Sustainable Design Summit brings together brand owners, designers, specifiers, and trusted suppliers to discuss the new era of sustainability goals for interiors and celebrate truly sustainable design.
Taking place on 28 November at the historical Museum of London Docklands, this intimate, thought-leadership event delivers a focused programme of keynote and breakout sessions. Each diving into the principles of sustainable design, real-world examples, and the companies at the forefront of progress across our three chosen niche sectors – cruise interiors, hotel interiors, and aircraft cabin interiors.
The event also features a Product Showcase of 40 intrinsically green materials and solutions, and numerous networking events throughout the day including a complimentary Networking Lunch and Closing Drinks Reception.
The fair offers the opportunity to shop from premium home furnishings brands-many new to the West Coast and meet the designers behind thousands of inspiring products. In addition, attendees gain insight from leading names in the design industry with a full series of educational programs and special events. This event offers guests the opportunity to shop the latest from premium home furnishings brands, including both established and up-and-coming names. Panel discussions, culinary demonstrations, workshops and parties round out the offerings—all in an environment designed to engage, entertain and inspire.
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In partnership with NEWH, Cruise Ship Interiors Design Expo Europe has released its full schedule of content. Taking place on 29 – 30 November at London ExCeL, design leaders from Europe’s most esteemed cruise lines and design firms will be sharing their knowledge, insights, and experience through a series of CPD-certified panel talks and discussions.
The programme, curated around today’s ocean, river, and expedition cruise market, delivers a comprehensive range of topics and case studies covering concepts and inspiration behind beautiful designs, the dark art of project management, storytelling through design and brand identity, the future of marine interior design, and designing for adventure.
The prestigious speaker line-up includes Gianluca Gugliotta, Director, Vessel Refurbishment – Norwegian Cruise Line, Aida Lora, Senior Design Associate – Royal Caribbean Group, Bob McGowan, Head of Operations – Ambassador Cruise Line, Sandra Correia da Silva, Architect – Mystic Cruises, Alexander W. Höfling, Managing Director – MEYER RE, and Kristian Englund, Senior Architect – YSA Design and CEO – Ship Planner.
This year, the Conference & Workshop Programme is CPD-certified allowing professionals across discipline to further their learning activities and gain developmental hours from attending each accredited session.
The boutique event will also be debuting a new content format with keynotes and workshop sessions taking place predominantly on the second day and held on beautifully designed exhibitor stands around the show floor. This dynamic programme facilitates a seamless day of inspiration and development.
Stand-out sessions include the opening keynote and the only session to take place on the first day, ‘Inspiration for beautiful design: Case studies in materials & spaces’. Delivered by leading interior designers, attendees will be guided through a showcase of unique and inspiring projects across newbuild and refurbishment portfolios.
Those looking to gain insight into the changing shape of expedition cruising should attend ‘Designing for adventure: Spotlight on expedition cruise interiors’. In this session industry experts dive into the impact the sector’s growth has had on designing for functionality, whilst still giving guests an authentic and luxurious experience.
Alongside these curated panel discussions, CSI Design Expo Europe offers visitors additional learning opportunities at the Meet the Brand Q&As and Project Management Lunch. These focused sessions give attendees the chance to get to know the design and procurement professionals within the industry and learn how to navigate a successful project from concept to delivery.
Join the cruise interiors industry for two-days of product sourcing, knowledge-sharing, and networking by registering for your free pass today.
About Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe
Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe provides a gateway for the cruise interiors supply chain to meet with Europe’s most esteemed cruise lines, designers, and shipyards.
Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe, ExCeL London, 29-30 November 2023
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Championing the exceptional interior designs, fit-out works and innovative interior products that the industry has to offer, the awards serve to recognise, reward and celebrate design talent from a broad range of categories across Interior Design, Product Design and Fit Out. The SBID Awards culminates with a dazzling ceremony, brimming with the A&D industry’s most outstanding design professionals to announce the SBID Category Award winners.
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The full Summit Agenda has been released for the second edition of Sustainable Design Summit – the world’s only forum to unite the cruise, hotel, and aircraft interiors sectors. The thought-leadership event serves as a catalyst for change in interior design across these three chosen industries.
With a strong focus on collaboration and innovation, interior designers, specifiers, sustainability specialists, and suppliers alike meet to share insights and explore the new era of sustainability goals.
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Highlighted Sessions and Headline Speakers:
The one-day Summit tackles today’s biggest challenges with designing and sourcing responsibly. The pivotal opening keynote ‘Progress, leadership, and transparency through the supply chain’ unites decision makers across each sector, including Joshua Wilkie – Manager, Waste Management and Circularity Programs at Air Canada, Mathieu Petiteau – Newbuilding & R&D Director at Ponant, and Sam Hall – Director, Interior Design – Europe at IHG Hotels & Resorts.
Hosted by Darian Stibbe – Global Leader, Partnerships for Sustainable Development; Executive Director at The Partnering Initiative, delegates will be guided through a CPD-Certified programme of keynotes and topic-specific breakout sessions focussing on case studies and companies that are at the forefront of sustainable design. Stand-out sessions include ‘Understanding your emissions: What are your numbers really telling you?’, ‘Materials innovation & collaboration in the supply chain’, and ‘From collaboration to impact: Developing approaches and next steps’.
The revered speaker line-up features interior designers, both highly specialised and those who work cross-industry, lead specifiers, and sustainability specialists. Brands leading the conversation include Hilton, Royal Caribbean Group, Air Canada, IHG Hotels & Resorts, Holland America Group, Bombardier, Hurtigruten Norway, Winch Design and PriestmanGoode. Certification and sustainability advisory companies such as Lloyds Register, TU Delft, and Mind Click will also be sharing their knowledge and what the delegates as brand owners require from the supply chain.
Speaker Mirja Rasi-Mäki, Sustainability Specialist at Meyer Turku emphasises the importance of seeking cross-disciplinary solutions to sustainable design obstacles:
“Product Development Partnering and collaboration in sustainability issues are essential in addressing the unique challenges of the maritime industry; bringing together diverse expertise, ensuring regulatory compliance, maximising resource efficiency, adopting innovative technologies, and promoting a positive passenger experience while minimising environmental impact. Through collaboration, the different stakeholders can contribute to making the cruise industry more sustainable and environmentally responsible.”
Included in the day’s Agenda is the zero-waste Product Showcase of intrinsically green materials and solutions, and numerous opportunities to network allowing delegates to expand their knowledge, discover the latest innovations, and create new relationships across the sectors.
To learn more about the sessions and networking experiences involved, download the full Summit Agenda on the website.
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About Sustainable Design Summit
The Sustainable Design Summit provides the world’s only forum dedicated to making sustainable choices easier for interior designers in the cruise, hotels, and aircraft cabin sectors.
Sustainable Design Summit, Museum of London Docklands, 28 November 2023
Decorex is a high-end interior design exhibition which has brought together the best of the design community each year for 45 years. Across four days in October, they host the industry, allowing individuals to connect with one another and be inspired by the plethora of beautiful products on show. Secure your ticket today to join the interior design sphere in celebrating all things design.
Decorex is a place to meet emerging and established interior design brands and discover their unique products. You’ll also be able to enjoy unique features, the revered Design Talks, and interactive areas throughout the show floor at the Olympia in London – guaranteed to spark inspiration! The Design Talks at Decorex 2023 are carefully curated to cover a range of topics and are hosted by 80+ experts from the industry.
Making Spaces is returning for Decorex 2023! There will be several areas dedicated to talented craftspeople who demonstrate their skills live at the event. We are proud to be working with Cockpit, The Black Artisans, Future Icons, QEST and Rycotewood communities this year in choosing the featured craftspeople.
Cover Magazine said that Decorex is ‘Highly Anticipated’, House & Garden described the event as ‘A key date in the autumn design calendar’ and Walpole Magazine believes Decorex is ‘continuing a legacy of excellence’.
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This Autumn, the Clerkenwell Design Trail, on 4-5 October, will bring the A&D community together to re-connect and network across Clerkenwell’s historic cobbles.
The stand-alone event will bring the area to life as CDW’s iconic pink trail, flags and window vinyl return to EC1. The two-day programme will be jam packed with engaging events all within walking distance, allowing visitors to explore the area with ease and discover the latest cutting-edge products for commercial interiors. CDT showrooms will showcase product launches and new collections as well as host workshops, talks, demonstrations, parties and more, spotlighting Clerkenwell as the UK’s most important hub for design.
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Participating showrooms include high-end furniture, surfaces, acoustic specialist, kitchen and bathroom brands who will all be throwing open their doors for a series of engaging events over the two days.
Jedd Barry, Senior Marketing Manager for Design at Media 10 said, “we’re delighted to be welcoming the A&D community back to Clerkenwell this Autumn. It’s an opportunity for the industry to reconnect and explore the latest collections that resident showrooms have to offer. An extensive programme of design-led events will be taking place across the EC1 neighbourhood as we celebrate Clerkenwell as the UK’s hub for design.”
Brands already confirmed to participate include:
AllSfär is a brand with a clear mission dedicated to creating and manufacturing agile, acoustic products for architects, interior designers, office fit-out companies and furniture dealers.
Brunner design and manufacture high quality contract furniture specialising in the workplace, hospitality and education sectors with a diverse portfolio of sustainably manufactured to order products.
BuzziSpace creates solutions for happy and healthy spaces around the world. With a mission to improve well-being through human-centric design, the Belgian design brand provides original acoustic solutions, lighting, and furnishings to meet the needs of the modern workplace—and beyond.
Domus offer the latest creative hard surface and flooring material – including porcelain and ceramic tiles, glass mosaics, XL format porcelain slabs, engineered wood, laminate and vinyl flooring.
Formica Group invented high pressure laminates in 1913. Pioneers by definition, the iconic Formica brand represents the quintessence of laminates. Inspired by life – Laminates entered people’s daily lives and made modernity dreams come true and accessible.
Through innovative solutions and brilliant designs, Frem have evolved into one of the UK’s market leaders in workplace solutions. Combining the highest quality craftmanship and manufacturing standards, they create office, reception and meeting room furniture as well as storage solutions, Hubs, Pods and Booths.
As one of the UK’s leading designers and manufacturers of workplace furniture, the Gresham portfolio encompasses office desking, seating, storage and screens plus conference, leisure and breakout collections, offering a holistic solution to all furniture requirements.
Inspiring architects and interior designers for almost 50 years, Havwoods is a prevailing name in beautiful wood flooring design and sets the benchmark for superior quality wood flooring.
Ideal Standard is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality residential, commercial and healthcare bathroom and washroom solutions. Its portfolio combines expertly crafted, design-led products with cutting-edge technology to lead the industry in aesthetics and performance.
Iris Ceramica Group is a world leading manufacturer of high-performing top quality ceramic surfaces for residential, commercial, industrial architecture and design of innovative solutions.
Karndean’s design process begins with a meeting… with nature. They see flooring differently. It’s how they bring the unimaginable, inspired from the outdoors, indoors.
Lavoro manufacture beautifully designed height adjustable desks that put employee wellbeing first; for forward-thinking companies looking to embrace the future of work.
Mount Lighting is a leading manufacturer of customisable architectural and commercial LED lighting. They pride themselves on their understanding of the ever-changing workplace environment, technical knowledge and creative design capabilities.
Moventi’s product design strategy sits at the core of their product collection. Driven by the demands of the ever-evolving workplace, they believe product design requires a holistic approach.
obo is a furniture provider with a holistic approach to the workplace, with a mission to ensure the physical and emotional wellbeing of people in their chosen workplace, wherever that might be.
Panaz is a leading supplier of high-quality contract fabrics for the hospitality, healthcare, cruise and corporate sectors.
Paragon Carpet Tiles is a leading UK manufacturer of design-led commercial carpet tiles, providing inspiring, modern flooring solutions that transform spaces.
Parkside are a design-led tile specification company serving architects, designers, contractors and developers in the UK.
Rockfon manufacturers acoustic products made from stone wool. Biophillic wall hangings, wall panels with customisable artwork, monolithic acoustic ceilings, room dividers and more.
Innovative and dynamic, Solus is renowned among the A&D community for being one of the UK’s leading suppliers of commercial floor and wall tiles.
With a history of more than 140 years, Tarkett is a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions.
Verco is one of Britain’s leading office furniture designers and manufacturers. Verco are passionate about innovation and excellence as well as their furniture.
Rethink the office: Future working environments have little in common with the familiar office. As a specialist in office furniture, Wiesner-Hager deliver creative solutions for commercial environments.
VitrA London is a creative hub for the design community situated in the heart of Clerkenwell. A focus of creativity and conversation, VitrA London offers design inspiration in the form of its latest ranges.
About Clerkenwell Design Trail
The stand-alone event will bring the area to life as CDW’s iconic pink trail, flags and window vinyl return to EC1. The two-day programme will be jam packed with engaging events all within walking distance, allowing visitors to explore the area with ease and discover the latest cutting-edge products for commercial interiors.
Clerkenwell Design Trail, London EC1, 4-5 October 2023
Decorex, Europe’s finest high-end design event, is back for 2023 and is bigger, better and more sustainable than ever before. This year’s show will take place from 8th to 11th October at Olympia London. Decorex offers a space unlike any other, to connect with the finest interior brands, discover innovative new products and be inspired by emerging trends.
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Decorex has a remarkable 45-year legacy of connecting the design community. It is the ultimate design destination, with its exceptional list of prestigious exhibitors, a renowned Talks Programme, and engaging, interactive features that promise to inspire creativity.
Explore the latest collections from over 250 brands at Decorex 2023. Browse an impressive selection of products including wallcoverings, fabrics, furniture, lighting and decorative accessories from a stellar line-up of exhibitors, including Arte International, Coat Paints, Curiousa, Ian Sanderson, Little Greene, Pooky Lighting and Vincent Sheppard. Discover an expertly curated line-up of both new and established interior design brands at Olympia London this autumn.
Decorex and Designed by Woulfe have collaborated to create an exquisitely designed space, Lé Boudoir, that effortlessly marries sophistication with a provocative allure, creating an ambiance that tantalizes the senses and ignites the imagination. The Bar in the VIP Lounge has been reimagined as Red Spot – the focal point of Lé Boudoir. A place for VIPs to indulge in spirited connections over effervescent glasses of fizz.
With Decorex being a destination for design, there is plenty of opportunity to feel inspired and build on your interiors knowledge. The carefully curated Design Talks feature over 85+ brilliant minds such as Courtney Brannan, Simon Hamilton, Sophie Robinson, Mathew Freeman, Deborah Pocock and Jecks Stone.
This year’s agenda is your gateway to indispensable design knowledge and insights, including a diverse range of topics such as: Why Do We Need Colour – Can we live without it, Engaging clients: how to get clients interested in sustainability and The Importance of Craft.
After a great response and huge success in 2022, Making Spaces is back at Decorex for 2023. Making Spaces allows makers to demonstrate the making of their products to Decorex visitors. It gives producers the opportunity to demonstrate the design and production process of their products and to give hands-on experience to the luxury design community. Decorex worked closely with Cockpit, The Black Artisans, Future Icons, QEST and Rycotewood communities this year to pick the 15 artisans.
The Colour Cafe, designed and built by YesColours, will focus on colourful yet sustainable design and feature a kaleidoscope of colours and brand partners that will showcase the positive impact colour can have on residential, commercial and public spaces. The café will also feature pods for ‘meet and greets’, areas for content capture and a relaxed break-out area.
Decorex is the ultimate design destination to discover the best brands in the luxury interiors sector and meet industry experts from around the globe. Immerse yourself in the world of design at Decorex 2023, spark your creativity and come away feeling inspired. Click here to get your ticket!
Take a tour through last year’s Decorex show by watching the highlights video here and view the inspiring drone footage of the show floor.
Decorex is a high-end interior design exhibition which has bought together the best of the interiors community for over 45 years. Across four days, Decorex will host the industry at Olympia London to connect with one another and be inspired by the plethora of beautiful products on show.
Decorex, Olympia London, 8-11 October 2023
Since 1995, MAISON&OBJET has inspired generations of interior designers and retailers by maintaining a high level of creativity, diversity and excellence throughout the years with their inspiring and trend-setting design events. The lifestyle show brings together a 360°product offering; decoration, design, furniture, accessories, textiles, fragrances, the world of children, tableware.
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London Design Fair is calling upon key names in the industry to collaborate in 2023, hosting pockets of content and bespoke installations reflecting the eclectic atmosphere of the Fair. Offering an inspiring programme for the architecture and design community, this year’s Fair promises to give its visitors the opportunity to anticipate future trends and mindsets.
Formerly known as Tent London, London Design Fair will make its much-anticipated return to the iconic Truman Brewery in Shoreditch on 21 -24 September 2023. Alongside the extensive showcase of emerging design talent, product launches from world-class brands, and international pavilions, the Fair are announcing a first wave of brand partnerships and collaborations to expect at this year’s much-anticipated edition.
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Arrival at London Design Fair 2023 will take visitors through ‘The Power of Colour’- an immersive entrance feature designed by 2LG Studio, in partnership with colour-centric home décor brand Lick. The entrance will celebrate the resilience of the design community, sharing Jordan and Russell’s passionate eye for colour.
“Our work as interior designers has crossed over different arenas and we are excited to partner with Lick in the arena of colour, a mutual passion”, say 2LG Studio’s Jordan Cluroe and Russell Whitehead.
Tash Bradley, Director of Interior Design and Colour Psychologist at Lick added, “As industry leaders and artisans in colour, with a deep knowledge of colour psychology, we are thrilled to be partnering with 2LG Studio to create an immersive entrance that will celebrate the transformative power of colour and the visceral effect it has on our emotions.”
A central ethos of London Design Fair since its inception has been to nurture and promote emerging design talent. Fostering a new wave of designers and their work, whilst bringing them together with key buyers, designers, and enthusiasts. The newly introduced Togetherness Design Award sees London Design Fair collaborate with OYOY Living Design this year to support this.
The brief to new graduate designers exhibiting at the Fair is to design a product that can be used within the family home, that can grow with the family and be used in everyday life, using sustainable materials. The winning designer will have the opportunity to work with Danish brand OYOY Living Design, to refine, develop and manufacture their product. The finished product will be exclusively listed with the online retailer Glassette for three months.
The calibre of entries and their visions for a product were exceptionally high. London Design Fair are delighted to announce that the three finalists are Trix Newham at LUX Pottery, Jenna Gillinger and Fred Aslan. All the finalists will be exhibiting their work at the Fair this September in the Design Alumni Pavilion or British Craft Pavilion.
The finalists will unveil their prototypes in front of a judging panel at London Design Fair on Friday 22nd September. Judging the award and announcing the winner live at the Fair will be freelance writer and former Wallpaper* magazine editor TF Chan; Amy Frearson, a London-based journalist and editor-at-large for Dezeen, Lotte Fynboe, Creative Director and Founder of OYOY Living Design and Laura Jackson, Co-Founder and Creative Director of Glassette. Visitors are invited to take their seat in the theatre to see the presentations and winner announcements.
A comprehensive speaker programme at the LDNdesign Talks stage will offer a world-class platform for discussion with reflections from the perspective of established designers and rising stars alike.
Sessions include Lick & 2LG Studio discussing the power of colour and colour psychology within our homes, Interior Design Masters Finalist Frank Newbold talking sustainability in design and Paris-based Emilieu Studio in conversation about their award-winning project Ecole Camondo Mediterranee. Architonic and [D]arc Magazine will be bringing their expertise to the stage with exclusively curated sessions with leading designers and experts. Architonic’s theatre takeover will include Pearson Lloyd, Universal Design Studio and Form Us With Love. Whilst [D]arc will host a panel discussing the impact of diverse backgrounds and varied experience on design, with Anuj Gala (Delta Light), Tola Ojuolape (Tola Ojuplape Studio) and Dara Huang (Design Haus Liberty).
London Design Fair is putting sustainability front and centre with a brand-new showcase: ‘Homes with a Heart’. Curated by stylist, writer, and consultant Roddy Clarke in collaboration with the UK’s leading sustainable business community Blue Patch, it will demonstrate that there is no reason to compromise on aesthetics when it comes to choosing responsibly produced and manufactured products for the home. Confirmed brands include Beuzeval Furniture, PLYable Design, Judi Archer, Coldharbour Lights, Goldfinch Brookes Furniture, Denby Pottery, Edward Bulmer Natural Paint, Angus Ross Furniture, John Eadon, Madder Cutch & Co., The Soho Lighting Co., Haines and AARVEN.
With strong support from leading designers and brands plus inspiring installations, fascinating talks and interactive workshops, London Design Fair is the largest commercial exhibition during London Design Festival. Tickets are now available to guarantee entry. Trade tickets are free for those that work within the industry. The public are invited to visit on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 September.
About London Design Fair
London Design Fair is the UK’s largest and most influential design fair, recognised as the UK’s leading showcase of cutting-edge design, brands, makers, pavilions, and galleries, returning to the creative heart of London at the iconic Truman Brewery this September.
London Design Fair, Truman Brewery, 21-24 September 2023
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