colour & design diary may 2011
Looking at inpsiring colour and design events, exhibition and tradeshows around the world for May from the UK and internationally.
grand designs london 30 april – 8 may
Held at Excel, London Grand Designs is packed with inspiring ideas for your home, the consumer show for anyone with an interest in design, build, interiors, shopping, homewares, gardens, kitchens, bathrooms and innovation.
home build show Edingburgh 30 april – 1 may
Taking place at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh, the Scottish Home Improvement & Self Build Show is full of inspiring home improvement, interior design, renovation and self build exhibitors.
decorative antiques & textiles fair london 3 – 8 may
The Decorative Fair is a thrice-yearly specialist event for the discerning decorator looking to source unusual English and European antiques, original 20th century designs and works of art from all periods to the present day.
kkb london 15 -17 may
KBB is the leading event for kitchen, bedroom and bathroom innovation.
clerkenwell design week london 24 – 26 may
With over 150 events, a series of pop up exhibitions, installations, talks, performances, music and workshops, the clerkenwell design festival is a showcase of cutting edge design from some of the biggest names in the industry.
design and the modern interior until 26 june
Robin (1915–2010) and Lucienne Day (1917–2010) are the most celebrated British designer couple of the post-war era. This design & modern interior exhibition focuses on on the furniture designs of Robin Day and textile designs of his wife Lucienne and will fittingly be held in Chichester, the Days’ home town.
interiors UAE Abu Dhabi 9 – 11 may
The influential capital Abu Dhabi, will host the 4th annual Interiors UAE event. Please note this is a trade only event.
If you know of a colour or design event, exhibition or tradeshow, I’d love to know about it.
Clerkenwell Design Week looks like fun. I am going to see if I can go.
I’ll be heading over there. I’m just waiting for the timetable of talks and seminars to be posted so I can work out which day to attend. Maybe see you there x