Member of the Week | Design Centre Chelsea Harbour
The most luxurious names in interior design
With its undeniable momentum, Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour continues to evolve and develop, championing the design world with its confident vision. With strategic expansion on the horizon, some highly influential names moving in and the spectacular Design Avenue on the way, it is considered the compass point for international design.
The largest of its kind in Europe, the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour is renowned as the place for creative excellence. Expect plenty of inspiration, expertise and immersive events from leading influencers, established makers, emerging innovators and luxury brands at this global design hub. Home to 120 showrooms and more than 600 international brands, no wonder it is the destination of choice for A-list designers, architects and design-lovers seeking the brightest and the best of world-class talent, all at one address. All have been carefully selected for their impeccable credentials, quality and style. Classic contemporary to cutting-edge, minimalism to opulence, urbane sophistication to rural retreat – this is where design schemes come to life. It is simply a treasure trove for those working on five-star hotels, bars, restaurants, superyachts, private jets, beachside villas or chic city apartments. At the heart of a highly globalised design community, people fly in from all over the world to see what is on the style radar, seek out expertise in person and see finishes and materials up close. Many design houses also create bespoke pieces. With access to the latest design directions and authoritative social media channels, design enthusiasts can get the inside track. There are also cafés, a specialist bookshop, a personal shopping service and the private members’ Design Club to complete the visitor experience.
Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour is a thriving platform, both creatively and commercially, for an exceptionally dynamic industry. Every year it hosts Focus and London Design Week, two fixtures on the international design calendar, and new initiatives are introduced constantly to offer specialist interest and inspiration. These include the Superyacht Design Forum and recent dedicated exhibitions British furniture making and Asia Week at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, which celebrated Asian art, culture and creativity.
An exciting new chapter is unfolding; additional spaces are being created for more international brands to thrive and flourish and the sense of community – already one of the Design Centre’s strengths – is set to get stronger. A world of new possibilities is opening up to visitors, too, with even more opportunities to connect with design connoisseurs, attend events and engage with experts. Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour is bricks, mortar and beyond.