Category Archives: Interiors & Interior Design


Leading tile supplier, Solus Ceramics has helped transform an Olympic venue to a multi-use football and athletic stadium located in the heart of London with the use of its floor and wall tiles.

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A stove from RAIS, Denmark’s premier quality stove manufacturer, is a superior fusion of aesthetics and technology which combines form with function and design with craftmanship. The result? Exclusive eye-catching stoves that are in a league of their own.

CHD – Get £250 worth of Wesco kitchen accessories for free when you purchase any kitchen with us before the end of January!

Contemporary home design brings you the best of German produced products at the most affordable prices. When you know it’s made in Germany you know its quality, German engineering is unbeatable and lasts for a life time. At CHD we have cherry picked our German brands to ensure we provide our customers a high end quality product with a great price. Luxury living doesn’t have to be expensive with CHD, you can still have the extravagance of luxury home interior at a reasonable price.

Our huge range of German kitchen brands include:- Schuller, Next125, Ballerina, Beckermann, Rational and Kuhlmann. You will not find any Kitchen studio in UK to have more than two German kitchen Brands under one roof – this is what makes CHD stand out from the rest.  A German kitchen is a kitchen for life, with a warranty provided by the kitchen manufacturer you have will have nothing to worry about.

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We are all different, and live in different ways, we have different tastes, ways of life, our personalities, our family, work, our friends… Therefore, each person, each couple and each family needs their own space, their own kitchen. Each of our projects is therefore different, for people with their own perspectives and specific requirements.

That is the reason why, instead of showing you collections from which to choose from, we show you an endless number of design and technical solutions to inspire you to create your own space, your own kitchen.

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CHD also offers exclusive bespoke made furniture for bedrooms and living rooms; part of the bedroom and living room range we have our Italian designer brand SMA Mobili. SMA Mobili is a leader in the furniture industry that uses the most advanced technology and qualified Italian and foreign designers.

Why not visit our website or follow us on social media @chd_uk on Instagram for the latest news and updates on Contemporary home design.

With any kitchen purchased from now until the end of January 2016, you can get £250 worth of Wesco kitchen accessories of your choice and colour for free! Simply quote ‘ARCHD’ when you visit our showroom.

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Curtain Profiles

Visible curtain rails can be an eyesore in an otherwise carefully designed interior and can prove tricky where fitting adjacent coving or cornice.

Davuka GRP Ltd, the UK specialist distributor of decorative mouldings and ornaments, has introduced a number of elegant profiles to their extensive coving and cornice range which conceal curtain or blind in the blink of an eye.


Manchester-headquartered interior architecture specialist, Spacezero is to export its innovative approach to designing education environments to the Middle East.

Managing director, Wayne Taylor was recently invited to discuss the impact of design on education outcomes in Dubai and now the company plans to build on its international reputation by targeting projects in United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

Wellbeing in the workplace

Wellbeing is a bit of a buzz phrase at the moment: It covers health, happiness and what is generally good for us. Promoting it is crucial to office design and fit out as it’s proven that working in an optimum environment has a positive impact on productivity – happy members of staff make for better outcomes plus you’re more likely to retain key team players if you offer them an attractive working environment that meets all of their needs.

New Graphics Inspire Young Minds

High quality films from 3M have been used to transform the inner link courtyard at Garth Hill College in Bracknell into an inspirational and thought provoking area for both staff and students. Innovative graphical design specialists, Surface View, worked closely with the college and 3M Commercial Graphics to design, manufacture and install extraordinary, colourful and intricate artwork throughout a large covered space between the main buildings of the college.

Fabtops Ltd

Fabtops is a family run business with an excellent reputation; we specialise in the fabrication of DuPont Corian® and LG Hi-Macs throughout the UK and Ireland.

Solid surfaces are increasingly becoming the designers’ material of choice, in particular when a hardwearing, hygienic, non porus, seamless, low maintenance, renewable yet attractive surface is specified.

Hare Wall Panelling

Hare Wall Panelling is incredible value, easy to install Georgian style wood grain look panelling that will transform your home in hours. Our range is all you need to create stylish deep moulded panelling at a fraction of the cost of solid wood. They are already white primed to save you time.

Draks walk-in wardrobes for luxury storage

As a growing number of homeowners look for luxurious yet practical storage solutions, the walk-in wardrobe has become a familiar and in-demand feature of the modern bedroom. Walk-in wardrobes allow for the ultimate flexibility in storage space for any requirement without compromising or cluttering the bedroom scheme.


Saracen Interiors has completed a fast-track, refurbishment project for creative agency, Creature of London. Work was completed in just four weeks, with the leading workplace consultant liaising closely with Creature to make sure the overall vision of the office project was met while ensuring that the agency’s staff suffered minimum disruption to enable a ‘business as usual’ approach.

The first time of Pedrali at the BIENNALE INTERIEUR

The products of the Italian company selected for the furnish of the BIENNALE BISTRO
Mornico al Serio, 07th October 2014 – The first participation of Pedrali at the BIENNALE INTERIEUR
(Kortrijk, October 17-26) coincides with the presence of Joseph Grima as curator of the cultural programme,
as evidence of the growth of this event as meeting place for experiencing avant-garde trends and the
influences which define contemporary design.

IBI Group Transforms Accident and Emergency Department for Children in Oldham

IBI Group has completed a £4million refurbishment and expansion of the accident and emergency services at The Royal Oldham Hospital to include dedicated paediatric facilities.

The redevelopment has enabled the hospital to serve growing patient numbers, providing more treatment bays, support accommodation and improved links to critical care facilities.

Bespoke Beauty From Premier Panels

For clients seeking beautiful interior design, Richard Baker is a professional joinery company that provides bespoke furniture. To achieve this the company regularly turns to the versatility, ease of working and quality finish that Medite Premier MDF can provide.

New products wrapped up!

The name Polyco Limited used to be known for producing just laminated windowboards for conservatory installations. Nowadays, we have branched out somewhat! Laminated windowboards are still a big feature, but in addition the range now features complementary skirting boards an architrave in popular section sizes and profiles in matching foils: White, Golden Oak, Light Oak, Mahogany and Rosewood.

Lathams Extend Egger Laminate Range

As part of its ever expanding range of laminates, James Latham now offers a staggering 237 EGGER decors.

The full Egger ZOOM collection, which includes 112 matching melamine faced boards and edgings is available nationwide and directly from stock at all nine of James Latham’s panel products distribution sites.

Brio Offers Free ‘Support England’ T-Shirt For World Cup

Brio, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of Sliding and Folding door systems, is offering FREE ‘Support England’ T shirts to the first 50 respondents in a World Cup promotion. The promotion, open to anyone and everyone in the building trade (subject to usual Terms & Conditions), offers the free T shirt to the first 50 requests for a Brio information pack including information on the new Domestic pack set range – ideal for Architectural Ironmongers and Builders Merchants.

Latham’s Latest Surface Solutions Win Favour With A&D Sector

Two of James Latham’s latest additions to their surfaces solutions portfolio – Mirror Gloss and Natural Touch – both part of the innovative and ‘on-trend’ Kronodesign range – are already generating massive interest from within the A&D sector.

Lucas shortlisted for the Premier Trophy Awards 2014

Lucas has once again been shortlisted for the Painting & Decorating Association’s prestigious Premier Trophy Awards in the Decoration Category.

This year our careful restoration and decorating work at the historic Café Royal in Central London has been acknowledged and will form the basis the judges’ deliberations.

DuPont™ Corian® introduces the DeepColour™ Technology

There is an exciting new option available for architects and designers looking for solid surface solutions in dark colours offering high performance, elegance, reliability and hygiene.

Knauf Vinova panels increase design potential

Aesthetically versatile and offering outstanding performance features, the Vinova panel from Knauf – the UK’s leading manufacturers of lightweight building materials and systems – extends the potential uses of the gypsum fibre panel to a new level.

Does size matter?

Creating more space in the home is high on the agenda as many of today’s homes smaller than they were nearly 100 years ago. Research by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) found the average home has decreased in size from 1,647 square feet, with four bedrooms in the 1920’s, to today’s equivalent which has 925 square feet and three bedrooms. With rising energy costs, is a smaller space to live in actually better?

Pantone colour of the year 2014

Pantone, the global authority on colour, announced PANTONE® 18-3224 Radiant Orchid as the colour of the year for 2014.

Gloucester Academy

Supacord fibre bonded carpet in Steel Grey has been specified for the new Gloucester Academy, creating a robust, neutral base for the minimalistic, contemporary design of this exciting new building.

Cardiff contractor just loves Wondertex!

Long standing Wondertex customer, Dale Ovenstone works in the Cardiff area completing domestic decorative texturing contracts. Dale wishes to promote Wondertex Premier 5 and their texturing tools to all.

Designer offers a unique natural aesthetic for homes and businesses

A talented, North Yorkshire based designer is at the forefront of the renaissance in the use of sea shells as an architectural finish and interior decoration. She offers a unique textural alternative for wall covering. Linda Fenwick creates bespoke shell work for both private and commercial clients.

Five new foils join the Decofoil range

David Clouting are delighted to announce the introduction of five new stylish foils into our comprehensive LG Hausys Decofoil range. Offering an eclectic mix of prints and solid colour textures, these innovative foils once again demonstrate why PVC is a contemporary interior decor surface offering unlimited design options when applied to MDF surfaces.

Inspiration at The Heart of Komforts Newly Refurbished Showroom

Komfort, the designer and manufacturer of commercial partitioning, doors, movable walls and storagewall, has revamped its London, Bonhill Street showroom to display the latest products on trend to the London interiors market.

Amina CPD training is as popular as ever

The Amina CPD training is as popular as ever. Many have left the training full of enthusiasm for invisible loudspeakers along with developing the confidence to include invisible sound in their designs.

Oscar Elite acoustic plaster selected for Grand Designs

Oscar Acoustics’ new super smooth Oscar Elite acoustic plaster was selected by Audrey Lovelock for her Grand Designs project in Holland Park to control echo within the main double height kitchen and dining area.