The home improvement show returns to the NEC; showcasing interior design, sustainability and plenty of innovation, hosted by Kevin McCloud.
Innovative home improvement ideas take over Birmingham’s NEC: Grand Designs Live is back to the venue, hosted by design guru Kevin McCloud.
The event breaks the conventional limitations in home building and home improvement offering visitors the chance to explore the very latest innovations, discover current trends and preview unseen products. Based on the Channel 4 TV series, the exhibition is packed with over 400 exhibitors, across six different sections covering Build, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Technology, Gardens and Interiors.
Check out some of the highlights:
The Grand Build Hall showcases products to help any and every project, whether it be renovating a period property or extending a current home. Visitors can find the latest developments in sustainable and eco-technology designs from an array of architects, along with innovative ideas for builds ranging from construction to finishing touches to create a home that is truly unique.
A range of companies offering eco-friendly services and products are available on site with ideas to increase home energy efficiency and provide a healthy environment, to renewable energy innovations and even designs to reduce a building’s impact on the natural world and increase sustainability. It includes a showcase from the leaders in the reclaimed stone market demonstrating how best to use stone cutting techniques to brighten the home or workplace.
Those with a particular interest in the Grand Gardens section can explore brands spanning a variety of areas of interest from outdoor cooking, swimming pools, garden buildings, tennis courts, hot tubs, landscaping and much more.
Ask An Expert: This ever popular service, returns with experts offering free advice in every field, from financing projects, to architecture, interiors and much more
The Grand Theatre: Kevin, joined by a whole host of industry experts, and some Grand Designers from the new series of Grand Designs, provide a wide-reaching range of informative seminars on everything from architecture, to building, and beyond.
Kevin's Green Heroes: Each year Kevin showcases the most innovative and useful eco-friendly gadgets and products on the market. His hand-picked selection reveals the latest trends in green technology and shines a light on new directions in product design.
Grand Room Sets – The theme will be brought to life by pioneering interior designers in this inspirational installation. These innovative rooms showcase products which are accessible to visitors and are from British retailers, manufacturers and designers.
Grand Designs Live runs from the 11th – 15th October at the NEC – Birmingham.