If you’re thinking of visiting the design week festival at Clerkenwell next week please visit our friends in St Johns street. This year Forbo are not only opening their showroom but are celebrating their creative relationship with fashion students from the University of Brighton. We’ll also be popping in so if you also want to […]
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We hope you've seen most of our new components on the website, including cabinets, desks and clothes hangers. Our new parts have been designed to complement our existing wall shelving, but now give our system greater functionality. Every system we now design creates more space, but also helps you work, hide or hang things.
We thought it would be a good idea to highlight the dangers of purchasing made to measure furniture using MDF as recently explained in this Guardian article click here . It highlights the high levels and dangers of formaldehyde and the wider problem of formaldehyde emissions in homes going largely uninvestigated. “MDF is being installed in thousands of UK […]
Last year we set out to launch our new parts for the shelving system. We’ve been busy designing and prototyping parts before putting them into production and we’re happy to say most of these our now complete. If you are interested in our cabinets, desks and hangers just drop us an email or add a note […]
If you’ve recently updated your IOS software on your iphone or ipad you may not have noticed but Apple have given you a new measuring app for free. There are about another 70 available from the app store but we are sure this will make many of them obsolete. As we are in the business of measuring […]
If you like shelving try a visit to the 12 shelves exhibition over the Christmas break it’s at the Aram Gallery in London. You can see 12 emerging designers using different techniques and materials all creating there interpretation of a shelf. It’s just opened click here and ends on the 19th January 2019.
According to Charles W. Eliot – President of Harvard and cousin of T.S. – everything required for a complete education could fit on a shelf just 5-feet in length. What if people today from all walks of life were asked to recommend books to be included on a five foot shelf? Which books do they […]
There are more and more specialists helping you organise or declutter your homes and there are also plenty of books to help you do this like ‘Spark Joy’ by Marie Kondo. We’ve recently seen decluttering techniques now being applied to your life as well as your home. It may be a bit extreme but take […]
We’re excited to announce that we are in the process of designing and developing the ON&ON shelving system , this year we plan to launch a number of new products that will work with our existing system. These products will help organise your clothes and wardrobe but will also focus on workspaces. If you are interested in finding […]
If you’re ever putting up shelves using wall plugs and find you have crumbling brick walls it may seem like an impossible task. You may find even if you drill a neat hole very carefully just the right size for a wall plug, when you screw into the wall plug the plug spins in the hole […]