The Design Show explores the best interior and exterior design trends via inspiring curated spaces

27 JULY – 29 JULY 2018
ANZ Viaduct Events Centre
Auckland
New Zealand

Great design satisfies both our needs and our desires.

Tim Brown, IDEO 

The Design Show celebrates the latest interior and exterior design trends from leading brands in the decor and design space.


Become immersed in the experience of top designer brands as they showcase the latest home design products, services and trends in renovations, furnishing, decor and exterior design.  Meet some of New Zealand’s top design experts for advice on how to turn your interior and exterior designs into reality.

Industry Day

Friday 27 July 2018
9:00am – 5:00pm

 

For registered industry professionals & general public

  • Free entry for industry professionals who pre-register online or $25 at the door
  • Proof of industry employment such as industry licence number or business cards may be requested on entry
  • Those who fail to provide proof will be subject to door entry fees on the day

 

Public Days

Saturday 28 July 2018
Sunday 29 July 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Public entry for homeowners, DIYers, non-registered trades and designers

  • Online tickets $20, or $25 at the door
  • Attend anytime between the 27 –  29 of July 2018
  • Paul Izzard, Celia Visser, Ken Crosson, Nat Cheshire, Mal Corboy and Donna Jones seminars free to attend

Karen Walker keynote presentation tickets

Saturday 28th July 2018
Sunday 29th July 2018
10:00 am – 5:00 pm (presentation from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm)

  • Karen will share her success story and forecast of upcoming trends in both fashion and interior design
  • Tickets are $99 + GST and includes a glass of bubbles on arrival, a goodie bag worth over $200 and general admittance to the show.
  • Tickets are extremely limited, reserve your ticket today to avoid disappointment
  • Entry to Karen Walker seminar is only valid for the day of purchase (either Saturday or Sunday)

Meet Your
Guest Speakers

Fiona McLeod

Fiona McLeod is a New Zealand designer, aesthetician and personality who lit up our television screens as a guest judge on The Block NZ 2016.

Karen Walker

Karen Walker’s eccentrically elegant style has established a stellar international following for her ready-to-wear, eyewear, jewellery, bags and fragrance. Seminar tickets $99.

Design Seminars

Paul Izzard – Izzard Design
Celia Visser – Celia Visser Designs
Ken Crosson – Crosson Architecture
Donna Jones – Design Option
Nat Cheshire – Cheshire Architects
Mal Corboy – Kitchen Designer

Purchase Tickets To The Design Show
Ticket Entry Prices

  • Free entry for registered industry professionals on Friday the 27th of July 2018. Online pre-registration essential and must provide trade numbers
  • $25 per door entry on the day for industry professionals who have not pre-registered
  • $20 tickets are available online for general public entry from  27 – 29 July 2018
  • $25 per door entry on the day for the general public who have not pre-registered
  • $99 General admittance and to attend keynote presentation by Karen Walker + receive a goodie bag valued at $200

Industry Day 27 July 2018

Free access for registered industry professionals is available on Friday 27 July 2018. You MUST pre-register using your trade number to be awarded the points from The Design Show Trade Workshops.

Design Seminars 28 – 29 July 2018

Become inspired with insight from one of our fellow design professionals

 

 

Paul Izzard – Izzard Design

Paul created Izzard Design 15 years ago and has now become one of the best in the business producing award-winning architectural spaces and interiors. Paul’s work can be seen in the some of the regions most stylish, most frequented, and best-loved restaurants, cafes and retail spaces. Join Paul Izzard as he presents his breathtaking design projects and his inspirational journey of creating what Izzard Design has become today.

 

 

Celia Visser – Celia Visser Designs

Celia Visser is an expert in creating homes that are a sanctuary for the soul and a spark of magic, where you can escape life’s everyday demands. Celia understands that it’s crucial to understand the particular needs and desires of each design project, to deliver genuinely personalised services to an uncompromisingly high standard. Join Celia as she inspires your imagination and provides you with examples of excellent tailor-made designs to transform your dreams into reality.

 

 

Ken Crosson – Crosson Architects

Described as an ‘architectural humanist’, Ken’s starting point in architecture is an intuitive response to site, informed by cultural and contextual references relevant to client, site and community. This approach generates a rich and diverse palette of texture and materiality, while the clarity of form and structure reveals the strength of the underlying ideas. Join Ken as he presents his amazing architectural designs and the stories that walk behind them.

 

 

Donna Jones – Design Option

Donna Jones started as many fellow interior designers did, getting hands-on in renovation and design. It was this first-hand experience which grew into a passion for Donna, who now inspires her clients through Design Option. During Donna’s years of experience and subsequent study, she enjoys helping homeowners crystalise the vision they want for their home or spaces and delivers it to them without the overwhelm. Join Donna as she guides us through the ins and outs of how to breathe your vision into a reality.

 

 

 

 

 

Photo credit Adam Bryce

 

Nat Cheshire – Cheshire Architects

Cheshire Architects is a trans-disciplinary practice. It does special projects. It engages in a huge breadth of types and scales, operating across fields of luxury and austerity, newness and age, roughness and refinement.

Nat Cheshire is an eight gold pin winning designer, Idealog’s most creative New Zealand designer, twice Metro’s best New Zealand designer, the designer of HOME’s home of the year and twice its product designer of the year, and the creator of much of Britomart, the City Works Depot, and a dozen of the city’s most loved restaurants and bars.

 

 

Mal Corboy – Kitchen Designer

Best known as New Zealand’s most awarded kitchen designer, Mal Corboy has been designing kitchens since 1988.

Since then, Corboy has garnered an international reputation for his eye-catching interiors and custom furniture design. Along with creating award-winning kitchens, Corboy’s specialist set of skills extends to designing bathrooms, custom furniture and full interiors for both residential and commercial properties, one of his current projects is the Penthouse apartments within the
St James Suites. His work can be found across the globe, from a recent whole home fit-out in Trinidad to bespoke kitchens and bathrooms in New Zealand, Australia and the United States.

 

 

Jason Howden – Warren and Mahoney

Jason is an internationally sought-after expert on technology in the built environment, and all things BIM. For 25 years he has been at the forefront of the field, leading its development, promotion and education around the world.

Jason is a complex-project specialist who has consulted on some of the world’s largest public service facilities, including hospitals, laboratories, prisons and airports, projects with values ranging from $100 million to over $1.5 billion.

He is a strategic thinker with an extraordinary ability to navigate intricate multi-layered, many-party projects, designing both effective technological frameworks and the strategic pathways to realise them. His skill at digitally aligning procurement, design and construction processes is informed by a lifelong immersion in the construction industry.

As co-founder of Warren and Mahoney Technologies and RTV Tools Limited, Jason has developed new bespoke BIM technologies and processes to deliver the best possible outcomes for clients.

Jason’s strengths are in design technology adoption, BIM implementation, software development and digital workflow automation.