12th February 2018

Marokka release special edition of iconic design sculpture to celebrate Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dog

Chinese New Year falls on 16th February in 2018 and heralds the beginning of the Year of the Dog. London design house Marokka is …READ MORE

6th February 2018

Surface Design Show 2018

Register for free entry to Surface Design Show 2018 now and get yourself to Islington to discover the best in interior and exterior surface …READ MORE

22nd January 2018

Bruceshaw Sponsors Surface Design Show 2018

Bruceshaw is the headline sponsor for the Opening Night Live Debate at this year’s Surface Design Show, which begins on the 6th February at …READ MORE

18th January 2018

Human Centric Lighting

FUTURE designs are developing concepts based on Human Centric Lighting, a method which puts emphasis on the visual and non-visual effects of lighting design. …READ MORE

17th January 2018

Power players

Our congratulations go out to BDG architecture + design‘s Gill Parker who made it onto the annual onOffice Power List for the second year …READ MORE

Quickstand Eco: the next generation in sit/stand workstations

Humanscale, the leading brand in ergonomic design and manufacturing, is launching the next generation in portable sit/stand products. The QuickStand Eco unites function and sustainability at …READ MORE

7th December 2017

USM light up the FX Awards 2017

USM are delighted to announce that Haller E has won the lighting product category at the FX International Interior Design Awards 2017.   The …READ MORE

Knightsbridge Furniture Reaches Dizzying Heights

Knightsbridge Furniture, the award winning British furniture designers and manufacturers, launched their new range Dizzi at Sleep 2017 this November. The stunning collection which …READ MORE

27th November 2017

Woven Image releases an array of new acoustic tile ranges

An impressive 6 new acoustic tile designs have been released by International interior finishes company Woven Image. These playful tiles are an exciting addition …READ MORE

A new London showroom and a fresh global push for Bisley

Bisley the classic British storage specialist will be relocating from Great Portland Street to a stunning new showroom in Dallington Street in the heart …READ MORE

15th November 2017

Rocking Under the Bridge

Get your tickets for this year’s Rockin’ Under the Bridge on Eventbrite! The iDEA band Harry & The Ramsden’s are delighted to welcome you …READ MORE

14th November 2017

A Quiet Electrification

A short film by Disegno Magazine for USM. Read more about the development of Haller E on the Disegno Daily website. Film & editing …READ MORE

13th November 2017

BDG Architecture + Design Appoint Toby Neilson Riba to Director of Architecture

BDG architecture + design is delighted to announce that Toby Neilson has been promoted to the position of Director of Architecture with immediate effect. …READ MORE


WORKTECH17 London will be returning on 14th and 15th November with another insightful conference on the future of work and the workplace. In partnership …READ MORE


WORKTECH Madrid will be returning on 10th October with another insightful conference on the future of work and the workplace. In partnership with Aguirre …READ MORE

Movement is Key: Humanscale Showcase Their Award Winning Designs at the Occupational Therapy Show

LONDON — Humanscale, the leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance ergonomic products that improve the health and comfort of work life will be showcasing their award …READ MORE

10th November 2017

Star Players join BW

BW: Workplace Experts has recruited a number of high profile industry professionals to further strengthen the BW team these are: Dale Harding – Commercial …READ MORE

Bisley creates bespoke storage facilities for Grade I listed Cathedral Primary School

Cathedral Primary School, in the heart of Bristol, opened in September 2013 and quickly became the most oversubscribed school in the city. Initially housed …READ MORE

Government framework win for BW: Workplace Experts

BW has been awarded a position on the government framework agreement for the Southern lot of the Government Hubs Fit-Out Framework. One government department …READ MORE

Knightsbridge Sponsors the Young Furniture Makers Innovation Award

Knightsbridge are proud to announce that they are sponsoring the Young Furniture Makers Innovation Award and will provide the winner with the unique opportunity …READ MORE

BDG Architecture + Design Dominates Innovation at the National British Council for Offices Property Awards 2017

BDG architecture + design, sealed its position as the leading innovative force in the workplace design sector, winning the National Award for Innovation at …READ MORE

Surface Design Show 2018 – the best in new and innovative surfaces

From 6 – 8 February 2018 Surface Design Show returns to London’s Business Design Centre, showcasing the newest and best surfaces that the design …READ MORE

1st November 2017

Retail Lighting: The sky’s the limit 08.11.17

This discussion, chaired by Mark Faithful of retail publications Retail Property Analyst, MAPIC and World Retail Congress, will explore new lighting design and technology in …READ MORE

9th October 2017

Wellness Together: Thursday 12th October

2nd October 2017

Bruceshaw Completes on Mountview Lodge, Swiss Cottage

Bruceshaw completed on the Mountview Lodge, Swiss Cottage project in March 2017 after a 20-month on-site construction period, which included a significant variation to …READ MORE

26th September 2017

Coelux Win the KIT: Best Architectural Lighting Products – Interior Luminaires Category at the darc awards

CoeLux®, the nano technology based optical system which artificially reproduces natural light and the visual appearance on the sun and sky, has proudly won …READ MORE

14th September 2017

Bruceshaw Completes Car Showrooms

Bruceshaw has completed several different car showrooms from varied brands all over the country stretching from Maidstone all the way to Glasgow, gaining a …READ MORE

11th September 2017

Humanscale : designjunction Press Breakfast 21.09.17

Good design achieves more with less. The Humanscale Design Studio is a powerhouse of designers, engineers and prototypists from around the world, specialising in …READ MORE

7th September 2017

Phusei introduces Drisag – Inspired furniture design from Belgium

Always on the hunt for the best in design in the corporate world, Phusei are delighted to be representing Drisag exclusively in the UK. …READ MORE

31st August 2017

WORKTECH launches in Hong Kong and Tokyo

Already holding events in Singapore, Dubai, San Francisco, Madrid and Toronto, WORKTECH is proud to announce to be launching in Hong Kong on Tuesday …READ MORE

Unwired Produces 2017 Bytesized Guide to Resource Management Solutions

Unwired, in collaboration with Plow Consulting and sponsored by Teem, NFS Technology Group and Robin, produced the definitive guide to understanding which products are …READ MORE

30th August 2017

Knightsbridge Furniture Presents Bebop and Alfie at 100% Design this Autumn

100% Design (20-23 Sept 2017) is the largest and longest-running design trade event for architect and design professionals in the UK. This September, Knightsbridge …READ MORE

Humanscale lead the Way in Ergonomics at Design Junction 2017

Humanscale is the premier designer and manufacturer of ergonomic products that improve health and comfort of work life. For the first time at Design …READ MORE

Bruceshaw Completes Ryder Court

Bruceshaw announce the completion of Ryder Court, a 70,000ft2 building located in the London St James conservation area. The project involved the refurbishment of …READ MORE

14th August 2017

Meet Gus, Marokka’s new addition which comes in two very different sizes!

Introducing Gus, the star of WILD LIFE and Marokka’s first piece of public art in London’s Broadgate. Gus captures the noble poise and natural …READ MORE

20th July 2017

Woven Image introduces NEW acoustic tile Balance

Woven Image have released another gorgeous new range of acoustic wall tiles made of 60% recycled PET. Called Balance, the tiles come in 9 …READ MORE

10th July 2017

New additions to British Ceramic Tile Specification ranges

The newest additions to British Ceramic Tile Specification ranges are fantastically diverse in their styles. From the uber modern Geode Structured Quartz (pictured, below), …READ MORE

6th July 2017

BBC announces winners of student competition to find Wales’ brightest design talent, supported by Bisley

The BBC – supported by leading national educational institutions, design companies and manufacturers such as Bisley – held a major competition to create state-of-the-art …READ MORE

14th June 2017

Atelier MEL bespoke glass lighting from Spain

Atelier MEL is a Barcelona based designer and manufacturer of beautiful artisan glass art installations. Founded in 2014, MEL comprises a team of architects …READ MORE

13th June 2017

Bisley’s classic MultiDrawer recognised with a Design Guild Mark

Bisley is delighted to announce that the MultiDrawer has been awarded a Design Guild Mark, recognising its timeless qualities in design, functionality and quality. …READ MORE

12th June 2017

A night in with fastest British woman, Dina Asher-Smith

Earlier in the year BDG welcomed Britain’s fastest woman Dina Asher-Smith to its studio to share her experience at competing at an elite level. Dina …READ MORE

9th June 2017

Clerkenwell Design Week – What you might’ve missed

May 2017 was that time of the year again for everyone to head to Clerkenwell Design Week for a showcase of some of the …READ MORE

Bruceshaw Completes Duke of York Street for Hark Capital

Bruceshaw were appointed by Hark Design to provide Cost Management, Project Management and Principal Designer services for the redevelopment of 6-7 Duke of York …READ MORE

Vessel by Todd Bracher

Watch this gorgeous video by Humanscale, featuring the voice of Todd Bracher as he explains the light Vessel’s origins and development.  

21st March 2017

Design Icons at ARAM store

Following the recent change in UK law which now protects designs for 70 years after the death of the designer (bringing it in line …READ MORE

16th March 2017

#SDS17 once again showcased the very best in surface design

Visitors came out in force to discover the best in surface design as the Surface Design Show returned to London’s Business Design Centre (7-9 …READ MORE

15th March 2017

Knightsbridge Furniture – factory visit

Team Informare was treated to a tour of the Bradford based factory of Knightsbridge Furniture last week.   For three generations Knightsbridge have been …READ MORE

16th June 2016

Clerkenwell Design Week – Informare’s Week

by Eugene Costello   When we were young, all this was fields… sorry, we mean, when we first attended CDW seven years ago, it …READ MORE

Design A Light for Sparks charity!

14th June 2016

Mixing it up

USM in New York teamed up with three cocktail pro’s to design tailored bar trolley’s during NYCxDESIGN. Here they are, along with a little …READ MORE

10th June 2016

HMQ’s boat party.

Tomorrow a flotilla of beautiful old boats will power, by man or motor, up the Thames to honour the Queen’s 90th Birthday. Being a very …READ MORE


Bisley x Acrylicize The classic metal cabinet makers let their hair down with a highly unusual installation in St Johns Square. With the artistic …READ MORE

23rd May 2016

#CDW2016 | Ultrafabrics

Ultrafabrics are rolling into town in style with the Ultrafabrics® Takumi Gallery, highlighting their special American/Japanese relationship and showcasing the latest collections of high …READ MORE

20th May 2016

#CDW2016 | IdeaPaint

New to Clerkenwell and indeed the UK, IdeaPaint will be resident at CDW official venue Project in St James’ Church garden. Visitors will be …READ MORE

#CDW2016 | Humanscale

One of the most active participants of Clerkenwell Design Week, Humanscale will be once again pulling out every stop in stock. The workplace experts …READ MORE

#CDW2016 | USM & Marokka

A year on from their arrival in the UK, USM will transform their Central Street showroom into a zoo during Clerkenwell Design Week. Fortunately, …READ MORE

#CDW2016 | Acrylicize + Bisley

The classic metal cabinet makers are letting their hair down with a highly unusual installation in St Johns Square. With the help of creative …READ MORE

[Image: USM stand at Milano 2016 (F14 Hall 20)]
10th May 2016

Milan. Things I saw and liked.

Sunglasses, gelato, pizza, piazzas, Negroni, Aperol Spritzers, the cathedral, flamingos, the last supper, those teeny little cars and hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of designers. Milan …READ MORE

25th April 2016

Design A Light

FUTURE Designs have joined forces with children’s medical research charity Sparks to mark their 25th anniversaries with Design a Light competition. To mark the milestone …READ MORE

MACH 2016

Last week we spent 2 days at MACH exhibition in Birmingham to see Bisley exhibit their new ToolStor range for the first time. The ToolStor …READ MORE

[Image: USM stand at Milano 2016 (F14 Hall 20)]
12th April 2016

Milano 2016

Sunglasses at the ready – shortly we’ll be heading off to Milan for the annual Salone Del Mobile – the world’s best furniture fair. …READ MORE

25th January 2016

Vintage Playing Cards in Paris…

VPC are enjoying a little joy de vivre over in Paris at Maison Objet 2016! Visit Tracy and Allen on the Vintage Playing Cards …READ MORE

11th January 2016

Surge For Water & AAID

Around 2300 people die each day because they do not have access to clean water. Last month Allen Architecture Interiors Design (AAID) took part in …READ MORE

5th January 2016


Ever worked in a badly lit office with yellowing ceiling panels, dull carpet tiles and terrible acoustics? The bet is you didn’t stay late …READ MORE

Material Matters

Each February the UK’s only show that focuses purely on surface design takes place. It’s a real design geek heaven. The materials used by …READ MORE

Resolutions & Highlights!

My 2015 summary from University and working at Informare along with a few things I’m looking forward to in 2016! 2015 Highlights: Successfully finishing my …READ MORE

New Years Resolutions?!

OK, here’s my run down! Quite a few highlights last year – it’s hard just to pick out a couple. 2015 Highlights: The USM …READ MORE

4th January 2016

Happy New Year!

Here’s my run down of last years’ highlights, my New Years Resolutions (not contractual) and a couple of things I’m looking forward to in …READ MORE

Time travel.

Am assuming time travel has been cracked? The reason I say this is because 2015 was definitely just 4 months(ish) long. Seriously, last year whizzed …READ MORE

1st December 2015

Awards – who needs them?

The above is, obviously, rhetorical. In the UK design industry – architecture, design, craft, manufacturing, fashion, art etc etc etc – we’re not short …READ MORE

12th October 2015

What Clients Really Want

Recent research from contractors BW has revealed the critical gaps between clients’ expectations and reality, in terms of the service they receive from the …READ MORE

9th October 2015

PHOS Art + Design

Dominic Harris is the founder of Cinimod Studios, a lighting and sound specialist who create amazing installations that use technology that I couldn’t even …READ MORE

6th October 2015

Bisley at Designjunction 2015

Some pics of the Bisley stand at Designjunction. Bisley have been bashing out steel office cabinets of various sorts for over 50 years, but …READ MORE

4th June 2015

White Collar Tales

Last night we visited the grand RIBA building 66 Portland Place to watch Playtime, the hilarious Jacques Tati film of 1967. Playtime follows a …READ MORE

30th May 2015

Clerkenwell Design Week

In CDW’s 6 years the festival has gone from what seemed like a modest presentation of local showrooms to a sprawling celebration of the capital’s …READ MORE

28th May 2015


At Informare we are fortunate to visit so many amazing people and places & are constantly tripping over great design, it began to seem …READ MORE