Exploring Decorex 2023: A Design Enthusiast’s Guide

The 45th edition of Decorex is just a couple of weeks away and is full of novelties, new insights and perspectives about the interior design world, bringing together the best in the industry. If you missed our last articles about Decorex: it is an international high-end interior design exhibition that has united the finest talents in the industry since 1978.

It is the best destination to bring us closer to our customers and showcase our latest product launches for upcoming projects, not to mention the possibility of meeting in person new interior designers and architects that inspire us every day.

This year, Decorex will be showcasing leading furniture and accessory brands between October 8th to 11th, in Olympia London, and Domkapa is here to show you all the details about this inspiring event. Keep reading!


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Design Talks

Decorex will be hosting more than 85 speakers and industry professionals in its carefully curated Design Talks. This year’s agenda will be focused on sharing essential design tips and advising attendees on a wide variety of important topics in the industry.

It was not easy to choose, but we made a selection of one conference for each day, for you to assist:

Why Do We Need Colour – Can we live without it?

2:00pm – 2:45pm | 8th October

Unpacking the myths and mysteries about colour from the common to the lesser known.

Speakers: Ella Doran | Karen Haller | Simon Hamilton | Esther Patterson

Timeless Design, The English Home panel discussion

3:00pm – 3:45pm | 9th October

What are the secrets of creating timeless designs? Whether architecture, interior design or homeware that transcends fleeting trends, explore the elements that make for enduring designs and layered English homes full of personality.

Speakers: Charu Gandhi | Johanna Molineus | Anahita Rigby | Samantha Scott- Jeffries | Pandora Taylor |
Henriette Von Stockhausen

The Joyful Home: Injecting fun, loosening boundaries, and mixing colour, scale, and patterns to create uplifting liveable interiors.

1:00pm – 1:45pm | 10th October

This conversation explores how successful designers get into a client’s mindset, find inspiration, confidently mix colours, scale, and styles, and tackle the challenges of taking a client with them on an enjoyable design journey.

Speakers: Georgia Collet | Henri Fitzwilliam-Lay | Emilio Pimentel-Reid | Charlotte Rey | Sarah Vanrenen

The Importance of Craft

3:00pm – 3:45pm | 11th October

Individuals and interior designers should invest in exceptional well made pieces now, use them, repair if must and hand down to the next generation.

Speakers: Justyna Medont | Jacky Oliver | Louisa Pacifico | Deborah Pocock | Jan Waterston

VIP Lounge

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VIP Lounge is back! Decorex and Designed by Woulfe have collaborated to create an exquisitely designed space, that effortlessly marries sophistication with a provocative allure, creating an ambiance that tantalizes the senses and ignites the imagination – Le Boudoir D’Corexxx. Exciting!

All VIPs will have unlimited access to the VIP Lounge throughout the show and it will be dedicated to spending time away from the busy show floor, holding meetings, or simply enjoying the space. It will also have a VIP Lounge Bar – Red Spot – with free fizz for an hour during lunchtime, complimentary nibbles and recordings of the Design Talks.

Designed by Woulfe was founded in 2008 by the Irish-born Brian Woulfe. His diverse portfolio of work includes interior design and development projects for private clients, property developers and commercial clients across Europe, the US and Asia-Pacific regions. We can’t wait to see his amazing work at the VIP Lounge of Decorex!

Making Spaces

We have amazing news! After a great response and huge success in 2022, Making Spaces is back at Decorex for 2023!

Learn all about the techniques behind the design and production process of talented craftspeople who will be displaying their know-how live. You will see special professionals and what they have to teach us:

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Future Icons represents and showcases a select collection of design and craft-led businesses that produce the finest interior accessories, furniture, jewelry, fashion accessories, artwork and objet d’art internationally;

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Rycotewood Furniture Center, delivering excellence in design and craft education since 1938;

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QEST supports and champions excellence in British craftsmanship by funding the training and education of talented and aspiring makers;

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The Black Artisans will showcase and celebrate established UK-based Black Artisans through a traveling photography exhibition;

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Cockpit is a centre for excellence in craft, bridging the gap between talent and opportunity.


Curio is one of the novelties Decorex is bringing for the 2023 edition. It is a place to discover an evolving collection of handcrafted objects, beautiful art and imaginative design from around the world.

Curio has been designed to make it easy for attendees to find and acquire extraordinary art, precious skills and design. Are you ready to explore this world of craftsmanship?


Stand F54 | Domkapa

London has inspired us every day since the day we met this city for the first time. Every year, it gives us the chance to share some design inspiration within the design community through one of the best European events in the industry.

For these reasons – and because we want to bring you the perfect meeting between design and comfort – we are excited to announce that we will be at Decorex! That’s right: you can find us at Stand F54.

This year, we will show you our most recent collection: from Edward Sofa to Beaumont Sofa; and show you our capability of customization with some other products.

We invite you to dive into a premium design experience through comfort and craftsmanship made with care. Let us show you what the beautiful country of Portugal has the best and see for yourself what beauty and elegance are made of!

Between October 8th and 11th, you can visit us at Stand F54 and discover all the surprises we have prepared for you! We will open the doors to a world full of opportunities to conceive the interiors of your dreams.

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