Fabulous programme of talks in this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week 21 – 23 May 2019
Located on Great Sutton Street, our Clerkenwell showroom is nestled within the city’s iconic creative district, which will play host to the internationally-renowned design festival this May.
Throughout the three-day event, we will be hosting a series of engaging talks to celebrate the creativity of wood and its presence in today’s world. In signature Havwoods fashion, our three-day event will be accompanied by canapés, wine and entertainment, ensuring that our visitors are well looked after throughout the festival.
Role of Flooring in Acoustics by Ros Lambert-Porter Meet Ros Lambert-Porter and learn about good acoustic design in space and the role of flooring in acoustics. At 10:00 and 14:00.
From the cork tree to our walls by Marco Carini and José Pedroso Join us in this highly fascinating session to learn about a sustainable journey of cork, its extraction, characteristics and properties. At 12:00.
Sustaining Our Future by Darren Mayes With a drive to stop, or to slow down, the Earth’s destruction, Havwoods’ Darren Mayes discusses the challenges surrounding the global timber trade. At 10:00 and 14:00.
Contradictory ramblings of a Designer by Gavin Hughes HLW Design Director, Gavin Hughes ponders what it is ‘to design’ with minimal chin-stroking or back-slapping (but possibly a lot of hand waving). At 12:00
The timber lifecycle by Greg Elliott Havwoods’ Greg Elliott brings us a refreshing talk on the timber lifecycle. Join us to learn about maintenance and refinishing to prolong the lifespan of wood flooring. At 10:00 and 12:00.
Timber in Design: Certification and Carbon by Andrew Moore at Hilson Moran Timber is seen as a sustainable material in the built environment, but how can we evaluate and prove it meets its sustainable objectives? At 12:00
Limited spaces available so reserve your seat today!