Artform Urban Furniture were recently accompanied by representatives from some of the most influential Landscape Architectural practices in the UK, to visit our Italian Partners, Metalco in Castelfranco, Northern Italy.
Artform Urban Furniture have recently finalised details and secured the contract for supplying bespoke bench seating and picnic sets to the eagerly anticipated new headquarters for the gaming giant Tombola Ltd at Wylam Wharf in Sunderland.
Artform Urban are pleased to confirm their continued attendance at Specifi London, which is an event for architects and specifiers from across London, to attend for free and by invitation. In 2018 the Specifi programme will be attended by over 2,500 professional specifiers from architecture, landscape and urban design across 8 major cities in the UK, and London kicks off the year.
Artform Urban Furniture are pleased to announce the arrival of the Torres Lighting Range. This collection of LED lighting has been designed by Rodrigo Torres in collaboration with Chip Israel of Lighting Design Alliance.
Artform Urban Furniture have recently finalised details to secure the contract for supplying an assortment of co-ordinated site furniture elements at the much anticipated phase 2 development of Dalton Park in County Durham.
Artform Urban Furniture are pleased to announce that they have significantly extended their range of products now featured within the NBS specification software.
NBS is used by specifier’s, landscape architects, urban designers and contractors as the leading source of quality product information within the construction industry, including for sourcing street furniture.
This recently produced video of Metalco’s headquarters and production plant shows the sheer scale of manufacture, as well as variety of technology and skills, required to produce global street furniture that is of a truly world class standard.
Located in Castelminio di Resana, Italy, and totalling 250,000 sq ft in size, this vast HQ and production plant is powered entirely by renewable energy in the form of solar panels on the roof. The resulting array of solar panels span as wide as 6 football fields, producing 1.8 MW of electricity.
A collection of public furniture elements providing an alphabet from which everyone can create their own urban vocabulary...
Designed by Massimo Tasca / Mattia Li Pomi, manufactured by Metalco Italy and available exclusively in the U.K. by Artform Urban Furniture, we are pleased to announce this latest addition to our collection of design-led outdoor solutions.
Artform Urban Furniture will be attending Clerkenwell Design Week (23 – 25 th May) in conjunction with our partners Landscape Forms.
Clerkenwell Design Week is a showcase of leading UK and international brands and companies presented in a series of showroom events, exhibitions and special installations that take place across the Clerkenwell area.
Artform Urban Furniture will be showcasing some of their award winning public realm furniture designs at Regen 2017. The event, which is free to attend, is being held at the iconic St Georges Hall, Liverpool on Wed 22 nd & Thur 23 rd March.
Now in its third year, Regen is firmly established as the UK Regeneration Industry's leading forum..
At the start of 2017, the UK government advised that air pollution levels had reached "very high" or "high" in eight regions across the UK. People with lung problems, adults with heart problems, or older people should avoid strenuous physical activity in the most badly hit areas, it said.
Clearly the convenience of modern city living comes at a cost and it would appear we are at a watershed moment in the UK.
Specifi is a series of UK events for architects and specifiers from across the country to attend for free and by invitation. In 2017 the Specifi programme will be attended by over 2500 professional specifiers from architecture, landscape and urban design across 12 major cities in the UK.
The format of each event includes a guest speaker, followed by informal networking and a meet the expert zone with free drinks, then finally a sit down evening meal.
All of the team at Artform Urban Furniture would like to take the opportunity to thank all of our customers, partners and supplier for all of your support during 2016, we are very much looking forward to and hoping for a successful 2017. Season’s greetings from all of us and we wish you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.
Please note that the office will close on Friday 23rd December 2016 and will re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.
Artform Urban Furniture caught up with the outgoing president of the Landscape Institute Noel Farrer, to discuss, amongst other things, public private partnerships for outdoor spaces, the success of landscape design in Barcelona and fighting the good fight on behalf of landscape architects.
All of Noels work is founded on the belief that landscapes make an essential contribution to the generation of sociable and sustainable communities.
Artform Urban have been developing its Internet strategy over the last few months, with the development of a new mobile ready website. As part of the structured and forecasted growth for 2017, it was essential that the company had the best marketing tools to take the company forward.
Artform Urban are investing in several areas of online media, covering website development and social media activities. In December 2016 we launched our next phase of the journey with our new mobile ready website, which offers an insight into all aspects of the company.
Artform Urban Furniture are pleased to announce that their products are now featured in the NBS specification software. This means that landscape professionals, architects and specifiers, will have full access to all the technical information and specification details on over 100 street furniture and outdoor products supplied by Artform Urban Furniture.
All of Landscape Forms’ products are available for download. You can now view the full listing here. Metalco Products will follow in early 2017.
Artform Urban Furniture are assisting with the future development of the RedRock project in their local town of Stockport.
RedRock, Stockport is the development of a leisure and retail destination in the heart of Stockport town centre. The project is aimed to be £45m as part of the Stockport Council’s regeneration scheme for the next five years which is set to reach £1 billion in total investment.
Artform Urban Furniture were delighted to recently attend the GaLaBau trade show in Nuremberg, Germany.
GaLaBau is an International Trade Fair for Urban Green and Open Spaces. Over 1,321 exhibitors along with more than 64,000 trade visitors participated during four days and across a total of 13 exhibition halls.
Artform Urban Furniture are proud to report that they are in the process of developing a series of five RIBA accredited CPD’s.
The first CPD topic to be made available will be on “materiality” within the context of public realm furniture. Architects and construction professionals will be able to book CPD’s with Artform Urban via their new website which is being launched very shortly.
Artform Urban Furniture are delighted to introduce, on behalf of our partners Landscape Forms, a trio of external lights created in collaboration with Robert A.M. Stern Architects, acknowledged masters of modern traditional design and Fisher Marantz Stone, lighting visionaries who help clients understand light as an integral architectural material that defines a space and the human activities within it.
The introduction of this new range underscores Landscape Forms’ growing influence as a go-to source for high-quality outdoor LED lighting
Artform Urban Furniture caught up with Peter Murray at the Landscape Show to discuss, amongst other things, the importance of high quality public spaces in our cities.
Peter Murray trained as an architect but has spent most of his career writing about and commenting on architecture. He edited the weekly newspaper for architects, Building Design, before moving on to the Royal Institute of British Architects Journal. Peter also started the London Festival of Architecture which began life as the Clerkenwell Architecture Biennale in 2004. The Festival is now a significant annual event in the cultural life of the capital.
Bailey Artform Ltd are pleased to announce we have changed our company name to become Artform Urban Furniture Ltd. The name change is part of a purposeful five year plan to become the UK market leaders in design-led urban outdoor furniture.
During its infancy the company has already been involved the public realm schemes of some of the UK’s most prestigious projects in recent years including the likes of Canary Wharf / Cross Rail and NEO Bankside as well as a variety of campus improvements for universities around the UK.
Artform Urban Furniture Limited, part of the Bailey Group of Companies, is pleased to announce that David Pringle has joined the business as Managing Director.
Commenting, Ian Bailey, Group CEO, said, “On behalf of the Bailey Group, I am delighted to welcome David as Artform Urban Furniture’s new Managing Director. He will bring a tremendous breadth and depth of experience across all of our business models and an outstanding track record in building highly successful specification driven companies.
Coventry University recently fended off competition from five shortlisted UK institutions to be named 'University of the Year' in the annual Times Higher Education Awards.
Artform Urban Furniture helped to complete a major external works project for the university in the lead up to Christmas. A new spine walkway was created to provide a flowing public space connecting the university campus to the town centre.
Artform Urban Furniture are delighted to announce the launch of MOLECULAR CONCRETE by Metalco
STILE MOLECULAR CONCRETE is the latest edition to the existing STILE range by Metalco, representing a large new collection of furniture for public spaces made with specially formulated concretes (Performance Concrete and Ultra High Performance Concrete).
Artform Urban Furniture is pleased to announce the introduction of STRATA Beam bench, the latest addition to its STRATA family of Meldstone™ Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) products.
Our new benches from industrial designer Jess Sorel offers a stylish variation on the concrete and wood classic. The STRATA Beam bench advances our goal to expand our presence in the cast concrete furniture market.
The new FGP range is an integrated collection of site furniture and lighting created by Milan-based designer Francisco Gomez Paz and the latest addition to Landscape Forms Global 45 Collections.
These are products designed by international designers to have global appeal, with structural components manufactured by Landscape Forms and flat-shipped to partner vendors around the world who provide regionally sourced infill materials and assemble and deliver complete products to customers.