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The BCFA Blog brings you the latest updates from within the furnishing industry, as well as general BCFA updates. We keep you posted with any news from our members as well as Event Reviews.

Today our Queen celebrates her 91st birthday and with that she proudly announces the winners of The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.

With a degree in Hotel Management and over 15 years of hospitality design and procurement experience, Geoff Van Wijk has joined the Areen Group to expand the current offer and build more awareness of the Group’s specialist procurem

Marble remains one of the key trends for 2017, and the desire for marble inspired interiors is stronger than ever. The pitfalls of real marble are a thing of the past thanks to the emerging market of ‘faux’ marble surfaces, meaning erosion and staining can be easily avoided.
With its brands AXOR and hansgrohe the Hansgrohe Group takes sixth place in the 2017 iF rankings and is the iF design leader of the sanitation industry. In the current “company” design rankings published by the renowned International Forum Design (iF), the taps and showers specialist based in Schiltach, Germany, ranks sixth among some 2,000 listed companies.
Leading International shower designer and British manufacturer, Roman, hosted the first Made in Britain marketing4manufacturers workshop for the North East on 12th April. Roman has been a member of the Made in Britain Organisation since they first started and their Managing Director, David Osborne is on the Board of Directors.
The BCFA is proud to welcome on board new member, Muzeo. Founded in 2003 in Paris, Muzeo brings together the skills of fine/graphic artists, art consultants and master artisans to create a fully bespoke one stop shop for designers in the hospitality sector.

The UK’s Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations were introduced in 1988 to safeguard consumers against the devastating effect of toxic fumes and rapid burning associated with foam fillings.

Brintons is delighted to announce that it has entered the 18th Annual Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 league table, the much-respected business performance indicator which was published in the newspaper early this April.

BCFA Member Lincrusta have been heavily invested in working towards rebranding and creating a new website. Make sure you check it out at for some fantastic new features.
Leading international shower designer and manufacturer, Roman, is among the FT1000 – the list of Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies, compiled by the Financial Times.