In Review: Interior Industry & Design Events October 2019 11th September 2019 | IN DESIGN EVENTS | BY SBID

Beginning with fresh insight into the Vectorworks® 2020 to help designers and architects harness the latest software tools and workflows, October is punctuated by the announcement of the SBID International Design Awards winners for 2019. The month culminates with the eagerly anticipated SBID International Design Awards ceremony to celebrate global design excellence on 25th October, as well as SBID’s popular annual networking event which is due to return with a brand-new series of business seminars.

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1st October 

Vectorworks Annual Design Day – London, United Kingdom

Meet the Vectorworks team in London on Tuesday 1st October as they present the powerful new workflows in Vectorworks® 2020 at Vectorworks’ Annual Design Day 2019. Explore the future of Vectorworks while enjoying opportunities in the following areas:

  • Architecture– Discover how Vectorworks supports the entire design process with 2D, 3D and BIM capabilities. Project case studies will be presented and the team will be on hand to show the latest features.
  • Interior Design– Learn how to establish a client’s vision using Vectorworks, with presentation boards, immersive panoramas, photo-realistic 3D rendering and augmented reality, while also having the tools required for collaboration.
  • Networking– Meet and connect with over 250 of your industry peers, over lunch and through casual networking opportunities. Key personnel from Vectorworks in the USA and UK will be on hand to discuss any questions that you may have.

To register your interest in attending, email [email protected]

SBID Education Design Council event featuring an image of a design-led classroom learning environment

9th October

Learning Environment Transitions – Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The SBID Education Council invite both Designers and Education professionals to an event hosted by University of Edinburgh and City of Edinburgh Council on Wednesday 9th October to hear a presentation from Anne Knock on Learning Environment Transitions. Having spent 17 years as a primary school teacher and 15 years working directly with schools, systems, teachers, school boards and architects to facilitate change and create collaborative learning environments, Anne has learnt the language of design. Anne will be visiting Edinburgh as part of the International Study Tour that she hosts, with guests including educational leaders and architects. Earlier in the day the tour group will visit a local nursery and schools. During Anne’s presentation she will be sharing her insight about design principles and shaping the educational brief with a focus on the Learning Environment Transitions. This will follow on to an open discussion about the observations and considerations of the transitioning between learning environments form Nursery through to University.

To register your interest in attending, email [email protected]

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15th October 

Designs From the Past, Inspiration for the Future (CPD Talk and Tour) – Maidenhead, United Kingdom

Join this CPD talk and guided tour on the origin and history of the Textile Design Archive held by the John Lewis Partnership in their Heritage Centre based in Maidenhead. Starting at 11am, this talk focuses on historic textile printing techniques, the work of reputable designers and how these have inspired more recent designs and products. This is followed by a Q&A session with a John Lewis Partnership Archivist, then a guided tour of the Heritage Centre including the textile gallery where the original artworks for many designs from c1800 onwards are displayed.

To register your interest in attending, email [email protected]

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24th October

SBID Meet the Buyer  – London, United Kingdom

The Society of British and International Design’s popular annual networking event returns on 24th October with a brand new location and even more opportunities for attendees. Set to be the biggest to date, the one-day event will feature a new series of business seminars, new manufacturers and a new home – Grosvenor House, Park Lane in London. The SBID Meet The Buyer event brings together some of the best interior designers, architects and specifiers to meet face to face with leading, design-led product manufacturers from around the world. Complete with networking opportunities, face to face contact with decision makers, the event also presents a brand-new series of business seminars for designers and manufacturers to gain valuable advice – as well as engage in discussions about challenges the industry faces from some of the most esteemed experts in their field.

Click here to find out more or book your place now

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25th October

SBID International Design Awards 2019 – London, United Kingdom

The SBID International Design Awards became the first interior design award scheme to be accredited with the GOLD Standard Awards Trust Mark by The Independent Awards Standards Council, who commended the programme as “exemplar in how awards should be operated”. The SBID Awards programme is set to culminate with a dazzling ceremony at one of London’s most iconic locations in the Ballroom at Grosvenor House hotel in Mayfair on Friday 25th October. In opulent surroundings, the finalists, judges and sponsors from across the world come together to celebrate being part of a community that represents excellence in global design; where the winners across 15 categories will be presented with the beautiful SBID International Design Award 2019 trophy, expertly crafted by Czech glass specialist, Sans Souci Glass Deco.

To rub shoulders with the world’s leading interior designers, click here to book a table