Art Deco Interiors for the 21st Century

Art Deco has a bold, sleek aesthetic that transcends trends, and as a result, it has never really gone away since its birth in the roaring 20s.

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The future's bright: Be inspired by our ‘Futurism’ trend

Looking to the future can often feel a bit daunting. How will technology impact the world as we know it? And what do rapid advances in fields such as artificial intelligence and robotics mean for the way we live our lives?

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5 ways to infuse our 'Neo-Japonism' trend into your interiors

When you think about Japanese style, what comes to mind? Maybe it's a peaceful sanctuary with low seating, sliding screens and a monochrome palette? Well, the new way to bring Japanese influence into your design is to distil this sense of elegance to create a new kind of minimalism.

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How to bring our key trend 'Post-Industrial Society' to your interior schemes

There is a much-used phrase in interior design: 'Form follows function.' This school of thought is all about putting functionality at the centre of design decisions. And it's this functional, pared-back aesthetic that lies at the heart of a new trend we're calling 'Post-Industrial Society'.

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History in the making: 5 ways to bring our key trend 'Mining The Past' to your interior projects

Seeking inspiration from history is nothing new. Designers have always borrowed ideas from previous eras, but this time around the nod to the past is a little bit more subtle. The new way of bringing in period details, a trend we're calling 'Mining The Past', is all about introducing oblique glimpses of times gone by.

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Feeling optimistic? Here's how to inject our upbeat trend ‘Optimism’ into your interiors

We all need cheering up once in a while, and if your interior scheme is in need of an injection of colour and character, then the new trend for 'Optimism' may well be the one for you. This new breed of cheerfulness – one of seven emerging interiors trends we've identified for 2020/2021 – is all about playful touches and bold uses of colour.

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FR-One's latest trend 'Organic Iridescence' will bring light and beauty to your interior project

In an age in which technology is increasingly dominating our lives, designers are embracing a trend for shapes and textures inspired by nature as a way of pushing back against our digital lifestyles. Sharp edges are out, and instead we're seeing a move towards iridescent, ethereal elements with a natural, organic feel.

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5 ways to bring our key trend 'Oceanic Immersion' to your interior projects

Our design teams are continually striving to stay ahead of the game when it comes to predicting the next big thing in interior design. They attend trade fairs, monitor catwalk trends and generally keep their ear to the ground in the design world. All so that they can identify emerging themes and ensure FR-One's fabric ranges meet our clients' needs.

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What to consider when designing commercial spaces for children

With the rise in popularity of family dining has come a new trend for commercial spaces designed specifically with younger customers in mind. Family-friendly cafés and restaurants are booming and the hospitality industry is increasingly thinking about children as well as adults when they create new hotels and leisure spaces.

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How Experiential Design is changing the hospitality industry

We all know that hotels and restaurants need to be memorable, but consumers are increasingly being drawn to more elaborate experiences when it comes to travel and dining. This subtle change in consumer behaviour – particularly that of millennials – has caused the hospitality industry to sit up and take note.

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Why the creative process lies at the heart of all our projects

Creativity is everything when it comes to interior design. From conception to completion, the brief must be met with creativity and originality, while ensuring aesthetics and functionality come together seamlessly.

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Achieving optimal results begins with inspiration

Inspirational design is all around us, but finding inspiration as a designer isn’t always as easy as it sounds. This blog post recognises that inspiration is the first step of every interior decoration project.

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Key hospitality design trends for 2020 you need to know - Part 2

Last week we were looking at 2020 hotel construction and interior design trends.

If you missed that post on restorative environments, read it here.

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Key hospitality design trends for 2020 you need to know - Part 1

There is a lot going on in the hotel industry. So much so that it’s sometimes hard to see what’s really happening in the industry as a whole.

What is the bigger picture for the hospitality industry in 2020? What are the main trends and themes to take note of in architecture and interior design of these spaces?

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Creating the palette of productivity with our Optimum fabrics range

With its distinctive façade of 756 curved concrete capsule windows, Constantin Brodzki’s architectural masterpiece has an unmistakable visual presence.  

Formerly the headquarters of cement company CBR, the honey-tinted windows of the building draw visitors in, creating a special atmosphere before you even step in through the main entrance.

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How to create Instagrammable hotel rooms

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6 restaurant interior design trends you need to know about for 2019

Restaurant design is changing, and it’s about time. In this blog post we’re looking forward to 2019 interior design trends, focusing especially on restaurants and other high-traffic spaces.

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Maximize your interior design with triple the fabrics

Use fabrics like a minimalist in order to get some seriously maximalist décor. Read more on how to ramp up the impact of your interior design using sumptuous fabrics and textures.

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Luxury is Living: 4 New Designer Hotels Focus on Unique Experiences

Luxury is undergoing a sea change in our digital age, experiencing a shift from ‘having’ luxurious goods to ‘experiencing’ moments of luxury. We’ve chosen four new luxury hotels that epitomize this trend and ideal, so get ready to feast your eyes on some beautiful spaces.

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Inherently Fire Retardant, Inherently Luxurious: This Is Lithology

From graceful sheers to lustrous chenille, velvet and jacquard, our Lithology range offers everything you need for your commercial or residential projects. Read on more all the luscious details of each collection.

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