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Interior Design Shows To Look Forward To: Spring 2019

2018 was an incredible year for interior design and there were plenty of shows where people presented innovative and fresh ideas, as well as modern takes on classics. So, as you might expect, we are very excited to see what 2019 will bring and where better to see it than the industries top shows.

Michael Reeves opened his first London shop/showroom in 1994 after living and working in New York for 4 years, and made the transition from fashion designer to interior designer.

Inspiration can be found in abundance at these events if you’re a professional designer or simply looking to discover new trends that you can utilise in your home. The industry’s best talent will be showcasing their ideas leaving you with a wealth of knowledge and perhaps a vision of your renovation realised.

From the TV personality Kevin McCloud endorsed live event to long-standing trade shows, our three picks for this season’s events will have your brain tingling with excitement and ideas.

Ideal Home Show

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Date: March 22 - April 7 2019

Times: Mon - Wed: 10am - 5pm, Thurs: 10am - 9pm, Fri - Sun: 10am - 6pm

Location: Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UX

Price: Varies depending on ticket, visit the Ideal Home Show website for more details.

At the Ideal Home Show, you will find all the inspiration you’ll need this Spring under one roof at one of the industry’s longest running award-winning show. Including trends and items for your living room, dining room, decorations, summery foods, home renovation, fashion, beauty and gifts. If you go to one interior design show this Spring, make sure it’s the Ideal Home Show!

Grand Designs Live

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Date: May 4 - May 12

Times: May 4 - May 8: 10am - 6pm, May 9 - May 12: 10am - 5pm

Location: London ExCeL, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London, E16 1XL

Price: Varies depending on whether tickets are bought in advance or on the door, visit the Grand Designs Live website for more details.

The Grand Designs live show will be returning this May to London’s ExCeL. The show is based on the Channel 4 series of the same name and presented by Kevin McCloud himself. It offers visitors everything from expert advice to new product launches and specialist exhibitors. This includes six project zones with one called Grand Interiors, which features room sets styled by up and coming interior designers and stylists.

Clerkenwell Design Week

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Date: May 21 - May 23

Time: 10am - 9pm daily

Address: Visit the Clerkenwell Design Week website for full listings

Price: Free

The Clerkenwell area of London is where you’ll find more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else in the world. It is one of the most important design hubs across the globe.

This rich and diverse community has created Clerkenwell Design Week to showcase the leading British and international brands and companies to present in a series of showroom events, exhibitions and special installations that will be taking place across the entire Clerkenwell area.

The award-winning event is celebrating its ninth year and has firmly been established as the UK’s leading independent design festival and has maintained a high annual attendance from the international design community. Over the course of three days, the event is full of exciting shows and attractions with over 300 brands exhibiting. This showcase is guaranteed to bring your head packed full of amazing ideas for your own interior design projects.

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