London Design Festival: Focus 15
From 20 to 25 of September discover world-class talent and get connected at Focus/15, the ultimate interior design event with 99 showrooms and 500 international brands. A dynamic programme brings together the brightest and most creative minds for an exciting exchange of ideas and collection launches.
The London Design Festival was conceived by Sir John Sorrell and Ben Evans. Building on London’s existing design activity, their concept was to create an annual event that would promote the city’s creativity, drawing in the country’s greatest thinkers, practitioners, retailers and educators to a deliver an unmissable celebration of design.
99 showrooms with over 500 international brands showcase new ranges, ‘in conversation’ sessions with influential global names and Access All Areas showroom events form the backbone of this design experience. Explore the latest directions, mingle with like-minded designers and keep one step ahead. It is brimming with peerless products, notable for their beauty, innovation and lasting appeal. There is no better place to be inspired.
At Focus/15, a dynamic programme brings together creative minds for an exciting exchange of ideas, designer encounters and collection launches. The comprehensive collective of over 500 world-famous brands is impressive too, running the gamut from classic contemporary to cutting-edge. ‘Conversations in Design’ sessions offer a stellar line-up of global names while ‘Access All Areas’ sees over 100 interactive events bringing fresh insights at workshops, forums and meet the designer sessions.
Discover emerging design directions with the season’s new fabrics, furniture, wallcoverings, lighting, accessories, kitchens, bathroom, outdoor living, tiles and carpets at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, as well as at external participants in Chelsea. There are specially commissioned installations, curated displays, original pop-ups, a design blog and a show-stopping restaurant, as well as courtesy transport to bring you to the show.
Whether looking for ideas for a city apartment or solutions for a commercial project, it is the first port of call for designers, architects, style-seekers and decision-makers who like to keep ahead of the curve with the best interior design ideas.