I recently visited The Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy. It is a diverse collection of artistic styles including mixed media, printing, photography, portraiture, illustration, abstract and much more. My favourite aspect about this show is that it creates a level platform for up and coming creatives to display their work along side renowned and […]
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Last week we were at The National Portrait Gallery for the BP Awards 2014. This years exhibition showcases 55 artists from around the world with a range contemporary approaches to portraiture. Below are a selection of our favourites. The exhibition is open until the 21st September. Self Portrait With A Turquoise Tee by Tom Hughes […]
Last week we were in the Middle East, checking on the progress of one of our most exciting projects.
While exhibiting at Design Junction during the London Design Festival, we had the opportunity to get across to 100% Design and see how it compared.
Design Junction was the venue for the launch of our first range of furniture during the London Design Festival. It was an exhausting but ultimately successful week and it was great to be part of such a well-organised and beautifully curated show. Design Junction 2013 – Image courtesy of Briggs & Cole Despite our busy […]
Part 4 – Is Bamboo a good sustainable alternative to timber?
Part 3 – How is the timber flooring finished? - Good quality timber needs to be finished appropriately to ensure it is protected and long lasting, however there are different materials that can be used and some are more sustainable than others. From an ecological point of view it is difficult for a consumer to quantify […]
Part 2 – Where does the timber come from? – Timber is one of the most widely traded commodities in the world. As a result illegal timber trading is commonplace and with it tremendous environmental damage can be caused along with human rights abuses. Understanding where your timber floor has come from can be very […]
Over the next week we will be posting five important things to consider when specifying a timber floor. Many people are now very familiar with FSC and PEFC certifications, which is great in terms of the chain of custody, however, as a specifier or interior designer it is important to know your materials in slightly […]