Features By Nicola Hanley
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Features by Nicola Hanley | 64 features

Nicola is an award-winning journalist who has been writing about interiors for 15 years. A former editor of Essential Kitchen & Bathroom Business magazine, she has also worked in PR and is now a freelance writer specialising in kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms.

Interview: Dan Halfpenney on Haier's aim to be first built-in choice

Haier Europe’s head of kitchen independents & trade distribution Dan Halfpenney talks to Nicola Hanley about the appli...

InterviewFeatures Mon 27th Mar 2023

Interview: Michael Costain on what InstallerSHOW offers KBB retailers

As the countdown begins for this year’s InstallerSHOW, Nicola Hanley talks to Michael Costain, MD of organisers of the...

InterviewFeatures Tue 14th Mar 2023

Why manufacturers are increasingly offering whole house solutions

With consumers opting for blended living solutions for a cohesive design throughout the home, Nicola Hanley talks to fiv...

InsightFeatures Thu 2nd Mar 2023

Interview: Paul Lee on the fast-growing Kutchenhaus franchise network

Fresh from opening the 65th Kutchenhaus showroom in the UK, head of marketing Paul Lee talks to Nicola Hanley about his ...

InterviewFeatures Tue 24th Jan 2023

Interview: Robert Lee's Matt Earle on adding value to the supply chain

Matt Earle, CEO of £50m bathroom distributor Robert Lee, talks to Nicola Hanley about how the business has changed the ...

InterviewFeatures Mon 9th Jan 2023

Brassware trends: How muted metallics are taking over from bold ones

Consumers looking to introduce individuality to their bathroom designs are embracing colour through their brassware with...

BathroomsFeatures Thu 5th Jan 2023

Interview: SIAMP UK's Ashley Shires on adding Pellet to its portfolio

As SIAMP’s UK MD Ashley Shires unveils Pellet at HIX, he reflects on the brand's recent successes and talks to Nicola ...

InterviewFeatures Tue 3rd Jan 2023

Interview: Tough times teach resilience, says Aqualla's Steven Allaway

Northern Ireland-based Aqualla’s founder and MD Steven Allaway talks to Nicola Hanley about his strategy for continued...

InterviewFeatures Thu 1st Dec 2022

Interview: Darren Taylor on the key strategy that sets Faucets apart

Darren Taylor, MD of Welsh-based bathroom distributor Faucets, tells Nicola Hanley about the benefits of being a special...

InterviewFeatures Thu 24th Nov 2022

Interview: The Shower Lab's Max Finaldi on keeping customers happy

On the cusp of launching new products, Max Finaldi, MD of shower enclosure company The Shower Lab, talks to Nicola Hanle...

InterviewFeatures Mon 31st Oct 2022

Why wall panels are an attractive alternative to tiles in the bathroom

Advances in print and texture technology are helping wall panels take on tiles in the bathroom – Nicola Hanley looks a...

BathroomsFeatures Wed 12th Oct 2022

Interview: Michael Sammon on how Wödår is giving consumers more choice

As new hot water tap specialist Wödår goes full steam ahead, founder and director Michael Sammon talks to Nicola Hanle...

InterviewFeatures Tue 11th Oct 2022

Interview: Chris Honer on Swift Electrical's new brand partnerships

Swift Electrical’s owner and MD Chris Honer tells Nicola Hanley about the company's new partnership with De Dietrich, ...

InterviewFeatures Wed 28th Sep 2022

Interview: BC Designs’ Darren Allison on moving into new markets

Fresh from launching its first sanitaryware and furniture collections, BC Designs MD Darren Allison tells Nicola Hanley ...

InterviewFeatures Wed 21st Sep 2022

Appliance trends: A round-up of the coolest fridge-freezer technology

As fridge-freezers continue to get smarter and greener, Nicola Hanley looks at the features most in demand with consumer...

KitchensFeatures Mon 8th Aug 2022