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  • Environmental Street Furniture: ESF exhibits Solar products in US
    ESF exhibits Solar products in US
    Environmental Street Furniture
    Environmental Street Furniture has gained the seal of approval from the Mayor of Philadelphia with their innovative range of solar powered products. Newtown abbey-based Environmental Street Furniture (ESF) is currently exhibiting a range of solar powered products, including the Smart Flower and award-winning Stellar Solar Smart Bench, at the...
    07 October 2019
  • Artform Urban Furniture: Create landscapes with 2-in-1 planter/seating ranges
    Create landscapes with 2-in-1 planter/seating ranges
    Artform Urban Furniture
    Three planter designs from Artform Urban's partner Metalco all share the same design concept. Each shape is firstly made as a planter, with the addition of hardwood timbers across the surface which then creates a bench. A design feature that lends itself well to creating unified landscapes. The Austen Planter is a trapezoid shape, which can be...
    25 September 2019
  • Artform Urban Furniture: Artform's new fast-track option on selected products
    Artform's new fast-track option on selected products
    Artform Urban Furniture
    Artform Urban Furniture is pleased to offer a fast-track 4-week leadtime for a selection of their most popular modern classics. Applicable to products shipped within UK mainland. MultipliCITY is a flexible, dynamic system addressing multiple scales, applications and creative expressions. A cast aluminium structural frame with durable...
    18 September 2019
  • Furnitubes International: Improving outdoor education spaces
    Improving outdoor education spaces
    Furnitubes International
    There are compelling reasons why schools and colleges should make more of their external learning environments. Not least, the fact that developing outdoor education space frees up valuable room inside buildings, particularly in establishments which suffer from cramped classrooms or rising student numbers. Of course, the advantages of moving...
    16 September 2019
  • Bailey Streetscene: New weatherproof planter range from Bailey Streetscene
    New weatherproof planter range from Bailey Streetscene
    Bailey Streetscene
    Furnitubes has recently added a selection of planters made from GRP to its range. These contemporary planters are ideal for bordering, access control and most importantly creating green spaces in urban environments. GRP or Glass Reinforced Plastic is an incredibly durable and versatile material. Bailey Streetscene offers GRP planters in a wide...
    13 September 2019
  • Artform Urban Furniture: New Generation 50 line from Landscape Forms
    New Generation 50 line from Landscape Forms
    Artform Urban Furniture
    Landscape Forms are celebrating their 50-year anniversary in 2019 and during that period they have become a world leader in the manufacture of street furniture and shelters. To honor this fabulous achievement, the company has designed a new range of seating, aptly named the Generation 50 Bench, designed by Robert Chipman. “In a sense, this line...
    11 September 2019
  • Bailey Streetscene: Modular seating for new housing development in St Neots
    Modular seating for new housing development in St Neots
    Bailey Streetscene
    Wintringham Park is a new housing and community development in St Neots, a large market town lying on the banks of the River Great Ouse, 18 miles west of Cambridge. The 162 ha site has been rigorously planned and outlined and forms part of the St Neots Eastern Expansion Area. It will include 2,800 new homes, 2 primary schools, healthcare...
    10 September 2019
  • Artform Urban Furniture: The Upfit - a new adaptive outdoor structure
    The Upfit - a new adaptive outdoor structure
    Artform Urban Furniture
    Upfit is an adaptive structure with a modern style and endless flexibility to transform spaces into small community hangouts that invite people to create experiences. Upfit transforms underutilised spaces on corporate, academic and healthcare campuses and within public and transport areas into sought-out destinations that provide power, light...
    04 September 2019
  • Furnitubes International: The rise of roof gardens
    The rise of roof gardens
    Furnitubes International
    How can you create spacious and appealing outdoor living space in urban areas, especially as land is at a premium in most towns and cities? The answer could well be ‘above you’, as increasing numbers of architects, facility managers, building firms and property owners are going sky high with their gardens. Roof gardens are on the rise. Not least...
    22 August 2019
  • Furnitubes International: London becomes the world’s first National Park City
    London becomes the world’s first National Park City
    Furnitubes International
    In its simplest form, the concept of a National Park City is to develop outdoor parks in inner cities for the good of everyone. It is a commitment from London that it will develop its city parks to make them safe and enjoyable for all. On the back of the London launch, the NPCF along with the World Urban Parks and Salzburg Global Seminar has plans...
    07 August 2019
  • Falco UK: Falco launches new website for 2019
    Falco launches new website for 2019
    Falco UK
    We have been working hard over the past few months to update our website design and expand the information and tools available to you. The new website delivers an improved user experience through a simple, clean design, with enhanced features, functionality and navigation, enabling visitors to experience Falco’s comprehensive product portfolio and...
    02 August 2019
  • Outdoor Design: Outdoor Design helps clients achieve show garden success
    Outdoor Design helps clients achieve show garden success
    Outdoor Design
    Outdoor Design's clients win awards at the UK’s biggest events, including medals at Chelsea, Chatsworth and Hampton Court: It works with established names and emerging talent and can be as hands-on in the design process as necessary...
    01 August 2019
  • Architectural Street Furnishings: ASF bespoke product designs - materials
    ASF bespoke product designs - materials
    Architectural Street Furnishings
    We are being asked more and more to complete bespoke products using a variety of non-standard finished materials. Corten steel has been growing in popularity for the last 2 decades and has become a mainstay for many artists, architects and designers. Each year we are completing more products in this material as well as other materials that are...
    03 July 2019
  • Furnitubes International: Contemporary wall-top seating from Furnitubes
    Contemporary wall-top seating from Furnitubes
    Furnitubes International
    Wall-top seating is a simple addition that adds major value and function to any outdoor space. Low-level retaining walls are becoming increasingly popular features amongst landscape schemes, often used as a containment for raised planting beds or grassed areas. The addition of a timber-topped seating platform can provide compact and cost-effective...
    01 July 2019
  • Furnitubes International: The importance of street furniture
    The importance of street furniture
    Furnitubes International
    Rarely is street furniture in the public realm purely decorative. It holds a multitude of significant values. For example, in city, town and village centres, bespoke street furniture is the ideal way to give people a sense of “place”, particularly in areas where stores are national chains and there’s potential for the shopping area to look the...
    24 June 2019