Clerkenwell Design Week is back in EC1 from May 23-25, and we’re thrilled to be an official sponsor and participant in the show. For three days, design enthusiasts and trade professionals can discover thousands of cutting-edge products. With over 130 resident showrooms, 200 exhibitors, and 10 new design destinations for 2023, this event celebrates London's creative hub. Through the beautiful streets of Clerkenwell, you can explore leading design brands, emerging talent, unique installations, and brand activations.
If you’re a bit lost on where to start and you need a plan, don’t hesitate to come to B&H Studios (42 Northampton Rd, London EC1R 0HU) where we will be showcasing the following brands and suppliers. From hardware to lighting and paint, our show will be an immersive exhibition where you’ll be able to interact and play with hundreds of products – all in one place. If you haven’t already, please claim your free badge here.
Established in 1987, Northern Lights stands as a leading supplier of luxury bespoke and made-to-order lighting. With their 'Made in Britain' accreditation and comprehensive design and manufacturing capabilities, they offer designers unmatched expertise, quality and craftsmanship. Collaborating with top interior designers, Northern Lights has created hundreds of iconic lighting fixtures that adorn residences, hotels, restaurants, and superyachts worldwide. The Signature Collection proudly showcases their renowned and versatile lighting designs. At this exhibit, visitors can admire an array of captivating table and rechargeable lamps exhibiting the perfect blend of style and functionality.
Decóra Cement, a London-based family-owned supplier, is dedicated to manufacturing, supplying, and installing mineral-based decorative coatings. Their flagship product, Decóra Microquartz, is a versatile mineral-based finish suitable for application on various surfaces such as floors, walls, and furniture, both indoors and outdoors. Renowned for its exceptional hardness and adhesion, Decóra Microquartz is well-suited for domestic, commercial, and industrial use. What sets it apart from other microcements is its unique composition of compounds, including Quartz, Corundum, Silicas, and water-based epoxy resins. This exceptional combination results in a highly durable, flexible, and waterproof material.
ABI Interiors is an Australian brand that specialises in luxury kitchen and bathroom fixtures. Since 2016, they have been offering beautiful, innovative products designed to enhance everyday experiences in modern homes – and now, you can enjoy their work in their UK showroom too. ABI Interiors’ range includes tapware, basins, sinks, baths and showers; all of which boast of a 25-year warranty. Defined by its simplicity, charm and longevity, their exhibit features the Aura Collection, an expansion of their popular Elysian Kitchen Mixer range, and matte white, almond, and posy basins for personalised bathroom designs.
Based in Iserlohn, Dornbracht is a leading supplier of designer fittings and accessories for bathrooms, spas and kitchens. First founded in 1950, this supplier is present in 125 markets worldwide; and is renowned in all of them for their clearly-defined design principles and consistent focus on user needs. Dornbracht has transformed the bathroom and kitchen into true living spaces – and in so doing, continues to set new standards for the industry. Today, they showcase the MEM tap, known for its confident, elemental, and pure design, featuring customizable options for bathroom architecture.
Croft is a leading British manufacturer of luxury architectural hardware. With a family heritage dating back to 1868, they continue to be a family-run company, which proudly designs, manufactures and hand-finishes their products in the heart of England. Croft offers bespoke solutions as well as an extensive portfolio in a choice of over 25 signature finishes and patinas. Their selection includes popular, timeless, and modern designs. Made from premium solid brass, Croft products adorn some of the most luxurious interiors across the world, continually withstanding the test of time.
Artisans of Devizes
Artisans of Devizes is a British brand specialised in natural stone flooring, custom stone creations, and luxury tiles. Their collection caters to various styles and budgets, featuring a diverse range of designs. From striking starburst porcelain tiles to exclusive collaborations with the National Trust, they offer options for every designer. With their in-house workshop in Wiltshire and a team of experienced designers and masons, Artisans of Devizes is dedicated to providing exceptional stone solutions. Today, they proudly showcase a curated selection of natural marble, showcasing their commitment to timeless elegance and exquisite beauty.
Brought to CDW2023 by The Specified, V.Brokkr by Ned Vermon is a Metalsmith Designer Maker specialising in architectural hardware. With a background in Silversmithing and training under Australian and German masters, Ned combines new and traditional techniques to create lasting objects with sentimental value. The Specified is a carefully curated design destination of Australian interior brands in London, established to provide specifiers with the opportunity to effortlessly define the primary elements of an interior or architectural project. Their tightly edited portfolio showcases Australia’s best lighting, rug, hardware, paint and artwork selection, chosen for their artisanal qualities, impeccable craftsmanship and commitment to sustainable practices.
The Main Company
Established in 1987, The Main Company is a family-run supplier which has gained a powerful reputation for creating bespoke kitchens that exude individuality and unique style. In addition to their exceptional kitchen designs, they offer an extensive selection of standard and one-of-a-kind furniture pieces, along with engineered and reclaimed flooring options. Skilled artisans meticulously handcraft all their kitchens in their North Yorkshire showroom and workshop, where flooring and furniture are crafted using carefully chosen, high-quality, and long-lasting materials. To explore more, you can visit their London showroom at The Business Design Centre in Angel, Islington.
Armac Martin, a fourth-generation family business, has been a pioneer in luxury brass hardware since 1929. Renowned for exceptional design and attention to detail, the company has evolved from a furniture fittings manufacturer to a globally recognized brand in the luxury interiors industry. Today’s display showcases some of the latest and most exclusive collections from Armac Martin, including the Grove, Digbeth and MIX hardware collections and the Claremont collection of luxury brass mirrors. Each piece is meticulously handcrafted from solid brass in the heart of Birmingham, ensuring exceptional quality and enduring beauty.
YesColours is an award-winning sustainable paint brand offering design services. With a focus on reducing paint waste and promoting personal wellbeing, creativity, and diversity, they are transforming the interior design industry. Made in Britain certified, their innovative paints and packaging contribute to reducing the 55 million tonnes of paint waste sent to landfill annually. Today’s exhibit shows a collection of abstract shapes and objects painted in YesColours best- selling Electric Blue matt emulsion, an ultramarine blue shade based on the Yves Klein blue, featured in the Majorelle Gardens in Marrakech. Transformative and beautifully vibrant, it is like velvet once dry.
Brought here today by The Specified, BARBERA design is a Melbourne-based company dedicated to producing high-quality, Australian-made furniture. With a team of skilled artisans, technicians, and designers, they utilise classic materials like marble, bronze, steel, leather, and timber to create a refined aesthetic. As mentioned earlier, the Specified is a curated design hub in London featuring top Australian interior brands. It offers specifiers a seamless way to define key elements for interior and architectural projects. Their portfolio highlights Australia's finest lighting, rugs, hardware, paint, and artwork known for their artistry, craftsmanship, and sustainability.
Remember to visit us at B&H Studios from May 23 to 25. We can’t wait to see you! If you have any doubts, contact Clara, Portaire’s Community Lead.