• More than 100 companies are already signed up to exhibit at SDS18
  • Visitor registration for 2018 is now open!
  • Sponsor a 2018 Surface Design Award Category - the industry's most prestigious event
  • The 2018 Opening Night & Live Debate - officially in association with NLA & RIBA
  • 2018 Surface Design Award Finalists have been announced


Wednesday 8 February 6:30pm

Back by popular demand Phil Coffey of Coffey Architects will chair our 2018 PechaKucha, an exciting and inspiring presentation format with presenters showing 20 images, each for 20 seconds. PechaKucha draws its name from the Japanese term for the sound of "chit chat", it provides a lively, informal and fun format enjoyed by a huge audience. 

In keeping with the style of PechaKucha, attendees are provided with a free beer or wine as they relax to watch the action.

The 2018 line-up includes:

  • Hannah Corlett- Assemblage                      
  • David Kohn- David Kohn Architects                    
  • Yeoryia Manolopoulou- AY Architects 
  • Patrick Michell- Platform 5                    
  • Jessica Reynolds- vPPR                                         
  • Amin Taha- Amin Taha


Pechakucha Evening Media Partner

Wonderful evening, fantastic speakers!

Ben Cowd, SaraBen-Studio

Great evening, great crowd, great vibe! A wonderful selection of varied makers and thinkers.

Alex Haw, Almos


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