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CDW's programmed series of talks, discussion and debates have become a world-class arena in which to introduce and discuss new products, raise industry issues and network with fellow A&D professionals.

Previous programme contributors have included many internationally renowned creatives such as: Barber Osgerby, Giulio Cappellini, PearsonLloyd, Patricia Urquiola, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Benjamin Hubert, Ross Lovegrove, Patrizia Moroso, Martin Ballendat, Linda Morey Smith, Tom Dyckhoff, Rosita Missoni,  Jaime Hayón, Shaun Clarkson, Zaha Hadid, Ab Rogers, Sam Jacobs and 2014 looks set to be an even bigger year. 

Please see below for a full list, day-by-day and hour-by-hour of all the events taking place across CDW2014. There are hundreds so keep scrolling! Please note that any showroom holding the same event on each of the three days will be listed as an everyday event. All other events are listed under the time. 

Tuesday 20th May
.IT _All About Design: Into The Blue – furniture masterpieces all in blue cobalt

.IT art director Daniele Bedini has identified the colour Blue Cobalt as trend and is presenting his blue furniture pieces in the showroom, including a sofa by EDRA: BOA.
11:00-18:00 | 20 Rosebery Avenue, EC1R 4SX

Actiu/Era Screens/Fresco Solar Shading: Exploring your Senses

Stimulate all five senses with food, an exhibition of illusion art, tactile fabrics and quiet spaces to soothe your soul.
10:00-16:00 | 28 Seward Street, EC1V 3PA

Assmann/Edge Design/Waldmann Lighting: Product launch

Edge Design will launch its Kind operator/task range.
08:45 to late | 75A Turnmill Street, EC1M 5SY

Bene: Choose the place you need, competition

Inspired by artist Matt Blease's comic illustrations and its own workspace concept, Bene invites you to draw the place that you need. The winner will receive a prize from PearsonLloyd's PARCS and other goodies.
09:00-17:00 | 47-53 St John Street, EC1M 4AN

Bene: Showroom tour

See Bene's new-look showroom, designed to present the company's "choose the place you need" concept, and meet the developers of their latest collaborative tool, the Nice Wall.
13:00, 14:30 and 16:00 | 47-53 St. John Street, EC1M 4AN

Bolon: Presents Silence

View Bolon's new flooring collection, its new-look showroom, an artistic collaboration with choreographer Alexander Ekman and a film over a glass of champagne.
09:00-20:00 | 2 Northburgh Street, EC1V OAY

Boss Design: Deploy table tennis competition

Winner of the longest rally will win a case of British sparkling wine.
10:00-13:00 | 7 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M 5PA

Boss Design: Expressions of British eccentricities

Illustrations by Estefania Dickinson.
10:00-18:00 | 7 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M 5PA

Boss Design: Product launch

See new products by Mark Gabbertas, Paul Brooks, Lyndon Design and Peter Emrys-Roberts. Relax on the Mr & Mrs Armchairs in the Lyndon Lounge.
10:00-18:00 | 7 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M 5PA

Brands: Daily Draw

Enter a daily draw to win a Cherchbi bag of your choice. Virtual visitors can enter, too. Follow #urbantextilesLDN
10:00-18:00 | 99 St John Street, EC1M 4AS

bulthaup Clerkenwell: bulthaup and Miele presents Steam

"Calorie-neutral" pop-up restaurant Steam showcases the versatility of Miele's combination steam ovens. RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
12:00-14:00 | 36-42 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M 5PS

BuzziSpace: Wood BuzziSpace? Yes, They Wood

BuzziSpace introduces wood into some new products – BuzziMilk and the Nordic range of seating.
09:00 to late | 9-10 Charterhouse Buildings, EC1M 7AN

Camira Fabrics: Celebrate Textiles – new product launches and 40th anniversary

09:00 till late | 13-16 Britton Street, EC1M 5SX

Christopher Jenner for Drummonds: Product launch

The latest products of a collaboration between designer Christopher Jenner and Drummonds of London is a furniture collection for the bathroom launch this week.
10:00-21:00 | 33-35 St John's Square, EC1M 4DS

Connection: Cubbi and Thynk – Product launch

Connection present Cubbi, a cosy range of enclosures along with additions to their popular Thynk sofa range.
09:00-17:30 | 32/33 Dallington Street, EC1V 3BB

Connection: The value of embracing BIM seminars

Short and punchy seminars in which we will explain the value of embracing BIM to interior designers, specifiers and furniture manufacturers.
11:00-11:30 and 16:00-16:30 | 32/33 Dallington Street, EC1V 3BB

Dauphin: Open showroom

09:00 to late | Third floor, 11 Northburgh Street, EC1V 0AH

Desso: Exhibition by Brazilian designer/upcycler and artist Paulo Goldstein

Showcasing LED Light transmissive carpets developed by Desso and Philips.
09:00–17:30 | 23-25 Great Sutton Street, EC1V 0DN

DOMUS: Mews by Mutina and Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby

Inspired by the landscape, history and personality of London, this interactive installation showcases the new BarberOsgerby-designed Mutina tiles, Mews.
09:00-17:30 | 50 Great Sutton Street, EC1V 0DF

ege carpets: Celebrate Textiles – new product launches & 75th anniversary

09:00 till late | 13-16 Britton Street, EC1M 5SX

Elite: Taste of Brazil

Grand Prix, football and carnival events for all visitors of all ages.
10:00-18:00 | 81-87 St John Street, EC1M 4NQ

Forbo: Open showroom

See the raw materials that go into Forbo's products.
10:00 -18:00 | 79 St John Street, EC1M 4NR

Frem Group: Better working and living environments

Dr Craig Knight will explain how the design and management of office space can affect wellbeing, health and organisations' bottom line.
11:00-12:00 and 14:00-15:00 | 20-24 Kirby Street, EC1N 8TS

Fritz Hansen: Analog launch and drinks

Drinks reception to celebrate the launch of the collection.
18:00-20:00 | 45 St. John Street, EC1M 4AN

Fritz Hansen: Product launch

The UK launch of Analog, a dining table by Jaime Hayon, and the return of a design classic, the Drop chair by Arne Jacobsen.
09:00-18:00 (drinks reception 18:00-20:00) | 45 St John Street, EC1M 4AN

GGI: Show off your golfing skills and enter a draw to win GGI’s Arti chair

09:00 – 19:00 | 15 Northburgh Street, EC1V 0JR

Interface: Biophilia CPD – Designing with Human Nature in Mind

Interface investigates the concept of biophilic design and how it is used to create buildings and interiors for health and wellbeing. Breakfast included.
08:00-09:00 | 1 Northburgh Street, EC1V 0AL

Interface: Exploration architecture films

Films by Exploration, a design and architecture practice working in the field of Biomimicry, which feature projects such as the Biomimetic Office, Mountain Data Centre, Sahara Forest Project and BioRock Pavilion.
09:00-17:00 | 1 Northburgh Street, EC1V 0AL

Interface: Planks - playground

Create a unique look with Interface's new carpet tile, The Skinny Plank. Photograph and tweet your design and enter a competition for the chance to win a prize.
09:00-17:00 | 1 Northburgh Street, EC1V 0AL

Interstuhl: See Emmanuelle Piquart’s human sculptures and new designs from HK Designs Mingle

Mingle over food and drinks at the Brewhouse Yard Hub.
09:00-19:30 | 17 Brewhouse Yard, EC1V 4LA

Kinnarps: Product launch

08:30 – 18:00 | 69 Turnmill Street, EC1M 5RR

Knoll: New Collections

Hot on the heels of Milan, Knoll will present all the new collections shown at Salone including the new Barcelona Chair – Relax, a softer, more luxurious version of an enduring design.
09:00-21:00 | 91 Goswell Road, EC1V 7EX

Kusch + Co: Open day

See Kusch + Co's design classics and learn about its history on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
09:00-17:00 | 48-50 St John St, EC1M 4DG

Lee & Plumpton: Showroom opening

Swing by to celebrate Lee & Plumpton's official showroom opening. Refreshments are available all day and there will be a chance to win a golf tournament.
10:00 – 21:00 | 12-14 Berry Street, EC1V 0AU

Morgan: The lost art of sketching - iPad workshop

iPad workshop, bring your iPad. Stewart Dodd, Satellite Architects & Morgan Design Director Katerina McMahon judge your creative entries into our sketching competition #morgansketch.
Drop in 11-5pm daily | 1 Dallington Street, London EC1V 0BH

Mosa: Meet the designer

Mosa is presenting two new tile collections and joining forces with Dutch design brand NotOnlyWhite.
10:00-19:00 | 56-60 St John Street, EC1M 4HG

Orangebox: Mobile generations

Presentation of white paper report looking at shared, collaborative workspaces and the new challenges of mobile handheld technology.
12:00-13:00 | 33-39 Bowling Green Lane, EC1R 0BJ

Quadrifoglio/Karboxx: New showroom and take a special look at the brand new COVE multipurpose chair family

Quadrifoglio and its sister company Karboxx will be serving genuine Italian food specialties and Prosecco wine all day. Do not forget to drop in your business card to win a weekend in Venice for two.
09:00 – 20:00 | 132-140 Goswell Road, EC1V 7DY

Scandinavian Business Seating: Scandinavian Fitness lead by former Olympic athlete Linda Hedenstrom

Enjoy a fun wake me up, let’s loosen up class with Linda and Dominic, followed by a healthy breakfast and the chance to chat to Linda and her nutritionist, Alexander, on how to keep fit and healthy at work. Limited spaces available. Reserve a seat at: www.sbseating.co.uk/cdw
08:30-10:30 | 63 Central Street, EC1V 3AF

Screen Solutions: Grand Prix simulator – race at Monaco

Test your driving skills on a state-of-the-art Grand Prix car simulator and compete for a fastest lap prize.
09:00-18:00 | Second floor at 5 Sycamore Street, EC1Y 0SG

Screen Solutions: The ABC of Acoustics

The best way to achieve a properly managed acoustic environment is through a carefully balanced combination of absorption, blocking and cover techniques. Presentation by Mark Stevens.
16:30 | Second floor at 5 Sycamore Street, EC1Y 0SG

Sedus: All You Lovely People

Seminars and workshops on cross-generation collaboration and the environments and tools that can facilitate this. Visitors can see products by Carl Hansen & Son; Swing Up, the latest in ergonomic seating from Sedus; and Ashton Bentley's integrated solutions for presentations, video conferencing and telepresence.
09:00-17:00 | 157A St. John Street, EC1V 4DU

Sedus: All you lovely people – Pimms o’clock

A repeat of last year's popular event.
17:00-20:00 | 157A St. John Street, EC1V 4DU

Steelcase: Wellness in the Workplace

Open House launch event for two of Steelcase's newest products, B-Free and Ology. This event will focus on their contribution to the three aspects of wellness in the workplace: Physical, Psychological and Cognitive. The Steelcase London WorkLife will be divided into three areas - a wellness gallery, a theatre experience, and a product applications area - where CDW attendees will have the opportunity to explore product applications designed to promote wellness.
10:00-17:00 | 77-79 Farringdon Road, EC1M 3JU

Sto Werkstatt: Re.presence - How to See Architecture

Exhibition of five new multimedia works commissioned by Sto Werkstatt, which explore the complexities of representing architecture using unexpected sensory effects.
10:00-17:00 | 7-9 Woodbridge Street, EC1R 0LL

Strange Beast: Open Studio

View works by furniture designers, sculptors, motion artists, illustrators and much more.
10:00 to late | 30b Great Sutton Street, EC1V 0DU

The Gallery/Silverline: 3D printing competition

A 3D printer at The Gallery will be printing its latest furniture designs. Submit your own design to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be entered into a competition to win a 3D-printed model of it and a £250 gift card from sponsor London Graphic Centre. Entry guidelines at www.thegalleryclerkenwell.co.uk/furnituredesign (deadline: 17:00, 22 May)
10:30-17:00 | 21-22 Great Sutton Street, EC1V 0DY

The Gallery/Silverline: Aircharge ahead

The recently launched wireless charging device Aircharge will be on show. Pop in for a demonstration or to re-charge your mobile devices.
10:30-17:00 | 21-22 Great Sutton Street, EC1V 0DY

The Gallery/Silverline: “Soft art” exhibition by Natalia Palazon

On display at The Gallery is the Soft Art collection. Handmade in Madrid using natural materials such as high-density wool felt, the range capture the relationships between colour, geometric designs, light, shadows and sound absorption.
10:30-17:00 | 21-22 Great Sutton Street, EC1V 0DY

ThinkingWorks by Thinking Ergonomix: ThinkingWorks app Qs

Download ThinkingWorks' new smartphone app. Correctly answer app quiz questions about new ThinkingWorks products, FOCUSED and OKIDOKI, to enter a competition each day to win an Apple iPad Air.
All day | 32 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M 5PS

Verco: Race to launch 2014 collection

Test your driving skills for a chance to be crowned the "Champion of Clerkenwell Design Week" and win an iPad Air.
10:30-17:00 | 67 Clerkenwell Road, EC1R 5BL

Vestre: Open Garden

Pop-up showroom of outdoor furniture in St James Garden. Vestre will be serving genuine Scandinavian packed lunches. Come and enjoy the outdoors!
08:00 to dusk | St James Church, EC1R 0EA

Vitra: Tailor my Tom Vac exhibition

Celebrating 15 years of Ron Arad's Tom Vac chair, Vitra and Ron Arad are inviting leading architect and design studios to "tailor" a Tom Vac chair. Vitra will exhibit the completed pieces throughout the festival, culminating in an evening reception where Ron Arad will select the winning piece.
09:00-17:00 | 30 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M 5PG

Vitra: The secret garden

Vitra, in association with Heal's, invites you to its secret garden – a place to discover the outdoors indoors, featuring the brand's new outdoor furniture.
14:00-17:00 | 30 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M 5PG

Wagstaff Interiors: CPD approved seminar - Is Noise an Issue in Your Office?

Mark Stevens of Acoustic Comfort discusses how design, layout and new technologies can help improve the acoustic landscape of the workplace. Places are limited. Please book by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
10:00-11:00 | 9 Brewhouse Yard, EC1V 4JR

Wagstaff Interiors: Product launch

Hitch Mylius will be launching the HM106 collection of benches and sofas designed by Magnus Long. Get the first glimpse of the range, have your caricature drawn as you enjoy the Best of British-themed beers and barbeque food, and try to win prizes.
14:00 to late | 9 Brewhouse Yard, EC1V 4JR

Wilkhahn: ON-athon motion games

Compete in sports and computer games to win prizes.
09:30-19:00 | 5-23E Old Street, EC1V 9HL

Wednesday 21st May
Thursday 22nd May