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Hannah Malein

Hannah Malein

Creative Director | Head of Trends, Colour Hive | MIX Magazine

A seasoned trend forecaster with a background in textile design, Hannah has worked in colour material and surface innovation developing reliable forecasts for global and regional markets across multiple design industries, including product, solid surface, paint and coatings, textiles and consumer electronics. 

Working with brands such as Kenwood, Lotte, DuPont, Formica, Camira, and Samsung, from research and development, concept through to development and marketing. Her experience and dedication to her clients has seen her take an active part in product launches for leading brands and trend forums around the world. Hannah is also a frequent speaker at international events. 



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  • "A brilliant variety of materials, Surface Design Show is always a great show to spot trends and see how they are evolving"
    Hamish Kilburn
    Editor, Hotel Designs
  • "Surface Design show is an incredible show for the sector, it has so many different materials and new ideas"
    Justine Fox
    Founder, Studio Justine Fox
  • "Surface Design Show has been a fantastic show for us, this year has been a busy show, and we have connected with lots of architects and interior designers. We will be back for Surface Design Show 2024"
    Matt Robb
    Digital Media Executive, Stone Federation Great Britain
  • "It has been a very good year for the show, creating a good opportunity to meet key players in the industry and for them to get to know our product"
    Guy Whitehead
    Group CEO, Armourcoat, Exhibitor 2023
  • "Surface Design Show 2023 has been especially good for us. It has been extremely busy with a good quality audience and very innovative materials on display"
    Laura Brown
    Rough Old Glass, Exhibitor 2023
  • "A very busy show which has given us multiple different enquiries this year. We will be leaving with lots of new inspiration!"
    Ka Shing Man
    Ritec, Exhibitor 2023



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