EXPLOSIVE RESEARCH: Consumers are still not getting the RIGHT travel insurance

Foreign medical claims alone can cost tens of thousands of pounds and the average medical expenses claim paid out last year was over £1200. Yet, one in four travellers still don’t bother to take out travel insurance at all*. Of those that take out cover, many will opt for the cheapest possible policy, which often… Read More EXPLOSIVE RESEARCH: Consumers are still not getting the RIGHT travel insurance

New French university launches the Design Spot to back pioneering projects

New French university launches the Design Spot to back pioneering projects Designed to support thousands of researchers, engineers and inventors as they develop ground-breaking projects, Université Paris-Saclay has launched a design centre to anticipate the needs of tomorrow’s society. As design combines creativity and sensitivity with technology and economics to create better products, experiences or… Read More New French university launches the Design Spot to back pioneering projects

Mother Of Pearl to design London Fashion Week tote bag

Luxury womenswear brand, Mother of Pearl, 2017 winner of the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund, has been commissioned to design this season’s London Fashion Week Festival limited edition tote bag. The bag’s design draws inspiration from Dutch florals and the use of darkness and light in the paintings of artists such as Caravaggio and Jan Van… Read More Mother Of Pearl to design London Fashion Week tote bag

Leading care provider raises sense awareness on dementia training

A leading Shrewsbury-based care provider is running innovative training for staff by restricting their senses with goggles, mittens and ear plugs to help them gain a greater understanding of dementia. The initiative is part of Morris Care’s ‘In Their Shoes’ campaign at its homes in Shropshire and Cheshire which aims to give a different perspective on dementia… Read More Leading care provider raises sense awareness on dementia training

Meet designer Björn Lidbrandt with his concrete planting ring that won the Elmia Garden Award

Design Björn Lidbrandt’s simple and stylish concrete planting ring is a real bestseller. The Elmia Garden Award for the 2017 garden product of the year has brought the planting ring a lot of attention and new models have also been developed. Björn Lidbrandt developed the first prototype of the planting ring for his own garden… Read More Meet designer Björn Lidbrandt with his concrete planting ring that won the Elmia Garden Award

Always forgetting what you’ve borrowed and lent? Here’s your solution!

Great news for everyone who loves sharing things with their friends, but has trouble keeping track of what’s where and whose it is. Now there’s a lovely journal on the market that makes borrowing and lending a lot more straightforward! Having lent and ‘lost’ various things over the years, Sarah Walker and Clare Miller, the… Read More Always forgetting what you’ve borrowed and lent? Here’s your solution!

Sam Shepard dead: Oscar-nominated actor passes away at 73

The Oscar-nominated star passed away at his home in Kentucky on Thursday night. A spokesman for the Shepard family revealed the cause of death was complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Shepard’s career saw him win equal acclaim as an actor, playwright and director; earning a Pulitzer Prize for his 1979 play… Read More Sam Shepard dead: Oscar-nominated actor passes away at 73