London Design Week 2023 Programme

The events programme for London Design Week 2023 has been curated to engage, inform and spark the imagination. Book now for Conversations in Design, the renowned talks series that offers access to the industry’s global A-listers; tickets are £10 and spaces are limited. There are also scores of free events in our Access All Areas schedule, to enjoy in and around the showrooms, from meet the designer sessions to hands-on workshops, collection launches, alongside daily discovery tours.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Moodboarding Masterclass

ABI Interiors, Third Floor, Design Centre East
Pop by the showroom to participate in a moodboard masterclass featuring ABI Interiors' newly released 'Hegman' cabinetry pulls. Choose between a wabi sabi or a biophilic inspired design style, led by the showroom's expert team. Places are limited.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: SPRING 2023 DREAM

Phillip Jeffries, Second Floor, North Dome

Preview the new March 2023 collection of prints, texture and colour – along with a special sneak peek of what is in store for the new London showroom opening this spring. Light refreshments served.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre 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 London Design Week 2023.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Sound Moves

Studio Franchi, Ground Floor, Design Centre North
Studio Franchi will be hosting a multi-sensory yoga practice featuring metallic instruments from around the world. An immersive sound experience where sound waves wash over you like a bath. Harmonics of instruments like gongs and singing bowls.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Rachel Chudley and the art of using unexpected patterns

Schumacher, Ground Floor, South Dome
Meet award-winning interior designer Rachel Chudley at Schumacher and learn how she uses exuberant designs in a lively and sophisticated way in her own home. She will share her expertise on how to use fabric on every surface, be brave with colour, have fun with pattern and bring unexpected touches to interior schemes.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Meet and Greet with Turner Pocock

Julian Chichester, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

Come and talk all things furniture at this meet-and-greet event with Turner Pocock's Bunny Turner and Emma Pocock. They will show their beautiful new six-piece collection made in collaboration with Julian Chichester, as well as reveal their take on what to look out for in 2023.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN Hosted by THE WORLD OF INTERIORS: VEERE GRENNEY: ALL IN PROPORTION

Guest speaker: Veere Grenney, founder of Veere Grenney Associates
Chair: Emily Tobin, deputy editor of The World of Interiors
TALK, First Floor, Design Centre East
Legendary interior designer Veere Grenney works on houses all round the world, from London to Long Island, Mustique to Morocco. A master of contrast, his projects are at once calm and exciting, comfortable and liveable. Discover why harmony, clarity and balance are fundamental to his projects.
Tickets: £10. Booking essential.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Create Your Dream Custom Carpet with Allegro Wilton

Stark Carpet, Third Floor, South Dome

Join a selection of top designers as they use the Allegro Wilton recolouring tool to inspire their clients. Choose from a wide selection of Stark’s iconic wilton carpet library and customise the colour, quality, and finish to your preference, and see a visualisation of the design in your room setting.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Timeless Design

GP & J Baker, Ground Floor, Design Centre East

Join The English Home’s Samantha Scott-Jeffries in conversation with industry experts on creating timeless interior design schemes. Discover what makes an enduring fabric and wallpaper design; which colours, patterns and accessories work beautifully together; and clever ways to pair classic designs with new finds to keep interiors fresh and current.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Creative Crafts – Leather Accessories

Altfield, Second Floor, Centre Dome

Altfield Leather has been carefully curated from the finest quality leather, with an extensive palette of colours and textures. The collection ranges from natural to finished leathers providing options for any project or price point. Explore the collection while you craft your very own leather accessory.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Take A Stroll Down Carnaby Street

Holland & Sherry, First Floor, North & Centre Domes

Holland & Sherry captures the independent style and fashion of "fab" 1960s London with its new Carnaby collection. Featuring tactile materials such as cords, bouclés and novelty weaves, as well as wallcoverings, the colour stories work with each other no matter the application. Join UK sales manager Dudley Beckwith to explore this exciting new collection.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Chinoiserie – the most coveted fashionable wall art

Watts 1874, Second Floor, North Dome

Join Fiona Flint in Watts' new showroom to discuss the art of chinoiserie as mural papers. 'Yamadori' is a set of 16 original panels, hand painted in the late-19th century, a glorious “chinoiseriesque” feast of pen, ink brush and watercolour elegantly illustrating exotic birds, leaves and flowers.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Transform Spaces with Innovative Design and Materials

Arte, Second Floor, Design Centre East
Join Livingetc's global editor-in-chief Pip Rich in conversation with Toni Black, director of interior design at Blacksheep, and Arte's design studio manager Frederik Decoopman, talking the power of transforming spaces with innovative design and materials – and the importance of craft, as Arte unveils its latest pioneering collections for SS23.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Abaca – A Gift from the Tropics

Topfloor by Esti, Second Floor, South Dome

Topfloor by Esti is now the proud owner of the abaca rug brand Musett, and has invited its founder Walter Nonnekes to trace this sustainable plant's journey from tropical jungle to luxurious rugs. Abaca, the strongest of natural fibres, can be woven into bespoke rugs with an extraordinary sheen and any colour under the sun.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: House & Garden in Conversation with Sean Lavin & Henry Prideaux

Visual Comfort & Co., Ground Floor, Design Centre East
Join Visual Comfort & Co. as a diverse panel of experts discuss lighting, featuring House & Garden's contributing executive editor Noni Ware, chief design officer, Sean Lavin from Visual Comfort & Co. and renowned interior designer, Henry Prideaux. Plus, an exciting chance to win one of Visual Comfort & Co.’s designer table lamps.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Bespoke Trimmings within Royal Palaces

Jason D'Souza, First Floor, Centre Dome

Delve into the fascinating world of custom-made historical luxury trimmings with an expert guide, Wendy Cushing. View archive material of her work within Kensington Palace, Hampton Court and as part of the renovations following the fire at Windsor Castle – and have your questions answered while enjoying a glass of fizz in celebration of the new King.

DESIGN WORKSHOP HOSTED BY THE ENGLISH HOME: THE CURATED HOME

Guest speakers: Paolo Moschino and Philip Vergeylen, co-owners of Paolo Moschino Ltd, and Sarah Peake, founder of Studio Peake
Chair: Samantha Scott Jeffries, editor of The English Home
Vaughan, Ground Floor, Design Centre East
Knowing how to edit and style the contents of a room can be overwhelming. Join three leading names as they share their secrets to creating harmonious spaces that reflect personal style. How do you display art or arrange objects? How can you see antiques with new eyes, and mix in new pieces? Join them as they share hints and tips that can enrich our homes.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre 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 London Design Week 2023.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN HOSTED BY ELLE DECORATION: FASHIONING THE HOME HOSTED BY ELLE DECORATION

Guest speakers: Alice Temperley MBE, founder and creative director of Temperley London and Emily Mould, director of design & excellence, The Romo Group
Chair: Ben Spriggs, editor-in-chief, ELLE Decoration
TALK, First Floor, Design Centre East
Over two decades Alice Temperley has created a seductive arcadian world of dreamy beaded and printed dresses, embroideries, patterned knits and dandy tailoring that has appealed to glamorous denizens, Hollywood A-listers and global nomads. Quintessentially British, her designs have a romantic, bohemian twist. In this unique session, discover the secrets to her highly individual approach and the eclectic inspirations that have shaped her work. Working collaboratively with Emily Mould and the Romo studio, find out how her archive has been reimagined for the home, while maintaining the essence of her singular vision. Followed by drinks in the Romo showroom.
Tickets: £10. Booking essential.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Introduction to Tangram

Espresso Design, Second Floor, Design Centre East

The Cesar by Espresso Design showroom at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour will be officially opened during London Design Week 2023 as a hub for exquisite Italian design, craftsmanship and state-of-the-art furniture. Join Espresso Design for tea, freshly baked cakes and a look at the latest kitchen technology. Including an introduction to the new Tangram and N. Elle furniture ranges.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: New Wallpaper by Colony Roma

Colony by Casa Luiza, Second Floor, Centre Dome

Join Colony by Casa Luiza for some drinks and be inspired by some beautiful wallcoverings from Italy. Colony's Gabriele Roscioli will present the Colony Wallpaper Collection Vol. III and show how it can be used. Find out about a variety of techniques – some traditional and some modern – printed on distinct surfaces ranging from paper/non-woven to vinyl and grasscloth.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Tracing Venice – metal works recrafting an art heritage

Tollgard, First Floor, Centre Dome

Inspired by the ancient Byzantine mosaics within Saint Mark’s Basilica, De Castelli’s latest collection, Tracing Venice, was created by designers Zanellato/Bortotto and reflects the ancient history of Venice through a minimal and metallic medium. Together with Monique Tollgård, they explore the design heritage of Italy and how they have worked with De Castelli to create a collection that celebrates the past while forging the future.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Introducing Sanderson Arboretum, new for SS23

Sanderson, First Floor, South Dome

Hosted by Suzanne Imre, join the conversation as Becci Craig from the Sanderson studio teams up with The World of Interiors executive editor Busola Evans and House & Garden Top 100 designers, Salvesen Graham, to discuss the inspiration behind Arboretum. Discover the importance of nature in design and how much-loved furniture can be reused to create timeless, memorable interiors. 

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Dickie Bannenberg and Simon Rowell Present the Oceana collection

Perennials Sutherland Studio, Third Floor, Centre Dome

The creatives behind Bannenberg & Rowell Design, the leader in superyacht design, present their Spring 2023 collection for Sutherland Furniture, Oceana. With Sutherland’s premium teak and stainless steel accents, the outdoor furniture collection is both inspired by and built to withstand the high seas.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: A World Less Ordinary with Alice Temperley and Romo

First Floor, North Dome
Join Alice Temperley MBE, founder and creative director of Temperley London and Emily Mould, director of design & excellence for The Romo Group, for drinks in celebration of the Temperley London x Romo partnership. A story of how two curators from the fashion and interiors industry came together to create a dreamlike collection of fabrics, wallcoverings, trimmings and cushions.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: GENTLE ATTITUDE

Gallotti&Radice, Second Floor, Centre Dome

Join Gallotti&Radice's CEO Silvia Gallotti to mark London Design Week 2023. Gallotti&Radice will launch a new home fragrance, and unveil the inspiration behind its 'Utopia' fabric, a cotton satin print inspired by lush vegetation and the concept of the ideal city. Drinks and refreshments provided.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Lampshade Painting Workshop

David Hunt Lighting, Third Floor, Centre Dome

Join David Hunt Lighting for a special lampshade painting workshop to celebrate the launch of the SS23 collections and the opening of the brand’s new showroom space, unveiled for London Design Week 2023. Create your own unique lampshade with the team on hand to guide you through and all materials provided.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: The Furniture Design Process – How Inspiring Spaces Turn Into Reality

Laskasas, First Floor, Design Centre East
Discover how inspiring spaces turn into reality with the pre-launch of Laskasas’ coffee table book, published in April – an inspirational tool that covers the company’s most intrinsic interior secrets and the magical process of furniture design. There will also be a look at the new designs for 2023.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Château Chic: The Renaissance

Jennifer Manners Design, First Floor, Centre Dome

Jennifer Manners will be in conversation with interior designer Tim Gosling, hearing about the ups and downs of the restoration of his château, how to reinterpret design classics and breathe new life into a home for a contemporary way of living. French drinks and nibbles will be provided.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Tollgard presents The Art of Refinement – Drinks Reception

Tollgard, First Floor, Centre Dome

Tollgard invites you to discover its newly renovated showroom and explore the Art of Refinement. Meet showroom founders Staffan and Monique Tollgård and enjoy a glass of something sparkling as you explore new brand additions, Vipp, Exteta, Entrelacs, Quest Joinery, and many more.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: The Power of using texture & pattern in the home

Tim Page Carpets, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

Tim Page Carpets and Th2designs are delighted to collaborate on their first piece of furniture. To celebrate, Th2designs' creative director and joint CEO Gail Taylor and Tim Page Carpets will host this talk highlighting the power of using texture and pattern within the home.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: SPRING 2023 DREAM

Phillip Jeffries, Second Floor, North Dome
Preview the new March 2023 collection of prints, texture and colour – along with a special sneak peek of what is in store for the new London showroom opening this spring. Light refreshments served.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Pavoni Panelling and Leather Wallcovering Launch

Pavoni, Second Floor, South Dome

Discover the exciting new Acoustic Pavoni Panelling and Leather Wallcovering range, exclusively available from the brand that put the 'lux' into leather. Its innovative magnetic MagPaint application system is unique in the industry and ideal for residential, yacht and superyacht design projects.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Commissioning couture interiors – a rare project deconstruction with Taylor Howes

Jacaranda Carpets & Rugs, Second Floor, South Dome

Lifting the veil on the world of couture-like interior design, Jane Landino of Taylor Howes will be giving an exclusive behind the scenes presentation in the Jacaranda showroom. Sharing details of never-seen-before projects, she will discuss the commissioning journey and shine a light on specialist artists and craftspeople.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre 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 London Design Week 2023.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Cut from a Different Cloth

de Le Cuona, Second Floor, North Dome

Discover the lure of linen for interior and fashion designers. Bernie de Le Cuona and Simon Crompton, founder of website Permanent Style, the authority on classic menswear, share their fervour for this magical cloth and the oldest fibre known to man. Lifestyle journalist, editor and author Fiona McCarthy chairs the conversation.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Meet the Fabric Designer – Nichola Taylorson

Julian Chichester, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

Nichola Taylorson will be demonstrating the geometric patterns and stripes that are the theme of her new collection. The designs have a hand-drawn look and feel to them, bringing attention to the imperfect lines and shapes that are created so beautifully by the block printing process.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Why you should start with floor art?

Wendy Morrison, First Floor, Design Centre East

Join Wendy Morrison and founding directors of Hill House Interiors, Jenny Weiss and Helen Bygraves, for a discussion on designing a room starting from the rug upwards. Wendy’s designs celebrate the craftsmanship of rug-making through her collection of handmade rugs that tell stories and are designed to spark joy. Chaired by designer and lecturer Simon Hamilton.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN HOSTED BY CABANA: DAVID HICKS IN COLOUR

Guest speakers: Designer and architect Ashley Hicks and Martina Mondadori, founder and editor in chief of Cabana

TALK, First Floor, Design Centre East

Get the inside track into the extraordinary legacy of David Hicks. The renowned decorator took the 1960s by storm with his singular style and mastery of pattern and colour. Testament to his unique vision, discover how his iconic designs and colour palettes are still relevant today. Expect previously unseen images, insights into his design process and influences, as well as personal anecdotes from his son Ashley Hicks. Followed by a book signing of the limited edition book David Hicks in Colour (Cabana). 

Tickets: £10. Booking essential.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Design with authenticity

GP & J Baker, Ground Floor, Design Centre East

Lucy Searle, editor in chief of Homes & Gardens, talks to Ann Grafton and interior designer Rita Konig about how much-loved, authentic, archival designs from GP&J Baker’s considerable catalogue continue to remain relevant throughout the decades.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Creative Crafts – Leather Accessories

Altfield, Second Floor, Centre Dome

Altfield Leather has been carefully curated from the finest quality leather, with an extensive palette of colours and textures. The collection ranges from natural to finished leathers providing options for any project or price point. Explore the collection while you craft your very own leather accessory.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Mid-20th century design icons

Antique Modern Mix, First Floor, South Dome

Join Antique Modern Mix for a special tour of favourite pieces of vintage design. Get the inside track on the history of the designers, architects and manufacturers behind their creation.

HOUSE GUEST TOURS

Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

Adding an extra layer of creativity to the show, these carefully curated brands are only in-situ during London Design Week 2023. Transforming an idea into reality takes skill, imagination and vision; get the inside track on how the latest launches were conceived and made.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Meet the Team Open House

SA Baxter Architectural Hardware, Third Floor, Centre Dome
Flying in from New York to introduce the new quick ship Project Ready collection at the show, join owner Scott Baxter and director Tara Limoges as they share the secrets behind SA Baxter's design and manufacturing processes and introduce the new collections, including an exclusive London Design Week 2023 offering.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: DRAPERY MASTERCLASS

Chase Erwin, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

To celebrate the launch of the elegant Foret collection, take a drapery masterclass in collaboration with Material Concepts. Learn from the experts about how bespoke curtains are made and installed, and choosing the right fabric for your project. This interactive session will allow you to ask questions, get hands on with samples and be inspired by the new collections.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: A Moodboarding Masterclass with Clarke & Clarke

Sanderson, First Floor, South Dome
Clarke & Clarke’s talented in-house designer and stylist Natalie Hartwell invites you to discover the Marianne wallcovering and fabric collection, inspired by the story of Marianne North, the pioneering Victorian painter who travelled the world solo. Explore the collection and its styling while you create exciting schemes using the wallpapers and fabrics.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: The Secrets of Successful Decorative Lighting

Vaughan, Ground Floor, Design Centre East

Join Country Life’s Giles Kime as he chairs a panel discussion with leading interior designers Adam Bray, Isabella Worsley and Mary Graham (co-founder of Salvesen Graham) who will share their expertise on using decorative lighting in the most inspiring and imaginative ways. Expect a lively and informative discussion.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Bespoke Trimmings within Royal Palaces

Jason D'Souza, First Floor, Centre Dome

Delve into the fascinating world of custom-made historical luxury trimmings with an expert guide, Wendy Cushing. View archive material of her work within Kensington Palace, Hampton Court and as part of the renovations following the fire at Windsor Castle – and have your questions answered while enjoying a glass of fizz in celebration of the new King.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Pavoni Panelling and Leather Wallcovering Launch

Pavoni, Second Floor, South Dome

Discover the exciting new Acoustic Pavoni Panelling and Leather Wallcovering range, exclusively available from the brand that put the 'lux' into leather. Its innovative magnetic MagPaint application system is unique in the industry and ideal for residential, yacht and superyacht design projects.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre 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 London Design Week 2023.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Creating contemporary imagery for heritage brands with Lincrusta

Lincrusta, First Floor, Design Centre East

Inspired by historical references and made using time-honoured craftsmanship, Lincrusta's 'Trellis', new for SS23, is a versatile three-dimensional geometric wallcovering that can transcend classic and contemporary settings. creative director Amy Heffernan joins Alison Keane to talk about the creation of contemporary imagery for heritage brands. In collaboration with Mylands paints.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: TIMELESS COLLABORATION CONTINUES

Cole & Son, Ground Floor, Centre Dome 

British handcrafted artistry meets Italian wit and imagination in the latest volume of the enduring partnership
between the design house of Cole & Son and Fornasetti, the Italian atelier recognised for design and decoration.

Access All Areas: The Importance of Suppliers

Julian Chichester, Ground Floor, Centre Dome
Interior designers are only as good as their suppliers... or so Ed O'Donnell, co-founder of award-winning Angel O'Donnell, believes. Join Ed and Jodie Hopkins, CEO of Julian Chichester, for a lively chat about the importance of suppliers, creative collaborations, and the need to keep challenging yourself.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN HOSTED BY HOUSE & GARDEN – RETHINKING COUNTRY HOUSE STYLE AND MORE

Guest speakers: Henri Fitzwilliam-Lay and Hatta Byng, editor of House & Garden
TALK, First Floor, Design Centre East
Interior designer Henri Fitzwilliam-Lay can see the true potential of a property. A former art director, she has a knack for creating a cohesive story, transforming spaces so that they feel both stylish and exciting. Discover her design secrets that celebrate the beauty and comfort of traditional country interiors with none of the stuffiness; enhancing original details and combining them with a dash of wit, an eye for detail and a mid-century aesthetic.
Ticket: £10. Booking essential. 

ACCESS ALL AREAS: TREND TALK WITH MANUELA HAMILFORD AND JOANNA HAUPTMAN

Hyde House Bespoke Furniture, Ground Floor, Design Avenue

Join Manuela Hamilford, managing director of Hamilford Design and Joanna Hauptman, managing director of Hyde House Bespoke Furniture, discussing the current trends that are filtering through London Design Week 2023 and highlighting some constructive and informative advice in scheming for high-end residential and commercial projects.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Lampshade Painting Workshop

David Hunt Lighting, Third Floor, Centre Dome

Join David Hunt Lighting for a special lampshade painting workshop to celebrate the launch of the SS23 collections and the opening of the brand’s new showroom space, unveiled for London Design Week 2023. Create your own unique lampshade with the team on hand to guide you through and all materials provided.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: The Philosophy of Comfort

Flexform, Ground Floor, South Dome

Come and be inspired by the work of two high-profile experienced interior designers. Brian Woulfe and Simone Suss talk about their work and how they have incorporated Flexform's products in their projects. Explore Flexform's approach to comfort, durability innovation and sustainability – all with a Made in Italy trademark.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: SPRING 2023 DREAM

Phillip Jeffries, Second Floor, North Dome
Preview the new March 2023 collection of prints, texture and colour – along with a special sneak peek of what is in store for the new London showroom opening this spring. Light refreshments served.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre 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 London Design Week 2023.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Pavoni Panelling and Leather Wallcovering Launch

Pavoni, Second Floor, South Dome

Discover the exciting new Acoustic Pavoni Panelling and Leather Wallcovering range, exclusively available from the brand that put the 'lux' into leather. Its innovative magnetic MagPaint application system is unique in the industry and ideal for residential, yacht and superyacht design projects.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Why Bespoke Bedrooms are Best

Modern British Kitchens, First Floor, Design Centre East

Join the directors of Modern British for a debate about why bespoke storage solutions are best for any walk-in closet or bedroom. Discover how thoughtful design and clever storage solutions can maximise the space and flexibility of this very personal area of the home.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Introduction to Tangram

Espresso Design, Second Floor, Design Centre East

The Cesar by Espresso Design showroom at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour will be officially opened during London Design Week 2023 as a hub for exquisite Italian design, craftsmanship and state-of-the-art furniture. Join Espresso Design for tea, freshly baked cakes and a look at the latest kitchen technology. Including an introduction to the new Tangram and N. Elle furniture ranges.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN: ART INTO DESIGN

TALK, First Floor, Design Centre East

Guest speakers: Textile designer Sarah Campbell, Marie Karlsson, creative and managing director of Cole & Son and decorative artist Tabby Riley

Chair: Elfreda Pownall, interiors writer and editor

For decades, art has played a crucial role in shaping design, and this creative spirit continues to flourish today. Join three leading names from the worlds of textiles, wallpaper and scenic artistry as they discuss their inspirations, from a passion for painting to the evolution of Fornasetti’s signature style. Get the inside track on the joys of pattern and colour, experimentation and new techniques, as well as the creative collaborations which have broadened their horizons. Followed by drinks in the Tissus d’Hélène showroom. Ticket. £10. Booking essential.

ACCCESS ALL AREAS: SOUND MOVES

Studio Franchi, Ground Floor, Design Centre North
Studio Franchi will be hosting a multi-sensory yoga practice featuring metallic instruments from around the world. An immersive sound experience where sound waves wash over you like a bath. Harmonics of instruments like gongs and singing bowls.

HOUSE GUEST TOURS

Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre Dome

Adding an extra layer of creativity to the show, these carefully curated brands are only in-situ during London Design Week 2023. Transforming an idea into reality takes skill, imagination and vision; get the inside track on how the latest launches were conceived and made.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: A WALK IN THE SAVANNA

Colony by Casa Luiza, Second Floor, Centre Dome

Join Colony by Casa Luiza for a tropical brunch, and adventure into the savanna with Ardmore's new fabric collection, Thanda. Discover how all these beautiful pattern from South Africa can be used in your own design projects.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: How to use off -the-shelf designs to create bespoke solutions with Olga Ashby and Simpsons London

Simpsons, Ground Floor, Design Centre East
Olga Ashby, a head of globally published and award-winning interior design studio Olga Ashby Interiors, shares her expertise on how to use off-the-shelf designs to create bespoke solutions. Having worked closely with Simpsons London on several projects for some extremely demanding clients, Olga used Simpsons' standard pieces in multiple unexpected ways as well as tailored them to accommodate the different demands of each space.

Access All Areas: Meet the Team Open House

SA Baxter Architectural Hardware, Third Floor, Centre Dome
Flying in from New York to introduce the new quick ship Project Ready collection at the show, join owner Scott Baxter and director Tara Limoges as they share the secrets behind SA Baxter's design and manufacturing processes and introduce the new collections, including an exclusive London Design Week 2023 offering.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: DREAMING WITH FLOWERS

Savoir Beds, First Floor, South Dome
Join Savoir and decorative artist, Natasha Hulse, for the unveiling of a new botanical inspired baroque headboard design. Enjoy a floral afternoon tea as you discover the art of delicately handcrafted appliqué, inspired
by nature.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Telling a story through tiles – Chinoiserie

West One Bathrooms, Second Floor, Design Centre East

Talk: 2-2.45pm 

Live Painting by Aga Skiba: All Day 

New Ravenna is America’s premier designer and manufacturer of custom stone and glass mosaics. For an exclusive visit especially for London Design Week 2023, the team will be joining West One Bathrooms to give an insight into the craftmanship and story behind its beautiful mosaics with a focus on the chinoiserie pattern. Throughout the day artist, Aga Skiba, will bring the chinoiserie pattern to life through paint.

DESIGN WORKSHOP: GROW YOUR BUSINESS IN ASSOCIATION WITH BIID – BACK FOR MORE

Guest speakers: Jo Chrobak, founder of Jo Chrobak, Robert Thake, founder and creative director of Robert London Design and May Fawzy, founder of of MF Design
Chair: Elspeth Pridham, The Insider
Interdesign UK, Ground Floor, South Dome
Join a panel of interior designers as they explore strategies that not only get you hired by dream clients, but also help you to generate repeat business and keep referrals rolling in. Expect plenty of advice as they delve into their rule books, revealing the skills, expertise and professional service required to deliver your next project, now and in the future.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Bespoke Trimmings within Royal Palaces

Jason D'Souza, First Floor, Centre Dome 

Delve into the fascinating world of custom-made historical luxury trimmings with an expert guide, Wendy Cushing. View archive material of her work within Kensington Palace, Hampton Court and as part of the renovations following the fire at Windsor Castle – and have your questions answered while enjoying a glass of fizz in celebration of the new King.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre 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 London Design Week 2023.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN HOSTED BY COUNTRY LIFE: GROW YOUR BUSINESS – HOW TO BE A BRILLIANT INTERIOR DESIGNER

Guest speakers: Philippa Thorp, director of Thorp, Henriette von Stockhausen, founder of VSP Interiors and Brandon Schubert, founder of Brandon Schubert Ltd
Chair: Giles Kime, executive and interiors editor of Country Life
TALK, First Floor, Design Centre East
What is the role of an interior designer? And what is the secret to doing it so well that you build a global reputation? Join three leading names and discover how to attract dream clients, work with suppliers, hire talent and nurture a team. Sharing their experiences, advice and the varied paths that led them to the industry, learn top tips on how a career in design can be inspiring and fulfilling.
Tickets: £10. Booking essential

ACCESS ALL AREAS: PAVONI & PROSECCO

Pavoni, Second Floor, South Dome
Join the team for drinks and discover the exciting new Acoustic Pavoni Panelling and Leather Wallcovering range, with its unique magnetic MagPaint application system, available exclusively from the brand that put the “lux” into leather.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: MOODBOARDING MASTERCLASS

ABI Interiors, Third Floor, Design Centre East
Pop by the showroom to participate in a moodboard masterclass featuring ABI Interiors' newly released 'Hegman' cabinetry pulls. Choose between a wabi sabi or a biophilic inspired design style, led by the showroom's expert team. Places are limited.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: SPRING 2023 DREAM

Phillip Jeffries, Second Floor, North Dome
Preview the new March 2023 collection of prints, texture and colour – along with a special sneak peek of what is in store for the new London showroom opening this spring. Light refreshments served.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Pavoni Panelling and Leather Wallcovering Launch

Pavoni, Second Floor, South Dome

Discover the exciting new Acoustic Pavoni Panelling and Leather Wallcovering range, exclusively available from the brand that put the 'lux' into leather. Its innovative magnetic MagPaint application system is unique in the industry and ideal for residential, yacht and superyacht design projects.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre 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 London Design Week 2023.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Ze Art of Bespoke with exceptional Finishes

Philippe Hurel, First Floor, Design Centre East

Maison Philippe Hurel not only offers exceptional bespoke works, but also its own designs, and is renowned for its exceptional and unique finishes and over 100 years of craftsmanship. Come and join the team for a unique workshop where there will be a demonstration of the French atelier's unique skills and potential to realise amazing projects.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN: BRINGING THE HOUSE HOME

Guest speakers: Anna Haines, founder of Anna Haines Design, Natalie Tredgett, founder of Natalie Tredgett Design, and Bhavin Taylor, founder of Bhavin Taylor Design
One of the most elusive tricks of interior design is making a space look like it has been there forever. But knowing how to create somewhere that is a mix of comfort, informality and visual charm can be challenging. Join three leading names and get the inside track on creating inviting, memorable homes that interpret the wishes of their clients, through their own creative lens.
Tickets: £10. Booking essential.

PERSONAL SHOPPING WORKSHOP: DECORATIVE LIGHTING THE MAGIC TOUCH

David Hunt Lighting, Third Floor, Centre Dome

Join the Design Centre’s personal shopper Gabrielle Grubanovich as she shares tips and tricks on how good lighting transforms interiors, big or small. With so many decisions to make, get some friendly advice on narrowing down the options.

HOUSE GUEST TOURS

Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre Dome
Adding an extra layer of creativity to the show, these carefully curated brands are only in-situ during London Design Week 2023. Transforming an idea into reality takes skill, imagination and vision; get the inside track on how the latest launches were conceived and made.

DESIGN WORKSHOP: GROW YOUR BUSINESS – DESIGN FOR WELL-BEING

Presented by KLC School of Design

Tissus d’Hélène, Fourth Floor, Design Centre East

Join Tara Craig, founder of Ensemblier, Edward Bulmer Natural Paints and journalist and writer Geoff Heath-Taylor as they discuss the link between interior design and wellbeing. Find out about the impact of thoughtful measures to create homes that boost mood and promote health using natural materials.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Integrating Technologies From The Design World Into Kitchen Design

Huma Kitchens, Third Floor, North Dome

Huma Kitchens has been exploring the new worlds of virtual reality and AI as ways to enhance to the design process for customers. A digital twin of kitchens will help customers understand scale, flow and finishes with greater confidence. This event will explore how Huma Kitchens will look to integrate these technologies.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Beds and Bedlinen – A Masterclass

Robert Langford, Second Floor, South Dome

Everything you always wanted to know about beds and bedlinen, but were too afraid to ask. From headboard heights to thread counts, plug point positions to mattress covers, Gilly Nicolson, founder of Gilly Nicolson Ltd, and Robert Langford's Robert Knapp will talk you through it all. With more than 30 years of trading between these good friends and industry peers, this will be a hands-on presentation, packed full of images and shared knowledge gained though experience.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Pavoni Panelling and Leather Wallcovering Launch

Pavoni, Second Floor, South Dome

At this presentation with Alan Newberry, discover the exciting new Acoustic Pavoni Panelling and Leather Wallcovering range, exclusively available from the brand that put the 'lux' into leather. Its innovative magnetic MagPaint application system is unique in the industry and ideal for residential, yacht and superyacht design projects.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Pavoni Panelling and Leather Wallcovering Launch

Pavoni, Second Floor, South Dome

Discover the exciting new Acoustic Pavoni Panelling and Leather Wallcovering range, exclusively available from the brand that put the 'lux' into leather. Its innovative magnetic MagPaint application system is unique in the industry and ideal for residential, yacht and superyacht design projects.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre 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 London Design Week 2023.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN: GROW YOUR BUSINESS – THE POWER OF THE IMAGE

Guest speakers: Interior designer Daniel Slowik, adventurer and TV presenter Alexandra Tolstoy, author and campaigner Arthur Parkinson and art director and stylist Max Hurd
Chair: Emilio Pimentel-Reid, author and brand strategist
TALK, First Floor, Design Centre East
In our image-focused age, what is the best way to engage a visually-sophisticated audience, and just how do you leverage the power of pictures to build awareness? From photography and video to digital platforms and television, get the inside track from a highly creative panel as they share their entrepreneurial advice and lessons they have learnt building their own businesses.
Tickets: £10. Booking essential

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Introduction to Tangram

Espresso Design, Second Floor, Design Centre East

The Cesar by Espresso Design showroom at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour will be officially opened during London Design Week 2023 as a hub for exquisite Italian design, craftsmanship and state-of-the-art furniture. Join Espresso Design for tea, freshly baked cakes and a look at the latest kitchen technology. Including an introduction to the new Tangram and N. Elle furniture ranges.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: Lampshade Painting Workshop

David Hunt Lighting, Third Floor, Centre Dome

Join David Hunt Lighting for a special lampshade painting workshop to celebrate the launch of the SS23 collections and the opening of the brand’s new showroom space, unveiled for London Design Week 2023. Create your own unique lampshade with the team on hand to guide you through and all materials provided.

DESIGN WORKSHOP HOSTED BY THE LIST BY HOUSE & GARDEN: GROW YOUR BUSINESS – WORKING TOGETHER

Schumacher, Ground Floor, South Dome
Guest speakers: James Arkoulis and Saskia Howard, co-founders of Howark Design
Chair: Olivia Capaldi, The List by House & Garden
Shining a spotlight on partnerships, discover the secrets of success from a dynamic team working together in their multidisciplinary design studio. Find out how collaborating, both with each other, their clients and trusted suppliers, encourages them to create homes that are a joy to live in.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: MOODBOARD MASTERCLASS

ABI Interiors, Third Floor, Design Centre East
Pop by the showroom to participate in a moodboard masterclass featuring ABI Interiors' newly released 'Hegman' cabinetry pulls. Choose between a wabi sabi or a biophilic inspired design style, led by the showroom's expert team. Places are limited.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: SPRING 2023 DREAM

Phillip Jeffries, Second Floor, North Dome
Preview the new March 2023 collection of prints, texture and colour – along with a special sneak peek of what is in store for the new London showroom opening this spring. Light refreshments served.

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre 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 London Design Week 2023.

ACCESS ALL AREAS: SOUND MOVES

Studio Franchi, Ground Floor, Design Centre North
Studio Franchi will be hosting a multi-sensory yoga practice featuring metallic instruments from around the world. An immersive sound experience where sound waves wash over you like a bath. Harmonics of instruments like gongs and singing bowls.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN HOSTED BY COUNTRY & TOWN HOUSE – DESIGN: THE NATURE FIX

Guest speakers: Marian Boswall, landscape architect and horticulturalist, Emily Ayres, founder of Design by Nature, and Hazel Gardiner, founder of Hazel Gardiner Design. Chair: Carole Annett, interiors editor of Country & Town House
TALK, First Floor, Design Centre East
As our modern lives become busier, our connection with nature is more important than ever. Exploring their different approaches to floristry, garden design and horticulture, join award-winning panellists as they discuss why nature makes us happier, healthier and more creative. 
Tickets: £10. Booking essential.

PERSONAL SHOPPING TOUR: KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL

Concierge desk, Ground Floor, Centre Dome
Join the Design Centre’s personal shopper Gabrielle Grubanovich for a kitchen know-how tour. At the heart of the home, a kitchen needs to not only work hard, but look good. With so many decisions to make, get some friendly advice on narrowing down the options.

INSPIRATION BY DESIGN

Guest speakers: Arabella McNie, creative director and Rebecca Gleeson, head of public relations, Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour

Kingcome, Ground Floor, South Dome

Discover what’s on the radar at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour. This session will offer a fast track to the latest design directions and the styling secrets that brought them together. Find out how a strong narrative and the layering of colour, pattern and texture emphasised the artistry at the heart of the new collections.

CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN – GROW YOUR BUSINESS: TELL YOUR STORY

TALK, First Floor, Design Centre East
Guest speakers: Natalia Miyar, founder of Natalia Miyar Atelier, Laura Hammett and Naomi Astley Clarke
Chair: Charlotte Abrahams
What is it that really sets you apart and how do you communicate it in a way that feels authentic? Join a panel of renowned interior designers as they discuss how to establish an engaging narrative that will help build your business, secure dream clients and capture media attention.
Tickets: £10. Booking essential

DESIGN DISCOVERY TOUR

Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre 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 London Design Week 2023.

DESIGN WORKSHOP: GROW YOUR BUSINESS – A CAREER TO LOVE

Speakers: Federico Schilling, founder of Flair Studio, Carly Madhvani, director and founder of NW3 Interiors, Carmelina Dalton, director and co-founder of Kemsi

Chair: Anca Enica, founder of Designeers

Perennials Sutherland Studio, Third Floor, North Dome

Join a panel of interior designers as they explore business success and opportunities in interior design. Whether you are a recently established start-up or an individual taking their first few steps, expect plenty of advice on building a long-lasting career in a profession you love.

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