Registration opens for Top Drawer
Online registration for January’s edition of Top Drawer, which features more exclusive exhibitors, has opened.
The 15-17 January show at London Olympia presents a curated choice of UK and global brands offering buyers an choice of contemporary, design-led products across Interior Accessories, Kitchen and Dining, Lighting and Furniture and Outdoor Living.
Home is one of four exclusively curated worlds at Top Drawer, which also include Gift, Fashion and Craft. Top Drawer’s newest global edit presents an exclusively curated pick of around 1,000 UK and international brands across the entire lifestyle landscape.
Increasingly, brands are choosing to show at Home and nowhere else so, as well as more exclusives than ever, S/S17 includes new names to the show including Design Letters, Maxwell Williams, Melin Tregwynt, Bluebellgray, and Tokyo Design Studio. They join brands such as Alessi, Black + Blum, BlissHome, Eva Solo, Garden Trading, LSA International, Grand Illusions, Joseph Joseph, Make International, ICTC , Orla Kiely Home , IBride, PR Home, Skagerak, Stelton and Umbra.
Potter Keith Brymer Jones, from the BBC’s hit series The Great Pottery Throw Down will bring ceramics dynamics to proceedings: he will be live in action at the wheel throughout the event at the heart of Home.
Created to inspire the buying of innovative retailers looking for design-led, commercially appealing and original products it reflects key trends, showcasing the most directional European and global lifestyle brands, Britain’s best-loved labels and exciting new talent too.
Food Emporium makes a return giving discerning buyers the chance to source everything they need to stock their own slice of foodie heaven. Doubling in size, the S/S17 edition will present over 80 of the best artisans and producers, offering a tasty collection of ‘giftable’ food products.
New talent is the lifeblood of innovative retailers, which is why Spotted – curated by Charlotte Abrahams and featuring 40 budding brands showing innovative, market ready designs - is the favourite hunting ground of style scouts with an eye for the most dynamic rising stars. Academy Live returns, bringing expert voices to the live stage. The S/S17 programme, promising a provocative, inspiring and informative series of talks, will be announced soon.
The popular product trails are back too, guiding visitors through the halls in search of specific categories. Men Only highlights original gifts and accessories for him, while the UK Debut trail introduces buyers to new international brands showing for the first time in the UK. The Product GB and Eco trails are always in demand, helping visitors pinpoint products with a particular story about provenance and production.
The show has launched its marketing (pictured).