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May Design Series goes global
KBB at May Design Series, will this year welcome leading kitchen and bathroom brands from across Europe and beyond to the most internationally-focused interiors exhibition on the UK circuit. Taking place from 17th - 19th May at London's ExCeL, the event will welcome 140 KBB brands to the show floor.
A total of 15 different countries will be represented in the kitchen and bathroom sector alone, with exhibitors joining from Austria to Cyprus; Portugal to Estonia.
International companies that will be displaying their latest collections at May Design Series include Arredo3 (Italy), Diapol Granite (Estonia), HotSpot Titanium (Netherlands), Margres (Portugal), Nolte (Germany), Rot Punkt (Germany), Rockwall Stone(Bulgaria) and many more.
Exhibiting as part of the Bellegrove stand, Italian luxury ceramics specialists Ceramiche Ricchetti will be joining May Design Series for the first time this year. On display will be a selection of the brand's best-selling products, including lines from the Roberto Cavalli designed range of porcelain and white-body wall and floor tiles, Roberto Cavalli Home. Offering high-tech features including excellent resistance to stress, and aesthetic details such as glass accents or pearlescent effects, each range in the collection is designed to provide a specific performance.
French manufacturer of luxurious bathroom fittings and accessories, THG, will show its new collection, Beyond Crystal, produced in collaboration with elite designer Rémi Tessier. His contemporary bathroom faucet and coordinated accessories are defined by their modern style, featuring crystal lattices and pure shapes produced by renowned crystal manufacturer Baccarat. THG has recently been awarded the prestigious French 'EPV' quality label (a 'living heritage company'), a recognition by the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry.
Portuguese tile manufacturer Love Tiles, by Gres Panaria, will be using May Design Series to give its latest collections of glazed porcelain, technical porcelain, anti-slip and single fired wall tiles their UK launch. Amongst the Love Tiles collections on display will be the recent Parfum range of tiles designed to 'awaken the senses' using a tranquil colour palette of neutral shades coupled with royal blues and purples, and a reflective finish for an elegant and luxurious feel.
Also on display for the first time in the UK will be HotSpot Titanium, the boiling water tap brand by Dutch manufacturer Inventum. TheHotSpot tap is sleek in design and can switch instantly between hot, cold and boiling water, offering practicality and environmental benefits to the user, as well as being the safest boiling water tap on the market.
Hailing from Pescara on the east coast of Italy, Aran Kitchens will be presenting their beautiful kitchen and bedroom ranges. Aran have worked with a number of high profile designers such as Karim Rashid, and projects such as supplying the kitchen of Tommy Hilfiger's Miami home, and the supply of kitchens and bedrooms to the tallest residential building in the western hemisphere: 432 Park Avenue, New York City.
Artinox will be displaying its collection of handcrafted Italian stainless steel kitchen sinks at the show, each one manufactured from the best quality AISI 304 18/10 stainless steel. Laser cut, bent, welded and polished, Artinox guarantees that each of its sinks is a piece of art. Each product is made from 100% recyclable materials and is resistant to corrosion with a high shock resistance, as well as being easy to clean.
Registration for May Design Series is now open - to claim your complimentary pass, visit:
27th February 2015