Welcome

  • More than 200 exhibiting companies
  • 40+ speaker presentations
  • Visitor registration for 2018 is now open!
  • Opening Night Live Debate in association with NLA & RIBA - Tues 6 Feb
  • 2018 Surface Design Award Finalists have been announced
  • 10 PechaKucha presenters confirmed
  • Surface Spotlight Live curated by Sally Angharad, Colour Hive and Treniq
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THE MAIN STAGE

Gain insight into the most exciting design trends and innovations within architecture from this series of talks and debates.

2018 Main Stage Timetable 

Tuesday 6 February

Time Timetable
18.00 Surface Design Show Opens
18.30-20.00

DOMSurfaces             
Marta Nowicka - Dom Stay & Live
Exploring surfaces that work in the luxe rental market

21.00 Surface Design Show Closes

Wednesday 7 February

Time Timetable
11.00 Surface Design Show Opens
11.45-12.30

Trainspotting; Is transport design the most challenging of all the design sectors?
Host: Theresa Dowling, FX Magazine
Speakers:
Paul Priesman - Priestman Goode
Julian Maynard - Maynard-Design
Terry McGillicuddy - Richmond Int
Mark Gutjahr - BASF Coatings
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12.45-13.30

Every Dream Home: Materiality and the democracy of ideas
Host: Naomi Cleaver
Speakers:
Giacomo Ribolla - Johnson Ribolla
Carl Turner - Carl Turner Architects
Meriel Scott - Precious McBane

13.45-14.30 PEFC Wood Presentation
14.45-15.30 Materials and what happends as they age
Speakers:
Annabelle Filer - SCIN
Dr Ben Bridgens - Newcastle University
15.45-16.30

Surface Spotlight Trends: The lastest material directions with highlights for transport and residential
Sally Angharad - Trend consultant and design writer 

16.45-17.30

Surface & Material Insights
Host: Houzz
Melissa McCafferty - Brand Ambassador
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18.30-20.00

PechaKucha Evening
Chair: Phil Coffey - Coffey Architects  

Hannah Corlett - Assemblage
Angela Dapper - Denton Corker Marshall
Shireen Hamdan - Populous
David Kohn - David Kohn Architects
Yeoryia Manolopoulou - AY Architects
Patrick Michell - Platform 5                    
Jessica Reynolds - vPPR
Amin Taha - Amin Taha

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21.00 Surface Design Show Closes

Thursday 8 February

Time Timetable
11.00 Surface Design Show Opens
11.45-12.30
Sustainable concrete
Elaine Toogood - The Concrete Centre
12.45-13.30

The Business of Running a Design Consultancy
Host: British Institute of Interior Design
Charles Leon - BIID President

13.45-14.30
Four key colour stories for Spring Summer 2019: Disrupt, Drift, Hush and Worth
Hannah Malein - Colour Hive
17.00 Surface Design Show Closes

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