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  • Barrell Sculpture: Matt Pebble Seats - now in smooth textured concrete
    Matt Pebble Seats - now in smooth textured concrete
    Barrell Sculpture
    Barrell Pebble Seats are the original solid cast concrete Pebble Seats. New for 2019, Pebble Seats are now available with a textured, matt finish. This offers an alternative to the standard highly polished Pebble Seats which were previously the only option. Barrell Pebble seats are ideal for high-profile and luxury landscape projects. The organic...
    05 March 2019
  • Artform Urban Furniture: Introducing the Size Planter
    Introducing the Size Planter
    Artform Urban Furniture
    The Size Planter lives up to its name by being the largest single unit steel planter that Artform has available. It is ideal for tree planting without worrying about roots destroying paved walkways in the future. Due to its classic cylindrical shape, it can be placed as a central fixture in a courtyard, with its shape resembling the traditional...
    04 March 2019
  • Amberol: Self-watering planters keep Britain in bloom
    Self-watering planters keep Britain in bloom
    Amberol
    As the finalists for 2019 Britain in Bloom are announced by the RHS, Patience Atkinson reflects on the contribution self-watering planters make to water conservation, expanding green spaces and building a sense of community. Having worked with Britain in Bloom groups for over 40 years, Amberol is delighted to play a part in supporting finalists in...
    22 February 2019
  • Factory Furniture: New modular seating for creating social spaces
    New modular seating for creating social spaces
    Factory Furniture
    Factory Furniture has just released its new range of Sonobe seating modules, for exterior and interior applications. These individual pieces are designed to enable fluid informal arrangements of public seating to encourage social interaction and engagement. Designers Dean and Jason Harvey said “We set out to create a seat unit which enabled the...
    20 February 2019
  • Artform Urban Furniture: Out-sider products now on NBS Plus
    Out-sider products now on NBS Plus
    Artform Urban Furniture
    Artform Urban Furniture is pleased to announce that it has now included its out-sider range of products to the NBS specification software. NBS is used by specifier’s, landscape architects, urban designers and contractors as the leading source of quality product information within the construction industry, including for sourcing street furniture...
    04 February 2019
  • Furnitubes International: New Uniun® range of seating and planters launched
    New Uniun® range of seating and planters launched
    Furnitubes International
    Designed by Furnitubes’ in-house designers, Uniun® offers contemporary solutions for seating and planters for both internal and external spaces. The distinctive trapezoid-shaped base is a tough plastic moulding that is the core of the range, and is fitted with either a base to make it a planter, a hardwood lid to make it a bench, or half each for...
    31 January 2019
  • Artform Urban Furniture: Introducing the extra comfy 21 Chair
    Introducing the extra comfy 21 Chair
    Artform Urban Furniture
    Keep it simple with the extra comfy 21 Chair. Designed with a casual personality to accommodate a variety of postures, with a subtly curved seat pan and optional armrests that are angled for natural support. Sit sideways or lean back, this chair invites you to take it easy. The 21 Chair’s simple form and honest approach to materials and...
    25 January 2019
  • WoodBlocX: Book your WoodBlocX CPD session
    Book your WoodBlocX CPD session
    WoodBlocX
    WoodBlocX BALI award-winning designs are setting new standards in sustainable architecture and redevelopment. One of our most recent projects in Stratford, London typifies our approach to sustainable design. In our latest CPD session, we ask: what are some of the challenges that we face in retrofitting landscaping products and what solutions does...
    16 January 2019
  • Trueform: Trueform awarded second major Westfield contract
    Trueform awarded second major Westfield contract
    Trueform
    Following the deployment of over 170 of its digital interactive advertising pods throughout Westfield’s London White City shopping centre in early 2018, Trueform has now been awarded a second major contract to provide a further 80 digital advertising screen pods for Westfield’s other major London shopping centre, Stratford. The pods comprise 75...
    17 December 2018
  • Pop Up Power Supplies: Sensitive outdoor power solutions for Heritage Sites
    Sensitive outdoor power solutions for Heritage Sites
    Pop Up Power Supplies
    World Heritage Sites are places or buildings considered to be of outstanding universal value. Such places are either cultural or natural sites and are thought to have special importance for nations all over the world and their future generations. The loss or deterioration of such prized locations is considered detrimental to the heritage of...
    12 December 2018
  • Pop Up Power Supplies: Outdoor power supply solutions for industrial units
    Outdoor power supply solutions for industrial units
    Pop Up Power Supplies
    Providing an outdoor power supply for industrial units and manufacturing facilities is a complex task. Manufacturing facilities and factories often have unique requirements for powering specialist electrical equipment, as well as taking into account factors such as outside lighting. Traditional power methods are often adopted in outside spaces...
    12 December 2018
  • Pop Up Power Supplies: Safe outdoor power solutions for parks and green spaces
    Safe outdoor power solutions for parks and green spaces
    Pop Up Power Supplies
    Green spaces and parks across the UK provide people with £34 billion of health and wellbeing benefits, according to research carried out by Fields in Trust. Charities, Local Councils and businesses are all investing into park areas, including a wide range of events and fairs, park runs, sporting meet-ups, agricultural shows, festivals and cultural...
    12 December 2018
  • Pop Up Power Supplies: Innovative outdoor power solutions for universities
    Innovative outdoor power solutions for universities
    Pop Up Power Supplies
    Enrolling future students as the professionals, scholars, artists and financiers of tomorrow is big business for UK universities. Student open days and fairs are important events in education calendars as they showcase campus amenities and facilities. A wide variety of kiosks and booths are located around campuses, or next to principle buildings...
    12 December 2018
  • Pop Up Power Supplies: Power Supply Bollards –  effective outdoor power supply
    Power Supply Bollards – effective outdoor power supply
    Pop Up Power Supplies
    Utility bollards are a common sight in public areas across the UK, providing temporary services and utilities to streets, squares and other urban and outdoor areas. As well as offering protection for pedestrians, their purpose is to provide a source of electricity, water and data points for outdoor events. Pop Up Power Supplies® supply a range of...
    12 December 2018
  • Barrell Sculpture: Barrell Sculpture Pebble Seats heading for Surrey Quays
    Barrell Sculpture Pebble Seats heading for Surrey Quays
    Barrell Sculpture
    Pico and Pendeen Pebble Seats from Barrell Sculpture are being incorporated into a new development at Surrey Quays. The 14 Pebble Seats will be delivered on site on Tuesday 5th December with installation due next week. Barrell Pebble Seats have been specified for high-profile developments all over the world, but this is the first public access...
    03 December 2018