Max & Peter Kater left lucrative jobs in the fashion and corporate worlds when they realised there was a market for housecleaning products that weren't full of chemicals.
Fort Standard are a young, Brooklyn-based design outfit; they work by hand in their own dedicated workshop.
Does the thought of working with a sibling bring back feelings of teen angst and intense irritation? Just me then.
On your marks, set, GO! Friday see's Danny Boyle's spectacular Opening Ceremony officially kick off the proceedings with a show described as "Splendidly British and magnificently bonkers.
Some of Team SCP and our designers got dolled up and headed to the British Business Embassy Contributors Reception (try saying that with a mouthful of Prosecco) this week.
Hurrah! A new range from the creative and craft-y studio of Donna Wilson will be launching at Design Department Store this year, but here's a sneaky preview.
As part of this year's Design Department Store, we have some fresh new work from Brooklyn-based print pro Mark McGinnis.
At SCP East, we are delighted to present the Design Department Store during London Design Festival, 14th-23rd September, for the second consecutive year.
Think print magazines are dead? Think again.
During this year's London Design festival we will be presenting a range of lighting from New York's own Roll & Hill at our Westbourne Grove store.
Earlier this year, SCP set a brief for students on the Contemporary Furniture & Related Product Design course at Bucks New Uni.
Well done to the Cricket bench by Kay+Stemmer, produced by SCP for being awarded a Design Guild Mark.
Thorsten Van Elten was approached by Create, an East London creative agency, to work with five designers to create some well-considered souvenirs as an alternative to the usual tourist tat.
The guys at Uniform Wares recently borrowed some pieces from us for a photo shoot they were doing for their new range of watches.
We have just this morning received a delivery of ever-popular Fibreglass Shell Chairs.
Never ones to rest our laurels, we have given the SCP blog a bit of a facelift.
Dads, they've been there since day one and have seen you through the highs and lows.
It is a very exciting summer for Britain with the Olympic Games, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and not one but TWO Bank Holidays all on the way.
A proper East End street festival, right on our doorstep? Yes please.
We're all in a flutter at SCP Headquarters.
Hackney House, which will be open from May until mid September, will provide a showcase for Hackney's businesses such as leading digital and creative industries, retail and hospitality, fashion and interior designers.
It's all go in Clerkenwell this week as Design Week opened today.
Sheridan Coakley is over in New York for our event with The Future Perfect at ICFF.
SCP Contracts are delighted to be exhibiting at Clerkenwell Design Week on 22nd-24th May, on the newly opened second floor of the Farmiloe Building.
This week, our friends at Dezeen have been putting a selection of classic SCP products in the spotlight as part of their Designed in Hackney initiative.
Never ones to rest on our laurels, we have a plethora of new goodies to show you, all in store now.
Mmm Bank Holiday weekend.
SCP will be collaborating with our friends across the pond at The Future Perfect throughout May starting Friday 19th.
SCP Contracts will be exhibiting at this year's Clerkenwell Design Week on 22-24th May 2012.
Are the olympics shaping up to be a fantastic opportunity for Britain to showcase its culture and strengths, or is everything surrounding the games "second rate"?
With less than 100 days to the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Janet Street-Porter has taken to the online pages of the Daily Mail to blast the event and the designs surrounding it, which she says is in spite of some top design talent in Britain.
Sheridan Coakley showed the Dezeen video team around our stand at MOST on Saturday.
There was live upholstery workshops, East London beer served in bone china and custard creams aplenty last night at the SCP launch party at MOST.
Another day in Milano for Team SCP, and as you can see the sun is managing to break through.
All the planning has paid off, our stand looks MOST impressive, bringing some colour to a somewhat rainy Milan.
Sheridan Coakley, owner and founder of SCP has just discovered Pinterest, the latest development in visual social networking, follow his account here.
We are delighted to present a new video of the SCP Upholstery factory in Norfolk, UK.