Celebrating its 10th year in 2019 the award-winning CDW has firmly established itself as the UK’s leading independent design festival. It annually attracts the international design community to this small area of London, home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, for three days of exciting events. CDW is the winner of Best UK Tradeshow at the AEO Awards 2016 and No 1 UK event on the Dezeen Hot List 2016.
Established in 1997, Frame is the world’s leading media brand for interior design professionals. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Frame has today become a media brand that empowers interior designers and architects to create spatial excellence. The Frame Awards are the first and only global interior-design awards with a truly holistic approach. The Awards identify and honour the world’s best interior projects, but also the people behind them. The work is judged by all industry stakeholders: retail brands, hospitality providers, cultural institutions, and educators. In total 34 awards are divided under Spatial, Executional, and Societal Awards covering the entire spectrum of interiors, while the Honorary Awards celebrate the people behind them.
Located in the creative beating heart of East London, London Design Fair is a four-day industry event that brings together 550 exhibitors from 36 countries, including; independent designers, established brands and international pavilions, features and exhibitions. As the most international trade destination of the annual London Design Festival over 28,000 influential; retailer buyers, architects, interior designers, press, designers and design savvy public attend to see and specify the very latest; furniture, lighting, textiles, materials and conceptual installations from around the world.
The Red Dot Design Award, which origins date back to 1955, is one of the world’s largest and most distinguished design competitions. It stands for top achievements in design all over the world. The sought-after seal of quality is awarded to companies that bring products to the market which set global standards in terms of their attractive design, ease of use and functionality. For 60 years now, these products have been selected each year by a jury of independent design experts that comprises freelance designers, professors and specialist journalists.