Agenda

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How to...predict future materials and colour trends
12:40 - 13:10
Presentation
UK Design Manager
Formica Group

Every two years, Formica Group researches and collaborates with global designers and architects to define the upcoming trends that will have a direct impact on design. Called 'Future Vision', it predicts the future materials and colours that will shape the sector and how they fit with broader consumer and societal themes. In this special presentation we'll reveal the results of the latest report.

How to...create an outstanding showroom
13:30 - 14:00
One-to-one interview
Bathroom Sales Manager
TileStyle

TileStyle is one of the successful tile and bathroom retailers in Ireland and much of this can be attributed to its multi-award winning showroom. In this exclusive conversation with kbbreview Managing Editor, Andrew Davies, we examine the showroom strategy, the focus on a customer journey and how it turns browsers into buyers.

How to...develop the home of the future
14:10 - 14:40
Presentation

The level of technology in the home is increasing exponentially, but what are the main themes and areas that will impact kitchen and bathroom retailers and designers? And, more importantly, how can those themes be turned into sales opportunities? We look at a fantastic case study of a truly automated home project to discuss the ideas.

How to...tap into the latest kitchen, bathroom and design trends
14:50 - 15:30
Presentation

Homeowners are investing more time and money in renovation projects than ever before. In the UK, we've seen a 7% increase in monetary spend since last year. So, what are homeowners spending on and how do they make these decisions? Houzz, the largest residential design database in the world, will answer these questions and share the most popular kitchen, bathroom and design trends happening now in the UK. Houzz will be joined by a panel of industry professionals, who will share their insights on these trends and their predictions for the upcoming year.