• More than 100 companies are already signed up to exhibit at SDS18
  • Visitor registration for 2018 is now open!
  • Sponsor a 2018 Surface Design Award Category - the industry's most prestigious event
  • The 2018 Opening Night & Live Debate - officially in association with NLA & RIBA
  • 2018 Surface Design Award Finalists have been announced


An opportunity for architects and designers to see the best of advanced materials curated by leading experts. 

Trend forecaster Sally Angharad will curate Surface Spotlight 2018 which consists of a regular Surface Spotlight Newsletter, Surface Spotlight Live at SDS18 and a presentation on the Main Stage. Sally will be showcasing innovative exciting materials accross all sectors with a specific section for 2018's focuses; Transport and Residential.  

Recent Surface Spotlight Newsletters

Surface Spotlight: Creativity in Colour

Surface Spotlight: Material School


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