In The Diary: Decorex

Don’t forget to register for Decorex International, the must-see show for interior design professionals, part of the 2017 London Design Festival. In its 40th year, 2017 is not to be missed as Decorex celebrates collaborations, both past and present, during the course of four days.

Bert Frank Revolve Rise and Fall Brass and Black Insitu

Bert Frank Revolve Rise and Fall Brass and Black Insitu

Highlights this year include:

The Champagne Bar, designed by Interior Designer, Shalini Misra. Taking inspiration from the Great Exhibition of 1851, the design studio will “create a contemporary interpretation of a glasshouse infused with graphic pattern, luxe detailing and curiosities”.

An extensive programme of talks is scheduled exploring current trends, projects and predictions for this year’s seminar programme. Bringing together the industry’s leading experts, highlights include a discussion of the Future of design by acclaimed stylist Emilio Pimentel Reid, Francis Sultana and Kirstie Carey from Cole & Son and an analysis into colour trends with Hannah Malein from ColourHive.

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Decorex’s acclaimed feature, Future Heritage, curated by applied arts and design critic, Corinne Julius, showcases works by the names to  commission and collect in British contemporary craft. Makers involved this year include: David Marques, Helen Carnac & David Gates, Lauren Nauman, Matt Davis, Merel Karhof & Marc Trotereau, Ilona Broeseliske, Naomi Mcintosh, Pia Wüstenberg, Richard Lowry, Simon Hasan and Zac Eastwood-Bloom. The VIP Lounge, in association with House & Garden magazine, this year designed by leading Interior Design company, Turner Pocock. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Pocock will be collaborating with anumber of designers to create a tropical inspired space, with pattern and colour taking centre stage.

Ptolemy Mann Jodhpur Blue Flatweave.

Ptolemy Mann Jodhpur Blue Flatweave.

Over 400 exhibitors, with more than 30% new to the show, including: Jonathan Rogers, Fanny Shorter, House of Hackney and Annie Sloan.

If you haven’t already, please register for your ticket using the link below and collect your badge on arrival: decorex.com/uk/take-your-seat