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Lunch & Learn at #DesignPopUp Glasgow

Understanding Flame Retardancy - The Importance Of Making The Right Choice

Thursday 21 March at 12.30 pm

Venue: Arch 2, Platform, 253 Argyle St, Glasgow, G2 8DL

With lunch nibbles & drinks.

Step into the realm of safety with our upcoming talk on Flame Retardancy and making the right specification choices. In a world where fire safety is paramount, understanding the intricacies of flame retardant materials is crucial. Join us as we delve into the science behind flame retardancy, exploring technologies and advancements that redefine safety standards.

Our experts will guide you through the labyrinth of specification choices, helping you make informed decisions. Whether you're an architect, engineer, or industry professional, this presentation is tailored to provide invaluable insights that will empower you to select the optimal flame retardant solutions for your projects.

An educational lunchtime talk in collaboration with Panaz & Bespoke Atelier followed by lunch & networking.

Attend live, in person at the #DesignPopUp exhibition in Platform, Glasgow

The Panel

The Panel
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Ashley Davies
Business Development Manager, Panaz

With over 8 years’ experience in the industry, Ashley is now the Scottish BDM for Panaz Fabrics. With working in flooring and textiles Ashley has a wide knowledge of FR in the contract sectors.


Helping the A&D community create beautiful spaces but also advising and ensuring the products are fit for purpose and have all the required certifications to create beautiful and safe environments for their customers.

Hazel Cooke
Head of Sales, Panaz

An accomplished Interior Designer and Sales Manager with 20 years of experience working in the Interior Design Industry. Hazel is Head of Northern Sales for the International Fabric company Panaz and previously as a Senior Designer for Aedas Architects.


For the last 3 years Hazel has worked as the Head of Hospitality; working collaboratively with End Users and A&D on global concepts for established Hotel and F&B chains. My current role involves problem solving, tackling budget, managing stock and sustainability topics.

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Yvonne Elliott-Kellighan
Director, Bespoke Atelier & No Rules Wallpaper

Co-owner and Director of Bespoke Atelier/No Rules Wallpaper,  for the past 13 years, Yvonne has worked across all areas of the business from strategic planning, business development, design and creative direction to the installation of projects and products.

Project Managing the design, production and implementation of illustrative products for commercial markets, taking projects and products from design concept through to installation. As director of No Rules Wallpaper, Yvonne is building a brand that provides a bespoke and eco-conscious alternatives to existing products in domestic and commercial markets.


A live talk at #DesignPopUp Glasgow

Understanding Flame Retardancy - The Importance Of Making The Right Choice

Thursday 21 March  12.30 – 1.30 pm

In acknowledgment of the commitment made by our exhibitors, who have invested in our wealth of knowledge and expertise, we have made a conscious decision. We kindly request that no additional supplier, manufacturer, or distributor participate in #DesignPopUp's side events unless expressly invited by the organisers. This policy is implemented out of respect for the exclusive nature of our exhibitors' contributions and to maintain a focused and cohesive environment during these events. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in upholding the integrity of our collaborative endeavors.

This talk is part of a 2-day exhibition at Platform, Glasgow (20-21 March).
Head over to the Glasgow page for the full programme of events and to see what specification brands are exhibiting.

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