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.

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.

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.

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.