Aluminium curtain walling sets new standards in house building

Mention curtain walling to any specifier or house builder and it’s odds on they won’t associate it with residential designs. Nonetheless, technical developments have gradually extended their scope, first to multiple occupancy housing projects and subsequently to architect-designed homes. Curtain... View Article

Spiral UK wins contract for celeb stairs

Bespoke staircase manufacturer Spiral UK’s latest contract win is for a feature staircase in the Royal Albert Hall. The company, based in Helston Cornwall, is looking forward to providing the artist’s bar with a glamourous new staircase. The Royal Albert... View Article

Choose a bespoke staircase service

Spiral UK are a leading staircase manufacturer specialising in spiral, helical and cantilever designs for commercial, fit out and residential projects. Their in-house end to end design, manufacture and install service is tailored to the needs of the customer and... View Article

Yeoman Shield Protects with Style at New Dental Facility

When Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust earlier this year approved capital funding to convert a disused area of Chapel Allerton Hospital into a new dental facility, they engaged with Yeoman Shield wall & door protection specialists to provide durable yet... View Article

Adding longevity to the sustainability debate

It is a fundamental of good design that buildings and structures should be safe and that measures to enhance their  environmental performance should not compromise this essential requirement. Steve Thompson, Managing Director for specialist steel framing manufacturer EOS, adds longevity... View Article

Specifying commercial cladding refurbishment

James Burton, Sales Manager at specialist coating manufacturer Bradite, advises what to consider when refurbishing commercial and industrial cladding. Cladding – the profiled exterior and predominately metal finish to industrial and commercial buildings, is mostly coated in the production process... View Article

GeoCeramica paving tops off Greenford Quay development

Brett Landscaping has supplied its GeoCeramica porcelain paving for the roof terraces and public spaces of a major new mixed-use development in London, overlooking the Grand Union Canal. More than 1400 m2 of GeoCeramica has been installed across the communal... View Article

Colour and texture expand the use of metal in architecture

Powdertech Corby specializes in ­­developing and applying unique ranges of powder coating materials that follow trends in design and developments in technology. Metals are rightly prized for their striking appearance and can offer a wide variety of styles to the... View Article

The Timeless Elegance of white doors

Simplicity in design is often thought to be the secret to creating timeless fashions and one way to achieve that desired blank canvas, is by using flush white doors.  This opportunity to rejuvenate and add a fresh clean look to... View Article