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MDS 2015

London ExCeL 
17 - 19 May 2015

The UK's definitive
international interiors event

Press Coverage

What did press think?


Welcome to the Press Coverage section!

Here you will find examples of what key industry media had to say about May Design Series 2014 - click the thumbnail to view the full article.

a1 lighting



A1 Lighting, June

"The Lighting district was well positioned, easy to find, and attracted a high-calibre audience of Lighting Designers, Architects and Interior Designers."



Architect's Choice, July

"May Design Series is looking like it will soon become the show to put London on the map."

architects choice magazine


hospitality interiors magazine



Hospitality Interiors, May/June

"It is UBM, and UBM alone that has the expertise, experience and heft to deliver an event which is seeking to compete on an international stage."






Decostyle [Belgium], July

"A visit to London is worth the effort, more so now than ever."



cabinet maker




Cabinet Maker, 13th June

"The recent May Design Series represented one of the most significant shake-ups to to UK furniture trade shows in a generation."





Furniture News, July

"In 2015 there is no other sizeable event offering the buying opportunities the industry needs."

furniture news


2014 event coverage


Here at May Design Series we have a dedicated PR team, who are working hard to ensure that we and our exhibitors gain great exposure ahead of the show in both the UK and international media. 

In 2014 we were featured in Interiors Monthly, FX, Cabinet Maker, Interior Design Today, Lighting Magazine, Designer Kitchen & Bathroom, Livingetc and Furniture News to name but a few. The show was also well represented in international publications, around the world including Mobelmarkt in Germany and Mebelny Biznes in Russia.

To see some examples of press clippings, click the image below!



2014 show partners:

  • A1 Lighting
  • A1 Retail
  • acid
  • Archilovers
  • Archiproducts
  • Architect's Choice
  • Architonic
  • bd
  • biid
  • bira
  • BITA
  • BKU
  • Blueprint
  • BMA
  • Boutique Hotelier
  • Bridge for Design
  • Building
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Cover
  • darc
  • DE
  • Decorum
  • Design Buy Build
  • design curial
  • DesignBoom
  • Designer Kitchen and Bathroom
  • Designers' Data
  • Ekbb
  • Elle Decoration
  • Eutopia Kitchen and Bathroom
  • FIRA
  • Furniture News
  • Hospitality Interiors
  • In Design Mag
  • Interior Design Today
  • Interiors Monthly
  • K & B Network
  • kbb daily
  • Kbsa
  • Kitchen and Bathroom News
  • Lighting
  • Livingetc
  • Mondo Arc
  • New Designers 2014
  • NTG
  • OfWeek
  • Refurb
  • SBID
  • The Art of Design
  • The Furnishing Report


Sun 17 May - 10.00 - 18.00
Mon 18 May - 10.00 - 20.00
Tue 19 May - 10.00 - 17.00

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