Features By Amelia Thorpe
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Features by Amelia Thorpe | 74 features

Amelia is an award-winning journalist, specialising in kitchens, bathrooms, interiors and design. She has contributed to many leading national publications, and has written about the kitchen and bathroom business for more than 15 years.

Interview: Grohe's Patrick Speck on the brand's big design revolution

Amelia Thorpe talks to Patrick Speck, leader, Lixil global design, EMENA, to hear how Grohe’s focus on innovation is d...

InterviewFeatures Wed 18th Jan 2023

Design focus: 6 key bathroom trends spotted at HIX 2022

The hotel interiors show, HIX, returned to London’s Business Design Centre on 17th and 18th November and the buzz was ...

BathroomsFeatures Tue 20th Dec 2022

Interview: Simon Boocock on what CRL Shower Screens offers retailers

CRL Bespoke Shower Screens is a new offer designed to take the pain out of bespoke shower design and installation – Am...

InterviewFeatures Mon 5th Dec 2022

Interview: UK MD Stephen Johnson on Quooker's skyrocketing success

The past two years have seen Quooker's UK sales double – MD Stephen Johnson tells Amelia Thorpe what's behind the bran...

InterviewFeatures Mon 24th Oct 2022

Interview: Croft's Paul Clifford – High-end handles elevate a kitchen

Architectural hardware manufacturer Croft has just the offer that kitchen companies need for their high-end projects, sa...

InterviewFeatures Tue 30th Aug 2022

Interview: Our products get consumers talking, says LochAnna MD

Paul Jenkinson, MD of LochAnna Kitchens, tells Amelia Thorpe how the company's offering is aimed at meeting the needs of...

InterviewFeatures Thu 25th Aug 2022

Interview: Ced Wells of Vlaze on the new Adapt outdoor kitchen range

Vitreous enamel specialist Vlaze is turning up the heat – creative director Ced Wells explains to Amelia Thorpe the po...

InterviewFeatures Tue 9th Aug 2022

Interview: IDS MD John Bagshaw on what's next after the acquisition

As IDS announces its acquisition by private equity investor Chiltern Capital, MD John Bagshaw shares his strategy for gr...

InterviewFeatures Wed 20th Jul 2022

Interview: VitrA's Erdem Akan on creating a leading bathroom portfolio

VitrA's design director Erdem Akan is responsible for developing one of the world's leading portfolios of bathroom produ...

InterviewFeatures Mon 18th Jul 2022

Interview: New Dornbracht UK head Craig Johnstone picks up the pace

Dornbracht's recently appointed UK head of sales and marketing Craig Johnstone tells Amelia Thorpe how growth is underwa...

InterviewFeatures Tue 12th Jul 2022

Interview: New Roca UK MD Rashpal Sidhu on his strategy for growth

He may have big shoes to fill, but new Roca MD Rashpal Sidhu is undaunted by the task at hand. He tells Amelia Thorpe ho...

InterviewFeatures Tue 21st Jun 2022

Interview: Zuma's Morten Warren on his bright idea for KBB retailers

The smart speaker light developed by British technology start-up Zuma represents a new and exciting opportunity for KBB ...

InterviewFeatures Mon 30th May 2022

Interview: Daniel Bowler – Why Eggersmann is after more UK dealers

Eggersmann UK director Daniel Bowler tells Amelia Thorpe how he’s looking forward to a period of economic stability to...

InterviewFeatures Wed 18th May 2022

Interview: Why retailers need to know about the new Kelda BubbleSpa

It's the story of a truly exciting British invention – Amelia Thorpe talks to Kelda BubbleSpa marketing director Paul ...

InterviewFeatures Tue 3rd May 2022

Interview: New Grohe UK lead Matt Brown on becoming a 'one stop shop'

New Grohe UK lead Matt Brown talks to Amelia Thorpe and reveals his strategy for continued growth, how the brand has nav...

InterviewFeatures Tue 12th Apr 2022