radford group blog

We would like to welcome you to our blog, a space where we will be posting monthly articles and updates. We will cover not only industry news, but anything exciting going on here at Radford Group, so to keep up-to-date with our news and what’s going on in the interior design industry, why not pay our blog regular visits?

Construction Trend: Commercial Green Roofs

Green roofs provide numerous environmental and financial benefits that are becoming increasingly important for commercial buildings. Green roofs help to lower carbon emissions, improve air quality and reduce energy consumption, amongst many other benefits. They also have a great deal of aesthetic value, too, given that they have the ability of marrying natural parkland with […]

How Visual Merchandising Drives Sales

In the retail industry, visual merchandising is simply the practice of developing floor plans and 3D displays in order to maximise sales. While we all know that retail spaces should be fitted out carefully and deliberately, few of us know the link between this process and an increase in sales. To remedy this, in this […]

Tips for Creating an Eye Catching Window Display

While you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, when it comes to your shop’s window displays, first impressions count. Passersby will only spend a couple of seconds walking past your shop front, so it’s vital that those visuals pop. However, it’s not always easy to come up with creative and eye-catching window displays – […]

The Benefits of Interior Wall Cladding for Commercial Premises

In the construction industry, the process of cladding involves coating a particular building a material with another, usually for purposes of safety or aesthetics. There are many different materials which construction professionals can use to clad a wall, including wood, plastic imitation stone and metal. In this article, the team at Radford Group will look […]

Top Considerations When Having a Company Rebrand

In order to keep pace with the times, businesses need to change; this is true of all companies. However, in certain cases, a complete brand overhaul is required. This means changing things like your logo, voice, office layout, site design and even your name. This is no small feat. Branding defines who you are and, […]

5 Tips for Choosing a Commercial Property

Choosing any sort of property can be daunting. However, choosing a commercial property for your business, regardless of whether you are buying or renting, is a particularly arduous task. This is largely because of the many considerations that you will have to factor in, considerations that will affect not only you, but your employees, clients […]

How to Optimise Your Retail Space to Maximise on Sales

When it comes to designing your retail space, it can be difficult to see how the nature of your fit-out may ultimately impact sales in the long run, but that doesn’t mean it won’t. In fact, the manner in which you design and organise that space could prove instrumental in generating revenue for your business. […]

The most creative restaurant interiors around the world

Eating out is one of our favourite pastimes as a nation, and consumers were spending over £77 billion by 2015 on this popular leisure time activity. Big restaurant chains are a popular choice in the UK, and we all know many recognisable brands on the high street. However, what happens when you combine a creative […]

Important Considerations for Hotel Refurbishments

Undergoing any refurbishment project is a big task, but undergoing a hotel refurbishment project is on an entirely different scale. Construction costs will be greater due to the amount of work required and this will leave even less margin for error with your decision making. That said, on a more positive note, the hotel industry […]

Christmas Interior Design Tips for Retail Spaces

  With Christmas fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about the ways you could decorate your retail space. Towns and cities will be flooded with eager shoppers every day in the run up to Christmas, and they will be much more likely to enter your shop if it reflects their Christmas spirit. So, with […]