Focus/17

Sep

17-22

2017

10am - 6pm

Free Event

Free Entry

http://dcch.co.uk/Focus17-Programme

Trade Show

Focus/17 brought a world of design inspiration to visitors. Attracting a global audience to Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, it was a creative and commercial platform where visitors engaged with international connoisseurs shaping the luxury design narrative.

Over 600 brands at 120 Design Centre showrooms (as well as outside participants in Chelsea) came together at Focus/17 to share their ideas, passions and creative processes. Key values of quality, craftsmanship and originality lay at the heart of the packed programme where visitors could see the results of design invention up close and admire the skills that shaped them. With 100+ events in six days, there were exciting opportunities to get a fresh perspective on the season by connecting with top influencers at talks, demonstrations, workshops and discovery tours. On the main stage a stellar line-up of international speakers shared insights at the Conversations in Design series. A natural home for creative expression, Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour unveiled a breathtaking aerial installation by Cutture, bold pop-ups and new dining experiences, specially commissioned for the show.

Focus/17

A commitment to design excellence has put Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour firmly on the map. More than a design resource, it is a thriving platform, both creatively and commercially, for an exceptionally dynamic industry. The largest of its kind in Europe, it is the design destination of choice for designers, architects and tastemakers who like to keep ahead of the curve.

Home to 120 showrooms and over 600 world-famous brands, it is the perfect place to discover world-class talent, connect with influential designers and get the inside track at high profile events.

The comprehensive collective runs the gamut from classic contemporary to cutting-edge. What is on offer is couture for the home. Creations from some of the world’s most influential names set the pace and include fabrics, furniture, wallcoverings, lighting, accessories, kitchens, bathrooms, leather, trimmings, hardware, lifestyle technology, outdoor living, tiles, carpets and rugs. With skilled craftsmanship part of the luxury mantra, superlative finishing is an underlying keynote. Bespoke products is another forte with many showrooms creating tailor-made pieces for one-of-a-kind spaces.

As well as a barometer for emerging trends, Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour offers a raft of inspiration and specialist expertise whether you are seeking ideas for a residential scheme, finishing touches for a city apartment or design solutions for a hotel, yacht or corporate project. No wonder visitors come back again and again. A single visit is rarely enough

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