Empower Your Design Choices at Clerkenwell Design Week: Join Us for ‘Specify with Confidence!

Clerkenwell Design Week is widely considered one of the most significant UK events for our commercial community. The event features over 600 showroom events, curated exhibitions, and a plethora of engaging activities. Last year’s festival attracted a record-breaking 37,725 attendees, solidifying its reputation as the UK’s leading commercial design festival.

Sponsored by Lincrusta, Edmund Bell& Co, Revivalist, Vescom, Newmor Wallcoverings, Camira, Kronospan, and CMD

We are thrilled to announce that Design Insider, in partnership with Commercial Interiors UK, will launch their search platform Supplier Finder with a captivating talk:

Specify with Confidence!  May 22nd from 10am to 12pm at Spa Fields near Design Fields

Join us for a session of learning and socialising!

Click here to register for this free event and be a part of the conversation that shapes the future of commercial interior design.

Specify with Confidence

Understanding the complexities of product specification is essential for creating successful commercial interiors. Factors such as sustainability accreditations, adherence to stringent contract testing standards, and compliance with commercial fire retardancy regulations are paramount.

Design Insider lead the conversation on the most important commercial interiors topics

This panel discussion will explore critical topics such as materiality, sustainability, accreditation, and regulations. It’s a must-attend for suppliers, designers, and industry professionals.

Introducing our speakers

Mariana Anelli, Senior Associate at M Moser Associates

Mariana Anelli, Senior Associate at M Moser Associates, is celebrated for her proactive role in ensuring efficient stakeholder transitions and integration between design and delivery teams. With a robust portfolio in various sectors, Mariana excels in crafting inspired environments tailored to client needs.

Jon Watts, Specification Account Managers, joined the EGGER team in early 2023, bringing with him an invaluable background of Specification Management and over 10 years in industry. Jon’s knowledge and experience are paired with his personal interests in environmentalism, helping to ensure EGGER always stay at the forefront of topics of growing importance in their industry.

Sarah Wakefield, Creative Director at Jolie

Sarah Wakefield, Creative Director at Jolie, is an enthusiastic, motivated & ambitious professional Creative Director with a wide range of experience in commercial & hospitality sectors. A real passion & commitment to creating exceptional environments that balance creativity with technical capability and function to exceed client expectations

Stephen Dobson is the Head of Contract UK for Edmund Bell

With over 15 years of experience in the contract fabric industry, Stephen Dobson is the Head of Contract UK for Edmund Bell. He leads the strategy in specification and contracting across various sectors in the UK market, including Hospitality, Healthcare, Education, BTR, Leisure, and Marine. Stephen prioritises understanding the unique needs of each market segment to ensure that Edmund Bell delivers aesthetically pleasing and technically sound fabric solutions.

Moderator, Alys Bryan, Managing Editor at Design Insider, is known for her ability to foster meaningful discussions on key topics within the commercial interior sector. Alys’ extensive background as a furniture designer uniquely qualifies her to spearhead initiatives that bridge the gap between designers and suppliers.

Stay and socialise

Post-discussion, we invite attendees to enjoy refreshments and socialising.

This is a perfect chance to strengthen existing relationships, forge new connections, and learn more about Supplier Finder’s role in enhancing industry collaborations.

Leave the event with a wonderful guest goody bag!

Each person who joins us will leave with a wonderful goody bag which amongst items gifted by Lincrusta, Edmund Bell& Co and Revivalist, includes a sweet treat from Vescom, a pen from Newmor Wallcoverings with a notebook from Camira, a Kronospan water bottle, and a handy on desk power module from CMD. Thank you to all of our generous sponsors!

Supplier Finder

At Supplier Finder, our mission is simple: to help you find the perfect commercial furnishing suppliers for your interior schemes and projects. We understand the importance of having confidence in the suppliers you specify and the products that bring your designs to life. That’s why each supplier featured on our platform is accredited through Commercial Interiors UK’s rigorous membership application process. This ensures that you engage with only the best in the industry!

Our platform boasts an extensive selection of over 200+ commercial suppliers, each with a detailed profile at your fingertips. These profiles provide an at-a-glance overview, allowing you to quickly gauge each supplier’s unique offerings and strengths. But it doesn’t stop there; you can delve deeper into each supplier’s business details, sustainability certifications, and explore their product-focused editorial content, published by our media partner, Design Insider. This wealth of information empowers you to make informed decisions, ensuring that every specification aligns perfectly with your project’s needs and ethos.

Navigating through our network of suppliers is a breeze. Supplier Finder offers three intuitive filtering options: alphabetically, by product type, and by sector. We understand that building strong relationships is at the heart of successful projects and that’s why we include direct contact information in all supplier profiles.

Commercial Interiors UK members – Standard or Gold profile?

If you are a member of Commercial Interiors UK, join us to learn how upgrading to a Gold Supplier Finder profile can increase your visibility and impact in the market. This session will provide valuable insights into what designers seek when specifying products and how you can meet their needs effectively.

Please email julie@commercial-interioruk.com for more information on our Standard and Gold profile packages.


About Alys Bryan

Alys is a knowledgeable design editor who is focused on instigating conversations, both online and in-person, with industry experts which challenge, educate and advance the commercial interior sector. Her training and 15 years of professional experience as a furniture designer for the commercial sector makes her uniquely placed to lead Design Insider as Editor
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