Havwoods programme of talks during the CDW
The flagship Havwoods showroom located in the heart of Clerkenwell on Great Sutton Street will be hosting a series of engaging talks throughout the festival.
Located on Great Sutton Street, our Clerkenwell showroom is nestled within the city’s iconic creative district, which will play host to the internationally-renowned design festival this May. Throughout the three-day event, we will be hosting a series of engaging talks to celebrate the creativity of wood and its presence in today’s world. In signature Havwoods fashion, our three-day event will be accompanied by canapés, wine and entertainment, ensuring that our visitors are well looked after throughout the festival.
Tuesday 21 May
Role of Flooring in Acoustics by Ros Lambert-Porter Meet Ros Lambert-Porter and learn about good acoustic design in space and the role of flooring in acoustics. At 10:00 and 14:00.
From the cork tree to our walls by Marco Carini and José Pedroso Join us in this highly fascinating session to learn about a sustainable journey of cork, its extraction, characteristics and properties. At 12:00.
Wednesday 22 May
Sustaining Our Future by Darren Mayes With a drive to stop, or to slow down, the Earth’s destruction, Havwoods’ Darren Mayes discusses the challenges surrounding the global timber trade. At 10:00 and 14:00.
Contradictory ramblings of a Designer by Gavin Hughes HLW Design Director, Gavin Hughes ponders what it is ‘to design’ with minimal chin-stroking or back-slapping (but possibly a lot of hand waving). At 12:00
Thursday 23 May
The timber lifecycle by Greg Elliott Havwoods’ Greg Elliott brings us a refreshing talk on the timber lifecycle. Join us to learn about maintenance and refinishing to prolong the lifespan of wood flooring. At 10:00 and 12:00.
Timber in Design: Certification and Carbon by Andrew Moore at Hilson Moran Timber is seen as a sustainable material in the built environment, but how can we evaluate and prove it meets its sustainable objectives? At 12:00
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