BIID celebrates success of Interior Identities

On Thursday 16th June 2016, the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) hosted its fifth annual conference, entitled ‘Interior Identities’. Taking place at the magnificent Royal Geographical Society’s HQ in London, the conference attracted over 250 attendees from across the design spectrum, including BIID members, design professionals, academics, design students and media. This year’s programme […]

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The Urban Electric Co. Spotlight: Kensington

In designing The Urban Electric Co.’s newest fixture, the Kensington, creative director Michael Amato was heavily inspired by London history. Following a passion for the city’s past, Michael came across a news article celebrating the 150th anniversary of the world-famous transit system. He was awed by a series of globe lights he saw in an […]

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Introducing Trade at Houseology

Instant access to thousands of interior products from over 200 designer brands, Trade at Houseology is the one-stop shop for everything you need for your next design project. From furniture and lighting to accessories, they are on hand to help you source unique pieces and bespoke items – all with an exclusive trade discount. On […]

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BIID HONORARY FELLOWSHIPS 2016 REVEALED

We are delighted to announce the recipients of this year’s Honorary Fellowships: Alain de Botton, Catherine Croft, Rosy Greenlees, Orla Kiely and Karim Rashid. The BIID will present each Honorary Fellowship at the BIID Conference, entitled Interior Identities, on Thursday 16th June 2016 at the Royal Geographical Society in London. The BIID Honorary Fellowships recognise […]

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Exhibitor Spotlight: Iglu, La Chapelle

There are restaurants and then there is La Chapelle. This highly regarded Michelin star restaurant owned and run by Jeff Galvin have once again enlisted the services of  Iglu to come up with a fantastic new design for this highly regarded restaurant. Working very closely with Ray Costelloe at CCE Group Ltd and the management […]

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Ham Yard Project by Selectaglaze

Bustling night life on its doorstep; Ham Yard Hotel still offers a peaceful night’s sleep with Selectaglaze Located in one of the most vibrant parts of London, lies the stunning Ham Yard Hotel. Centred around a pedestrian thoroughfare connecting Great Windmill Street and Denman Street, Ham Yard Hotel has everything guests could want on its […]

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Junckers – Nordic Light Ash Solid Wood Floor

Nordic Light Ash Wide Board from Junckers marries two contemporary decorating themes – a pale finish and the highly architectural look of wide board timber flooring. Light Ash is a beautiful timber with very characteristic graining and colouring and Junckers’ Nordic treatment gives it even more interest – illuminating the natural characteristics to create a […]

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The Urban Electric Co. and Oro Bianco

The Urban Electric Co. understands that the ability to customize product to fit the needs of a specific project is key for many interior designers. That’s why the company offers one of a kind designed, expertly engineered and hand crafted custom product capabilities to reconfigure the brand’s own collection or realize a designer’s unique vision. […]

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Collect your FREE Hamilton designers’ swatch

To assist interior designers and specifiers, quality decorative electrical wiring accessories supplier Hamilton Litestat will be handing out free designers’ swatches to illustrate its vast product finishes at the BIID Conference on 16th June. Hamilton will showcase its portfolio of 18 designer switch plate and socket collections that span current trends and classic designs, all […]

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Win a ticket to the conference on twitter

We’re delighted to be able to offer one lucky follower a place at the BIID Conference this year via our annual Twitter competition. If you’d like to win a complimentary ticket to the conference, start tweeting us using #BIIDcon16. All those using the hashtag from today’s date will be eligible to be entered into our […]

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Reverence v Reinvention on LinkedIn

We’re very excited about this year’s debate, Reverence vs Reinvention that will be closing the conference, with Graeme Brooker, Catherine Croft and James Dilley. The panel will debate these and other provocative issues including: – Should society place greater demands on interior designers as guardians of the buildings (even unlisted ones) they work on? – […]

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