The Future of Luxury is this year’s theme for Decorex, the UK's largest interior design fair of its kind. Kicking off this year’s London Design Festival, the show will take place at Syon Park from September 20 through September 23, featuring 400 exhibitors introducing new collections and a selection of interactive features. Among them are Bert & May Spaces, launching “Bert’s Box,” a new home real estate concept; Casamance, premiering a new collection using a photogravure process and year-old; rising British firm Martin Huxford Studio, which will debut Modernist inspired lighting and furniture; and Juliet Travers, with new Albion wallpaper.
The extensive exhibitor lineup includes Aldeco, Floormaker, William Holland Baths, Atelier Maury, Timorous Beasties, and hundreds more. The fair will also feature a roster of seminars led by leading designers and industry pros, with some choice panels and presentations including:
The Languages Of Light, September 20: Rebecca Weir of Light IQ will introduce attendees to a human-centric approach to manipulating light and understanding lighting's emotional and physical responses via a selection of compelling case studies.
The Success of Collaborations, September 20: Interior designer Jay Grierson along with Jeremy Blake of Purcell, Justin Van Breda and Martin Hulbert will discuss brand and designer collaborations
The Pleasures and Pains of Interior Design, September 21: A vent session led by Dan Hopwood, BIID president, with designer Nia Morris, Staffan Tollgard, and Susie Rumbold of BIID.
Creating International Luxury While Still Making It Individual and Bespoke, September 22: Pickett owner Trevor Pickett will moderate a panel on using and marketing luxe goods. Pickett will draw on his recent experience of designing furniture and interiors for Jaeger Le-Coultre's new Flagship store on Old Bond Street.
Sourcing Art and Antiques Online, September 23: Provenance, authenticity and condition come into play at this seminar heralded by Jeroen Markies, Lindsey Wakefield and Rebecca Davies, of LAPADA, who discuss how to source—and trust—online antiques and dealers.
Check out the full seminar schedule online.