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Hansgrohe UK MD Jay Phillips on plotting a course for steady growth

Few would deny that 2020 has been a challenging year, but Hansgrohe UK and Ireland MD Jay Phillips remains resolutely fo...

InterviewsFeatures Tue 3rd Nov 2020

Shaker: The continuing evolution of the style that suits all schemes

While Shaker furniture was originally designed by the Shaker religious colonies founded in America in the last quarter o...

KitchensFeatures Mon 2nd Nov 2020

Laings: Double award-winning retailer and member of the KBBG

Laings is one of the largest independent retailers of luxury kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms in the UK. Established in ...

BathroomsFeatures Fri 30th Oct 2020

VIDEO: Nathan MacLean explains what digital brochures can do for you

As the KBB industry questions the future of print and many trade fairs are now going digital, Virtual Worlds has re-imag...

InsightFeatures Fri 30th Oct 2020

Hayley Robson: The highs and lows of a whole apartment block project

When the team at Day True were appointed as lead architects and designers for the FX luxury residential development in B...

InsightFeatures Thu 29th Oct 2020

New Clive Christian owner David Dare on reinvigorating a luxury brand

Clive Christian Furniture Co. remains probably one of the best-known British luxury kitchen makers, founded in 1978. But...

KitchensFeatures Wed 28th Oct 2020

How bold marble-effect tiles are having a moment in the bathroom

Marble in the bathroom has always been a guaranteed way to create a luxurious interior, but the high cost of the real th...

BathroomsFeatures Tue 27th Oct 2020

What happens to the customer/retailer relationship in a virtual world?

Richard Hibbert, KBSA national chair and MD of independent kitchen specialist KSL Sudbury, discusses the challenges face...

InsightFeatures Mon 26th Oct 2020

Kitchen design: Creating designated spaces for a pet parent’s fur baby

According to recent figures from the PFMA (Pet Food Manufacturers Association) around 12million UK households (41% of us...

KitchensFeatures Fri 23rd Oct 2020

On the double: The rise and rise of the twin basin style statement

Why settle for one when you can have two? That’s the question increasingly being asked by bathroom designers when it c...

BathroomsFeatures Thu 22nd Oct 2020

Intellectual property: 5 ways to stop others from using your designs

Legal expert Alex Craig, head of intellectual property at law firm Muckle LLP, has 5 tips for kitchen and bathroom desig...

InsightFeatures Wed 21st Oct 2020

After streamlining its offer, Blanco is now focussing on its strengths

Blanco is one of the leading manufacturers of kitchen sinks and taps in the world. Its 2019 group turnover was 395millio...

KitchensFeatures Tue 20th Oct 2020

Jane Blakeborough: The post-COVID household in 2021 – and beyond

Baffled by all the so-called ‘research’ that’s doing the rounds out there? Trend-Monitor's research director Jane ...

InsightFeatures Mon 19th Oct 2020

VIDEO: Take a 2-minute tour of Roman’s facilities in County Durham

Roman Showers supplies showering products to retailers, housebuilders and major hotel groups across the UK and Ireland, ...

BathroomsFeatures Fri 16th Oct 2020

How Halcyon Interiors created a modern kitchen in a quirky period home

Ashley Collins, designer and sales director for Halcyon Interiors, tells us how he went about designing a modern family ...

KitchensFeatures Thu 15th Oct 2020