Heathfield & Co interviews Blank Space

New York based architectural platform, ‘Blank Space’ has launched its truly unique ‘Fairy Tales’ contest, described as ‘the world’s first architecture storytelling competition’. In the latest in our interview series we discuss the motives behind the contest, the unusual ambiguity behind Blank Space and the dramatic change of the role of the architect over the […]



Join Heathfield & Co at Maison et Objet, Paris, 24th – 28th January

Join Heathfield & Co at this year’s Maison et Objet exhibition at Paris Nord Villpinte and discover some of our finest new additions to our product ranges. The five day exhibition runs from 24th – 28th January 2014 and promises to be an incredible event with 85,000 predicted visitors. Heathfield & Co will be exhibiting […]



The world’s first architecture storytelling competition: ‘Fairy Tales’

Launched in September last year, the Blank Space’s ‘Fairy Tales’ competition takes a stance on architecture competitions by asking new questions of architects, inviting them to think about architecture in terms of narrative and visuals combined. The response to Fairy Tales has been overwhelming so far, with registered teams in over 25 countries. The jury […]



Pantone Reveals Color of the Year for 2014: PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid

Pantone, an X-Rite company and the global authority, has announced PANTONE® 18-3224 Radiant Orchid, a captivating, magical, enigmatic purple, as the color of the year for 2014. “While the 2013 color of the year, PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald, served as a symbol of growth, renewal and prosperity, Radiant Orchid reaches across the color wheel to intrigue […]



Victoria & Albert’s Spring exhibition ‘The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945-2014’

London’s Victoria & Albert Museum will be launching a Spring exhibition entitled The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945-2014 (5th April – 27th July) highlighting Italy’s comprehensive contribution to fashion from the end of WWII to the present day. The exhibition will aim to focus on the most central unique elements of the Italian fashion industry. […]



Design Council announce €3.8 million EU fund to build the European Design Innovation Platform

Design Council announced that it will be leading a consortium to deliver the European Design Innovation Platform (EDIP) – a project to increase the use of design for innovation and growth across Europe. The project has been co-financed by the European Commission. The EDIP will be delivered over 3 years and aims to accelerate design-driven […]



The American Institute of Architects and MIT Issue Initial Report on the Impact of Design on Public Health

The American Institute of Architects and MIT’s Centre for Advanced Urbanism has announced the completion of their initial research report on eight cities and urban health, and laid out a path for translating this research into meaningful findings for policy makers and urban planners. You can see the report here. More than half of the world’s […]



Heathfield & Co’s key developments in 2013 and plans for 2014

2013 was a significant year for Heathfield & Co with a range of key developments taking place including several product launches, exhibiting at some of the year’s major trade shows and working on a range of exciting projects both in the UK and around the world. The year also saw the start of some key […]



Heathfield & Co to exhibit at Maison et Objet, Paris, 24th-28th January 2014

Maison et Objet is one of the calendar’s most celebrated and largest exhibitions for interiors with the upcoming January show boasting an incredible 85,000 predicted visitors. Maison et Objet comment on their exhibitions “Over more than 15 years, Maison et Objet has established its reputation as a peerless semi-annual event capturing a broad vision of […]



An interview with Andrew Watson, Managing Director at Heathfield & Co

We talk with Andrew Watson, Heathfield & Co’s Managing Director, providing a personal insight into the origins of the company, some key developments within the industry as a whole through to the exciting plans for the year ahead. What were the first initial origins of Heathfield & Co and how did you first discover your […]