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Opening Night & Live Debate


Tuesday 6 February 2018 18.00-21.00

Surface Design Show 2018 will kick off with its ever popular Opening Night - open to all visitors. 

The highlight of the evening (notwithstanding the free beer and wine provided for our guests) is the Live Debate. 

In 2017, speakers debated the subject ‘Good Design is Narrative Design’Chaired by former editor of Icon magazine, David Michon speakers included Morag Myerscough from Studio Myerscough; Matthew Raw of Studio Manifold and Julian de Metz of dMFK Architects.


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