Caffi Sio

Caffi Sïo - Chapter

Sïo is a new café run by the popular Chapter Arts Centre in the striking building at the end of Lloyd George Avenue in the heart of Cardiff Bay.

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Caffi Sio

Momentum was delighted to work with Chapter again, designing the space and supplying furniture and lighting on this exciting new project.

Caffi Sio

The brief was to create a vibrant and contemporary space which could also be multi-functional, a fresh new twist on the Chapter brand but keeping the core ethos of Culture.

Caffi Sio

Caffi Sio

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How pretty are these photos of the Noa from Enea? Very Wes Anderson...

The new Noa press shots are making us feel all nostalgic.  Anyone fancy an ice cream?

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Allermuir at Home

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Click on the below link to view the brochure.

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'Every Capdell collection is the result of a collaboration with artists and architects from around the world, creating creativity, innovation and functionality.'

Reflecting this philosophy, Capdell have developed three new products for 2020, plus an aluminium swivel base for their iconic Moon collection.

Akaba Website

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Click on the image below to explore the re-vamped Akaba website.

Launched in June, the website is designed to provide a visual identity packed with colourful content and product brochures, enabling end users access to detailed information for their projects.

'Akaba is a company made up of each of the assets belonging to its network. In other words, Akaba is you, and this is your tool, created for you.'

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Techniquest New Office

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Costura Sofa

Costura is a System Sofa too!

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Just take a look at all the possible elements available...

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Sylvania House

This striking Cornish home, completed in early 2019 is already shortlisted for the Cornish Building Awards and has been featured in the Grand Designs Magazine.

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Salone del Mobile Round Up 2019

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Montis launch new designs at IMM Cologne 2019.

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Jennifer Newman

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Here are just a few stand out pieces for us –

Urbanest Student Accommodation - Vauxhall, London

Urbanest Student Accommodation - Vauxhall, London

Adding to their portfolio another high end student accommodation development, Urbanest recently launched their new site in Vauxhall, London.

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New for 2019, Ethnicraft have released new designs that broaden their collection with bolder geometrical designs.

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Montbel Furniture


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Here are a few select designs worth pinning to your Pinterest boards…


Akaba new additions 2018

Orgatec 2018 was a big show for Akaba, launching a range of new designs and additions to existing collections.

With office design looking more and more like hospitality interiors, Akaba have launched new designs that can be specified for both office or hospitality environments.

St Mary's University, Twickenham London

St Mary's University, Twickenham London

Momentum provided the furniture for the new quiet and social 24hr study areas to St. Mary’s Library at the Historic University.


Ӧrsjӧ celebrates 70 years of innovation and design

What was originally founded to produce red house-paint and metal components and then components for the textile and glass industries, Ӧrsjӧ eventually began to develop a lighting range for the consumer market and worked to supply IKEA for many years. Now Ӧrsjӧ work with the best designers Scandinavia has to offer to supply the European contract and retail market with beautiful pieces, all made in Sweden.

Orgatec 2018

Orgatec 2018

What a great year at Orgatec, Europe's biggest trade show for office furniture and the place for leading office furniture brands to unveil their new designs.

Meet the Team - Gemma

Meet the Team - Gemma

Meet Gemma, she works on Luxury Brands and Hospitality Sales, working with her customers to find the perfect pieces for their schemes.

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La Pipe Collection - Friends & Founders

La Pipe Collection - Friends & Founders

Refined forms and strong silhouettes, hand craftsmanship and attention to detail, Friends and Founders bring you the La Pipe collection.

University of Wales Trinity Saint David - SA1 Library Building

University of Wales Trinity Saint David - SA1 Library Building

After a thorough and detailed tender process, Momentum was selected as the preferred furniture supplier for the new Library building for the University of Wales Trinity Saint David at their new SA1 campus in Swansea.

Pedrali 2018 new products

2018 New Products from Pedrali

Pedrali launched their 2018 new products at the 57th Salone del Mobile in Milan earlier this year. Now that they're in production, we thought we'd share some of our favourites with you.

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I Maestri del Paesaggio & Pedrali Showroom Visit

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Andreu World

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Space2b - The Maltings

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Here are some 60’s classic furniture from Artifort which can take you and back to the vibrant age.

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Here are two remarkable pieces of furniture from Lammhults.

Softline 2018 new release

Softline 2018 New Designs

Established in Denmark in 1979, Softline is still dedicated to making modern upholstered furniture in their own factory in Denmark.

Here’s some lovable 2018 new releases,launched in Milan at Salone del Mobile earlier this year.

 Laclasica Wooden Armchair, STUA

New Laclasica Wooden Armchair from STUA

The Laclasica from STUA is a wooden chair that combines traditional aesthetics of classical wood chairs and translates them into a pure & contemporary design.

Mind, St Clair Gardens, Coventry & Warwickshire

MIND Recovery Centre, Coventry

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Pedrali Buddy

The New Buddy from Pedrali

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Woky Ko

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Friska Manchester

Another Friska opens its doors

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Momentum Outdoor Furniture

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Salone del Mobile 2018

Momentum's Review of Salone del Mobile 2018

April is probably our favourite time of the year, not only does the sun start to shine but it means we get to go to Milan for Salone del Mobile – and PJ uses any excuse for a Gelato!

Wellbourne Restaurant

Wellbourne Restaurant, London

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Enea Ema 4L

Enea Ema 4L

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Zero Lighting

Zero Lighting

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Mitab Furniture


Mitab’s design philosophy is based on simplicity and functionality, with the aim of creating beautiful designs that will last a lifetime. They work with young and curious designers who can bring something different to the table.

Set up in 1979 by Jan-Olaf Torstensson, Mitab is a Swedish company that is today run by Torstenssons two sons. A family run company with a passion for creating designs for the future.

Park House Restaurant

Park House Restaurant

This French influenced fine dining restaurant and wine bar is set in a grand traditional oak panelled Grade I listed building, designed by William Burges in 1871 and suggested by Cadw as 'perhaps the most important 19th century house in Wales'. Momentum has worked with the owner on a number of occasions to design and furnish the different areas within the restaurant.

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Lammhults at the Wales Millennium Centre

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Pedrali Fox Chair

Fox by Pedrali

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Our favourites from Billiani

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Fleming Park

Places Leisure Eastleigh

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Stockholm Furniture Fair 2018

Momentum's trip to Stockholm Furniture Fair 2018

A visit to Stockholm never disappoints. Always a favourite with us, we look forward to seeing new designs and catching up with manufacturer friends. This year we also took with us some architect and design friends who were as impressed as we were.

Stand Up to Work

Is Sit-Stand at work right for you?

The idea of sit-stand desks at work has been around for decades, the Scandinavians adopted it early on whilst us Brits took a little more convincing. With recent research of wellbeing in the workplace the sit stand trend has brought a flurry of new products to the market and there is an increase in demand by designers and end users.


Baux Acoustic Panels

Baux has fast become a favourite for us and our customers. The wood-wool acoustic comes in a range of colours, shapes and sizes and suitable for all types of environments.


Accento New Designs

Established in Italy in 1931, Accento specialise in working with wood to create contemporary and elegant furniture. 

Here’s a roundup of some of our favourites from their 2017 new releases.

Willmott Dixon

New Willmott Dixon Cardiff offices sit and stand above the rest.

The new Willmott Dixon Cardiff offices in Cardiff Bay was a long and thoroughly thought through project. Willmott Dixon wanted to create a near perfect environment for their employees and the aim was to become a champion in forward thinking, innovative work spaces, the type of spaces their customers would want themselves.


Stua at Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Offices

Stua is well known for its contemporary and sleek designs, featured in world renowned buildings including the Guggenheim museum in New York, Google Head Offices and the Wien University in Vienna designed by the late Zaha Hadid.

Caffi Sio

Caffi Sïo - Chapter

Sïo is a new café run by the popular Chapter Arts Centre in the striking building at the end of Lloyd George Avenue in the heart of Cardiff Bay.

Lumis Student Accommodation, Cardiff

Lumis Student Accommodation, Cardiff

Long gone are the days of 'student digs' and substandard accommodation for freshers. Having just moved out from living with their parents usually moving to a foreign city and sometimes even in a foreign country, they can now look forward to luxury hotel standard rooms and facilities.

Wellbourne Restaurant, Clifton

Wellbourne Restaurant, Clifton

Wellbourne is a wine bar and restaurant located in the Clifton Village area of Bristol.


New Pedrali samples have arrived at our showroom

We’ve had some new deliveries in to the showroom this week from Pedrali and we're excited to share some new design with you!

Mount Haven Hotel

Mount Haven Hotel

The Mount Haven Hotel sits on the Cornish coast overlooking the sea towards St Michaels Mount. With a beautiful view and now beautiful interiors to match, the Mount Haven Hotel has recently undergone a refurbishment.

University of Wales, Trinity Saint David

University of Wales, Trinity Saint David

Momentum is delighted to announce that we have been chosen to specify, supply and install furniture for the new Library Building at the new University of Wales, Trinity Saint David campus in Swansea SA1.

Akaba Kabi

Akaba extend the already popular Kabi collection

We’ve previously written about the new Kabi chair from Akaba, released in Spring 2017. A simple and comfortable design with a great price point to match and probably the most versatile new chair on the market.

Lord's Cricket Ground

J P Morgan Media Centre at Lord's Cricket Ground

Originally designed by David Miller at Future Systems architects in 1999, David Miller Architects were asked to work on the refurbishment of the J P Morgan Media Centre at the world famous Lord’s Cricket Ground.

Martin's Bar at Highlands End Holiday Park

Martin's Bar at Highlands End Holiday Park

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Stua at Salone del Mobile 2017

This year Stua introduced additions to existing collections rather than new pieces and showed us once again that they might not have the biggest range but what they do is always to the highest of standards for design and quality.

Moooi at Salone del Mobile 2017

Moooi at Salone del Mobile 2017

Spectacular, unique, extraordinary… a few words that can be used to describe Moooi’s installation at Salone del Mobile in 2017 and quite possibly everyone's highlight for this year.

Within an old warehouse, Moooi transformed the space in to an environment of ‘creative luxury’ – A Life Extraordinary. Within which they displayed their unique and quirky collection.


Enea at Salone del Mobile 2017

As well as many additions to existing collections, including even more to the Lottus collection, Enea launched ‘Coming Soon 2017’ at Salone del Mobile. The 'Coming Soon 2017' catalgoue states that the new items will be available when the 2018 Price List is released later this year.

Salone del Mobile 2017

Pedrali at Salone del Mobile 2017

As expected, the Pedrali stand was full of new pieces for the 2017 collection. Pedrali launched 7 new product collections and 4 new models to existing ranges, here’s a few of our favourites.


Foscarini at Salone del Mobile 2017

With new additions to existing collections, Fsocarini had a playful display at Salone del Mobile this year with a wallpaper backdrop featuring some of Foscarini’s classic designs.

What we learnt from the Boss pop up showroom

What we learnt from the Boss pop up showroom

Boss Design hosted two pop up showrooms over two weeks, one in Cardiff in our recently refurbished neighbours at Cornerstone and the second in Bristol at the Engine Shed. Showcasing a range of furniture from conventional office furniture, desks and task chairs to the innovative pieces like the Workhub working pod.    



Originally built in 1855, the historic Ebenezer Chapel on Charles Street in Cardiff has recently undergone a major refurbishment to give the building a new lease of life.

Momentum Luxe

Our brand new Momentum Luxe site is now live!

We've been working hard to put together a new website dedicated to showing you all our luxury furniture and lighting in one place and we're excited to say that the site is now live!

Beach Hut

The Beach Hut - Watergate Bay Hotel

Set on a spectacular beach on the north coast of Cornwall is The Watergate Bay Hotel, a perfect loaction for a beach holiday. Watergate Bay's Beach Hut restaurant has stunning views overlooking the sea and has recently had a major refurbishment to bring the interiors right up to date.    

Stahl House

Stua Inspiration Project: Stahl House

Unfortunately we didn't furnish this iconic piece of architecture, but we could have... all Stua pieces are available from Momentum.

Windsor House

Windsor House Student Accommodation, Cardiff

Windsor house is the newest student accommodation development in Cardiff. Since its completion it has been awarded Student Accommodation of the year and has received publicity across all local press.

Bannatyne Helath Club Cafe & Spa

Bannatyne Health Club & Spa Cafe - York

The cafe at Bannatyne Health Club & Spa in York recently underwent a refurbishment to create a fresh and contemporary look. Designed by RAW Design, Momentum was given the specification to supply and install the furniture.


ACT Training, Ocean Park House, Cardiff

Momentum designed, supplied and  project managed the refurbishment of the reception area of ACT Training at Ocean Park House in Cardiff. The brief was to create a more appealing reception and waiting area for its users with minimum disruption and more in keeping with their new brand.

Momentum Luxe

Coming soon... Momentum Luxe

We'll soon be launching a new website dedicated to showing you all our luxury brands all in one place. 

Akaba Kabi

The New Kabi Collection

Designed by Jorge Pensi, Kabi is the new chair collection from Akaba. 

London Showhouse

London Show Apartment

Showhouses are becoming more popular within residential developments as people are increasingly buying and leasing off plan. 


Take a look at Nook

Nook is a new enclosure for working, meeting, eating and relaxing. A clever portable office that brings to life that quirky, odd space in your building.

St Moritz Garden Suites

St Moritz Junior Garden Suites

The newly refurbished Garden Suites are the newest additions to the ST Moritz Hotel. The luxury rooms offer views of the hotel gardens and a terrace with lounges perfect for relaxing.

Seahorse Club

The Seahorse Club

The Seahorse Club is part of Pentewan Sands Holiday Park which is located in the Cornish seaside village of Pentewan, nestled between St Austell and Mevagissey. 


A visit to Bergamo

One of the benefits of working closely with our manufacturing partners is that we are able to take architects, designers and customers to visit factories and cultural centres around the UK & Europe. This trip was a visit to see the stunning new Pedrali showroom and distribution centre in Bergamo and the new wood factory in Manzano, near Venice . 

STAR Communities First Splott Hub


The new STAR Hub located at Splott Park is a new £6 million purpose built building, designed by Stride Treglown Architects and built by Wilmott Dixon. The new Hub offers a range of facilities for the local community including a swimming pool, gym, fitness suite, library, multi-use community rooms and a café.

Enea Coma Wood

Coma Wood

Designed by Josep Lluscà for Enea, the Coma Wood stool adds a Nordic feel as the new addition to the Coma collection.

Longhouse at Longleat

The Longhouse at Longleat

Longhouse is the new conference centre at Longleat, situated in the Main Square of the park. The new centre, made from the redwood trees from Longleat Forest, is a fully self-contained venue and can facilitate a range of events from shows to exhibitions, dinners and conferences.