a tile company, Mosa , who boasted about being a Cradle to Cradle® company. Having recently read the book Cradle to Cradle by Michael Braungart and...

Aldeco, Interior Fabrics : Good Mood Collection 2013

15/01/2013
Creativity is reinterpreted using expressive freedom in 6 different environments: Urban, Local, Traditional (in the lands of Alentejo, Portugal), plus Classic Baroque Romantic and "age looking"...

Decorex 2012 ' how the exhibitors found it

09/01/2013 Blog
We know that 2012 was one of our most successful and loved shows from a visitor’s perspective, but how did the exhibitors find it? We asked a few key players to reflect on our 35 th anniversary show...

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