Where to find beautiful St. Tropez home decor

Want to know where to find stylish St. Tropez home decor worthy of your French Riviera postcode? Here are four of our favourite St. Tropez furniture stores. Saint Tropez has been a hub for creative talent since the 19th century,... View Article

The fabric-first route to healthy interiors

As well as improving sustainability, PIR insulation can create interiors that excel in terms of comfort and wellbeing, as Jon Parsons of Recticel Insulation explains The average UK household spends around £1,230 on fuel bills each year, which can be... View Article

Wimshurst Pelleriti makes clever use of an awkward site

Wimshurst Pelleriti is architect, developer and contractor for a small but shapely apartment block that makes the most of an awkward corner site in Hampton Wick, London. The recently completed building replaces two derelict shops with four individually designed one-bed... View Article

Security in architecture: myth vs fact

When it comes to building design, security solutions such as doors, gates, and shutters can sometimes be treated as an afterthought. This is especially true if the architect is not sure how these solutions fit in with the overall design... View Article

Design for total envelope safety

James Gooder of SFS Fall Protection Systems explains what specifiers need to consider when designing for safe working at height The ability to be able to design-in safety gives assurance to those tasked with maintaining the building envelope. This includes... View Article

Surface Design Show 2019

The 2019 edition of Surface Design Show, which took place at London’s Business Design Centre from 5 – 7 February, gave a platform to more surface material and lighting specialists than ever before. More than 150 exhibitors from across Europe put... View Article

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson designs High Meadow Studio at Fallingwater

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson has designed High Meadow studio, a re-purposed educational hub for students of the Fallingwater Institute’s summer residency programs in architecture, art, and design. The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, entrusted to preserve and conserve Fallingwater and the natural and... View Article

The New SureSet website

SureSet are proud to announce their new look website is now live. As well as the ever popular galleries, case studies and technical information previously available on the old website, the new site also includes a built in online shop... View Article

Anvil metal cladding systems

This innovative range of metal rainscreen systems allow a precise and efficient installation, with perfect joint lines and accurate tolerances. The common misconception is that innovative and stylish metal facade systems are expensive and perceived to be complicated to install... View Article

Why concrete remains a rock-solid design choice

Dr Bill Price of Tarmac Cement discusses why concrete is increasingly popular with architects for its aesthetic as well as practical characteristics An ever-popular material for construction, concrete is seeing a new wave of usage and innovation, thanks to both... View Article

Smart homes means secure homes

Mark Carey of Salto Systems discusses how technology is now laying the foundation for the creation of truly smart homes when it comes to security Still thinking in terms of keys and locks when it comes to security for your... View Article

Expand your mind

Adrian Walker of Sundolitt discusses why specifiers should consider expanded polystyrene as a versatile as well as sustainable material for landscaping applications Weighing only 1 per cent of the weight of traditional fill, expanded polystyrene (EPS) is continuing to prove... View Article

The offsite route to accessibility

Chris Sutton from On the Level discusses the challenge of delivering accessible living for an ageing population, and the benefits of offsite bathroom construction One of our greatest societal challenges is how we meet the needs of an ageing population.... View Article

Turning the sound down

As higher density living becomes more common, nuisance noise and its possible impact on health is becoming an all-important topic. With one of the most invasive irritations being impact sound, Chris Willett of Schöck describes an innovative solution for staircases... View Article