UNDERSTANDING INNOVATION, CREATIVITY & SUSTAINABILITY IN DESIGN

We sat down with Bharat Chaudhary, Product Designer here at Woodworks, to find out how he finds inspiration when designing new products, what sustainability means to him, and how he ensures it is built into all our products. After graduating from the College of Architecture in New Delhi and working as an architect in both…

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How smarter demolition makes for a greener planet

Demolition is a key stage in reclaiming fabulous old woods. It’s at this stage the wood has ceased the latest chapter in its life, being ready to write the next at the hands of its new custodians. However, the demolition process doesn’t always occur this smoothly, and in reality a tremendous amount of wood and…

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Is sustainability the new luxury?

Once luxury was an aspirational motivation for many purchasing choices with consumers striving to attain a mainstream paradigm that defined an era. As environmental concerns increasingly top everyone’s agenda, sustainability has become a leading priority. Set to become ever more important as the eco-friendly movement gains international traction, both brands and consumers are importantly prioritising…

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The new reality of emotional design: Mathilde Le Villain

Founder at LA VILLAINE, an interior design led creative studio. Artist and idealist, I approach design with pure creativity, taking a project at the root and building a unique story to create meaningful designs.  Ethics, culture and sustainability are taking the leisure sector to a deeper level and are aspects that I value in order…

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IN CONVERSATION WITH: EDWIN HEATHCOTE

At the start of the year, Robert Walsh (RW) had the pleasure of talking to Edwin Heathcote (EH) for our latest Journal – The Guest Edit.  Eddie has been the architecture and design critic for the financial time for many years, he is also an author of books on architecture and design and the is a…

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Woodworks by Ted Todd remains open for business

Woodworks by Ted Todd remains open for business and are running a reduced, safe and socially distant team in all departments in line with government guidelines, including our workshops and warehouse. You can still talk to the team for information and advice, order free samples online and place and receive orders. Be sure to call…

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New Woodworks Floors for 2020

For over 25 years we have been providing unrivalled value in the wood flooring industry and our newest wood floors and cladding are no exception. We continue to create floors filled with quality for every budget, timescale, specification, project size and beyond, and hope you enjoy our latest introductions as much as we enjoyed creating…

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Woodworks by Ted Todd launch their Rare Finds in North America

Woodworks by Ted Todd hold the largest reserves of antique and reclaimed timber in the world – including the finest English oak, jarrah from the aluminium plains of Australia and centuries-old pitch pine from North America. A unique stock we’ve spent many years acquiring. We recently launched Woodworks by Ted Todd in North America, bringing…

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Interior trends for 2019

Sustainability has been billed as a top interior trend for 2019, we’re here to say that sustainability is not a trend, it’s something much bigger than that. The environment has become a focal point of political and social discussion in recent years, with single-use plastics and fast-fashion creating a throwaway culture that has dominated the…

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