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London Design Week 2018

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For six days in March, London
Design Week 2018 at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour is the nerve-centre of creative excellence – an unmissable
event that is essential for anyone who wants the inside track on the latest
design thinking.

This celebration of the new
season includes new imaginative installations, more than 100 immersive
experiences, bespoke pop-ups and tempting food and drink. Visitors who value
genuine talent, skill and provenance can discover the latest offerings from 120
exhibitors from around the world, while on the main stage, international
speakers share their knowledge at the authoritative Conversations in Design
series. A new initiative is ‘Legends’, which sees connoisseurs from the worlds
of design and decoration, art, fashion and architecture collaborate to
transform an array of showroom windows and showcases with wit and verve.

Channelling the design world’s
rising spirit of individuality and creative expression, London Design Week 2018
seeks to go beyond fleeting trends. This is an event where powerful design
professionals can engage with established makers; style-seekers can delve
deeper into their design passions via talks, demonstrations, workshops and
discovery tours; and luxury brands can converse with emerging influencers and

The programme aims to be both
accessible to all and sophisticated in its outlook, broadening awareness of
outstanding design. A global audience of visitors and a host of international
brands make this an event whose influence reaches far beyond its London base.

A stellar line-up of international trailblazers
and tastemakers take to the main stage to share rare insights at talks and
panel discussions. They include, amongst others, Martin Brudnizki, Martin Hulbert, Jay
Grierson, Lord Snowdon, Sophie Ashby, Hubert Zandberg, Sir Peter Osborne, Susie
Atkinson, Peter Mikic, Linda Boronkay, Christopher Jenner, Jo leGleud, Afroditi
Krassa, Simon Mitchell of Sybarite, architects Fiona McLean and Mike Stiff and Marianne Cotterill with more names to be announced.

BIID members have been kindly offered free registration to the Conversations in Design event DESIGN HORIZONS: Celebrating 50 years of
Osborne & Little
at 11.30 am on Sunday 4th March with drinks and canapes to follow in the Design Club.

information: Sunday 4 March 2018, 11.30am – 12.30pm

DESIGN HORIZONS Hosted by Homes & Gardens
Design Club, Third Floor, South Dome

50 years of Osborne & Little, co-founder Sir Peter Osborne will share his
fascinating personal journey with editor-in-chief Deborah Barker, delving into
the history behind the renowned global brand. From a brief spell in banking to
launching the first wallpaper collection with his brother-in-law, he will
reveal his love of design and art and how this passion has shaped and inspired
the company’s evolution and growth over half a century. Followed by drinks for BIID members.

BIID members have also been offerred the
special price of £7.50 on all other talks (general admission £10) in the Conversations in Design series. To book your free space at DESIGN HORIZONS and register to attend any of the other talks with the dicount code, please click here. 

Claire German, managing director,
says ‘Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour has become known for its strong curated
events. London Design Week 2018 promises a magical combination of design
encounters and ways to connect with 600+ leading international brands, unseen
anywhere else, all contributing to the many elements which will make this an
unmissable week.’

There is courtesy transport and
entrance is free.

Opening times 10am – 6pm daily
preview: 4 – 6 March 2018
All welcome:
7 – 9 March 2018

To register your attendance please click here

For more information on the Design Centre please visit

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