HOMEOWNERS, property developers and builders flooded the third Grand Designs Live show at the NEC to soak up inspiration and grab ideas.

Holding an exhibition at the show was successful canvas printing company, Forever Canvas.

Business representatives from the Sheffield company held two exhibitions showcasing their work, at the popular home show held in Birmingham, over the weekend of October 10.

The company was launched six years ago by Terry Coupe and later joined by Sam Joyce and together they have capitalised on new technology putting prints onto canvas.

Despite being in the middle of a credit crunch, people spending money on improving their house and decorating their home.

Over the past two years, Terry and Sam have seen a sixfold increase in business, making them one of the UK's leading canvas printing companies.

Speaking at the NEC, Sam said: “ We are busier than we have ever been and exhibitions have been fantastic for us.

“We have been at an exhibition in the New Forest in July and in Scotland in August and of course at the Grand Designs show.”

Sam added: “We supply shops and galleries around the country with stunning canvases of outstanding quality for sale in their retail outlet.

We work with designers & specifiers to supply offices, bars, hotels and developments with canvas artwork.”

The duo have been working hard at building the business, attending a series of exhibitions across the country The company can print any picture on a stretched canvas, making it an idea and personal Christmas gift.

More information and how to order a print go to www.forevercanvas.co.uk.