Product launches at CDW

By Matt Balmer
May 20, 2019

23 May 2019

A first for Duravit

It is the first time that Duravit is participating at CDW, showcasing its latest product launches for the UK market. On display in the London showroom are the results of its collaborations with Sieger Design, Philippe Starck and Kurt Marki Jr.

Sustainable tile range from Alusid

Sequel is Alusid’s first batch produced product launching exclusively at Parkside’s showroom. Using 98% recycled material the coloured tiles are suitable for interior use.

Parkside is a design-led tile specification company and their new Clerkenwell studio is a light filled space designed by Feix&Merlin Architects.

New showroom for Bert Frank

Take time to pop into the new Bert Frank showroom opening during CDW. The brand’s lights are all designed and made in the UK and the latest pieces reference Art Deco and industrial inspired aesthetics.

Bisque design competition

Bisque Radiators is launching a product design competition on its stand at Elements (St John’s Square). To celebrate its 40th anniversary. The radiator firm is calling on budding and existing designers to create an addition to the Bisque range. Further details available on the stand


22 May 2019

Mid Century pioneers in the crypt

Visit the Crypt on Clerkenwell Green to view pieces from legendary designers John and Sylvia Reid. The S-Range has been re-issued to the original designs thanks to a collaboration between their son Dominic Reid OBE and Nicholas Radford, son of the original manufacturer. S-Range features 13 pieces from the original 1960s dining collection.

Benchmark seating

Leading British furniture maker Benchmark is showing new pieces by Foster + Partners and Space Copenhagen. The OVO Collection (shown) by Foster & Partners includes tables, storage, benches and stools. A new ebonised finish joins the existing oak and American walnut options

Stellar Works and Tom Fereday

Tom Fereday has created a new furniture range for Asian design brand Stellar Works. The Crawford Collection launched in Milan but will have its UK debut during CDW at the Stellar Works’ showroom on St John’s Street

Grohe and Mosa

Bathroom fittings supplier Grohe has teamed up with contemporary tile specialist Mosa to celebrate sustainable design. Visit Mosa’s St John’s Street showroom to see design inspired products that are created with consideration for the Earth’s resources.
Both Grohe and Mosa are able to support architects with solutions for green buildings and sustainable projects.


21 May 2019

Domus get colourful

The latest collaboration between tile manufacturer Mutina and design studio Barber & Osgerby will be unveiled at the Domus showroom. Lane and Primavera are two new collections that analyse colour in different material formats.

While you are there, pop down to the basement to see Live Colour, a vibrant installation by artist Liz West.

West One in 3D

Following the success of the 3D-printed Grid basin mixer in 2018, West One are presenting the complete bathroom collection comprising a basin unit, accessories and lighting in its showroom

French design destination

Head to Clerkenwell Green for Kiosk, a new pop up venue featuring a selection of French interior brands including furniture, lighting and tableware.

Fritz Hansen at the Zaha Hadid Gallery

Fritz Hansen and Zaha Hadid Design have collaborated to present Shaping Reality Through Time, a celebration of design evolution shown through chairs produced since Fritz Hansen’s inception in 1872. The exhibition includes a 2015 ZHD reinterpretation of Jacobsen’s iconic Series 7 chair and the overall edit reveals shared aesthetics of sculptural form and organic lines.

International collaboration at Fredericia

Housed in a former Victorian warehouse, Fredericia’s showroom is adjacent to Whitecross Street. Founded in 1911, the company creates furniture in collaboration with renowned designers including Jasper Morrison, Cecilie Manz, Space Copenhagen and Hugo Passos.

On Tuesday, don’t miss the talk about Jens Risom, master of mid-century modern, given by Rasmus Graversen at 2.00pm