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In its third year, May Design Series will be held in London from May 17th-19th at London Excel. As the UK’s definitive international furnishings fair and interior design show with a focus on the business of design, you will discover a unique combination of exhibitors, a comprehensive conference program, and much more. This is a trade event and it’s free to attend.
Visitors can look forward to the latest trends displayed across 400 brands from flooring to surfaces, and modern furniture to fabric. Divided into five show sectors Furniture; Lighting; Kitchens, Bedrooms and Bathrooms; Décor and DX, the exhibitors feature approximately 50% British design and 50% international brands from over 25 countries.
It’s also an opportunity for visitors to indulge in top British craftsmanship and bespoke design with exquisite craftsmanship and bespoke creations in the Designer Makers area.
The 2015 Conference and Seminar program will look at the big issues impacting the way we live, work and play today, and what this means to the interiors supply chain—from housing issues to design for wellbeing.
There is no shortage of show features—new trends in colors and materials for 2016 will be explored by world-renowned forecaster Global Color Research in an exclusive collaboration with Birmingham City University and Tektura
There’ll be collaborations in design between industry and academia with work from students at Bucks New University, and the Fiera Edit by Editor-at-Large, Katie Treggiden, will present design selections from Stockholm, Frankfurt and Copenhagen.
The New Design Britain Awards, sponsored by Achica, will bring talented new designers to the forefront of the international design industry. Sounds like an exciting design event—we wish we could hop the pond!
Register for your free ticket here.