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Events: Bringing premium architecture and design product trade shows to regions of the UK and Ireland with thriving design industries.

Since 2014, #DesignPopUp events have allowed architects, designers and specifiers in the UK and Ireland's booming design regions outside of London to discover top brands and products for the specification market. 

Offering a more targeted, intimate and personal experience than traditional trade shows, visitors get to touch, feel, sit on and experience products first hand — it's a high-quality showroom right on their doorstep for 2–3 days.

Key to the events is what runs at the heart of them: a celebration of architecture and design, its products, community and future.

Events Calendar 2023

Events Calendar


31 May – 1 June, 2023

Venue: Trinity College, Exam Hall

Exam Hall Trinity College Dublin.jpg


21 – 22 June, 2023

Venue: Platform


12 – 13 September, 2023

Venue: Titanic Hotel

Halle St Peters by Stephenson Studio_Ext


02 – 03 November, 2023

Venue: Hallé St Peters

“As well as being an amazing evening, #DesignPopUp events are a great way for us to meet and engage with suppliers both existing and new in a more relaxed atmosphere and without the time pressures that project-based discussions or in-house CPDs often have.

Chris Hughes

BDP Architects

Brand & Visitors

Great brands and visitors passionate about the built environment

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