Clerkenwell Open

Showroom Events Schedule

Select:  Thursday 9th  |  Friday 10th

Thursday 9th September

“Practical Wellbeing at Work

Venue: 63 Central Street, EC1V 3AF

Time: Thursday 9th & Friday 10th September at 9:00am

Join us for breakfast & Bellini’s as Flokk Senior Ergonomist Sukhi Assee provides a practical guide to creating an ergonomically correct workstation, suitable for both in the office and at home.

“Boost your energy and improve your Wellbeing

Venue: 16, Brewhouse Yard Lower Ground Floor, London, EC1V 4LJ

Time: Thursday 9th & Friday 10th September at 9:00am

After the session you will be ready to start your day with motivation and clarity in your mind. Your body will feel refreshed and your mind will be relaxed.

Meditation, breathing exercises and easy stretches will improve the detox process in your body and your brain chemistry will be boosted, helping you to feel emotionally stronger and happier.

Your entire attitude will improve after the practice, your productivity levels will be increased and your stress will be alleviated.

No yoga experience or sports gear is required. Come and join us as you are!

“Workbench Breakfast Talks

Venue:First Floor, 3 Sutton Lane, London, EC1 M 5PU

Time: Thursday 9th & Friday 10th September at 9:00am

Workbench is hosting breakfast talks on the 9th and 10th September at 9.00am to 9.30am. If you are new to the industry or just want to refresh your memory we will be giving a short seminar on specifying veneers, laminates and glass.

We will be joined by Arpa UK manufacturers of FENIX and laminates, and
GX Glass to discuss applications, tolerances, environmental impacts, as well as debunking the abbreviations you may find on tenders.

Launch of StepUp modular seating and storage by Werner Works

Venue: Ensemble Showroom 1st floor, 104-110 Goswell Road London EC1V 7DH

Time: Thursday 9th September at 10am – 5:30pm 

We are proud to be launching StepUp: a Communication platform, seating podium or exhibition display – StepUp offers a playful freedom in space. The brilliance of the system is in the possibilities created by dimensionally coordinated cubic volumes of 4 basic elements… come to try and play

Launch of WING by Systemtronic

Venue: Ensemble Showroom 1st floor, 104-110 Goswell Road London EC1V 7DH

Time: Thursday 9th September at 10am – 5:30pm 

Wing is A modular shelving system designed to satisfy a wide spectrum of needs, not just in terms of finish and number of shelves, but also in terms of spatial organization, fastenings, containers and other accessories.

“Good Sound

Venue: 73 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 8BU (In Koplus Showroom)

Time: Thursday 9th September at 10:00am

A mini presentation on the wellbeing and mental health benefits of good sound control. Max 15 people.

“Carbon Clinics”

Venue: 65 Clerkenwell Road, London, EX1R 5BL (Gresham Showroom)

Time: Thursday 9th at 10.00am – 5.30pm

Planet Mark is a sustainability certification for every type of organisation, real estate and products. Planet Mark have partnered with BCFA in supporting their members in improving their environmental credentials. The certification recognises continuous improvement, encourages action and builds an empowered community of like-minded individuals who make a world of difference.

Through the certification, it can help your business to strengthen your Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy and contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

Planet Mark believe we must all work together to embrace sustainability. Working passionately with organisations to empower their people to halt the climate crisis and improve society in everything they do. And by working this way we will build a sustainable brighter future for us and our planet.

During Clerkenwell Open Planet Mark are hosting ‘Carbon Clinics’, for a chance to speak to one of their team members in seeing how your organisation can start, or improve your sustainability journey.

“New Collection Preview Brunch”

Venue: 6 Northburgh St, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 0AY

Time: Thursday 9th September at 11:00am

Join Ultrafabrics for brunch and an exclusive preview of our new launch Uf Select.

Officially launching later in September, Uf Select joyfully and boldly explores colour, pattern and texture to offer a fresh, creative take on performance fabrics. Discover the two new collections inspired by traditional handicrafts.  

Supply Chain Delivery – methods to keep orders and projects ‘on time

Venue: Kohler Experience Centre, 44-48 Clerkenwell Rd, London EC1M 5PS

Time: Thursday 9th September at 11:00am

Project deadlines are often missed due to the delay to site of specified materials. Defining better communication in the supply chain will help to eliminate errors, improve supplier relationships and assist contractors to meet their overall procurement schedule. To find out how to improve your order to install process, join Vanessa Brady OBE is the CEO of SBID.org the largest interior design organisation in the UK, at her Architect & Designer Presentation in the Kohler showroom to kick off Clerkenwell Open.

Email to reserve your space at this exclusive event.

 

“See Sustainable Materials at Work – Workshop”

Venue: Lower Ground Floor, The old Brewery, 16 Brewhouse Yard, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4LJ

Time: Thursday 9th September at 11:00am & 3:00pm

We will take you through and explain how Vescom can support your decisions when choosing interior finishes for a sustainable environment. You will leave the workshop with an understanding of how to support your clients’ needs when wellbeing is at the forefront.

“It’s More Than Just Plants”

Venue: 77 Bastwick Street Clerkenwell London EC1V 3PZ

Time: Thursday 9th September at 11:00am

Talk by Nigel Silcock, Director at Exubia Plants.

Learn about the incredible, and scientifically proven, ways in which incorporating live planting can improve the atmosphere and spirit in the workplace. Discover how you can make a difference to the mental health & wellbeing of your staff.

 

“The New & Improved Method for Evaluating Office Acoustics”

Venue: Ocee Design, 20 Old Street, London, EC1V 9AB

Time: Thursday 9th September at 12:00pm

At last! A new British and International Standard has been published which addresses open plan office acoustics more thoroughly and sensibly than ever before. It marks a giant step in our understanding of office acoustics and the methods by which offices are formally evaluated.

Ros will provide a brief overview of office acoustics and the challenges faced by the industry to date. She will then summarise the information in the Standard and provide guidance for each of the six common types of office space. Gone are the days of ‘finger in the air’ acoustic solutions.

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The Imperfect Storm — Time for an Environmental Awakening?

Venue: Staverton Showroom, 17-18 Hayward’s Place, London EC1R 0EQ

Time: Thursday 9th September from 12pm–1pm

As part of Clerkenwell Open, Staverton will host a limited-capacity talk from architect and interior designer Giuseppe Boscherini, whose services they were lucky enough to acquire to design their showroom in 2019.

Giuseppe will be talking about adaptation, mitigation and resilience, and how, as designers, we must be courageous in reframing the professional, intellectual and operational models we’ve been used to and dependant on.

To ensure everyone’s safety and comfort, we’d appreciate it if you could wear a face-covering during the talk. 

Max. 20 people.

“Lofty Box

Venue: 73 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 8BU (In Koplus Showroom)

Time: Thursday 9th September at 12:30-1:00pm

This small business is championing sustainable brands and saving surplus stock. You will build bespoke Lofty Box, bursting with sustainable goodies, from scratch, including stamping your tissue paper, choosing your favourite products and wrapping your box. Gift to yourself or a friend for the perfect wellness pick-me-up.

“Studio Moods Vinyl Flooring Workshop & The Psychology of Shapes CPD”

Venue: The Gallery, 21-22 Great Sutton Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 0DY

Time: Thursday 9th at 11:00am and 2:00pm

IVC Commercial will be hosting a hands-on Studio Moods vinyl flooring creative workshop throughout the event, with a set of Apple AirPods Pro for the winner of the best design.

We will also present The Psychology of Shapes, a RIBA accredited CPD that explores how semiotics have been adopted in architecture and interior design and how to harness these skills.

Very limited availability!

“Acoustics in the Workplace

Venue: 63 Central Street, EC1V 3AF

Time: Thursday 9th September at 1:00-2:00pm

Joe Cilio, Technical Director at FIS hosts a one-hour seminar on all things acoustics in the workplace, with a particular emphasis on standards, environmental and sustainability issues.

“Movement and our Mental Health”

Venue: 81-87 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1M 4NQ

Time: Thursday 9th at 1:30pm 

Join us as Workplace Change and Wellbeing Consultant, Lee Jones discusses the importance of movement in the workplace and the benefit it has on our mental health.

Limited Spaces Available

To guarantee a place at this event, please register on our website using the link below.

‘Sustainability Through Design & Process”  by Lynne Wilson, Director, Friends of Wilson

Venue: 75a Turnmill Street, EC1M 5SY, London

Time: Thursday 9th at 2:00pm 

Setting out her unique creative path, Lynne reveals the story behind the product and the common thread that runs through the wide range of influences and ideas that informs FoW’s design. And as a studio, how ‘the minimum of means for maximum effect’ approach is one that underpins all work and the drive for sustainability at FoW.

“Sustainable Surfaces through Chocolate Terrazzo Making with BRIK x Spared”

Venue: The Banking Hall, 74 Goswell Road, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 7DA

Time: Thursday 9th September – 3:00pm

We’ll be hosting a Sustainable Surfaces meets Chocolate Terrazzo making, in collaboration with @brik.chocolate and @spared.eco by @_volume_creative! Limited spaces available, so book your spot!

 

“Cream Teas & Bubbles”

Venue: 1 St John’s Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 4DH

Time: Thursday 9th September – 3:00pm

During Clerkenwell OPEN, MARK Product will be hosting our signature cream tea and bubbles on Thursday 9th & Friday 10th of September.

“Dutch Beer & Cheese Tasting

Venue: 73 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 8BU (In Koplus Showroom)

Time: Thursday 9th September at 4:00-6:00pm

Bloq is a ‘new ‘brand from the Netherlands but has been manufacturing Carpet Tiles for years – so come along and see it in situ. Whilst you are there sample some delicious
“Dutch Cheese and Dutch Beer Tasting (non alcoholic beer too)….
A perfect way to finish your time at Clerkenwell Open

“Mix & Mingle Drinks”

Venue: Workstories Showroom, 13 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0JP

Time: Thursday 9th September at 4.30pm to 7.00pm

Join us over the two days to view our latest products – Privé pods and P.S. phone booths, Co.Stories bench and our Platform range of seating; and (re)discover our full collection over a coffee with the team.

If you have missed the Clerkenwell buzz as much as we did, do not miss our Thursday late afternoon drinks from 4.30pm to 7pm to network with peers at the WS Bar!

“Art: The Secret Wellness and Productivity Tool You Never Knew You Needed”

Venue: 77 Bastwick Street Clerkenwell London EC1V 3PZ

Time: Thursday 9th September, 2021 at 4:00 to 4:45pm

A moment of calm after a busy day!

Want to talk to an art supplier? Drop into Sagal’s showroom any time on the 9th of September to talk to Katie from Art in Offices. Katie will be on hand to discuss their artwork and rental services, PLUS, ask her how interior designers can make use of their catalogue of artwork to promote wellness in any workspace. If you’ve got any projects on the go, Katie will be happy to provide a complimentary consultation on the day. Later on at 4pm Art in Offices will be hosting a talk “ART: THE SECRET WELLNESS AND PRODUCTIVITY TOOL YOU NEVER KNEW YOU NEEDED” and whilst you’re listening you can practise some mindfulness yourself with some colouring in.

“Urbano Networking Evening”

Venue: 77 Bastwick Street Clerkenwell London EC1V 3PZ

Time: Thursday 9th September at 5:00pm – 7:30pm 

Our event, hosted by Mark from Urbano, and Christian and Natalie from Sagal, in Sagal’s Clerkenwell showroom will see visitors to the ‘Open and our members come together to #network in an atmosphere of sheer delight at being back together next to a free bar.

This event is free for Urbano Members.

Pre-booking essential as we need to know what length of red rope to buy.

“Designer Workshop: DIY Macramé Hanging Baskets”

Venue: 2nd Floor, 12 Greenhill Rents (off Cowcross street), Farringdon, EC1M 6BN

Time: Thursday 9th September at 5:15pm

Join us at Hitch Mylius’ Showroom for a therapeutic afternoon to unravel some of those knots, mentally re-charging whilst learning the beautiful art of Macramé. From wellness and mental health awareness to team building, Macramé artist Isabella Strambio takes us through the many benefits of this retro craft You’ll leave with your own home-made hanging basket and hopefully a very “Zen” mind.

 

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Cookery and Cocktails – Wholesome Recipes from the Sedus Kitchen”

Venue: 9 Brewhouse Yard, London, EC1V 4JR

Time: Thursday 9th September from 5:30pm 

Sedus will be holding a cookery and cocktail demonstration, using plant based and whole food recipes inspired from Emma Stoll’s ‘wholefood’ kitchen cookbook.

Join us for Sedus themed ‘green’ cocktails and ‘low to no’ virgin cocktails – perhaps a Martini Mood or a Lounge Iced Tea?

Experience a true taste of Sedus and leave with a sense of wellbeing.

Max. 20 people.

 

Carpet Creativity”

Venue: Unit 1 Compton Courtyard, 40 Compton Street, London, EC1V 0BD

Time: Thursday 9th September – ALL DAY

During the Clerkenwell Open, Ulster will provide visitors to their London showroom with a detailed insight into how the company’s patented weaving technology offers unlimited design possibilities for custom carpets for hospitality projects.

“Sustainable Flooring Drop-In”

Venue: Unit 1 Compton Courtyard, 40 Compton Street, London, EC1V 0BD

Time: Thursday 9th & Friday 10th September – Drop in 

Throughout the two day event, Forbo’s environmental specialist, Mark Bauer, will also be in the showroom ready to answer any burning questions you may have about designing sustainable buildings or specifying environmentally friendly building finishes.

“Launching our newest collection – Beam + Braid”

Venue: 33 Great Sutton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 0DX

Time: Thursday 9th September – ALL DAY

Throughout Clerkenwell OPEN Shaw Contract will be showcasing its latest flooring collections including new styles Beam and Braid, made in the UK. These latest additions to the popular Suited collection from Shaw Contract offer classic looks and meet carbon neutral and comfort demands.

 

“Stop off at Sven!”

Venue: 111 Charterhouse Street, Barbican, London EC1M 6AW

Time: Thursday 9th September – ALL DAY

COme see COtemporary and COventional COmmercial furniture. We serve great COffee too!

“Table Place Chairs Showroom Tour”

Venue: The Banking Hall, 74 Goswell Road, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 7DA

Time: Thursday 9th September – ALL DAY

Stop by on Thursday and Friday for a Banking Hall Tour or just a cocktail and chat, we can’t wait to see you there!

Friday 10th September

“Practical Wellbeing at Work

Venue: 63 Central Street, EC1V 3AF

Time: Thursday 9th & Friday 10th September at 9:00am

Join us for breakfast & Bellini’s as Flokk Senior Ergonomist Sukhi Assee provides a practical guide to creating an ergonomically correct workstation, suitable for both in the office and at home.

 

“Boost your energy and improve your Wellbeing

Venue: 16, Brewhouse Yard Lower Ground Floor, London, EC1V 4LJ

Time: Thursday 9th & Friday 10th September at 9:00am

After the session you will be ready to start your day with motivation and clarity in your mind. Your body will feel refreshed and your mind will be relaxed.

Meditation, breathing exercises and easy stretches will improve the detox process in your body and your brain chemistry will be boosted, helping you to feel emotionally stronger and happier.

Your entire attitude will improve after the practice, your productivity levels will be increased and your stress will be alleviated.

No yoga experience or sports gear is required. Come and join us as you are!

Launch of StepUp modular seating and storage by Werner Works

Venue:Ensemble Showroom 1st floor, 104-110 Goswell Road London EC1V 7DH

Time: Thursday 9th September at 10am – 3:30pm 

We are proud to be launching StepUp: a Communication platform, seating podium or exhibition display – StepUp offers a playful freedom in space. The brilliance of the system is in the possibilities created by dimensionally coordinated cubic volumes of 4 basic elements… come to try and play

‘Sustainability Through Design & Process”  by Lynne Wilson, Director, Friends of Wilson

Venue: 75a Turnmill Street, EC1M 5SY, London

Time: Friday 9th at 10:00am 

Setting out her unique creative path, Lynne reveals the story behind the product and the common thread that runs through the wide range of influences and ideas that informs FoW’s design. And as a studio, how ‘the minimum of means for maximum effect’ approach is one that underpins all work and the drive for sustainability at FoW.

Launch of WING by Systemtronic

Venue: Ensemble Showroom 1st floor, 104-110 Goswell Road London EC1V 7DH

Time: Thursday 9th September at 10am – 3:30pm 

Wing is A modular shelving system designed to satisfy a wide spectrum of needs, not just in terms of finish and number of shelves, but also in terms of spatial organization, fastenings, containers and other accessories.

“Colour & Contrast for Workplace Solutions CPD”

Venue: 33 Great Sutton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 0DX

Time: Friday 10th September, 10:00 to 11:00am

Special screenings of our Colour & Contrast for Workplace Solutions RIBA approved CPD, followed by refreshments. 

This training discusses the important role of using colour and contrast for successful workplace flooring design. The CPD will provide an overview of aesthetic and practical workplace flooring solutions and look at regulations and inclusive design considerations.

“How to Create a Sustainable Environment in a New Workplace”

Venue: Lower Ground Floor, The old Brewery, 16 Brewhouse Yard, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4LJ

Time: Friday 9th September at 11:00am.

We will take you through and explain how Vescom can support your decisions when choosing interior finishes for a sustainable environment. You will leave the workshop with an understanding of how to support your clients’ needs when wellbeing is at the forefront.

“New Collection Preview Brunch”

Venue: 6 Northburgh St, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 0AY

Time: Friday 10th September at 11:00am

Join Ultrafabrics for brunch and an exclusive preview of our new launch Uf Select.

Officially launching later in September, Uf Select joyfully and boldly explores colour, pattern and texture to offer a fresh, creative take on performance fabrics. Discover the two new collections inspired by traditional handicrafts.  

“Studio Moods Vinyl Flooring Workshop & The Psychology of Shapes CPD”

Venue: The Gallery, 21-22 Great Sutton Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 0DY

Time: Friday 10th at 11:00am

IVC Commercial will be hosting a hands-on Studio Moods vinyl flooring creative workshop throughout the event, with a set of Apple AirPods Pro for the winner of the best design.

We will also present The Psychology of Shapes, a RIBA accredited CPD that explores how semiotics have been adopted in architecture and interior design and how to harness these skills.    

Very limited availability!

“Responsible Consumption and Production: OCI’s Life Cycle Approach”

Venue: Ocee Design, 20 Old Street, London, EC1V 9AB

Time: Friday 10th September, 12:00pm

At Ocee International, we use the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to frame OCI’s sustainability ambitions and path. Sian Berkley, will be focusing in on UN SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production to discuss Ocee International’s approach to sustainable manufacturing.

“Cocktails & Snacks at The Banking Hall”

Venue: The Banking Hall, 74 Goswell Road, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 7DA

Time: Friday 10th September – 1:00pm

Stop by on Thursday and Friday for a Banking Hall Tour for a cocktail, some snacks and a chat, we can’t wait to see you there!

“Colour & Contrast for Workplace Solutions CPD”

Venue: 33 Great Sutton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 0DX

Time: Friday 10th September, 1:00 to 2:00pm

Special screenings of our Colour & Contrast for Workplace Solutions RIBA approved CPD, followed by refreshments. 

This training discusses the important role of using colour and contrast for successful workplace flooring design. The CPD will provide an overview of aesthetic and practical workplace flooring solutions and look at regulations and inclusive design considerations.

“Human-Centric Lighting Design for Education

Venue: 63 Central Street, EC1V 3AF

Time: Friday 10th September at 1:00-2:00pm

Join Glamox Luxonic for this CPD giving insights into the dark (light?) art of human-centric lighting design. Light lunch for Registered attendees.

“Cream Teas & Bubbles”

Venue: 1 St John’s Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 4DH

Time: Friday 10th September – 3:00pm

During Clerkenwell OPEN, MARK Product will be hosting our signature cream tea and bubbles on Thursday 9th & Friday 10th of September.

“Carbon Clinics”

Venue: 65 Clerkenwell Road, London, EX1R 5BL (Gresham Showroom)

Time: Friday 10th at 1.00pm – 5.30pm

Planet Mark is a sustainability certification for every type of organisation, real estate and products. Planet Mark have partnered with BCFA in supporting their members in improving their environmental credentials. The certification recognises continuous improvement, encourages action and builds an empowered community of like-minded individuals who make a world of difference.

Through the certification, it can help your business to strengthen your Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy and contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

Planet Mark believe we must all work together to embrace sustainability. Working passionately with organisations to empower their people to halt the climate crisis and improve society in everything they do. And by working this way we will build a sustainable brighter future for us and our planet.

During Clerkenwell Open Planet Mark are hosting ‘Carbon Clinics’, for a chance to speak to one of their team members in seeing how your organisation can start, or improve your sustainability journey.

Carpet Creativity”

Venue: Unit 1 Compton Courtyard, 40 Compton Street, London, EC1V 0BD

Time: Friday 10th September – ALL DAY

During the Clerkenwell Open, Ulster will provide visitors to their London showroom with a detailed insight into how the company’s patented weaving technology offers unlimited design possibilities for custom carpets for hospitality projects.

“Sustainable Flooring Drop-In”

Venue: Unit 1 Compton Courtyard, 40 Compton Street, London, EC1V 0BD

Time: Thursday 9th & Friday 10th September – Drop in 

Throughout the two day event, Forbo’s environmental specialist, Mark Bauer, will also be in the showroom ready to answer any burning questions you may have about designing sustainable buildings or specifying environmentally friendly building finishes.

“Launching our newest collection – Beam + Braid”

Venue: 33 Great Sutton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 0DX

Time: Friday 10th September – ALL DAY

Throughout Clerkenwell OPEN Shaw Contract will be showcasing its latest flooring collections including new styles Beam and Braid, made in the UK. Thesea latest additions to the popular Suited collection from Shaw Contract offer classic looks and meet carbon neutral and comfort demands.

“Table Place Chairs Showroom Tour”

Venue: The Banking Hall, 74 Goswell Road, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 7DA

Time: Friday 10th September – ALL DAY

Stop by on Thursday and Friday for a Banking Hall Tour or just a cocktail and chat, we can’t wait to see you there!