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Surface Design Show 2024


Specifying Sustainably: A Workshop by the Sustainable Design Collective

07 Feb 2024
A panel discussion about specifying healthy materials that focus on the well-being of the users. This discussion will be followed by a workshop about specifying sustainable materials identifying VOCs and healthy materials. The workshop will be hosted by members of the SDC, where they will bring along samples of fabrics, paints, and furniture finishes and showcase these in a presentation titled ‘Specifying Sustainably’. A hands-on interactive workshop where the attendees can touch and feel the materials and ask questions
Harsha Kotak, None - WOD (Women in Office Design) | Sustainable Design Collective
Deborah Allen, Director - Douglas Jane Studio
Matthew Freeman, Director - Freeman Studio
Lydia Randall, Director - BDG architecture + design
Joanna Knight, Co-Founder - Sustainable Design Collective
Alex Webb, Sustainability Consultant - The Furniture Practice

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