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 […]
The Design Museum have announced their upcoming ‘In The Making’ exhibition which look to present more than twenty objects during the manufacturing stage of their construction. The range of products that have been selected to feature in the exhibition are an eclectic mix and feature a £2 coin and a cricket bat to just name […]
Heathfield & Co were delighted to exhibit a range of new products at the Sleep Exhibition. The event ran from 20th-21st November at London’s Business Design Centre. Heathfield & Co’s Design Director, Donna Gridley, commented on the success of the exhibition “We had a fantastic two days at the Sleep exhibition showcasing a range of new […]
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has chosen Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) to design its new £90m Global Centre for Social Sciences (GCSS). They were selected as the winner from five architect teams shortlisted via an architectural competition organised by LSE with the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects). The teams […]
Chris Fox is the exceptional young designer behind the soon-to-be unveiled new Heathfield & Co website. Additionally, he is also working on an array of inspiring new installation concepts. In the first of our new interview series we caught up with Chris to discuss his involvement with Heathfield & Co, what famous landmark he would […]
Dawn of the ‘Smart City’ era: How the vast quantities of data we all produce is set to revolutionise the way we design and build our cities
Whether we know it, or like it even, we are all producing data almost every waking day of our lives – our smart phones and tablets, supermarket loyalty cards, GPS maps in our cars, Oyster cards and alike all provide masses of invaluable data on how we live our lives. The Royal Institute of British […]
The American Society of Interior Designers announces the launch of ASID Accelerate Studio, a new national program created to help members expand their design knowledge and learn new strategies for their businesses. Hosted by Axor Hansgrohe, the first event in New York City on Nov. 13, and the second in Miami on Nov. 18, will […]
Busy high streets but no shops, grand designs for housing generations of families or global urban house swaps?
Over the next twenty years the number of people aged over 60 in the UK is expected to increase by 40 per cent and our post-retirement years will be longer and healthier. By 2040, and no longer a minority group, the over 60 ‘active third ager’ will have substantially greater economic, social and political power.
John Lewis has launched its first How We Shop, Live and Look report, which offers a fascinating insight into what and why we bought and how we bought it, over the past twelve months. It is the most comprehensive review of data that the retailer has ever undertaken and reveals the tastes of a nation in our […]