100% Design: 2019 marks 25th anniversary

2019 marks the 25th anniversary of 100% Design, the UK’s leading design trade event. Celebrating a quarter century of unearthing some of the industry’s most influential designers, makers and producers, this year’s show will present a stellar line-up of brands,... View Article

Tasou Associates breathes new life into historic Hackney Almshouses

Tasou Associates, the Islington-based architectural practice, has announced the completion of its latest residential project: the full refurbishment of the Bishop Wood’s Almshouses in Hackney. Working with its client, Noble House Properties, Tasou Associates has refurbished and restored five historic... View Article

Beautiful new washrooms at Abacus HQ

Abacus Bathrooms has transformed the female bathrooms at the company’s Harrogate HQ; showcasing a stunning portfolio of products. The wall hung WC complements bespoke White Marble Elements basins which  feature the innovative Infinity Tray drain. The elegant White Gloss Marble... View Article

Real Homes Show opens its doors with series two this summer

The highly successful new home improvement programme The Real Homes Show returns to YouTube for a second series of seven innovative and informative fortnightly episodes, debuting from 11 July 2019. The magazine-format show, in partnership with Checkatrade, the trusted tradespeople... View Article

Profile 22 windows transform citywide housing project

Profile 22 Fully Reversible Windows were specified in the refurbishment of 15 tower blocks in Bristol The legacy PVC-U windows, doors and curtain walling at 15 high and low-rise blocks owned by Bristol City Council at Eastville, Easton, Clifton, Redcliffe,... View Article

BLANCO comes out on top at the 2019 BKU awards

BLANCO UK has been named Best Sink Brand at the 5th annual BKU Awards, after first winning the award in 2017. The 2019 BKU Awards took place at The Pavilion in The Tower of London where a room filled with the... View Article

ISG wins £30 million Deloitte Building redevelopment

ISG has won a £30 million project to redevelop and extend an office building in London’s historic Midtown commercial district. The scheme, which is led by Endurance Land in partnership with Henderson Park, sees ISG add circa 10 percent lettable... View Article

Lead8 Unveils Design for Major Shanghai ITC Development

Lead8, the international firm of Architects, Masterplanners, Interior and Graphic Designers, has unveiled its design for the high-profile Shanghai ITC mixed-use destination being developed by Sun Hung Kai Properties. The design firm is delivering the Retail Architecture, Retail Planning, Hotel,... View Article

Mapei’s Mapetherm System adds to the scenery

Two of Mapei’s complete external wall insulation and protective coating systems have been specified and installed on an impressive house renovation on the coast of Downderry in Cornwall. Mapei provided RGB Supplies with a specification for installers F. D. Hall... View Article

Barratt Developments trading update

Record full year performance, continued good progress towards medium term targets Barratt Developments PLC (the ‘Group’) is today issuing a trading update for the year ended 30 June 2019 (the ‘year’) ahead of publication of its annual results on 4... View Article

CIEH Calls for National Landlord Registration Scheme

In a drive to improve poor housing conditions in the private rented sector (PRS), the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) is today calling for a new national landlord registration scheme for England. Poor quality housing is responsible for a... View Article

Fire and Smoke Curtains RIBA Approved CPDs by Coopers Fire

Coopers Fire are approved by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) to provide Continuing Professional Development (CPD) educational seminars on fire and smoke curtains and their relevant standards to help educate Architects, Local Authority Building Control, Approved Inspectors, Fire... View Article