• And Now, an Announcement from British Standard...

    20th October 2012

    British Standard is very pleased to announce that we have chosen to support The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community, by sponsoring a joinery apprentice as part of their Building Skill in Craf...

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  • Nader Khalili - Designer of domes for the Moon and maybe Surrey

    15th October 2012

    The sometimes bleak terraces of the Southbank Centre were transformed recently by various architectural constructions as part of it’s 'Festival of the World'. Amongst stalactites of plastic bottles ...

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  • Imagined Fictions

    5th September 2012

    Belgian Photographer Filip Dujardin deftly bends and reimagines reality in his Fictions series. Through the digital manipulation of his own architectural portraits he explores a seemingly endless and ...

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  • Surreal Furniture

    1st September 2012

    Epater la bourgeoisie There’s a lot of ‘surreal’ design about these days, design shows and galleries are full of twisted or melting household objects. Elements of surrealist imagery were appropr...

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  • Georgian Ladies Swiss Army Knife

    17th August 2012

    Swiss Army Knife and a Georgian Chatelaine Men are the stereotypical purchasers of Swiss army knives; Leathermen and the like – something to do with the technical aspects of folding and miniaturizat...

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  • Keukens - Naked Dutch Kitchens...

    13th July 2012

    Few 'real' kitchens resemble the serene, carefully styled examples of advertisements and brochures. The kitchen is, for most of us a practical place, a workshop where the visual jumble of mismatched '...

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  • DIY (Dad’s Improved Yesterday) or DIS (Dads In Sheds)

    12th July 2012

      Whatever happened to pine cladding, Swiss Cheese Plants, primary colours, radiused – corners, non - ironic beards..? The lost world of optimistic 1970s DIY: countless books and magazines show...

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  • Keeping it Royal..

    20th June 2012

    The increasingly ubiquitous Pantone Company has produced a Queen – shaped swatch to assist any 'Royal Watchers' who may wish to imitate her innovative ‘French Fancy’ colour – palette.

  • Ideal Home Show

    12th June 2012

    HRH Prince Charles meets the directors of British Standard at the Ideal Home Show (This is not a caption competition) A suitable and topical subject with which to launch our new journal – The visit ...

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  • Broken White Paint Colour Sample

    10th June 2012

    Approximate Colour of sprayed top coat applied to exterior of all British Standard Cupboards (and interior of all glazed wall cupboards). Please note, as this is a digital representation, colour may v...

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  • British Standard Showroom Hoxton

    7th June 2012

    Single Corner Cupboard (Blank on Left Width 565mm + 450mm blank space). Iroko Worktops and Upstand. Single Undersink Cupboard (Width 600mm) Far left Wide Boarded End Panel. Far right 600 Integrated Ap...

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  • Cornice choices for wall and tall cupboards

    6th June 2012

    Standard Cornice. This is a flat cornice with rounded front edge 25mm high, to be fitted to top of cupboards with 30mm projection.   British Standard Webb Cornice. This moulded cornice is 35mm hi...

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