Projects and Installations

Entrance tunnel by Studio Design UK

Every year 100% Design commissions a series of installations across the show floor, designed to push the boundaries of design, in terms of concepts, process and material capabilities.

Previous collaborations have included El Ultimo Grito, NBBJ Architects, Mette, Thomas.Matthews, Benjamin Hubert, Paul Cocksedge Studio, Aberrant Architecture, Material Lab and 3D print shop iMakr. 100% Design 2015 will feature even more exciting installations across four show sections, each exploring the central theme of colour. Creative development in association with Studio Design UK. Installations include:

Central Bar designed by Studio Design UK in association with Perspex

Central Bar - Design in Colour wave

To celebrate 100% Design's theme, 'Design in Colour', Studio Design UK have created and brought to life the central bar at the show. Teaming up with material sponsors Perspex® Acrylic Brand, they have created a dynamic structural colour pavilion in the central bar. Image by Matt Goodwill. Read more

Mattergarden by Mette


Mattergarden is an installation that celebrates the Earth’s permanence, its generous supply of materials, its structure and sustenance. The stratum-inspired structure forms the perfect platform for visitors as they explore contemporary and future materials as well as treatments and applications for use in design, architecture and building.  Read more

The British tea Cafe

Half-Three Cafe

The concept for this year’s feature café is a contemporary take on an English tradition — a multi-sensory experience of taste, aroma and colour, celebrating a broad selection of tea. Conceived and designed by Daniel Rous - designer at Fabrica - the café incorporates a feature installation of hand-blown glass vessels, offering visitors a break from the bustle of the show to relax with a cup of freshly brewed tea.  Creating the concept for the entire café inspired collaboration with key sponsors — tea by Twinnings, materials by Formica and local Italian furniture maker Piaval, producing a custom-designed chair for the space. Read more


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