ACCESS ALL AREAS: ARTISANS OF DEVIZES’ WATERCOLOUR TILE CHALLENGE

With Gemma Lofthouse, Artisans of Devizes designer and Grazzie Wilson, Artisans of Devizes creative lead

Artisans of Devizes, Third Floor, Design Centre East

Join Artisans of Devizes’ Gemma Lofthouse, designer of the National Trust Tile Collection for a Q&A and watercolour demonstration. Have a go at your own watercolouring and enter Artisans’ design competition, where your work could be turned into a new tile for 2022!

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: RUBELLI ON THE CATWALK – INTERIORS MEETS FASHION

Rubelli, Ground Floor, Design Centre East

Catch a glimpse of three exquisite dresses created by Italian designer Alberta Ferretti using Rubelli fabrics she hand-selected for the special show to celebrate 1,600 years since the founding of Venice. Rubelli will be playing a video in the showroom from Ferretti herself, discussing her designs and her collaboration with Rubelli.

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: AUTUMN 2021 BIBLIOTHEQUE

Phillip Jeffries, Second Floor, North Dome

Join Phillip Jeffries to celebrate Bibliothèque, a collection of wallcoverings inspired by a library’s enchanting charm and beauty. Preview the collection and experience the art of handcrafted with a printmaking workshop featuring the newly launched designs. Space is limited per session.

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: TEXTURES, TONES, COLOUR AND PATTERN

With Vanessa Konig

Julian Chichester, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

Showcasing Julian Chichester’s new collection, interior designer Vanessa Konig will discuss how to work with texture, tone and pattern, emphasising how integral colour is in helping to cement a scheme and bring a room together.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: A WORLD OF LUXURY WALLCOVERINGS BY DEDAR AND PAPIER FRANCAIS

With Laurent Chapuis, director of Papier Français

Dedar, Ground Floor, Design Centre East

Join the Dedar team for a world-first presentation of the wonderful patterned collection of luxury bespoke wallpapers by Papier Français, carefully restored from the 18th- and 19th-century archives of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Dedar's new deluxe paper-backed fabric range will also be presented.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: NEW ADVENTURES

Eccotrading Design London, Ground Floor, Design Centre East

Eccotrading Design London invites you to its newly opened showroom to introduce you to its collection and meet the showroom manager. Stop by for a drink, explore the latest furniture designs, and enter a lucky dip to win a beautiful hand-cast bronze votive.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: LAMPSHADE PAINTING WORKSHOP

With artist Natasha Mann

Vaughan, Ground Floor, Design Centre East

Following the success of a workshop with decorative artist Natasha Mann during Artefact, (the Design Centre’s contemporary craft show), Vaughan welcomes her back to the showroom, where she will be painting lampshades in a design collaboration with Lucy and Michael Vaughan. 

ACCESS ALL AREAS: FRESH LOOKS FOR EVERY SEASON FROM CLARKE & CLARKE

With Mark Kennedy, general manager, Clarke & Clarke

Harlequin, First Floor, South Dome

Inject some style into your home with Clarke & Clarke’s new collections. Join the brand’s general manager Mark Kennedy as he presents staple plains and statement styles from this season’s latest trends, plus updated homeware looks to keep your bedroom stylish all year round. 

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN: HOSTED BY COUNTRY & TOWN HOUSE

THE STORY OF DESIGN
TALK Lecture Theatre, Third Floor, South Dome 
Guest speakers: Martin Hulbert and Jay Grierson of MHD and Justin Marr, creative head at Zinc Textile and Carole Annett, interiors editor, Country & Town House
How do designers weave narrative into their work, from concept to reality? Join the creative forces behind MHD as they discuss how they imbue spaces with compelling and authentic stories, paying close attention to atmosphere as much as aesthetics. Find out how they work in a fluid, creative way to interpret a brief, not only for private residences and hotel projects such as Chewton Glen, Coworth Park and The Grove, but also their first foray into the world of fabrics with a collaboration with Zinc Textile. This promises to be a visual journey that will delight the eye and capture the imagination.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: ANTIQUE RUGS – A GLOSSARY OF STYLES

With Yeran Megerian, Stark Carpet

Stark Carpet, Third Floor, South Dome

Explore the artistry behind some of the world’s most masterful and treasured antique rugs. Stark’s specialist Yeran Megerian will walk you through the glossary of styles that go into these beautiful pieces of art, making them the highly sought after, valuable asset they are in today’s interiors world.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: LUXURY LIVING – VENTURA LAUNCHES NEW CHAIR COLLECTIONS

With Arlene McIntyre, founder and CEO, Ventura

Ventura, Second Floor, Design Centre East

Join Arlene McIntyre as Ventura launches three new statement chairs at Focus/21. Accompanied by a glass of bubbly, guests can enjoy a short presentation on the inspiration behind the designs and the unique manufacturing processes used to create them.

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: ARTISANS OF DEVIZES’ WATERCOLOUR TILE CHALLENGE

With Gemma Lofthouse, Artisans of Devizes designer and Grazzie Wilson, Artisans of Devizes creative lead

Artisans of Devizes, Third Floor, Design Centre East

Join Artisans of Devizes’ Gemma Lofthouse, designer of the National Trust Tile Collection for a Q&A and watercolour demonstration. Have a go at your own watercolouring and enter Artisans’ design competition, where your work could be turned into a new tile for 2022!

ACCESS ALL AREAS: DISCOVER CASAL’S ARTAILE COLLECTION

With Chiara Pirotta, export sales manager, Casal Houlès, Second Floor, South Dome ArtAile believes that art is a universal language. The association runs creative workshops in hospitals alongside patients with Alzheimer’s; now, responding to these drawings, full of life and joy, French decorating house Casal has created a poetic collection of printed velvets, raising awareness of ArtAile’s work. Join Casal’s...

GROW YOUR BUSINESS: IN ASSOCIATION WITH BIID

SCALING WITH CONFIDENCE
Guest speakers: Lindsey Rendall, BIID president and co-founder of Rendall & Wright, Verity Coleman, founder of Rascal & Roses and Cinzia Moretti, creative director of Moretti
Chair: Elspeth Pridham, The Insider
Whistler Leather, Second Floor, South Dome
Sharing how they made the leap from small practice to growing studio, three interior designers explore their business success. Expect sage advice and plenty of entrepreneurial spirit as the panel delve into their rule books, revealing pivotal decisions and shrewd strategies. Discover ways to expand your design business, build your brand and communicate your design vision to clients.

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: AFTERNOON TEA WITH COLONY

Colony, Second Floor, Centre Dome
A breath of fresh air from East and West blows through the collections for AW21. Join Colony and Casamance for afternoon tea and be inspired by an amazing combination of textures, colours and patterns to be found in the latest launches.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: IN CONVERSATION WITH STUDIO WINCH

With Selina McCabe, partner, Studio Winch and Ann Grafton, managing and creative director, GP & J Baker
GP & J Baker, Ground Floor, Design Centre East
Studio Winch has collaborated with GP & J Baker on a curated space that combines a living room and home office that encapsulates a city living mentality, framed within a country narrative. Find out how the scheme took shape in this Q&A with Studio Winch partner Selina McCabe and Ann Grafton, managing and creative director of GP & J Baker.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: AUTUMN 2021 BIBLIOTHEQUE

Phillip Jeffries, Second Floor, North Dome

Join Phillip Jeffries to celebrate Bibliothèque, a collection of wallcoverings inspired by a library’s enchanting charm and beauty. Preview the collection and experience the art of handcrafted with a printmaking workshop featuring the newly launched designs. Space is limited per session.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN: HOSTED BY HOSPITALITY INTERIORS

THE FUTURE OF HOSPITALITY
Guest speakers: Hamish Brown, partner at 1508, Grace Leo, President and CEO of Grace Leo Consultancy, Marie Soliman, co-founder of Bergman Design House. Moderator: Can Faik, editorial director, Hospitality Interiors
The hospitality industry is evolving and hoteliers and hotel designers are making exciting plans for the future. Three leading experts discuss highly original and flexible concepts, reworking existing projects and starting new ones. Discover the inspiration, ideas and creative solutions that are shaping their unique approach to curating memorable spaces and guest experiences.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: A NEW AESTHETIC WITH ZINC TEXTILE & MARTIN HULBERT DESIGN

With Justin Marr, design director, Zinc Textile, and Martin Hulbert and Jay Grierson from Martin Hulbert Design

Romo, First Floor, North Dome

Join Zinc Textile’s designer director Justin Marr alongside Martin Hulbert and Jay Grierson from interior design practice Martin Hulbert Design (MHD) for drinks and canapés as they celebrate their collaborative range of textiles. Learn how they joined forces and explore a dedicated MHD-designed space within the showroom.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: NEW ADVENTURES

Eccotrading Design London, Ground Floor, Design Centre East

Eccotrading Design London invites you to its newly opened showroom to introduce you to its collection and meet the showroom manager. Stop by for a drink, explore the latest furniture designs, and enter a lucky dip to win a beautiful hand-cast bronze votive.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: TOLLGARD’S LOVE OF ITALY – DRINKS RECEPTION

With Staffan and Monique Tollgård

Tollgard and Ceccotti Collezioni, First Floor, Centre Dome

Tollgard’s founders describe their love of Italy as more of an obsession; join them to explore a showcase of Italian masters, featuring contemporary works from the likes of Ceccotti Collezioni, Tacchini, De Castelli, Giorgetti, Agapecasa and Cattelan Italia.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: A COLLABORATION BETWEEN TWO FRENCH POWERHOUSES

With Emmanuel Lelièvre, CEO, Lelièvre Paris and Alexia Leleu, president, Maison Leleu

Lelièvre Paris, First Floor, North & Centre Domes

Emmanuel Lelièvre and Alexia Leleu will discuss the prestigious past of their family businesses and present the brand new Lelièvre Paris x Maison Leleu collection, Rétrospective, featuring fabrics and wallcoverings based on iconic designs from the archives. Drinks and canapes served.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: THE CHINTZ SHOP BY COLEFAX AND FOWLER

Colefax and Fowler, Ground Floor, South Dome (outdoor entrance)

Colefax and Fowler and chintz have been inseparable throughout the decades of traditional English interiors, and founder John Fowler was an ardent fan. Its original Chintz Shop on Ebury Street opened in 1975 to great acclaim; now, as a passion for this textile is rekindled within a contemporary context, celebrate a new iteration of the shop highlighting the latest designs added to its staple of timeless decorative fabrics.

MASTERCLASS: HOSTED BY THE SUPERYACHT GROUP

ARE SUPERYACHTS FLOATING VILLAS?
Guest speakers: George Wolstenholme and Lena Cottray of Lawson Robb and Martin H Redmayne, The Superyacht Group
How do yacht projects differ from their land-based counterparts? Join renowned creative leads from design studio Lawson Robb as they share experiences and insights into how they have brought a new perspective to superyacht design. Discover how they are rethinking and refocusing on what makes sense and how the two sectors can learn from each other.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: IN CONVERSATION WITH ANDREW HILLS AND KIT KEMP

With Andrew Hills, creative director of Porta Romana, and Kit Kemp, founder and creative director, Firmdale Hotels and the Kit Kemp Design Studio

Porta Romana, Ground Floor, Centre & South Domes

The Rockin’ Robin collection blends Kit Kemp’s unique style with Porta Romana’s skilled craftsmanship. Join this insightful discussion into their collaboration and discover their exclusive tips on decorative lighting. Kit Kemp will also be on hand signing her brilliant new book Design Secrets.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: SUSTAINABILITY AT PIERRE FREY AND IN THE FURNISHING FABRIC INDUSTRY

Pierre Frey, First Floor, Design Centre East

With Pierre Frey, communication director, Pierre Frey and Alison Reupke, retail consultant

Come and discover how sustainable fabrics can combine style with strong social and environmental commitments. Pierre Frey invites you for a morning of learning and reflection with a specialist consultant on eco-responsibility, followed by a presentation of the September 2021 collection. Breakfast at 10am, followed by a talk at 10.30am.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: BRUNCH WITH MAISON LELEU AND LELIÈVRE PARIS

With Alexia Leleu, president, Maison Leleu

Lelièvre Paris, First Floor, North & Centre Domes

The new Rétrospective collection represents a collaboration between two French design powerhouses, Lelièvre Paris and Maison Leleu. Join Alexia Leleu and the Lelièvre team for brunch and a casual discussion about these new fabrics and wallcoverings, based on iconic designs from the archives.

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 along 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: HOW TO SPECIFY SUSTAINABLE INTERIORS

With Susan White, managing director of Iggi UK Ltd and Phoenix Interior Design Ltd, and Grant Pierrus, Founder of Pierrus Agency

Jacaranda Carpets & Rugs, Second Floor, South Dome

Award-winning designer Susan White specialises in luxury design focusing on sustainability. Talking alongside Grant Pierrus, founder of marketing consultancy Pierrus Agency, they will discuss how to source sustainable products, what clients want in terms of sustainability, and White’s work on the UK’s first passive new build.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: LUXURY LIVING – VENTURA LAUNCHES NEW CHAIR COLLECTIONS

With Arlene McIntyre, founder and CEO, Ventura

Ventura, Second Floor, Design Centre East

Join Arlene McIntyre as Ventura launches three new statement chairs at Focus/21. Accompanied by a glass of bubbly, guests can enjoy a short presentation on the inspiration behind the designs and the unique manufacturing processes used to create them.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: AUTUMN 2021 BIBLIOTHEQUE

Phillip Jeffries, Second Floor, North Dome

Join Phillip Jeffries to celebrate Bibliothèque, a collection of wallcoverings inspired by a library’s enchanting charm and beauty. Preview the collection and experience the art of handcrafted with a printmaking workshop featuring the newly launched designs. Space is limited per session.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: VERSATILE FURNITURE FOR VERSATILE LIVING

With Gail Taylor, creative director and joint CEO, Th2
Join Gail Taylor and the Th2 team, as they explore living and working in a post-Covid world. As we emerge from the pandemic, we are all looking for new ways to inject flexibility into our lifestyles. Th2 want to share with you how they make this a reality for their clients, present some of their current favourite furniture choices and introduce you to their latest range for AW21.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: #OWNTHEROOM WITH HARLEQUIN

Harlequin, First Floor, South Dome

Harlequin believes that our best interiors are created when they reflect who we are. Unreservedly and unapologetically. #OwnTheRoom is all about you. Your space, your style, your choice. It is this idea that has defined the Colour I collection; join Claire Greenfield, Harlequin’s lead designer, for a look at the collection, and a guide to personal expression.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: INTRODUCING ‘DRIFTER’ LIGHTING

Ochre, Design Avenue

Listen to Ochre discuss its new 'Drifter' lighting. Taken from the cricketing term “drift” and inspired by the dancing forms of driftwood as it glides through the water, the ‘Drifter’ light is hand-carved in oak by traditional British cricket-bat makers.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN

MODERN ENGLISH
TALK Lecture Theatre, Third Floor, South Dome
Guest speakers: Emily Todhunter and Kate Earle, co-founders of Todhunter Earle
Moderator: Nicholas Coleridge, chairman of the V&A
What is the secret to relaxed, discreet interiors that whisper rather than shout? Design duo Emily Todhunter and Kate Earle share insider insights into their award-winning work, opening the door to favourite projects. Whether decorating a country house, city apartment or boutique hotel, discover what informs their instinctive approach and why sensibility to place and a commitment to creating highly individual spaces for their clients is a hallmark of the Todhunter Earle name.

Followed by a book signing of Modern English, Todhunter Earle Interiors (Vendome Press).

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: FROM WALL TO TABLE

With Antoine de Remur, CEO, Raynaud Porcelaines

Lincrusta, First Floor, Design Centre East

Join the CEO of Raynaud Limoges Porcelaines, who will explain why Raynaud decided to launch a new range of luxury tableware inspired by ‘Italian Renaissance’, one of Lincrusta's heritage designs.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: TACKLING SUSTAINABILITY IN TEXTILES

With Fredericke Winkler, design director, Hodsoll McKenzie

Zimmer + Rohde, Ground Floor, North Dome

Join in a conversation that will discuss the importance of creating a better future and making design decisions that safeguard the planet. Fredericke Winkler will introduce the first eco-responsible collection from Hodsoll McKenzie: these beautiful, textural fabrics have a respect for nature, using yarns derived from upcycled clothing and plant fibres that use innovative processes to minimise ecological impact.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: SOIE DE LUNE + MILES LAUNCH 2022

With Daniel Marcus, CEO, Soie de Lune

Alexander Lamont + Miles, Second Floor, South Dome

Soie de Lune’s textiles are exquisitely hand-woven in Laos using linen, cotton and silk. Meet its CEO and discover new cushions and throws plus a capsule collection of jacquard designs, ‘Orchid Bloom’ and ‘Jasmine Blossom’, adapted from traditional Lao weaving and based on temple flowers.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: INTRODUCING NEVA

With Philippe Houlès, CEO of Houlès

Houlès, Second Floor, South Dome

Join Phillippe Houlès and the showroom team as they introduce Neva, a range of wool and mohair trimmings that are chic, relaxed and versatile. You will be led through the design process including the inspirations behind the collection and some beautiful creative uses for the trims.

TEXTURE AND PERSONALITY AT HOME, WITH KIRKBY DESIGN

With Jordan Mould, design director, Clare Leith, senior designer and Linnéa Duckworth, textile designer, Kirkby Design

Romo, First Floor, North Dome

In celebration of Kirkby Design’s latest fabric and wallcovering collections, join the design studio, including brand director Jordan Mould, for a round-table discussion on why texture and personality has become so important in the home, and how to introduce it.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: IN CONVERSATION WITH MULBERRY HOME DESIGN STUDIO

GP & J Baker, Ground Floor, Design Centre East

As part of Mulberry Home’s 30th anniversary celebrations, join the design studio for an ‘in conversation’ session. Explore the new Icons wallcovering collection and the many classic designs that have been recoloured and reimagined for the modern day.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: AUTUMN 2021 BIBLIOTHEQUE

Phillip Jeffries, Second Floor, North Dome

Join Phillip Jeffries to celebrate Bibliothèque, a collection of wallcoverings inspired by a library’s enchanting charm and beauty. Preview the collection and experience the art of handcrafted with a printmaking workshop featuring the newly launched designs. Space is limited per session.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN: HOSTED BY HOUSE & GARDEN

SIGNATURE SPACES
TALK Lecture Theatre, Third Floor, South Dome                                                                                                                              
Guest speakers: Paolo Moschino and Philip Vergeylen of Nicholas Haslam Ltd and Hatta Byng, editor of House & Garden
Join the award-winning design duo as they share secrets about their global work, from projects to products, which are all infused with continental flair. From residential commissions to Grand Hotel Villa Igiea in Sicily, a landmark hotel which they recently worked on for Rocco Forte Hotels, expect personal anecdotes and plenty of inspiration.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: SCHU O’CLOCK MEET & GREET

With Benni Frowein, CEO, F. Schumacher Europe

Schumacher, Ground Floor, South Dome

Visit the showroom for a glass of champagne and an opportunity to get to know Benni Frowein, CEO of F. Schumacher Europe, and to learn what exciting things are happening at Schumacher.

ONLINE: CREATIVE COLLABORATIONS

DISCOVER OREJEN

Guest speakers: Rayman Boozer, principal designer of Apartment 48 and Beth Diana Smith, owner and principal designer of Beth Diana Smith Interior Design
Chair: Charlotte Abrahams
If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going.” Amplifying Maya Angelou’s famous sentiment surrounding ancestral roots and inspired beginnings are The Black Artists + Designers Guild (BADG), which has teamed with S. Harris to create a debut collection of artisanal textiles, wallcoverings and trimmings centered around history and heritage. Join two of the BADG members - both accomplished US interior designers – who collaborated on this unique project, taking us on a transportive, tactile journey through the peaks and valleys of Bhutan, the equatorial shores of Zanzibar and the far reaches of New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: BOOK LAUNCH – ATLAS OF INTERIOR DESIGN

Circa Lighting, Ground Floor, Design Centre North

Circa Lighting and Phaidon invite you to celebrate the launch of Atlas of Interior Design. Join them for an intimate cocktail reception and a signing with the book’s author, Dominic Bradbury. The first 50 guests will be gifted a signed copy of the book.

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: 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: 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: 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.

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.

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: Dimonah Iksel, co-founder of Iksel Decorative Arts, 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.

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.