31st October 2018 | IN DESIGN EVENTS | BY SBID ShareTweetPinterestLinkedInPrepare for the month of November with the latest industry news and upcoming design events! Discover how the lucky SBID members among you can get your hands on free entrance to EquipHotel 2018 next month… 11th – 15th November EquipHotel Paris 2018 – Paris, France EquipHotel, the fair dedicated to hospitality services and equipment, is back from 11 – 15th November in Paris with even more new products, solutions and inspiration.As a designer the 5-day exhibition will enable you to source new suppliers amongst the 1,600 companies exhibiting, hunt down and test new products and innovations in the Innovation area by L’INNOVORE, network and take part in one of the masterclasses and special events. SBID members are entitled to free entrance to the show! For your free pass simply register using our exclusive code. Click here to register or email us for your code 11th – 12th November Boutique Design New York – New York, USA Now in its 8th year, Boutique Design New York (BDNY) is the leading trade fair and conference for the hospitality design industry, serving the eastern United States, Canada and Europe. Presented annually by Boutique Design at NYC’s Javits Center, BDNY brings interior designers, architects, purchasing agents and hospitality owners/developers together with manufacturers and marketers of high-calibre design elements for hospitality interiors. The SBID Award Winners 2018 were announced at The Dorchester on 26th October The highly anticipated winners of the SBID International Design Awards 2018 were revealed on Friday 26th October 2018 at a dazzling ceremony in The Dorchester hotel in London’s Mayfair. With more entries than ever before and an astounding 225,000 unique public votes; this year’s awards have been one of the most globally represented editions to date, with industry talent from over 42 countries across the globe. The competition this year was as inspiring as ever, with winning projects from the UK, South Africa, China, New Zealand, Canada, China, Dubai and more. Winning a SBID International Design Award is truly a high achievement; all 14 categories are assessed by a technical panel, a public vote and a panel of leading industry experts, who look for outstanding examples of technical content and aesthetic creativity which ensures that all projects are assessed strictly on quality. Now in its eighth year, the SBID Awards is regarded as one of the highest accolades of interior design excellence. As a proudly independent contest, the SBID awards are driven purely by a desire to recognise talent and creativity, with every entry fairly and equally considered. The annual event continues to reward and celebrate outstanding projects and products from the industry at large. Click here to see the full list of winners. 13th – 16th November Downtown Design – Dubai, UAE Downtown Design is the only platform in the Middle East for the region’s trade professionals to discover original, high quality design from all over the world. In its sixth edition, the Fair will take place at the Dubai Design District and present a carefully edited roster of established and emerging brands across a range of product categories; including furniture, lighting, bathrooms, kitchens, textiles and accessories. Fostering greater interaction, connectivity and commercial opportunity, Downtown Design is dedicated to providing a dynamic environment for buyers and brands to do business easily and efficiently. Downtown Design will run from 13 – 16th November 2018 as a key element of Dubai Design Week. 19th October – 22nd December Karl Lagerfeld, Architectures – Paris, France Carpenters Workshop Gallery Paris is pleased to introduce Karl Lagerfeld’s first ever sculptural works exhibition, Architectures, from 19th October through 22nd December 2018. Architectures is an art collection of functional sculptures designed by Karl Lagerfeld and inspired by Antiquity, referred to as the origin of beauty, culture and modernity by the designer. Evoking a contemporary architectural landscape with Greek origins, the unique pieces combine the precision of canonical proportions born from the use of the golden ratio and the most noble material, marble. The ensemble of gueridons, tables, lamps, consoles, fountains and mirrors materialise the perfect balance of classical foundations with a present-day vibe, like a modern mythology. 20th – 21st November Sleep + Eat – London, UK Sleep + Eat brings together the visionaries that represent and define the evolution of hotel, restaurant and bar design. Over two days, the show brings together hospitality leaders with Europe’s foremost designers, consultants, architects and emerging talent creating across hotels, restaurants and bars. The expertly curated exhibition sees leading brands showcase their products and concepts; a seminar programme tackles zeitgeisty topics on the future of design; and there’s plenty of chance to celebrate the industry’s collective, creative spirit. 21st November SBID Business Breakfast Meeting – London, UK The upcoming Breakfast Meeting will be hosted by creators of innovative, beautiful and functional kitchens with a contemporary aesthetic and timeless elegance; Roundhouse Design at their Showroom in London on the Wednesday 21st November. SBID Business Breakfast meetings aim to bring together relevant industry professionals to facilitate business networking and partnerships. To attend or register your interest in attending, please email [email protected] GROHE extends its research laboratory in Germany The world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings, celebrated the official opening of the extension to its research laboratory at the Hemer site in Germany. Investing EUR 1.1 million, GROHE is consolidating all the previously decentralised activities of its research laboratory in Hemer, facilitating an even closer connection between the central areas of research and development. In the past few months, GROHE has increased the laboratory space by 590 square metres for a total of 1,510 square metres to create the necessary infrastructure for more efficient development processes and new testing procedures.