After a year of virtual events, Surface Design Show is getting ready to host the design industry again enabling people to meet, be updated on the latest surface materials and designs, and be enthused and educated by a range of talented speakers.
The dates to remember are 8th to 10th February 2022, and the show will take place at the Business Design Centre, London.
With 100 exhibitors already signed up to participate, the UK’s leading event for architects and designers to explore the best in surface innovation is getting ready to make up for lost time and is back with some much-loved areas as well as some new ones for visitors to discover.
Many of the exhibitors will offer product launches, inspired by the theme Sense of Place.
Armourcoat has just announced the launch of its new natural clay lime plaster ‘Clime,’ adding to an ever-growing sustainable product range.
Surface Matter will be displaying its sweet materials pop-up shop stand inspired by the company’s material studio in London Fields. Visitors to the stand will find anything from LED lights sprinkled like 100s and 1000s, to chocolate bars made of compressed paper composite Richlite and circular Plasticiet lollipops.
There will be a comprehensive talks programme with over 50 speakers from diverse design backgrounds, including the new ‘Legends Live’ sessions.
Highlighting again at Surface Design Show will be Light School and its content partner, Light Talks, together they are the home of architectural lighting. This year’s Light Talks theatre will be organised in partnership with the Institution of Lighting Professionals and iGuzzini.
Visitors will also be able to enjoy the Stone Gallery which, in partnership with Stone Federation GB, brings to Surface Design Show an exclusive preview of natural stone. The Stone Tapestry, curated by Squire & Partners, is a bespoke installation piece exploring innovative textures, light, colour and pattern to create a tapestry of inspiring materials from around the world.
Italy’s Confindustria Marmomacchine will, for the first time, be bringing a pavilion of 10 natural stone companies to exhibit in Stone Gallery.
Surface Spotlight Live will highlight the Show’s ‘Sense of Place’ theme and will be curated again by trend and colour expert Sally Angharad and held in Partnership with CD (UK).
The Show will also host the presentation of the prestigious Surface Design Awards, recognising and rewarding the most impressive use of materials in, and on, architectural projects worldwide. There are 12 Awards divided into 8 different categories judged on a variety of criteria including materials used.
More at: https://www.surfacedesignshow.com