Delivered for the industry, by the industry, the May Design Series is the perfect blend of business and inspiration. Discover a product for every space from edited British and international trade suppliers.
What's special about the May Design Series?
May Design Series is your opportunity to make a fully-formed buying decision at the end of the European show cycle. More than just a trade show; it is a unique exhibition experience. From great exhibitors to the Conversation Series, DX Freight, New Design Britain and Materia – it is the show for top products, ideas and inspiration.
Every product for every space
Find your next best selling product guaranteed to fly off the shelves or the perfect complement to your contract space. Discover a collection of edited trade suppliers across 5 sectors with an extensive range of classic and contemporary products.
Who will you be joining?
If you are a retailer, buyer, interior designer, architect, property developer or contract specifer then this is the place for you.
In 2014 we saw visitors from leading companies such as:
ABODE / Amazon / Arup / At No 19 Interiors / Atkins / B&Q / Barratt Homes / BDP / Bentalls / Bentley Designs / BHS / BNP Paribas Real Estate / Boconcept / Browns of Henley / Burberry / Buro Happold / C.P.Hart / Candy & Candy / CBRE / Collingwood Batchellor / Conran and Partners / Darlings of Chelsea / David Hick Interiors / Debenhams / DFS / Dreams / Feather and Black / Fenwick / Fishpools / Foster + Partners / Furniture Village / Gensler / GSK / Habitat / Hampstead Interiors / Hansgrohe / Harrods / Heals / Homebase / House of Fraser / House to Home Interiors / I L K Kitchens / John Lewis / Knight Developments / Laura Ashley / Lee Longlands / Next / Paul Nulty Lighting Design / Speirs + Major / Stiff + Trevillion / Ted Baker / Tesco / TK Maxx / Wayfair / Zaha Hadid Architects / Zara Home plus 1000's more.
A trade show like no other
As well as an edited collection of suppliers, there are areas and features across the show to inspire and get those creative juices flowing.
Highlights of the 2014 show included:
- The Conversation Series where visitors could hear from leading industry speakers. We filmed all of the 2014 seminars - take a look at all of the videos here!
- Our DX Freight crates, showcasing a round up of the best products from the top European shows.
- The Material Xperience 2014: The Smart Environment bringing visitors the latest cutting edge materials
- The best of British craftsmanship in the Designer Makers area.
- A celebration of the best of new design talent at the New Design Britain awards.
- To see our top product picks from across the show take a look at our editors video here.
If you want to take a look back at all the fantastic show features from 2014 click here
"MDS is perfectly formed, beautiful and growing in size year on year. It has been reconfigured to include many first time exhibitors from around the world as well as national trade suppliers. There will be something new for all design professionals to see, learn and takeaway."
Vanessa Brady, President, SBID
Sun 17 May - 10.00 - 18.00
Mon 18 May - 10.00 - 20.00
Tue 19 May - 10.00 - 17.00