Workplace design sets the scene

Oliver Ronald, Sales & Marketing Director at The Boss Design Group, talks about the emergence of settings within the workplace and explains why people are the key drivers behind workplace design. For many of us, the phrase ‘workplace design’ conjures up images of desks, chairs and meeting rooms. Today, however, workplace design is all about settings and how people work…

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Leading shopping centre coffee shop chain selects Design & Contract Furniture again for new stores

As nationwide shopping centre coffee shop chain, bb’s Coffee and Muffins, expands across the UK and Ireland, Design & Contract Furniture has been selected to provide more bespoke furniture for the newly opening stores. Renowned for its tempting range of freshly baked ‘made on site’ muffins and delicious barista coffees, bb’s Coffee and Muffins, as part of the Retail Food…

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Sitting comfortably with the launch of ChairCompare®

Two businessmen have launched the UK’s first chair comparison website: ChairCompare.com®. John Sacks of JSA Consulting, and brand expert Adam Dunn are behind this web-based platform.  The website will be launched at the end of March 2016 and increases choice and convenience for anyone looking to buy chairs for their business, without the hassle of going through a long supply…

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Creating supportive, patient-focused environments

With recent statistics[1] suggesting one in four people will develop a diagnosable mental health condition each year, Jason Brown, Director of Design and Development at Knightsbridge Furniture discusses the importance of providing facilities capable of giving appropriate treatment. Aside from medical and clinical treatment, which continues to improve as our understanding of certain conditions grows, one of the most important…

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Reading Uni creates new comfort zone for students with Design & Contract Furniture

Reading University Students’ Union (RUSU) has worked with bespoke furniture suppliers, Design & Contract Furniture to modernise the recently completed expansion of two of the university’s social hotspots. Located at the Whiteknights campus, the largest of the university’s three sites, the Maluco Lounge has joined the RUSU Mojo’s Bar and Mondial Café to increase capacity by 30% as part of…

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Ready for the BIM Revolution

Knightsbridge Furniture BIM Components Now Available Online A comprehensive series of Building Information Modelling (BIM) components has been developed by Knightsbridge Furniture covering the company’s collections of seating, tables and cabinets across the hospital, care and mental health sectors. The components can be downloaded free of charge from www.modlar.com/profile/knightsbridge.furniture Set to become mandatory for all public sector projects by 2016,…

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Knightsbridge Furniture Helps Create a Calming Ambience

With its carefully-chosen colours and comforting upholstery, seating provided by Knightsbridge Furniture is helping to create a calming and welcoming atmosphere in Roseberry Park, a specialist mental health hospital in Middlesbrough, run by Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. The winner of several RIBA and BBH design awards, Roseberry Park provides adult and older people’s mental health inpatient…

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