Sponsor Spotlight: Urban Electric on the Importance of Craftsmanship in Design

Since its founding, The Urban Electric Co. has put a focus on uncompromising craftsmanship with fixtures constructed of the finest materials at their workshop in Charleston, South Carolina. It was the vision of the company founder, Dave Dawson, to create a modern interpretation of a traditional apprentice to master craftsmen program that gives the artisans a path […]

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Laura Glithero, Gilling Dod Architects

We are delighted to announce that the BIID is partnering with the Design In Mental Health Network (DiMHN) on a talk at the BIID Conference 2016. Laura Glithero, Senior Interior Designer at Gilling Dod Architects will be giving a talk entitled, ‘Mental Health Matters: Designing With The Mind In Mind’. The growing demands being placed upon […]

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New Media Partner: ELLE Decoration

ELLE Decoration is the style magazine for your home, part of an international network that encompasses 25 editions around the world: 2 million copies; 10 million readers. ELLE Decoration celebrates elegant modern living, showcasing the world’s most beautiful homes, and proffering inspiration, ideas, insight and a product selection, from high end to high street, that you won’t find […]

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Our Final Exhibitor: UK Hide

Image © Courtesy of Absolute Abode We are delighted to announce our final exhibitor at the Annual Conference this year. UK Hide, one of the UK’s largest distributors of leather, will be taking up residence in the Royal Geographical Society’s stunning Queen Anne style Hall. They are the UK approved distributors for Boxmark and Connolly […]

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Urban Electric Company and Taylor Howes

The Urban Electric Co. collaborated with London-based interior design firm Taylor Howes to design an eclectic lighting collection. Inspired heavily by the historical and contemporary factors that shape London’s architecture and lifestyle, the collection takes cues from fashion and jewelry design in its superb craftsmanship and materials. The collaboration initiated through a mutual passion between […]

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Selectaglaze Case Study

Selectaglaze secondary glazing brings peace and quiet to opulent luxury apartments, in a Grade II Listed building in the heart of London’s West End. Winner of the best residential renovation in the UK 2014-2015, 5-6 Connaught Place has been exquisitely transformed by Redrow London, into exclusive luxurious apartments. Located in the heart of London, overlooking […]

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Exhibitor Spotlight: Iglu Cold Systems

Case Study: Cafe à Vin, London E1 The Background: Working with Ray Costelloe, Managing Director at CCE Group Ltd, we were approached early on to work with Michelin star chef Jeff Galvin and General Manager Alex Piombino to create and develop a new bar concept for Cafe à Vin with the challenge of offering numerous […]

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Early Bird Ticket Rates Extended

We are pleased to announce that the early bird ticket rates for the BIID Annual Conference have been extended until Friday the 29th of April 2016. Early bird rates offer attendees a sizeable discount when they book the conference in advance. The current early bird rates are currently as follows: BIID Members: £95 Students: £65 […]

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Catherine Croft, James Dilley and Graeme Brooker

The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) has announced news of its panel discussion at this year’s BIID conference at the Royal Geographical Society. Taking to the stage on Thursday 16th June 2016 will be Graeme Brooker, Catherine Croft and James Dilley for a much anticipated panel discussion – The Interior Designer’s Dilemma: Reverence Vs […]

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Speaker spotlight: Mark Robinson

The theme of this year’s British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) Conference is ‘Interior Identities’ and director of Living Architecture Mark Robinson will be giving a talk called ‘Wonder and Delight: The Interiors of Living Architecture‘. Established in 2007 by Alain de Botton, Living Architecture is a not-for-profit organisation whose aim is to revolutionise architecture and […]

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Speaker spotlight: Hakan Ozkasikci

  The theme of this year’s British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) Conference is ‘Interior Identities’ and architect and designer Hakan Ozkasikci will be giving a talk exploring identity and hospitality design, titled ‘A Sense of Place – Cultural Identity and Hospitality Design’. Hospitality design involves designing for a complex and fascinating mix of identities. […]

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