100% Design – The Largest and Lengthiest Design Event in the UK


100% Design – The Largest and Lengthiest Design Event in the UK

August 20, 2017
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100% Design is the largest and longest-running design trade event for industry professionals in the UK. Occurring from 20-23 September for its twenty-third edition, the show is the cornerstone event of the London Design Festival, with over 27,000 visitors to the show across 4 days in September; taking place in one of London’s most inspiring venues, Olympia London. The event helps forge relationships between a unique audience of architects, designers, specifiers, retailers, developers as well as multinational companies.

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100% Design adopts a theme each edition which is reflected in its installations, features, talks, programmes and show design, this year, Elements was the selected one. Newly appointed Content Editor, Max Fraser is responsible for overseeing every aspect of its implementation. This new theme encompasses everything from the fundamentals of design to the component parts that make up a product, the materials used to the stories and processes of development.

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Image Credit to Theo Cohen

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Image Credit to Theo Cohen

Furthermore, the outstanding meeting place for business and design also features an unrivalled talks programme; “Talks with 100% Design” that explores trends in contemporary practice as well as the future of design; bespoke installations, and a showcase of carefully curated world-leading brands.

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100% Design at Olympia, London 21/09/2016. Photo by Sam Frost

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100% Design occupies a crucial place in the commercial heart of design in the country. With five distinct sections: Interiors, Workplace, Kitchens & Bathrooms, Design & Build and Emerging Brands, 100% Design is unique in its cross-sector appeal to design professionals. Now, contemplate a selection of 16 of the best exhibitors that will present their latest achievements and classic pieces at the event:

Antoniolupi (Stand: K454)


Antoniolupi is a Tuscan company that since more than sixty years has distinguished itself on the Italian and International markets for their bathroom furnishings projects.

Belux (Stand: D264)

Belux is committed to providing optimal solutions for complex lighting requirements both in the contract sector and in private residential environments.

DelightFULL (Stand: L421)

DELIGHTFULL’s vision is focused on the best combination of high quality design and high quality craftsmanship. Our pieces not only illuminate interiors they also add strong design presence to a space with their unique forms.

Designheure (Stand: L420)

Driven by the desire to innovate and create the link between the French industry and designers, the company strives to represent French chic and elegance.

Donar (Stand: L352)

Slovene furniture company that sees solution in smartly designed space, which can easily be adjusted to user’s needs using unconventional furniture elements with integrated technologies.

Essential Home (Stand: L421)

Essential Home is the epitome of bohemian retro design. Its mid-century modern lines merge from important historical references from the ‘30s and 60’s. The harmony of masculine and feminine, classic and contemporary, high and low, is integral to the brand’s sense of style.

Levitas Design (Stand: K489)

Craig Phillips’ fascination with illusionists such as Houdini and David Copperfield motivated him to join the magic circle age 12. Craig’s bespoke, floating furniture is designed and handmade in Britain, bringing a touch of magic to any room.

Mambo Unlimted Ideas (Stand: L314)

Mambo unlimited ideas create soulful, identity-filled pieces for those who are looking for a touch of originality. Mambo effortlessly pairs Portuguese tradition with a very contemporary outlook on design.

Mapei UK, Ltd (Stand: D112)

With 80 years’ experience, Mapei is a leading organisation in the manufacture of adhesives, sealants and chemical products for construction.

Mullan Lighting (Stand: L313)

Mullan Lighting design and manufacture light fixtures to bespoke requirements for the hospitality, commercial and residential sectors. Their lighting designs offer a mix of clean lines, vintage character and worldly flair, making Mullan Lighting’s style both fun and ultimately timeless.

Simplehuman (Stand: K474)

Day to day life has room for improvement. That’s the basic thinking behind simplehuman. By solving simple, often overlooked problems, we make people more efficient in their daily tasks at home.

Smeg (Stand: K483)

Smeg has a fascinating history and heritage, starting out in the late 40’s as a metal smelter and enameller, to now where we’re known globally for our wide range of design led domestic appliances many of which designed by architects and some incredibly iconic.

Studio Italia Design

Studio Italia Design design and produce modern lighting fixtures since the start in 1950. Based in Venice, Italy its fixtures display the highest quality and design standards and epitomize the prestigious label: “Made in Italy.”

The Loving Chair Company (Stand: L531)

TLC is a family run business specialising in furniture design using high-quality materials, complimented with stylish and colourful couture fabrics.

Tucci (Stand: L422)

For over 19 years, TUUCI has been creating the most innovative, unique and stylish shade platforms in the industry.

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