What’s happening on Tuesday





11.30am – 12.30pm: Design Lecture hosted by Elle Decoration ‘A Colourful Life’

One of Italy’s greatest designers, Rosita Missoni shares her philosophy with editor-in-chief Michelle Ogundehin.

3pm: Design Lecture hosted by House & Garden ‘Timeless Interiors’

Interior and textile designer Kathryn M. Ireland talks to editor Susan Crewe about her unique approach. Followed by Prosecco in the Tissus D’Hélène showroom.

5.30pm – 7.30pm: SuperyachtDesign Summit hosted by SuperyachtDesign Magazine ‘Designer Question Time’

Two hours with  some of the world’s most influential superyacht designers Dickie Bannenberg, Stefano Pastrovich, Espen Oeino, Marnix Hoekstra and Ben Harrison in conversation with Martin H. Redmayne, chairman and editor-in-chief of The Superyacht Group. Followed by Champagne and canapés in the Design Club.


10am: ‘Orla Kiely In Conversation’

Orla holds an informal ‘meet the designer’ session to discuss her new collection with Harlequin.

Limited spaces available.

This event takes place in Design Club, Third Floor, South Dome

10am: The History of French Textiles Through the Centuries’

Discover the origins of some of the most popular classic French textiles with art director Patrick Frey and his son Pierre Frey.

Pierre Frey – First Floor, Design Centre East


10am – 1pm, 2.30pm – 5.30pm: ‘Meet the Designers’

Peter Fasano and Elizabeth Hamilton talk about his wonderful studio in Massachusetts. 

Tissus D’Héléne – Fourth Floor, Design Centre East


12.30pm: ‘Tailoring the Light’

Massimo Brigandi of Contardi Lighting gives a fascinating insight into the wonderful world of designer lighting and the synergies between fashion and interiors.

Lunch Presentation with limited spaces available.

Interior Supply – Second Floor, North & Centre Domes


2pm: ‘Rugs in Design’

A moderated, interactive discussion on the evolving role of rugs within interior design. The discussion is led by Ben Evans, editor-in-chief of Cover magazine, assisted by Esti Barnes, founder of Top Floor Rugs/Wood.

Limited spaces available.

Top Floor Rugs/Wood – Second Floor, South Dome


3pm: ‘The Art of Passementerie’

Sevinch Passementerie offers more than just trimmings, creating uniquely beautiful objets d’art that effortlessly add the magical difference to any room.

Watts1874 – Third Floor, Centre Dome

3pm – 5pm: ‘Meet The Furniture Designers’

Join owner and president Jane Sieberts in welcoming world-renowned designers John Munford, Alwy Visschedyk and Mark Anders in an informal setting.

Summit Furniture – Third Floor, North Dome

5pm: ‘Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill Book Signing’

Meet respected designer and author Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill at an exclusive book signing.

Pierre Frey – First Floor, Design Centre East


5pm:‘Stephen Burks for Dedar’

View the textile-based artistic collaboration, originating from the encounter between different identities: Dedar and New York designer Stephen Burks.

Dedar – Ground Floor, Design Centre East




All Day: Fitted Furniture Consultations’

To coincide with the launch of their fitted furniture service Davidson hosts special fitted furniture consultations. Book an appointment in advance on 020 7751 5537 to guarantee your time with the designers.

Davidson – First Floor, South Dome


All Day: ‘The Editor’s Picks’

Ten of the most influential editors in fashion and lifestyle give a Designers Guild chair of their choice a personal twist.

Designers Guild – 267 King’s Road SW3


Every Afternoon: ‘British Celebration Design Clinic’

Design director Kate Erwich is on hand to answer questions and give her expert advice.

Evitavonni – Second Floor, South Dome


All Day: ‘Audio Visual Demonstration Incorporating Automated Blinds’

Philharmonic AV Ltd is providing a relaxed ambience showcasing design-friendly speakers and demonstrating the newly installed silent automated blinds. Grab a mojito and add some songs to the playlist.

Fox Linton – Second Floor, North Dome


2pm – 4pm: Nanz Open House’

Watch a short video of how Nanz handles are made in the Long Island factory.

The Nanz Company – Fourth Floor, Design Centre East

All Day: ‘The Then and Now of Silk Weaving’

At this informal demonstration find out how new computer technology has changed silk weaving over the last 50 years.

The Silk Gallery – Ground Floor, Centre Dome


All Day: ‘Wonka Party’

Head to StudioTex for a sweet shop party featuring Knoll Studio Children’s Furniture. There is a chocolate fountain, sweeties and party bags – one even containing a winning ticket!

StudioTex – Fourth Floor, Design Centre East


All Day: ‘Cabrits Experience’

Relax in a spa environment and try the new ‘Cabrits’ bath. Share your views of the latest model for a chance to win a spa day.

Victoria + Albert Baths – Second Floor, North Dome

All Day: ‘On View’

Papers from the magnificent archive and original hand-carved wooden blocks are on display in the refurbished showroom. Join them in the afternoon for a glass of Prosecco and nibbles.

Cole & Son – Ground Floor, Centre Dome


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