ACCESS ALL AREAS: DISCOVER THE GINKGO COLLECTION

David Hunt Lighting, Third Floor, Centre Dome
Drop in to discover the inspiration and the expert craftsmanship behind David Hunt Lighting's new Ginkgo collection. Get an exclusive glimpse into the making process and some of the artisanal techniques behind this gorgeous collection of table and wall lights. Refreshments served.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: DREAM IN COLOUR: MOODBOARD MAKING WITH ABI INTERIORS

ABI Interiors, Third Floor, Design Centre East

Visit a new showroom in Design Centre East, Australian tapware, fittings and fixtures supplier ABI Interiors, and discover its products through daily moodboarding sessions. Explore your innate creativity and experiment with Australian florals, artisan products and the brand’s innovative Aura collection, a range of lively, colourful tapware.

There will be seven sessions per day, at 10.15am, 11.15am, 1.15pm, 2.15pm, 3.15pm, 4.15pm and 5.15pm.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Tour leader: Maggie Eccles
Concierge desk, Ground Floor, South Dome
Join Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour’s concierge for an engaging discovery tour, taking you to the heart of the showrooms. Get an insider’s view of some of the biggest names in the industry and gain deeper insights into the most-talked-about designs at Focus/21.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: BEHIND THE DESIGN

Gallotti&Radice, Second Floor, Centre Dome

Dive into Gallotti&Radice's latest collection and discover the ideas, inspirations and thought processes behind the pieces – narrated directly by the designers themselves, via a series of video interviews.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: FOCUS ON SURFACES

With Neil Holmes, sales director, and Ben Marshall, business development manager, Studio Franchi

Studio Franchi, Ground Floor, Design Centre North

Studio Franchi presents an interactive and informative seminar exploring the current trends in ‘living’ finishes and textures in architectural ironmongery. Demonstrating the beauty of patinas on copper, brass and bronze alongside how the latest technology facilitates customisation in textures.

This will be followed by the launch of the limited-edition Mineral collection in partnership with Croft, exclusively available via Studio Franchi.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: CARING FOR THE PLANET, ONE RUG AT A TIME

With Julian Brinton, manager director, Wool Classics

Wool Classics, Second Floor, Design Centre East

Wool Classics always strives to use biodegradable, renewable and organic materials. With this, the company is able to supply products which are both friendly to the environment and your home. Join the showroom at the gin bar for a friendly talk on sustainability.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: INTRODUCING GARDEN OF EDEN

With Charlotte Gibson, lead designer, Scion

Harlequin, First Floor, South Dome

This season, Scion brings its fun-loving personality into the home with Garden of Eden, a playful collection of prints and wallpapers in a spectrum of fresh contemporary colours that are sure to bring a smile to the everyday. Join lead designer Charlotte Gibson for an introduction to the collection.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN: HOSTED BY ELLE DECORATION

LIFE IN A FRENCH COUNTRY HOUSE: ENTERTAINING FOR ALL SEASONS
TALK Lecture Theatre, Third Floor, South Dome    
Guest speakers: Cordelia de Castellane, artistic director of Dior Home and Baby Dior and Ben Spriggs, editor-in-chief, ELLE Decoration and ELLE Decoration Country
The art of living and entertaining is something that comes instinctively to renowned French designer and tastemaker Cordelia de Castellane. Opening the door to her idyllic country home an hour’s drive from Paris, she shares personal inspirations and chic style tips that she has drawn from her illustrious career, family life and social circle. From setting the table to arranging flowers, discover the pastoral pleasures of creating events and everyday occasions for every season.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: THINKING SMALL IN A GLOBAL WORLD

With Peter Thwaites, co-founder, Rapture & Wright, and Amy Kent, founder, Amy Kent

Rapture & Wright, Design Avenue

Peter Thwaites and Amy Kent, who recently collaborated on a range of rugs, discuss how the rise of small artisan and craft-based companies can have a positive impact and help create beneficial, local solutions to global problems.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: HOW, WHY AND WHEN TO COMMISSION BESPOKE FURNITURE

With Sophie Stanbury, director, Sophie Stanbury Interiors

Hyde House, Design Avenue

An intimate and honest discussion about how, why and when to commission bespoke furniture – a guide to navigating your way through the process of specifying upholstery, case goods and joinery to ensure the result is beautiful, timeless, unique, high quality and luxurious.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Tour leader: Maggie Eccles
Concierge desk, Ground Floor, South Dome
Join Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour’s concierge for an engaging discovery tour, taking you to the heart of the showrooms. Get an insider’s view of some of the biggest names in the industry and gain deeper insights into the most-talked-about designs at Focus/21.

MASTERCLASS: HOSTED BY THE WORLD OF INTERIORS

CREATIVE CONFIDENCE: COLOUR & PATTERN
Guest speakers: Scott Maddux, co-founder of Maddux Creative, Brandon Schubert, founder of Brandon Schubert Ltd and Sophia Toce, executive editor, The World of Interiors
Get the inside track and discover why schemes that incorporate pattern and colour are inviting places to live in. Expect engaging perspectives on how to unleash your confidence
to elevate and personalise every room from a bold, dramatic space to a cosy corner.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: MEET THE GP & J BAKER DESIGN STUDIO

GP & J Baker, Ground Floor, Design Centre East

Many of GP & J Baker's collections have used William Turner’s 19th-century print designs from the Baker archive, recoloured, rescaled and reimagined. Join the GP & J Baker design studio to explore these archival treasures and learn about the process that translates these cherished designs into fabrics and wallcoverings suitable for the modern day.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN: HOSTED BY COUNTRY LIFE

DESIGN FOR THE MIND
TALK Lecture Theatre, Third Floor, South Dome
Guest speakers: Guy Oliver, managing director of Oliver Laws, Bunny Turner, co-founder of Turner Pocock and Felix Conran, designer, artist, writer and co-founder of Maker & Son and Giles Kime, executive & interiors editor, Country Life
There has been dramatic reappraisal of our homes, not just as spaces for domestic life, but also for work, entertaining and relaxation. If we want to future-proof them, how best can this be done? Are comfort and function more important than style? How does the human mind dictate the way we want to live? How rational are those choices? Or are they more influenced by our memories, emotions and basic human needs? Three speakers with very different perspectives on interior design explore how our relationship with our homes has evolved over the last two years.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: DISCOVER THE GITANE COLLECTION

With Siobhan Kannenberg, area director, Arte
Arte, Second Floor, Design Centre East
Visit Arte to discover the designs, inspiration and craft behind the new Gitane collection. From Tibetan tigers to traditional woven baskets from Zimbabwe and beautiful Italian flower fields, Gitane is an exuberant wallcoverings collection that will take you on a journey around the world.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: PORADA MEETS STAFFAN TOLLGARD + FILIPPO CASTELLANI

With Staffan Tollgård and Filippo Castellani

Porada, First Floor, South Dome

Discover the story behind the new Porada collection, created in collaboration with design duo Staffan Tollgård and Filippo Castellani. Join this conversation with the two designers and be the first to preview the new designs.

ACESS ALL AREAS: ART DECO INFLUENCES – BRINGING THE 1920S INTO THE 2020S AND BEYOND

With Ross Lloyd, sales director, Bella Figura

Bella Figura, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

Discover the Moonlight collection, a series of sculptural designs that embrace the spirit and energy of the much-treasured composition Clair de Lune by French composer Claude Debussy. Ross Lloyd, Bella Figura’s sales director, will explain the art deco influences intrinsic to the collection, which brings 1920s style into the modern world.

ONLINE: CREATIVE COLLABORATIONS

ARCHITECTURE MEETS CRAFT
Guest speakers: Andrew Kotchen, Matthew D. Berman, founders, Workshop APD and Charlotte Abrahams
For Arteriors' latest collection, it chose to partner with New York based architecture and design firm Workshop APD. Learn from the studio's founding principals how they brought Workshop APD's signature Crafted Modern approach to Arteriors' portfolio, and discover how traditional acts of making drove the creation of every piece, from rippled, curved glass to hand-worked clay and glazed ceramics. 

ACCESS ALL AREAS: DREAM IN COLOUR: MOODBOARD MAKING WITH ABI INTERIORS

ABI Interiors, Third Floor, Design Centre East

Visit a new showroom in Design Centre East, Australian tapware, fittings and fixtures supplier ABI Interiors, and discover its products through daily moodboarding sessions. Explore your innate creativity and experiment with Australian florals, artisan products and the brand’s innovative Aura collection, a range of lively, colourful tapware.

There will be seven sessions per day, at 10.15am, 11.15am, 1.15pm, 2.15pm, 3.15pm, 4.15pm and 5.15pm.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: MEET FRATO’S EXCLUSIVE WORLD

Frato, Second Floor, South Dome

Delve into Frato's exclusive world, as it shows off the materials and craftsmanship behind its products. The experienced team will be providing concise information on the products and materials also with Frato's customisation services and core values.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Tour leader: Maggie Eccles
Concierge desk, Ground Floor, South Dome
Join Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour’s concierge for an engaging discovery tour, taking you to the heart of the showrooms. Get an insider’s view of some of the biggest names in the industry and gain deeper insights into the most-talked-about designs at Focus/21.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: VISIONNAIRE. COUTURIER OF ONE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS’ DREAMS

With Francesco Pugliese, managing director UK & Ireland, Visionnaire

Visionnaire, First Floor, South Dome

Head to this newly opened Italian furniture and lighting showroom for an immersive introduction to the brand and its latest collections. Visionnaire bases its activity on the value of knowledge and continuing research on the concept of contemporary beauty; find out how its formidable manufacturing skills produce couture details, and how it nurtures artisan talent across Italy.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN: HOSTED BY LIVINGETC

THE JOY OF INSPIRATIONAL THINKING
TALK Lecture Theatre, Third Floor, South Dome
Guest speakers: Linda Boronkay, founder and creative director of Linda Boronkay Design Studio and Pip Rich, editor in chief, Livingetc
Working across a global platform, Linda Boronkay has emerged as one of the UK’s most sought-after interior designers. Free from rigid schemes, there is a unique quality to her projects that are rich in narrative, artistry and integrity. They balance individuality and function, heritage and modernity, character and comfort. With an ability to draw inspiration from different sources including art, fashion, architecture and craft, find out what informs her own design thinking.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Tour leader: Maggie Eccles
Concierge desk, Ground Floor, South Dome
Join Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour’s concierge for an engaging discovery tour, taking you to the heart of the showrooms. Get an insider’s view of some of the biggest names in the industry and gain deeper insights into the most-talked-about designs at Focus/21.

DESIGN WORKSHOP HOSTED BY THE ENGLISH HOME

TOWN OR COUNTRY?
Guest speakers: Paolo Moschino of Nicholas Haslam Ltd, Henriette Von Stockhausen, founder VSP Interiors, Nicole Salvesen, co-founder of Salvesen Graham and Juliette Wright, director of Stephenson Wright
Chair: Samantha Scott-Jeffries, editor, The English Home
Four renowned interior designers debate whether now is the time to escape to the country, or whether the city will sustain the new found boundaries of living and working.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN

CONSCIOUS CREATIVITY
TALK Lecture Theatre, Third Floor, South Dome
Guest speakers: Ali Milam, managing director of Porta Romana, Nicolò Favaretto Rubelli, CEO of Rubelli and Simone Suss, Studio Suss
Chair: Roddy Clarke
Three industry insiders discuss how their businesses are realising a positive vision to bring environmentally and socially sustainable solutions to every stage of design creativity, from production and beyond. Discover how we can play our part to make a difference, looking not just at the present, but also to the future.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: NEW SHOWROOM LAUNCH – HOUSE OF ROHL

House of Rohl, Third Floor, North Dome

Join interior designer, former BIID president and presenter Daniel Hopwood for the official opening of the new House of Rohl showroom. The new space brings together four extraordinary kitchen and bathroom brands: Perrin & Rowe, Shaws of Darwen, Victoria + Albert and Riobel.

ONLINE: CREATIVE COLLABORATIONS

COLLECTIBLE DESIGN – ARTISTRY MEETS ENGINEERING
Guest speakers: Staffan Tollgård, founder, Tollgard, and Simon Brown and Jessica Barrington, The Refined Workshop
Chair: Charlotte Abrahams
Design that pushes the limits of a material can be elevated to the status of functional sculpture. Find out how a designer and pioneering stonemasons discovered a shared love of marble, authentic craft and design excellence, and how this led to an extraordinary collection of precious marble furniture. Achieving incredibly complexity with apparent simplicity, these new pieces demonstrate the coming together of artistry, engineering and creativity, showing the heights that design can reach when a specialist workshop meets an inquiring mind.

STYLE SPY: DESIGN DIRECTIONS

Guest speaker: Becky Metcalfe, head of content, Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour                                                                                   
Simpsons, Ground Floor, Design Centre East
Everywhere you turn at Focus/21, there is the promise of design discovery. Tune in for the inside track on the patterns, palettes and defining products from the new season’s collections. Each is distinctive, what unites them is creative confidence.
Please refer to individual showrooms for their footfall policy.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: DISCOVER THE GINKGO COLLECTION

David Hunt Lighting, Third Floor, Centre Dome
Drop in to discover the inspiration and the expert craftsmanship behind David Hunt Lighting's new Ginkgo collection. Get an exclusive glimpse into the making process and some of the artisanal techniques behind this gorgeous collection of table and wall lights. Refreshments served.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: DREAM IN COLOUR: MOODBOARD MAKING WITH ABI INTERIORS

ABI Interiors, Third Floor, Design Centre East

Visit a new showroom in Design Centre East, Australian tapware, fittings and fixtures supplier ABI Interiors, and discover its products through daily moodboarding sessions. Explore your innate creativity and experiment with Australian florals, artisan products and the brand’s innovative Aura collection, a range of lively, colourful tapware.

There will be seven sessions per day, at 10.15am, 11.15am, 1.15pm, 2.15pm, 3.15pm, 4.15pm and 5.15pm

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Tour leader: Maggie Eccles
Concierge desk, Ground Floor, South Dome
Join Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour’s concierge for an engaging discovery tour, taking you to the heart of the showrooms. Get an insider’s view of some of the biggest names in the industry and gain deeper insights into the most-talked-about designs at Focus/21.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: BEHIND THE DESIGN WITH SUZANNE DUIN

With Suzanne Duin, founder and lead designer at Maison Maison

Maison Maison, Design Avenue

Join designer Suzanne Duin as she goes behind the design of her acclaimed woven lampshade collection. Duin will speak about her foray into product design, and how a far-off idea for woven shades years ago became a reality.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN

CREATING THE DESIGN VISION
Guest speakers: Claire Vallis, creative director of Sanderson Design Group and Hal Messel, silversmith and fine artist
Moderator: Emilio Pimentel-Reid, author, brand strategist and co-founder, Interiors Academy
TALK Lecture Theatre, Third Floor, Design Centre East
Whether starting with a specific material, colour or responding to a challenging brief, what is the creative process that top designers go through in their drive to create and deliver beautiful designs? This talk reveals the creative path, from envisaging potential and distilling a concept to conjuring unique creations crafted with integrity- that make sense for now and beyond. Three leading experts share invaluable insights and diverse experiences conceiving, reimagining and achieving their vision through the varied mediums that meet their own exacting standards.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: DISCOVER A WORLD OF FABRICS

With Michèle Lievens, LF Trading

LF Trading, Ground Floor, Design Avenue

Discover the secret of linen from LF Trading, a Belgian fabric company. Its treasure trove of fabrics keeps certain key words in mind: local, ecological, biodegradable, sustainable, zero waste, and, of course, real craftsmanship. Michèle Lievens will share the passion for textiles that has been passed down from her parents, who own the furniture line LF Selection.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Tour leader: Maggie Eccles
Concierge desk, Ground Floor, South Dome
Join Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour’s concierge for an engaging discovery tour, taking you to the heart of the showrooms. Get an insider’s view of some of the biggest names in the industry and gain deeper insights into the most-talked-about designs at Focus/21.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: INTRODUCING LEVANTE BY MAYA AND LOLOEY

With Maya Romanoff and William Loloey

Altfield, Second Floor, Centre Dome

Delve into the new Maya Romanoff digital print collection, Levante, made in collaboration with Italian rug manufacturer Loloey. Join both Joyce Romanoff and William Loloey in conversation via video, as they talk about the multinational collaboration process behind this new collection, moderated by Natalie Wells.

STYLE SPY: DESIGN DIRECTIONS

Guest speaker: Becky Metcalfe, head of content, Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour
Bella Figura, Ground Floor, Centre Dome
Everywhere you turn at Focus/21, there is the promise of design discovery. Tune in for the inside track on the patterns, palettes and defining products from the new season’s collections. Each is distinctive, what unites them is creative confidence.
Please refer to individual showrooms for their footfall policy.

STYLE SPY

DECORATE HAPPY 
Guest speakers:  Arabella McNie, creative director and Rebecca Gleeson, PR manager, Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Inspiration Gallery, Ground Floor, North Dome
Discover the latest products to be seen at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour. This interactive session will offer a fast track to the latest design directions that can reinvent and refresh your home for the year ahead and beyond.
Please refer to individual showrooms for their footfall policy.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: INTRODUCING THE FLOW COLLECTION

Hidden Gems Design, Design Avenue

With Steve Nyman, founder and designer, Hidden Gems Design

Hidden Gems Design will speak about its new Flow collection of products made from reclaimed wood, including how the wood is sourced, sustainability and design, and its combinations of wood and ceramics.