Focus/22 – the ultimate international design and decoration show at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour.
From Monday 19 to Friday 23 September 2022, Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour will be brimming with creative ideas, inspiration and insights at autumn’s unmissable interior design event, Focus/22. Trade visitors and design lovers from around the world are invited to experience the energy and excitement of the new season collections from 600 global brands at Europe’s premier design destination. Discover defining design directions for the season ahead and get the inside track at more than 100 events, including workshops, demonstrations, and the renowned Conversations in Design series of main stage talks.
Adding another layer to the offering will be a raft of pop-up ‘House Guests’, who will only be in situ for the duration of the show and offer more ways to encounter remarkable talent from leading design brands. There are also specially commissioned installations and dining experiences to enjoy, including the Design Restaurant by Social Pantry.
Focus/22 at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour is a show that champions creativity and excellence, where connections are created and ideas are shared. This wealth of experience is extraordinary and, what’s more, it is a free resource for every visitor.To register visit www.dcch.co.uk/focus-22
A global outlook sees designers draw influences from far reaching sources. This year, it is all about a desire to be transported – to a different era, to a different country, the great outdoors, and a positive future. Expect an abundance of pattern and colour in sophisticated combinations, materials and textures from world-class talent. All underscore the importance of individual style that best reflects who we are. Highlights include collaborations with international tastemakers including Patricia Urquiola, Peter Marino, Luke Edward Hall, Humbert & Poyet, Tristan Auer and Jay Jeffers, in addition to Design Centre brands teaming up with fashion names like Stella McCartney and Victor Glemaud.
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
Reflecting a commitment to connect, converse and create, visitors will enjoy a specially curated programme. Meet-the-designer sessions, artisan demonstrations, design discovery tours and much more will explore the stories behind the designs. The Conversations in Design talk series will excel with a stellar line-up of talks, panel discussions and business-focused sessions with A-list speakers including Bryan O’Sullivan and Emma Sims-Hilditch, with more names to be announced; all providing conversations and in-depth analysis to keep the design industry competitive and connected. Meanwhile, the Access All Areas showroom events will give visitors the opportunity to meet the world-class designers, thinkers and makers driving the best in design today.
Opening its door in time for autumn’s most inspiring design event is Ralph Lauren Home who has chosen Design Centre, Chelsea for its flagship store for home. More new arrivals to expect at Focus/22 include Philippe Hurel, a name synonymous with French craftmanship; And Objects showcasing furniture and lighting from the acclaimed design studio of Martin Brudnizki; Pavoni, purveyors of the finest Italian leathers; Antique Modern Mix with its eclectic selection of mid-20th century pieces and antiques, and Robert Langford whose timeless furniture has a contemporary edge. There will be innovative, handcrafted designs from Modern British Kitchens, while Huma Kitchens will offer a luxury design service for kitchens and bespoke joinery.
POP-UP HOUSE GUESTS
Adding an extra layer of creative brilliance to the show, these carefully curated brands are only in-situ in the Design Avenue during Focus/22. A roster of renowned design names includes:
Abigail Edwards • Alice Lily Interiors • Amy Somerville • Anta •Blind Fashion • Bridgford Furniture •Calfe Crimmings • Christopher Guy •Christopher Moore • Fameed Khalique Ltd. • Gracie • Heathfield & Co • Hidden Gems Design • Justin Van Breda • Kate Forman Designs Ltd. • Nichola Taylorson Textiles • Nico • Ohpopsi • Parker & Jules • Quintessa • Rapture & Wright • Trowbridge • Tsar Carpets •Turquoise Mountain • Wendy Cushing Designs.
10am – 6pm
Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, London SW10 0XE
www.dcch.co.uk020 7225 9166
Visit www.dcch.co.uk/focus -22