NEW SHOWROOMS IN EC1
Coinciding with CDW’s 10th anniversary, an abundance of new showrooms will arrive in Clerkenwell including Hitch Mylius, Abstracta, Sedus and Workstories. From an array of high-end furniture and lighting to the best of kitchen and bathroom brands, there are plenty of products and showrooms to explore at this year’s CDW 2019.
NORR11. Ph. Courtesy of CDWDanish furniture brand NORR11 will showcase collaborations with young designers in their EC1 showroom. Fredericia will officially launch pieces by the Danish American designer Jens Risom in the UK for the first time during CDW.
Duravit Showroom. Ph. courtesy of CDWDuravit, the award-winning international manufacturer of designer bathrooms will showcase over 20 collections within their new Clerkenwell showroom.
Other new showrooms opening include: Optelma, Welltek, OB&B, Ideal Standard, Palau, KOPLUS, jdd, 2tec2, applelec, Piemme Industrie Ceramiche S.P.A, Haiken Ltd, Savile Row Projects, A&F Howlands TA William Hands, Staverton, ABL, JPMA GLOBAL, PRO-TEK Flooring and TTC Consulting London Limited.
For this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week, Asian design brand Stellar Works will showcase the UK premiere of The Crawford Collection, a new range designed by the Australian designer Tom Fereday released in association with the luxury retailer Lane Crawford. Designs by Tom Fereday and Stellar Works both represent a fusion of cultures and illustrate the increasing strength of the contemporary design movement in the Asia Pacific region.
Premium furniture designers, Flokk and jewellery designer, Ruth Tomlinson, have partnered to bring Ruth’s atelier to the Flokk Showroom during CDW where guests will be able to participate in workshops which explore the jewellery-making technique of ‘sand casting’. The technique results in minimal waste and encourages the recycling of materials.
Arper Showroom, London. Ph. courtesy of CDWThe Arper showroom has partnered with CDW for the fourth consecutive year to host the official digital hub of the Festival and showcase new collections for the first time to the UK market. For the fourth year running, the Arper showroom will partner with CDW to host the digital hub of the Festival. Bloggers can enjoy their own dedicated venue within the Arper showroom, an ideal place to work and relax, with free Wi-Fi and refreshments.
To celebrate 10 years of Icons, Icons of Denmark will host a variety of activities. Expect innovative virtual reality workshops, lighting installations that explore the contemporary workplace and panel discussions with leaders in modern design. Tarkett is welcoming visitors to experience The Great Indoors at its showroom, offering a packed program of parties, art and music, thought-provoking workshops, roundtables to imbue creative-minds with a sense of wonder and excitement.
Ceramiche Piemme. Ph. courtesy of CDWWith veganism on the rise, Ultrafabrics offer a range of premium, animal-free materials that are reshaping the world of performance fabrics. Crafted in their Japanese mill using the proprietary production process, their passion is the creation of unrivalled sensorial experiences. Ceramic flooring company Ceramiche Piemme will present the latest collection of stoneware tiles and slabs including 'Abbey Road' which takes its cue from the famous Beatles icon-photo, immortalized in the namesake street in London.
Andreu World. Ph. courtesy of CDWOther showrooms participating include: Thinking Ergonomix T/A Thinking Works, ISOMI, Interface, Boss Design, Porcelanosa, Dauphin UK Ltd, Andreu World, Shaw Europe Ltd, Cosentino, Davison Highley Ltd, Havwoods, Solus Ceramics, Kinnarps, MOSA bv Arper UK Ltd, Sven Christiansen plc, Morgan Contract Furniture, Ocee Designs Ltd, Actiu, Lintex, Umbrella Furniture, Bene PLC, Moroso Ltd, Boen UK, Marazzi Group, Domus, Hansgrohe UK, Humanscale, Mark Product, Bisley, Modus, Verco Office Furniture, Assmann, Haworth and Kusch + Co.
POP UP SHOWROOMS AND WORKSPACES
For Clerkenwell’s 10th anniversary, a plethora of exciting pop up showrooms and workspaces will take place during the festival. Established & Sons will take up residency in Fora to launch its new designs including The GRID SOFA by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, the KD TABLE and BEAM TABLE by Konstantin Grcic and the LUCIO CHAIR by Sebastian Wrong.
Visitors can discover the French design scene at ?KIOSK!, a pop up showroom curated by London-based lifestyle communications agency 14 septembre. They will present a selection of lighting, furniture and tableware from a selection of the best French design brands.
Fritz Hansen will be collaborating with Zaha Hadid Architects to showcase aspects of their Heritage Exhibition, whilst Relay Design Agency will present + Halle, Baux, Orsjo, Mitab and Zeitram within a fashion house on Clerkenwell Road. The pop-up showroom at the landmark Paxton Locher House on Clerkenwell Green will be transformed into ‘KI House’ for the launch of several new UK-designed & manufactured products. Other exhibitors include UHS Group Ltd and lapalma at Spacecraft.
Dauphin Human Design Showroom, London. Ph. courtesy of CDW
KI Assembly. Ph. Courtesy of CDW
Deadgood. Ph. courtesy of CDW
Established & Sons. Ph. courtesy of CDW
Ceramiche Piemme. Ph. courtesy of CDW
Havwoods showroom, London. Ph. courtesy of CDW