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Louis Wustemann

Louis Wustemann

Freelance writer, editor and speaker

Louis Wustemann has spent 30 years writing, editing and consulting on environment, employment and workplace design issues.

He contributes to FT Weekend on furniture design, with an emphasis on innovative and sustainable materials. He writes white papers on sustainability, safety and workspace issues for corporate clients including International SOS, L’Oréal and Vitra.

He was formerly UK Head of Regulatory Magazines at LexisNexis.

He has previously written for magazines including Casa Vogue and FMX. As a consultant he advised on flexible working and office space design for the British Council, Oxford University Press and the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and edited office design guides for the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE). He is author of the IRS Handbook of Flexible Working.



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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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