The Office of the Future

Chris Birchall, workplace strategist at Penketh Group, discusses how changing attitudes at work are influencing office design and predicts how future workplaces will function.  With increased pressures on businesses to reduce costs and continually innovate, there is a huge demand for the offices of the future to bring employees together to Continue reading

Experience a Purple Patch with Vicaima

When it comes to inspiration ideas for interior doors, few companies bring the wealth of fresh design and stand out performance as Vicaima manage to do so every year. Entering a purple phase for their much loved Interior Door Selector (IDS), the 2017/18 edition has surpassed even Vicaima’s high standards, Continue reading

Classic with a Modern Twist

Interior design like all fashion evolves with the times and so the march of contemporary movement can often seem relentless.  Of course a sense of tradition and warmth for the past often shapes our thinking with modern decor and so it is hardly surprising that Vicaima has seen a trend Continue reading

Decorative Panels Lamination – New dp-limitless range!

After many months of planning, installation and trials, Decorative Panels Lamination are now proud to launch their highly anticipated dp-limitless range! A brand new flat sheet laminating line will produce the entire dp-limitless offer. Located within dp-lamination’s 140,000ft² manufacturing facility in Elland, West Yorkshire, the laminator utilises a high bond Continue reading


In a move to help specifiers make buildings more sustainable, Sika Sarnafil is proud to announce the launch of its BRE Certified Thermal Details, available to download via its online Sustainability Hub ( and from the Certified Thermal Details and Products scheme website ( The Certified Thermal Details and Products Continue reading


As the industry starts the countdown to the furniture event of the year – The January Furniture Show 2017 (JFS) – visitors can expect bigger and better as organisers announce a raft of new names, a partnership with the Society of British Interior Designers and dual registration with the Great Continue reading

Inside the £25m Southbank Centre refurb

Feilden Clegg Bradley has released images showing what the restored Southbank Centre will look like once its £25 million refurbishment project is complete. The architect also took BD on a tour of Archigram’s unlisted brutalist arts complex to see the work progressing. One CGI shows the Queen Elizabeth Hall foyer Continue reading