Conference Exhibitors Roca launch Inspira

Conference exhibitors Roca have launched Inspira, a new design DNA for bathrooms. The collection includes versatile vitreous china and furniture products with three design lines resulting in multiple design combinations. Offering simplicity together with advanced aesthetics, the Inspira collection provides modern sophistication making it the ideal choice for all types of private and commercial bathrooms. […]

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New Speaker: Orla Kiely

The British Institute of Interior Design is delighted that iconic designer Orla Kiely will be speaking at this year’s conference. Orla qualified as a textile designer at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, and began her career working as a wallpaper and fabric designer in New York. The pre-digital climate of the […]

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Exhibitor Spotlight: Roca London Gallery

Roca, the leading bathroom specialists are a BIID accredited CPD Provider and offer free guided tours of their award winning gallery showroom designed by Zaha Hadid Architects. The next tour is on 31 May and can count towards your CPD, read more about how Roca can help with your professional training here. Architects and interior […]

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New Speaker: Rosy Greenlees, Crafts Council

We are very excited to announce that Rosy Greenlees will be joining us at the conference this year. Rosy  is Executive Director of the Crafts Council, the national agency committed to ensuring that craft not only flourishes in a changing world but helps reshape it. From the classroom, to the heart of studios and thought-provoking […]

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Sponsor Spotlight: Urban Electric on the Importance of Craftsmanship in Design

Since its founding, The Urban Electric Co. has put a focus on uncompromising craftsmanship with fixtures constructed of the finest materials at their workshop in Charleston, South Carolina. It was the vision of the company founder, Dave Dawson, to create a modern interpretation of a traditional apprentice to master craftsmen program that gives the artisans a path […]

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New speaker: Laura Glithero, Gilling Dod Architects

We are delighted to announce that the BIID is partnering with the Design In Mental Health Network (DiMHN) on a talk at the BIID Conference 2016. Laura Glithero, Senior Interior Designer at Gilling Dod Architects will be giving a talk entitled, ‘Mental Health Matters: Designing With The Mind In Mind’. The growing demands being placed upon […]

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New Media Partner: ELLE Decoration

ELLE Decoration is the style magazine for your home, part of an international network that encompasses 25 editions around the world: 2 million copies; 10 million readers. ELLE Decoration celebrates elegant modern living, showcasing the world’s most beautiful homes, and proffering inspiration, ideas, insight and a product selection, from high end to high street, that you won’t find […]

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Our Final Exhibitor: UK Hide

Image © Courtesy of Absolute Abode We are delighted to announce our final exhibitor at the Annual Conference this year. UK Hide, one of the UK’s largest distributors of leather, will be taking up residence in the Royal Geographical Society’s stunning Queen Anne style Hall. They are the UK approved distributors for Boxmark and Connolly […]

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Headline Partner Spotlight: Urban Electric Company and Taylor Howes

The Urban Electric Co. collaborated with London-based interior design firm Taylor Howes to design an eclectic lighting collection. Inspired heavily by the historical and contemporary factors that shape London’s architecture and lifestyle, the collection takes cues from fashion and jewelry design in its superb craftsmanship and materials. The collaboration initiated through a mutual passion between […]

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Exhibitor Spotlight: Selectaglaze Case Study

Selectaglaze secondary glazing brings peace and quiet to opulent luxury apartments, in a Grade II Listed building in the heart of London’s West End. Winner of the best residential renovation in the UK 2014-2015, 5-6 Connaught Place has been exquisitely transformed by Redrow London, into exclusive luxurious apartments. Located in the heart of London, overlooking […]

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Exhibitor Spotlight: Iglu Cold Systems

Case Study: Cafe à Vin, London E1 The Background: Working with Ray Costelloe, Managing Director at CCE Group Ltd, we were approached early on to work with Michelin star chef Jeff Galvin and General Manager Alex Piombino to create and develop a new bar concept for Cafe à Vin with the challenge of offering numerous […]

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