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What's happening at Surface Design Show

Surface Design Show features a programme of talks, seminars, debates and hands on practical demonstrations. 

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Future Thinking

Future Thinking

Future Thinking is an area focusing on material innovation and creative ideas currently being developed by designers, architects and manufacturers.

The Trend Wall

Trend Wall

The Trend Wall presented by Global Color Research, highlights future material and colour trends for 2015, enabling our visitors to get a step ahead when looking for future key colours and materials.

Pecha Kucha Evening

PechaKucha Evening

PechaKucha Evening  is a fun night of creative, rapid fire thinking, where leading architects and designers present 20 of their favourite images, each for 20 seconds.

The Preview Evening

Preview Evening

The Preview Evening brings the industry together to be educated, entertained and to network. 

Working Portraits

Working Portraits Theatre

Throughout the show our Working Portraits Theatre will host interviews, debates and presentations from leaders in the fields of architecture & design.

Light School

Light School

Light School is designed to educate and inspire with a programme of seminars and practical  demonstrations.

CPD Seminars

cpd seminars

CPD Seminars at the CPD Hub help keep visitors abreast of all the latest issues within the sector.

Inspiration Centre

Inspiration Centre

See brand new designs from a selection of the industries up and coming new designers at the Inspiration Centre.


Looking for inspiration and innovation within surface design?

Surface Design Show is THE must attend event for Architects, Interior Designers and Specifiers looking for innovative surface solutions for the built environment. 

Surface Design Show attracts over 100 companies showcasing pioneering natural stone, wood, tiles, recyclable materials, metal, living materials, paint, illuminated surfaces and coatings that can be used as flooring, cladding, ceiling, wall coverings and more

If you are a buyer, specifier or decision maker make sure you register now for all the latest show  updates. Surface Design Show attracts visitors from the following categories: 

Architectural Technologists
Building Contractors
Building Surveyors
Facilities/Premises Managers
Interior Designers
Interior Fit-Out
Property Developers
Quantity Surveyors
Shop Fitters
Structural Engineers
Visual Merchandisers


Media Partners

A1 Retail A1 Lighting Blueprint
FX Magazine Indesign Mix Interiors
de magazine Retail Focus RIBA Journal
Building Pieces Architects Datafile Designers Data
Hospitality Interiors TSJ  


In Association With

Stone Federation Stratton & Reekie  


SDS dress designed by Danielle McGilloway, University of Huddersfield