Talks

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Talks

A series of UK and International Restaurant & Bar Design Talks at innovative food and beverage spaces

The events are hosted by both the designer and their client and are attended by the region’s most influential designers, hotel, restaurant and bar operators and our partners/sponsors.

Events are typically attended by about 60-80 guests and include representatives from internationally acclaimed design studios such as Martin Brudnizki Design Studio, DesignLSM, Aedas, Lázaro Rosa Violan, David Collins Studio, Fabled Studio and Firefly Lighting Design.

We offer unparalleled opportunities to connect with the most influential companies and individuals in the industry.

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Upcoming events

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Spine (Beirut, Lebanon) / Gatserelia Design - 27th May 2019

Beirut’s striking and iconic Spine, designed by Gatserelia Design will host the first Restaurant & Bar Design Talk held in Lebanon.


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The event is sponsored by Hajj Art Stone.

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2018 Talks

ICHIBUNS (London)

Speaker - Benjamin Goldkorn (Owner, ICHIBUNS)

20 Stories (Manchester)

Speakers - Simon Spiteri (Project Director, DesignLSM) and Des Gunewardena (CEO, D&D London)
Sponsor - Concept Bars

The Mandrake (London)

Speakers - Rami Fustok (Owner, The Mandrake) and Brian Greathead (Founder, Manalo & White Architects)
Sponsor - BECK

Colicci Coffee (Westfield Stratford City, London)

Speakers - Jonathan Mizzi (Founder, Mizzi Studio) and Rob Colicci (Managing Director, Colicci Coffee)

Camino (Shoreditch, London)

Speakers - Mark Bithrey (Founder, B3 Designers) and Richard Bigg (Managing Director, Camino)

2017 Talks

Wallpaper* Bar & Kitchen, Harvey Nichols (London)

Speakers - Paul Finucane (Director of Stores, Harvey Nichols), Ewald Damen (Virgile + Partners) and Simon Mills (Bespoke Editor, Wallpaper*)

Eneko at One Aldwych (London)

Speaker - Roger Mann (Founder, Casson Mann)

citizenM Tower of London Hotel (London)

Speakers - Rob Wagemans (Creative Director / Founder, Concrete Architectural Associates) and Robin Chadha (citizenM Global CMO)

Draft House Chancery (London)

Speakers - Charlie McVeigh (Founder, The Draft House) and Frith Kerr (Founder, Studio Frith)

London Stadium (London)

Speakers - Jon Lee (20.20 Limited)

2016 Talks

Iberica (London)

Speakers - Juan Carlos Colicchio (Lázaro Rosa Violan Studio) and Marcos Fernandez Pardo (Director, Iberica)

Tattu (Manchester)

Speakers - Edwin Pickett (Founder, Edwin Design) and Adam Jones (Owner, Tattu)

Nando’s (Harrogate)

Speakers - Paul Thrush (Co-Founder, STAC Architecture) and Rich Collie (Project Manager - New Restaurants, Nando’s)

German Gymnasium (London)

Speakers - Tina Norden (Project Director, Conran and Partners) and Duncan Pitfield (D&D London)

Cabana (Brixton)

Speakers - Alex Michaelis (Co-Founder, Michaelis Boyd Associates) and David Ponte (Co-Founder, Cabana)

Wahaca (Cardiff)

Speakers - Chris Bagot (Co-Founder, Softroom) and Gavin Smith (Wahaca)

2015 Talks

Mint Leaf of London (Dubai, UAE)

Speakers - Isabel Pintado (Director, LW), Robert Angell (Founder, Robert Angell Design International), Tim Mutton (Founder, Blacksheep), Steve La Bouchardiere (Managing Director, DesignLSM)

Pennethorne's (London)

Speakers - Neil Hogan (Creative Director, SHH) and Roy Westwood (Creative Director, Levy Restaurants - Compass Group)

Le Peep Boutique (London)

Speakers - Nick Leith-Smith (Founder) and Mark Alexiou (Founder, Le Peep Boutique)

Beast (London)

Speaker - Steve La Bouchardiere (Managing Director, DesignLSM)

The Common Room (Bath)

Speakers - Sophie Finch (Founder, Finch Interiors) and Harald Brett (Founder, The Common Room)