From Olympic Games to Super Bowl, and with more than 30 years' experience of creating places where people love to be together, Populous leads in design and brand activation on the greatest global stages.
Head of Interior Design and Hospitality, Jestico + Whiles
James Dilley heads up the hotel, hospitality and interior design studio of architecture and interiors practice Jestico + Whiles. Its portfolio ranges from boutique hotels to high-end apartments.
SCIN is a leading materials library sourcing and advisory resource, located in Clerkenwell, London. It was created by Annabelle Filer in 2003, an 'architectural deviant' with a passion for materials.
Product Design Consultant, Acumen Design Consultants
Catherine Barber is a product design consultant for Acumen specialising in transport and product industrial design.
Director, Falconer Chester Hall Architects
Mark Doohan leads Falconer Chester Hall Architects' London office based in the West End. The company is 20 years old and works across the leisure, residential and commercial sectors.
Partner/Head of Interiors, Fletcher Priest Architects
Francesca Gernone is responsible for developing Fletcher Priest's diverse interiors portfolio. Her clients include Google, Unilever, American Express and Urban & Civic.
Founder/Creative Director, Acrylicize
James Burke is co-founder and creative director of Acrylicize, an award-winning London based art studio. It fuses fine art, graphics and interior design, among other creative disciplines, to create one-of-kind pieces.
Editor and author
The editor of the first BCO (British Council for Offices) Guide to Lighting, Jill Entwistle specialises in architectural lighting, including 12 years as the editor of the market-leading Light magazine. She has authored three books on lighting.
Principal and Practice Leader_ Architecture, UK, HASSELL
Julian Gitsham is a principal and UK practice leader for architecture at the HASSELL London studio. He has been a practicing architect for more than 25 years.
Ergonomist, FIRA International
At the leading centre in Europe for furniture research, ergonomics, consultancy and evaluation FIRA, Levent Çaglar is recognised as the key UK expert in the design evaluation of furniture for the offices, schools and contract sectors.
Director, CID Interior
CID Interior is a creative and vibrant design practice that specialises in providing beautiful interiors for luxury residential and hospitality projects.
Clive Hunt Creative
Director, Checkland Kindleysides
Checkland Kindleysides specialises in the art of brand storytelling. By crafting digital, graphic and three-dimensional thinking it creates brand experiences with meaning and value.
Gregor Jackson is founding partner of gpstudio, a brand and design agency working globally in the retail and leisure arena. gpstudio.uk.com
Partner, Hawkins\Brown Hawkins\
Brown is a 170-person strong multidiscipline architecture practice that provides award-winning, user-focused designs. Morag Morrison heads up the interior design studio.
Director of Interiors and Workplace Strategy, Arney Fender Katsalidis
Matthew Kobylar is a workplace strategist and interior designer with strong communication and management skills, he is renowned for delivering high-quality workplace environments.
Director, Aedas Interiors London
Federico Toresi leads Aedas Interiors London and has more than 20 years of design experience. Over the course of his career, he has refined his strong hospitality focus and successfully delivered numerous hotels and resorts.
WHEELERKÄNIK is an office, retail and residential design firm focused on unlocking the potential of every environment through research-based, insightful design.
Practice Principal, Light Bureau
Paul Traynor established Light Bureau, an award-winning design and consulting studio, in 1999. Light Bureau specialises in strategic light consulting, project design & delivery and product development.
Debra Lehman Smith
Founding Partner, LSM
Debra Lehman Smith heads LSM, an architecture studio with a global portfolio of projects that are models of design excellence and catalysts for promoting organisational vision.
Matt Yeoman is a founding director of architecture and design practice BuckleyGrayYeoman. The practice prides itself on its ability to apply its design approach to new challenges as readily as established specialisms.
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