For over two decades, Interiors 2010 has developed the reputation as the UK’s largest trade gathering of interiors products.
Around 500 exhibitors will be present and over 100 of these are new companies to the show, including International bedding manufacturers Latex International /Rejuvenate (USA), Boydak (Turkey’s largest Bedding manufacturer), AIPI-Portuguese Lighting Association, Daniel James Fabrics Ltd, G & G Italia Srl, J C & M P Smith Limited, Leggett & Platt Adjustable Beds, Seagreen Ltd, Signature living UK Ltd, Visco-Therapy, Yarwood Leather, Content by Conran, Calligaris, Aleal, Kaymed, Oxyleys, Pad UK and Sibona.
Featuring this year’s hottest young design talent in furnishing, lighting, soft furnishing and accessories, interiors 2010 will be hosting this year’s New Design Britain finalists through the "New Design Britain" competition, which is open to graduates and postgraduates and has two main categories in the competition: Made in Britain and Designed in Britain. Each of these has three subsections: Furniture, Accessories and Surface Coverings and Fabrics.
The finalists will be displayed at the show with the winners being judged and announced at interiors 2010 on Monday 25th January 2010.
The finalists are as follows:
Phil Crook, Yu-Hun Kim, Tim Harrison & Lorna Wilby
Highly commended: Alex Macmaster & Francesca Mancini
James Cadogan, Helena Karelson, Alessandro Foglia & Cecylia Choryn
Surface Coverings and Fabrics:
Kate Simcoe, Lynsey Jean Henderson, Vaishali Patel, Tamar Balakjian, Polly Bell & Jennifer Jones
Judging the entries will take place by:
John Jenkins – Heals
Sally Bendelow – Marks & Spencer
Damien Walton – House of Fraser
Gareth Griffiths – Stuart Jones ltd
Martin Grierson – Worshipful Company Furniture Makers
Barbara Chandler – Freelance journalist and photographer
Previous winners of New Design Britain include Jason Heap, Rob Scarlet and Naomi Dean – each of whom has gone on to have success within the interiors industry.
Interiors 2010 takes place January 2010 24-27 at the NEC, Birmingham, England.