It might be difficult to choose which to attend from so many Interior Design Events happening all around the world. That is exactly why we elected some of the top UK design events for you to attend and experience, letting your inner passion for interior design grow even further!
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June is a glorious month for every design fanatic in the United Kingdom. The next big event in line and currently taking place is the London Festival of Architecture. This year’s theme for the world’s largest annual architecture festival is ‘identity’. Designers from all over the world gather in the city of London to encounter nearly 500 occurrences across the city. Here you can find activities for every taste, like walking tours and debates alined with beautiful showrooms.
Consisting of workshops, demonstrations, and talks, among other activities, the Birmingham Design Festival offers everyone the opportunity to be part of an event in which numerous iconic designers will attend. Will be held across the city of Birmingham in both modern and historic venues, showcasing all the hidden potential this city has to offer!
The Emotional States – this is the theme chosen and around which the event will be inspired by for this year. The way we live our lives affects every aspect of modern design as the design influences the way we see things and do them. Sentiments and occurrences we go through in our lives are always affected by the world of design. The second edition will expect visitors from over 35 countries and cities.
Opening on Saturday 15 September, this is one of the many interior design events which celebrates the visionary side of design. This festival counts with 16 editions this year, continually promoting London as the design capital of the world. From renowned designers to designer students, this festival brings them all together like no other.
A place where you can discover all the actual interior design trends. Among numerous collaborations and launches of new products with an exquisite design, this is the event you will be grateful to attend.
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Because we like a good challenge, today we bring you 10 living room designs that the designers themselves created for their own homes.
A designer is often their own toughest client. Free from any homeowner preferences or restrictions, a designer’s personal space is the ultimate laboratory for their creativity and can be a calling card for their talent. The results range from over-the-top grandeur to sleek minimalism and showcase each designer’s signature aesthetic.
At the Manhattan home of designers Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent, the living room’s 1960s American club chairs are upholstered in an Edelman suede, the mirror and woven chair are midcentury French, the marble mantel and pair of lamps are 19th century, and the kilim is from ABC Carpet & Home.
B&B Italia sofas are grouped with Cappellini tables in the living room of Abigail Turin’s California dream home.
White-oak paneling lines the New York City living room of architect Steven Harris and designer Lucien Rees-Roberts.
A painting by Andro Wekua hangs between the windows in the living/dining room at Sara Story’s family compound in Texas.
The slipper chairs in the living room of Celerie Kemble’s Dominican Republic retreat are from the designer’s line for Henredon.
At the Long Island home of designers Vicente Wolf and Matthew Yee, framed photographs from Wolf’s collection—including images by Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Edward Steichen, and André Kertész—line the shelves above the living room’s sectional sofa, which is upholstered in a Janus et Cie fabric.
In the family room of Alexa Hampton’s New York City apartment, a wall painted a Farrow & Ball blue displays images of architectural elements.
The heart of designer Allegra Hicks’s apartment in Naples, Italy, is a long, high-ceilinged room divided into living and dining areas. The designer also created the Roman-shade fabric, the cut velvet on the wood-framed Jindrich Halabala armchairs, and the butterfly-specimen table at right; an 18th-century Venetian mirror surmounts the mantel.
What appears to be a gilt-framed mirror in Timothy Corrigan’s Paris apartment is actually a window aligned with two mirrors, one in the living room and one in the dining room beyond. Corrigan highlighted the ingenious hall-of-mirrors illusion by installing matching Napoléon III chandeliers in the two rooms. The armchairs and the curtain and sofa fabrics are all from Schumacher’s Timothy Corrigan Collection; the stools are vintage Jansen, and the carpet is a Corrigan design for Patterson Flynn Martin.
The world’s famed designers create exquisite living room interiors not only for their clients, but also for themselves. We’ve gathered a selection of the elegant and inspiring living rooms of decorators and architects, each filled with smart and stylish suggestions for your own living room ideas.
The heart of the Allegra Hicks’s Naples, Italy, apartment is a long, high-ceilinged room divided into living and dining areas, each anchored by carpets designed by Hicks. The designer also created the Roman-shade fabric, the cut velvet on the wood-framed Jindrich Halabala armchairs, and the butterfly-specimen table at right; an 18th-century Venetian mirror surmounts the mantel.
In Pedro Espírito Santo’s frescoed Lisbon, Portugal, salon, an 1860s Orientalist painting is flanked by foil bouquets. The gilt-wood fauteuil is antique, the cocktail table is Asian, and the needlepoint carpet was custom made.
Surrounding a living room doorway in the Hamptons home of David Kleinberg are two Richard Serra prints, one displayed over a mahogany cabinet by Paul László; the photograph in the hall is by Alejandra Laviada. Twin French Art Deco zebrawood side tables are joined by Art Deco armchairs covered in a Rogers & Goffigon fabric; the upholstery throughout the house was done by Anthony Lawrence-Belfair, the throw is from Homenature, and the raffia rug is by La Manufacture Cogolin.
The former Manhattan living room of designers Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent features circa-1970 Georges Pelletier ceramic lights above a vintage sofa by Afra and Tobia Scarpa for Cassina, a ’70s Jansen brass cocktail table, and a French steel low table; the vide-poche table in the foreground is a ’50s design by Jacques Adnet, and the windows are dressed with curtains and rods by RH and tassels found at a market in Thailand.
An artwork by Terry Winters overlooks the Nashville, Tennessee, living room of interior designer Ray Booth and television executive John Shea. Roust, one of their two Siamese cats, strikes a noble pose next to a Minotti chaise longue. A Christophe Delcourt floor lamp and a Robert Lighton side table flank the sofa, also by Minotti; the carpet is by Stephanie Odegard Collection.
At the Montauk, New York, home of designers Vicente Wolf and Matthew Yee, framed photographs from Wolf’s collection—including images by Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Edward Steichen, and André Kertész—line the shelves above the living room’s sectional sofa, which is upholstered in a Janus et Cie fabric.
In Alexa Hampton’s New York living room, a detail of the Parthenon’s frieze, painted by Hampton, hangs above the custom-made sofa, which is covered in a Kravet fabric; the klismos chair is by Alexa Hampton for Hickory Chair, Louis XVI chairs flank the mantel (designed by Hampton for Chesney’s), and the Irish matting is by Crosby Street Studios.
Lorenzo Castillo accented the drawing room of his Spanish retreat with a wallpaper from his collection for Gastón y Daniela; the vintage cabinet-on-chest is by Pierre Lottier. The Castillo-designed armchair at left is clad in a Designers Guild velvet, 1970s patchworks hang above the suede sofa, and the vintage cocktail tables were found at Paris’s Marché Paul Bert.
In Holly Hunt’s Chicago apartment, a massive Helen Frankenthaler canvas faces a Louise Nevelson sculptural work across the living room. At center, a Holly Hunt Studio cocktail table topped with a John Chamberlain sculpture joins a Holly Hunt leather sofa cushioned in a Great Plains velvet and a pair of Paul Mathieu chairs upholstered in an Edelman leather; the floor lamps are by Christian Liaigre, the Tristan Auer ottomans are in a Kyle Bunting leather, and the rug is by Christian Astuguevieille. A custom-made Vladimir Kagan sectional sofa in a Great Plains wool nestles in the bay window.
Designer Jacques Grange’s Paris apartment—once home to the novelist Colette—overlooks the gardens of the Palais Royal. The living room is furnished with a 19th-century chaise longue, club chairs from 1925, an 18th-century desk, and a Jean-Michel Frank armchair from 1930.
All images source: Architectural Digest
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Ready to travel to London and find the best home design ideas? 100% design is going to take place between 23rd and 26th in London, and it promises to gather international professionals from the design world. This is the UK’s largest design trade event, attracting architects, specifiers and designers from across the globe, as it will feature excellent options for your home design ideas.
If you’re attending to 100% design, you’ll surely want to visit the best brands’ stands. From 23rd to 26th September, the top designers will be at 100% Design, exhibiting their amazing work. Even so, we understand that it is possible that you don’t have the opportunity to visit the show this year, that’s why we decided to bring you some home design ideas that you certainly would love at 100% Design.
Tafaruci Design, L314
Tafaruci Design is an Italian emerging brand and it’s all about design research and curiosity for innovation.
Chairs and More, W644
Chairs & More is representative of linear and original design, founded with the aim of responding to the needs of the contemporary market.
DUISTT is a furniture brand specialized in upholstery, created in Oporto in 2014. They design refined, sophisticated, high-end pieces, with major comfort and quality. Experient hands of skilled artisans provide the best materials crafted with design produced in Portugal.
When we talk about international brands, it’s impossible to not mention Vitra, the Swiss company dedicated to improving homes, offices and public spaces through the power of design. There is made an intensive design process, blending engineering excellence with the designers creativity. Its goal is to create functional interiors, furniture and accessories.
Davey Lighting, L411
Davey Lighting blends industrial design, traditional craftsmanship and the finest raw materials. Manufactured at Davey’s Birmingham glassworks and metalworks, they’re authentic and unique pieces. Among the finishes, there are brass and copper, polished aluminium and galvanised cast iron.
Since 1967 that Novamobili is conquering design market. It remains a market leading furniture brand offering a remarkable balance of cost, style, service and quality. Novamobili supplies both contract and retail markets with enthusiasm focused on the highest commitment to service.
Delightfull is all about midcentury designs with a contemporary touch. Stilnovo masterpieces that will capture your attention from the very first moment.
Meet the french manufacturer of contemporary lighting, Designheure. It allows clients to create unique projects while their collections – simple, elegant and fancy – provide creative and innovative lighting solutions.
Come to 100% Design and attend to the showcase of these recognized brands.
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Are you in New York City already? AD Show 2015 is now ON! If you’re visiting AD Show 2015, we need to know everything about your experience! Until 22 March you will have the opportunity to see the best in the world of furnishing, decor and lighting design, for instance.
This year the design show has expanded. AD Home Show New York highlights include:
Exhibitions by a diverse range of 400+ brands in the luxury home market – from Fortune 500 companies to artisanal studios.
More than a dozen new complimentary panels and talks by leading talents in 21st-century design, including a keynote presentation by Architectural Digest Editor in Chief Margaret Russell.
A juried show-within-a-show featuring artists and designers with limited-edition, custom, and one-of-a-kind objects and furnishings – MADE.
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