5 London Design Shows you must visit!

Looking for the best design shows to visit? Get the diaries at the ready! It’s time to get inspired. James and I love visiting design & trade shows, and seeing in real life the incredible products our lovely friends of BlogAndBuySale create. It’s such a pleasure to  meet the new and upcoming makers too, and hear about the new ranges that are being promoted.

We find getting yourself out there and networking at these events is an important way of creating opportunities for yourself too. Go for it, you never know what might come out of it.

Check out our selection of top design shows to visit:

Pulse London - Best design shows to visit

PULSE

Discover the unexpected at Pulse! It’s such a good show for learning about the upcoming trends, listening to experienced speakers discussing retail insights and exploring the best giftware and modern living accessories.

Louise Wallace, the show director and her team have put together ShopTalk which is a must for you to to attend. Listen to a collection of fantastic experts like Liberty, Heal’s , NotOnTheHighstreet and Farrow and Ball. We can wait to see what products will be showcased this year!

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Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UX

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New Designers London - Best design shows to visit

New Designers

New Designers is a brilliant event for emerging design. It’s all about showcasing new design talent.

This show is fantastic for all, whether you are a business looking for new innovation opportunities, an investor looking to support great business ideas, to recruit new talent, or just want to come away inspired then I would really encourage you to attend this show.

There is a fantastic energy and there is so much to see, they split it into two parts!

Part 1:

Textiles & Fashion · Costume Design
Jewellery & Precious Metalwork · Ceramics and Glass · Contemporary Design Crafts ·

Part 2:
Furniture · Product & Industrial Design · Spatial Design ·
Graphic Design · Illustration · Animation · Gaming · Motion & Digital Arts ·

When:

Part 1, 29th June 2016 until 2nd July

Part 2, 6th – 9th July 2016

Where:

Business Design Centre, London, N1

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Top drawer London - Best design shows to visitTop Drawer

Top Drawer is where leading brands, designers, suppliers, manufacturers and distributors come to do business with the most successful and creative retail and contract buyers.

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Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UX

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Tent London - Best design shows to visit

Tent London

Tent London is a favourite during the London design festival each September. Found at the Old Truman Brewery thousands of extraordinary products from hundreds of global design brands, established independents and undiscovered talents are housed under one roof. There is so much to see, inspirational talks and seminars, and presentations to watch. Definitely get there early as it gets busy!

Trade visitors can attend all areas of the show, multiple times from Thursday to Sunday. Visitors will be able to purchase tickets online and on the door throughout the duration of the exhibition.

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Old Truman Brewery – 27 Hanbury Street, London, E1 6QR

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100% design London - Best design shows to visit

100% Design

100% Design is the largest and most prestigious design trade event in the UK. It’s a brilliant trade event for any architects and designers. A new theme for this year has been announced and explores the theme of ‘Experience’ in design.  Celebrating the importance of attending a design trade show. Experiences at 100% Design range from physically engaging with the latest product innovations, to establishing new business relationships and networking with design professionals.

Throughout the campaign, and at the show, visitors and exhibitors will be invited to share their design experiences.

The award-winning layout of the show is defined by five key industry sections; Emerging brands, Interiors, Workplace, Kitchen & Bathrooms and Design & Build.

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Olympia London, Hammersmith Road,  Kensington, London, W14 8UX

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100% design London - Best design shows to visit

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