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Attend an exclusive Breakfast Meeting at Arteriors’ showroom in Chelsea Harbour’s Design Centre. As a global leader in furniture, lighting, wall décor and accessories, Arteriors has led the way for over 35 years, providing luxury products for residential, commercial and hospitality projects from New York to Shanghai.

Join us for a tour of the showroom and speak with the team to discover new and innovative product design, including a preview of the S23 collection. Join us and SBID members on Wednesdary, 22 February.

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Parklex Prodema is hosting an exclusive CPD event with presentation at Basque Living London, where they will discuss the aspects and considerations of specifying and installing wood panels in extremely wet areas.

Areas of discussion will include:

– What is an extremely wet area?

– Products usually installed in these areas.

– The use of wood in construction of wet areas.

– What is an HPL?

– When do we need substructure?

– Health & Safety certificates.

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How does lighting design define the retail experience in an emerging world?

Hear from leading lighting designer, Sanjit Bahra from Design Plus Light, as he explores how lighting is instrumental in defining the new retail experience.

The world of retail was significantly changed as a result of the pandemic, pushing it further into the online market. For physical retail spaces to compete successfully, the focus needs to be on the shopping experience, often more than the actual commodity. We live in very tumultuous times, where people are very anxious about the space they are in and people around them. The new retail environment needs to make people feel calm and safe. People don’t walk into spaces and make intellectual judgements; they just make emotional snap-decisions.

Lighting is key in determining the human, psychological response to a space – it is an important aspect in the ‘commerce’ of the retail experience.

Event Programme:

– Arrival: 6pm

– Talk starts: 6:30pm

– Q&A: 7:15pm

– Drinks & canapés: 7:30 – 8:30pm 

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GRAFF and SBID together with Ripples Bathrooms Chelmsford are pleased to be hosting an interior designer and architect exclusive event as part of a CPD Roadshow on Water, Wellness and Sustainability.

The CPD seminar will provide an overview of three key elements that can enhance our daily lives: water, wellness and sustainability. Starting with water as a precious and essential natural resource to its role in bringing us wellness, the session will focus on the origins of wellness through today’s WELL concepts and to how to integrate wellness in design projects. Lastly, GRAFF discuss how wellness through water can be delivered in sustainable ways.

There is an exciting prize at the end of the evening. Everyone attending will automatically enter a prize draw. We will randomly select a lucky invitee to award them with our most sought after basin tap/mixer from our collection Harley.

Please bring along your business card in order to participate at this amazing prize draw.

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EDGE (Eco Design Green Environment) invites you to celebrate their first anniversary in partnership with Futurebuild.

A series of talks will be followed by green-inspired and tonic cocktails at their Showroom & Materials Library in London. Speakers include practitioners who have put sustainability and regenerative thinking at the heart of their professional lives, to tell us about their work.

– A legacy Reborn: 242 Marylebone Rd project by Philip Turner, AHMM

– Getting it right from Business / ESG for the future workplace by Ana Rita Barrera Martins

– Inspiring Happier, Healthier and More Productive Places to Live and Work by Kenneth Freeman

– More to be announced!

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Join Vectorworks in London on Wednesday, 5 October 2022 for the first Vectorworks Design Day since 2019! This event will feature customer success stories, presentations from the Vectorworks’ senior leadership team and provide a chance to meet and connect with over 150 of your industry peers, over lunch and through casual networking opportunities.

10:00 – 10:30 – Introduction and Roadmap – Adrian Slatter and Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Vectorworks

10.30 – 11:00 – The Changing Environmental World – Niall Williams, ND Landscape Architects

11:30 – 12:40 – Key Software Features in Vectorworks 2023, Dr. Bipblab Sarkar, Hugues Tsafak, Rubina Siddiqui, Jeremy Powell, Vectorworks

12:40 – 13:10 – Customer Case Study – Starbucks

14:30 – 15:00 – Design with Data, Communicate with CAD – Lisa McRavey and Iain Lyon, Raeburn Farquhar Bowen

15:30 – 16:00 – Understanding your Impacts; Embodied Carbon and Vectorworks – Colin Davis, Studio Partington

16:00 – 16:30 – Award Winning Designs – Martyn Horne, Vectorworks

16:30 – 17:00 – Q&A and close

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The art of high-tech returns as Cosentino celebrate breathtaking new collections at their inspirational Cosentino City Showroom. The launch offers the chance to view the award-winning ultra-compact, carbon neutral material: Dekton’s ‘Onirika & Kraftizen’. 

With ‘DJ Nadia Noudle’ setting the mood with her funky, cool sounds, they will be serving tapas and drinks throughout the evening and not forgetting their famous Iberico Ham carvers on site to satisfy a mediterranean palette. Attend to view the stunning collection up close and let them take you on a hypnotic journey of discovery.

Onirika represents a journey, a detour in our dreams where boundaries between dreams and reality vanish. Neural, Awake,Trance, Lucid/Morpehous, Vigil/Daze & Somnia will take you on hypnotic adventure. Kraftizen pays tribute to the master craftsmen and the techniques they perfected over the centuries. A series of five versatile, honest colours; Albarium, Argentium, Nacre, Micron and Umber. A timeless collection honing in on authenticity and elegance.

This event is by guest list only – please inquire to confirm booking and availability!

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Attend the Breakfast & CPD session led by Bolon’s visionary Head of Sustainability and co-founder of Greenpeace Sweden, Håkan Nordin. Håkan has been working within the sustainability industry since 1984 and has great insight and knowledge about sustainability and climate issues.

Learn about how Bolon’s 70 years of experience in sustainable design has informed their approach and understanding of the circular economy today.

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During a week-long focus on sustainability for this year’s London Design Festival, Bolon UK will host a CPD and discussion on sustainable design at their Clerkenwell showroom, whilst showcasing their latest products.

To celebrate the launch of new colour palettes, longstanding and bestselling flooring collections, Artisan and Botanic will be exhibited in the showroom as part of a collaborative furniture, flooring and lighting display, created in partnership with innovative interiors brand, Moooi. This event will run for the duration of LDF and as part of the Clerkenwell Design Trail.

1:30pm on 22 September – catch Håkan Nordin’s sustainability insights at a ‘Life in Plastics’ talk at the Material Matters show. Based on the critically acclaimed podcast of the same name, the fair brings together over 40 world-leading brands, designers, makers and organisations to celebrate the importance of materials and their ability to shape our lives.

12pm on 23 September – Håkan Nordin will join ‘Material Needs’ panel at Design London as part of a stellar line-up of LDF activities. Three material pioneers will discuss how business goals and creative strategies are all underpinned by goals of sustainable integrity – from concept to end product.

To RSVP to any of the above activities, email [email protected] to attend!

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Networking Brunch for Interior Designers at Focus/22, in partnership with SBID, at the House of Rohl showroom

This networking event in partnership with the Society of British & International Interior Design presents an opportunity to meet peers and exchange ideas during Focus/22 at the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour.

Hosted by the House of Rohl at their stunning showroom, with brunch and refreshments provided, the event takes place during one of London’s leading design festivals. With over 600 global brands taking part and more than 100 events, Focus/22 is not to be missed!

The House of Rohl showroom brings together a collection of luxury kitchen and bathroom brands that are recognised for their artistry and heritage. Discover the finest products from Perrin & Rowe, Victoria + Albert, Shaws of Darwen and Riobel in a stylish and contemporary space on the third floor of the North Dome.

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