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Meet best interior designers at London May Design Series

For 2015 May Design Series brings to London 500 brands from 26 countries and a brand new, free to attend 3 day Conference programme. This exciting event is a must see for every design lover in London. Fantastic opportunity to catch up with new trends and see brands never exhibited in London before. It is also a great chance to meet some of the most innovative interior designers during the series of conferences and seminars.

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daniel hopwoodDaniel Hopwood

Seminar: New directions in materials, colour and texture

President of the British Institute of Interior Design and of London design practice – Studio Hopwood.

Aware interior design is a career that requires both education and experience, he decided early on to enjoy the experience of getting there. He started as an assistant to a furniture buyer, learning how to recognise quality and where to find it. As an admirer of beautiful craftsmanship, he spent a year learning stone and wood carving, gilding and polychrome work. Working for restorers, he gained knowledge of European antiques, which he still uses today.

Graduating with a degree in architecture, tutored in the Corbusian manner, he then joined the Prince of Wales Institute of Architecture where he gained a classical training. He worked in various architects’ offices, including the award-winning Hampshire County Architects. He had an opportunity to find and design an apartment for an architectural critic, and took the chance setting up on my own in 1993.

With years of valuable experience, he represented the BIID as its Director for Continuing Professional Development before becoming BIID President for 2014-2016. He is also a guest tutor at the KLC School of Design and have worked as a trends consultant for Dulux. Daniel Hopwood often gives talks at trade shows such as Decorex and 100% Design and writes about design for magazines and presented a series of “Britain’s Best Homes” for Channel 4. He is currently a judge on the “Great British Design Challenge” on BBC Two.

Daniel Hopwood