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Surface Design Show 2018 Comes to the London Business Design Centre

From the 6th to the 8th of February, the London Business Design Centre will host the only UK event that focuses exclusively on interior and exterior surface materials: The Surface Design Show. Designers, architects and suppliers can see and explore the latest trends.

Visitors can expect a varied event with 170 exhibitors showcasing the very best in surface design; from handcrafted surfaces to the latest cutting-edge advances in lighting.

Crucially, for those of us struggling to survive in London right now, the opening night will feature a live debate chaired by Peter Murray (chairman of New London Architecture): A crisis for the next generation – is London just for the wealthy? With buy-to-let on the rise, what issues are the next generation facing as they work ever harder to own their own homes?

There will also be a debate on design for transport and a discussion on designing a dream home, featuring TV presenter Naomi Cleaver, plus a talk on lighting from Light.iQ creative director, Rebecca Weir. A panel of 9 speakers from top architectural practices will participate in the PechaKucha evening.


Other highlights include Surface Spotlight Live curated by Treniq, the international interiors network, and Colour Hive, forecasters of colours and trends. Attendees will also be able to examine the very latest in lighting design in architecture. The Surface Design Awards will be announced on the 8th February. 13 prizes will be given to to the best examples of surface design from the UK and abroad.

The show is free to attend and you can register here.

Business Design Centre

52 Upper Street
N1 0QH