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Interior Design and the CSCS debate

The CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) was set up to increase working standards on UK construction sites, and possession of CSCS cards is fast becoming the industry norm for UK construction sites and industry staff; many sites operating on a no card, no access basis. As an interior designer specializing in spatial planning and redesign […]

SBID Business Breakfast Meeting: Zip Heaters

I and my Zip colleagues welcomed guests, who consisted of designers, showrooms and specifiers to the Zip showroom in Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell. They were taken on a tour of various display areas within the building, including Zip’s instant drinking water products before networking in our high-tech kitchen area where executive chef Nigel Smith and celebrity […]

Word on the Street!

Our trend spotters have been busy scouting around the latest design events to see what’s current and what’s next in the world of interiors. Here’s a round up of our findings… Instagrammed Orange, Yellow and Green It’s all about colour combinations, rather than a single accent colour. Apple green paired with chartreuse, rust, canary yellow […]

Natural stone for interior design

Natural stone has been used as a building material for centuries and in the home it can be used to create timeless, classic looks. Although traditionally associated with bathrooms and kitchens due to its hardwearing properties, recent design innovations and technological advancements have seen applications evolve to include other areas of the home. Natural stone […]

Sustainable design, future-proof or fad?

We’ve been working with some of the most skilled and innovative British designers since our beginnings in the 1960s, and sustainable design is definitely one of the major emerging trends over the last few seasons. Corian achieved zero landfill status back in 2012 by reusing and recycling waste during the manufacturing process. By using scraps […]