The events listed give designers the opportunity to tap into the latest designs and products to hit the industry.  IDnews regularly reviews the dates and times of the shows, if you have a show you would like added to our calendar of events, please email 

5 – 13 May
Grand Designs Live
ExCel, London

Grand Designs Live returns to London’s ExCeL. Running for nine days, the show offered visitors a unique opportunity to see all the latest trends for the home as well as many products never seen before. Based on the Channel 4 TV series, and presented by design guru Kevin McCloud.


22 – 24 May
Clerkenwell Design Week

Clerkenwell Design Week turns London into a hive of activity with showrooms galore and pop up stores displaying the very best of design talent.


28 June – 4 July
Masterpiece 2018

Masterpiece London, the leading International cross-collecting fair for art, antiques and design, has become a must-attend event at the heart of the capital’s busy summer art and auction season.


27 June – 7 July
New Designers
Part One: 27 – 30 June
Part Two: 4 – 7 July
Business Design Centre, London

Design graduates reveal their remarkable talent across a range of design disciplines including textiles and home accessories. Taking place over two weeks, with eight distinct design zones and two prestigious Awards Evenings, New Designers is the UK’s most important graduate design exhibition, full of innovation and fresh thinking.


7 – 11 September
Maison et Objet

MAISON&OBJET Paris is the major crossroad for all design and lifestyle professionals in search for inspiration, excellence and innovation.


12 – 17 September
LAPADA, Art and Antiques Fair
Berkeley Square, London

The LAPADA Fair offers an unmissable opportunity to source and buy some of the world’s most coveted works of art, antiques, design and decorative arts.

 16 – 19 September
Decorex International
Syon Park

Decorex International 2018 will present an unrivalled, diverse collection of products from emerging and established brands across the interior design world.


20 – 23 September
Kings Cross, London

This vibrant destination is a creative district and an international business hub for design in central London.


20 – 23 September
London Design Fair
(TENT London and Super Brands London)
Old Truman Brewery

Independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, and galleries come together. Over 25,000 influential designers, press and design-savvy public attend to see and specify the very latest furniture, lighting and textiles from around the world.

25 – 26 September
Restaurant & Bar Design Show 
London, ExCel

The Restaurant & Bar Design show is the UK’s largest and most comprehensive event specifically aimed at design professionals across the breadth of the restaurant, bar and café sector. The event takes place on the 25th & 26th of September 2018 at ExCeL, London. Order your free tickets now here.Discover 200 suppliers showcasing latest tools, techniques and design ideas transforming the future of the restaurant and bar sector. Listen to 120 expert seminars and engage in panel sessions revolving around topical discussions with inspirational industry giants.. You’ll also benefit from interactive features, innovation awards, 1-2-1 business advice, unparalleled networking opportunities with like-minded professionals and so much more.

1 – 7 October
PAD London
Berkeley Square

PAD epitomises how modern art, photography, design, decorative and tribal arts interact to reveal astonishing combinations and create the most individual and staggering interiors. Prominent international galleries from major cities across Europe, North America and Asia come together to offer an exceptional panorama of the most coveted and iconic works available.


 4 – 7 October
Frieze London
Regent’s Park,

Frieze London features more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries. View and buy art from over 1,000 of today’s leading artists, and experience the fair’s critically acclaimed Frieze Projects and Talks programmes.

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