Dezeen promotion: registration is open to attend the Interiors UK furniture and lighting fair, which will take place in Birmingham next month.
The 500 designers and suppliers set to exhibit at Interiors UK will be split across different sections of the four-day event.
The new Design Makers area will include an edited selection of British designers and brands that specialise in bespoke furniture.
Returning to the show this year, DesignersBlock will showcase new products by emerging designers.
Furniture, fabric, surfaces and accessories projects by the finalists of the New Design Britain Awards will also be on display. There are also areas dedicated to lighting and textiles.
A seminar programme running alongside the event will feature talks by retailer George Davies and architect Piers Taylor.
The exhibition will be held in halls one to four at the NEC in Birmingham from 19-22 January 2014.
For more information and to register for a complimentary ticket visit the Interiors UK website.
Read on for additional details from the organisers:
New Designer Makers join a stellar line up at Interiors UK
Show offers an exciting selection of 30 industry furniture designers
Interiors UK, organised by UBM Live Built Environment, is delighted to welcome an impressive line-up of industry experts to the new Design Makers feature. The programme will include British craftsmen and designers adept at making contemporary and bespoke furniture, ideal for buyers looking to select new products at the show.
This new, edited area is home to some of the best in British design, well-versed in making bespoke furniture designs ready for market. Key exhibitors include Base Elements, Jason Muteham, Derrick Ibbott Furniture, Angus Ross, B:Bespoke, Mono Furniture by Design and John Barnard Furniture to name a few.
Award-winner Jason Muteham will launch a new product range at the show that incorporates textiles into wooden furniture in collaboration with upholstery specialist Abbey Chic. Jason comments: "It's great to see recognition from the industry that one size doesn’t always fit all. Design is all about evolving trends and we're overjoyed to be part of this pioneering concept, nurturing emerging talent and innovation."
Over 500 cutting-edge interior brands are set to take over the NEC Birmingham from the 19-22 January 2014. Interiors UK will be filled with an abundance of new products and interesting seminars offering insightful and valuable industry content. This year also sees the introduction of a dedicated new seminar theatre for lighting, designed to meet visitor demand and ever growing popularity for this part of the show.
Also new for 2014 is the Editors Choice, curated from thousands of items it will showcase the most original new products ideally suited for visitors looking for the fresh designs in the market. In addition all exhibitors will also be supplied with a swing tag to display their most original and new product to ease navigation for visitors.
Following the success of last year's French Pavilion this year the show is set to welcome key international exhibitors from Poland and Portugal with further nationalities to be announced shortly, putting Interiors UK firmly on the map as a destination to see brands from across Europe and beyond.
DesignersBlock is making a popular return to the show with an emphasis on displaying commercially viable product. Set to inject the fun, flare and eccentricity they have become known for, this year visitors can expect to see the latest products from emerging industry talent.
Interiors UK is home to the UK's leading competition for Design Talent, the New Design Britain Awards. Entries for this year has hit record numbers with over 50 national universities submitting entries across the four categories of furniture, fabric, surfaces and accessories.
Whether you are looking for the latest products and features, up-to-the-minute industry knowledge or invaluable trend insight, there is something for everyone.
For more information or to register for your complimentary ticket visit the website.