Interior Design

New era in cruise ship design

New era in cruise ship design

Cruise ships have always been associated  with style and glamour. But as customers’ expectations increase, the demands on the cruise companies to provide ever more luxurious accommodation and facilities grow. In their bid to stay well ahead of the competition veteran cruise line Holland America, which has been operating vacation cruises since 1895, has commissioned(…)

…and the UK’s best office spaces are…

…and the UK’s best office spaces are…

The British Council for Offices (BCO) was established in 1990 “to research, develop and communicate best practice in all aspects of the office sector”. In their quest to create more effective office spaces, they hold an annual competition to find what it believes are the best and most innovative office space designs in the UK.(…)

Laura Ashley’s new venture into the hotel business

Laura Ashley’s new venture into the hotel business

Laura Ashley, the well known fashion and home furnishing and accessories company, ventured into the hotel business last year when it successfully refurbished and relaunched  The Manor Hotel, Elstree, Hertfordshire using its iconic design style inspired by the English countryside. Following on from its success there, it has now undertaken another project to bring back(…)

Could zinc play a part in your kitchen design?

Could zinc play a part in your kitchen design?

Currently the designer choice of many a fashionable bar and restaurant, zinc is the on-trend choice of the moment in many top of the range kitchen designs. It has a unique look that makes it very desirable and creates a real style statement. But it’s by no means cheap so, with significant investment required, just(…)

Glass and Concrete make an innovative combo

Glass and Concrete make an innovative combo

Showcasing their  talents at 100% Design show in London later this week will be glass splashback designer, Emma Britton and concrete designer/maker, Matthew Redgate of Redgate Design. This will be the 4th year at the show for Emma who has established a name for herself producing bespoke glass splashbacks in designs ranging from floral patterns(…)

Is high-tech gadgetry about to take over our kitchen designs?

Is high-tech gadgetry about to take over our kitchen designs?

Are holographic dining and internet-connected high tech gadgetry about to transform our kitchens? Gemma Morris, Sky News Reporter, discusses the possible future of our cooking experience. Manufacturers are scrambling to be first past the post with innovative ideas that can transform our kitchens into technological hubs, a lifestyle expert has told Sky News. The kitchen(…)