London Design Festival will be bustling with life from the 15th September right up to the 23rd September, with visitors exploring a range of special displays and installations, complemented by an extensive programme of events, daily tours and workshops. Don’t forget to share your event highlights with us @DesignInsider1!
The London Design Festival comprises of many different shows: 100% Design, Decorex, Designjunction, London Design Fair and Focus/18 – you can view our exclusive look into Focus/18 here.
100% Design will be held on the 19th-22nd September at Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, W14 8UX. The show will bring together more than 400 international design brands, as well as a range of innovative projects, at the heart of the newly formed West Kenginston Design District. Below are the BCFA members contributing, as well as their stand numbers:
Andrew Muirhead: Stand L255
Manufacturing high performance, low carbon leather for the contract design industry, Muirhead offers a wide range of colours and designs. Muirhead has been working with designers and manufacturers of fine interiors since 1840 and today, whatever the style of the design, you can trust Muirhead to deliver the perfect finish.
Futura Leathers: Stand L555
At Futura they believe in giving the customer a varied choice of both finish and colour, so whether you are searching for a shade of brown for the home or a designer requiring a vibrant colour for a restaurant or hotel lobby, they know they can satisfy your requirements.
Muraspec Wallcoverings: Stands L225 and L120
Muraspec Wallcoverings has launched Motifs, a series of collections inspired by different cultural themes. The Asian Collection demonstrates a vibrant range of designs with a rich Far Eastern cultural ambience: Nami, Nami Carp, Gingko and Fan. The Scandi Collection is a unique set of Nordic inspired patterns. Loki, Norse, Skandes and Skog characterise simplicity, warmth, light and wellbeing. Amazonia is the latest collection to launch using the vibrant and lush rainforest flora and fauna as inspiration. Muraspec is working in collaboration with Rainforest Trust, donating 2.5% of sales income for this collection to the charity.
Roger Lewis: Stand L681
On Roger Lewis’ stand they will be showing the Campeche, Annecy, Soller and Sintra in fresh trend fabrics as well as a new compact sofa designed by our Design Director Nick Lewis. Over the coming 12 months they have some incredibly exciting projects being launched, and over the coming years aiming to spread their reputation of creating fresh and inspiring products. Having forty-five square meters at 100% Design allows them to make a statement of intent and show that they are now a serious player in the industry and the design maker of choice for many designers’ contract projects.
Over four days at Syon Park between 16th and 19th September, the finest concepts and products from a hand-picked collection of designers are expertly curated. A series of thought leadership sessions aim to inspire, inform and ignite debate, and there’s ample opportunity to connect with truly inspirational people.
The Isle Mill, BCFA member and Scottish manufacturing brand, will launch its new collection Islabank at Decorex International 2018 in Syon Park, London this September. This collection is suitable for both contract and domestic markets.
The Islabank collection consists of forty-six colourways across four fabric designs. Both bold and contemporary, inspired by textural yarns, softness of touch and robustness of performance, the collection combines an assortment of plains, stripes and chevrons in muted neutrals, warm earthy tones and citrus colours.
The strong oranges and vivid limes are particularly fitting for contract settings while the comprehensive selection of soft, timeless neutrals will complement any domestic or contract interior beautifully. The Islabank collection boasts strong, versatile fabrics, suitable for high performance environments within the domestic and contract market. Constructed of a wool rich, wool-nylon blend, each fabric in this collection achieves in excess of 50,000 Martindale abrasion rubs.
The Isle Mill will be on stand A42.
Other BCFA members exhibiting:
Charlotte James Stand E29
Decca Stand G41
Harrison Spinks Stand K33
Heathfield Stand B44
Hypnos Stand G18
Kai Stand E41
Lasvit Stand H33
Lincrusta Stand F1 and B50
SMD/ILiv Stand F20A
Vescom Stand E23
Timorous Beasties Stand C25
Warwick Stand A44
Designjunction moves to the cultural hub of the South Bank between 20th and 23rd September. Launched in 2011 by a team of industry experts, designjunction connects the world’s most renowned design brands with some of the world’s leading architects, interior designers, specifiers and buyers.
Since its inception, designjunction has continued to break the mould of the traditional trade show by presenting more than 200 brands in a series of inspiring and centrally-located venues, building an unparalleled reputation as the show ‘where design meets’ during the London Design Festival.
Contract fabric suppliers and BCFA member Panaz are excited to be exhibiting at this September’s designjunction event, as a part of the 2018 London Design Festival.
Panaz will be featuring SilicaStone, their 100% recycled alternative to quarried stone for wall-cladding and solid surfaces. Innovative and sustainable, SilicaStone was recently awarded inaugural holder of the 2D Design Guild Mark from the Furniture Maker’s Company, as well as the Jonathan Hindle Prize.
You can see SilicaStone on Panaz Stand F11 at Doon Street, SE1 9PU on London’s South Bank each day of Designjunction.
London Design Fair
Located in the creative heart of East London, the London Design Fair is a four-day industry event that brings together 550 exhibitors from 36 countries, including; independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features and exhibitions. This is hosted 20-23rd September at the old Truman Brewery.
In creating both classic and contemporary designs, Linwood’s aim is to combine beauty, quality and practicality to offer fabric and wallpapers that inspire and delight. Their creative team draw their inspiration from textile archives, museums and the natural world to design beautiful, original and carefully crafted collections of prints, weaves and wallpapers.
Linwood will be at the London Design Fair 20-23rd September in Hall H10, Stand 10.70.
Design Insider have discussed Focus/18 in detail recently, including the members involved. You can read this here! As a recap, Focus/18 is hosted at Chelsea Harbour, home to 120 showrooms and 600 of the world’s most prestigious luxury brands. Here is the list of BCFA members joining Focus/18 this year:
Decca: First Floor, Design Centre East
GP&J Baker: Ground Floor, Design Centre East
Lelievre: First Floor, North & Centre Domes
Romo: First Floor, North Dome
Stark: Third Floor, South Dome
Style Library: First Floor, South Dome
We hope to see you there!
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