Leave No Stone Unturned: Utilise Stone With Style for Your Interiors
Utilising stones dates back to the Stone Age. Only difference is, back then stone was used as tools but today we have discovered varieties of stones and we use it in our daily lives, especially in our indoor and outdoor living spaces to build, beautify and enhance the style statement around us.
Surface Spotlight: Winter Wonders
And so the festive season is upon us! No matter what the weather is doing outside we always look forward to those cosy nights in, surrounded by comforting layers and twinkling lights.
Surface Spotlight: Light & Stone
Materials and surfaces play a wonderful role in our experience with our surroundings, where both classic and innovative aesthetics continue to inspire new directions.
Surface Spotlight: Innovation Central
It’s that time of year when we become immersed in the many design events happening across the globe showcasing creative innovations. To celebrate new ideas and talent this issue of Surface Spotlight gives a sneak preview on a variety of new surface and lighting solutions set to inspire the latest interior and exterior trends. Sally Angharad reports.
Surface Spotlight: Dynamic Offerings
(Apparently!) summer has officially arrived and so to celebrate we have been looking at the latest vibrant and stimulating designs using a variety of surface effects. From bright colour to dynamic patterns here is a selection of the most uplifting materials to inspire and delight. Sally Angharad reports.
Surface Spotlight: Post Show Trend Report Part Two - Lighting
Light School at Surface Design Show 2016 once again celebrated the partnership between light and surface, changing the way we see light. As this area of the show builds in success so too do the design directions that come from it, with innovative solutions that mirror the latest surface trends set to enhance our experience of light within a space. Here are some key themes from this year’s exhibitors. Sally Angharad reports.
Surface Spotlight: Post Show Trend Report Part One - Surfaces
Welcome to part one of our post show trend report. In this edition we focus on key colour, texture and material directions from Surface Design Show 2016, the home of innovative surfaces for architects and designers. Here are some highlights from the show that relate to emerging design directions, particularly exciting for interiors and exteriors. Sally Angharad reports.
Explore The Latest Surface Trends At Surface Design Show 2016
Surface Design Show 2016 is the perfect place to explore the latest trends in surfaces for the built environment. Taking place from 9-11 February at London’s Business Design Centre, over 150 exhibitors will be showcasing the best in exterior and interior surface design giving visiting architects, designers and specifiers the chance to discover the latest trends for 2016/17.
Health + Wellbeing + Design
Ever worked in a badly lit office with yellowing ceiling panels, dull carpet tiles and terrible acoustics? The bet is you didn’t stay late at work a minute longer than you had to. Had the misfortune to have to sit in a cold, hard, waiting room in a hospital, listening to the echo’s of shoes scuttling along endless corridors? Nothing comforting there.
Surface Spotlight: Lighting – Time to Shine
2015 is the International Year of Light, a global initiative adopted by the United Nations to raise awareness of how optical technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to worldwide challenges. During this significant year for lighting technologies Expo 2015 saw a number of participating countries emphasise the best of their technology within the industry.
“Light Collective, the founders of Light School are pleased to announce there will be fourteen talks about light and lighting design at The Surface Design Show for 2016” said Sharon Stammers, co-founder of Light Collective UK. The line-up of speakers includes BDP and David Atkinson, both featured in this issue of Surface Spotlight as we celebrate the creative minds studying light to enhance experience. Sally Angharad reports.
Surface Spotlight: Healthcare & Retail
As we become increasingly aware of the role our surroundings play in supporting our health and wellbeing architects, designers and manufacturers are responding to our human wants and needs. In this next edition of Surface Spotlight we explore key directions that are reshaping environments in the healthcare and retail sectors. (Sally Angharad reports)
Surface Spotlight: Sea, Sun & Sand
With the summer drawing to a close, we’ve been reflecting on the last few months and getting all inspired by materials and aesthetics from our coastline, evoking memories of jolly holidays with a bucket and spade, not to mention dipping your toes into the sea. In this issue of Surface Spotlight we look at projects that reflect the coastal theme to keep that holiday feeling going well beyond the summer (even if you are sitting behind a desk!). Sally Angharad reports
Surface Spotlight: Post Show Trend Report 2015
Surface Design Show is the only trade event in the UK to focus solely on interior and exterior surfaces, exploring the most innovative, sustainable and remarkable surface designs, materials and lighting currently available on the market. Here we unveil noteworthy surface trends from this year’s show, highlighting key developments in the industry in terms of colour, texture, pattern and finish. Sally Angharad reports.
Spotlight on LED Linear
Find out a little more Product School member, LED Linear before meeting them at Light School 2015