International exhibition of interior materials and decor items
2–4 September 2020 • EXPOFORUM, St.Petersburg, Russia

Post show release on Design&Decor St. Petersburg 2016

Exhibition Design&Decor St. Petersburg once again confirmed its importance and efficiency
Post show release on Design&Decor St. Petersburg 2016
The 4th International exhibition of interior and decor items Design&Decor St. Petersburg was held on September 14-16, 2016 in CEC EXPOFORUM, St. Petersburg, Russia.
118 companies demonstrated their products and services. For three days 5 684 people visited the exhibition. The company LEDMONSTER.RU sponsored electronic registration of the visitors.
Among the exhibition products the visitors gave special notice to new collections of decor and interior materials of famous world brands. For example, the interior fabrics by Gallery Arben were presented in a new format: color expansion in all nuances. The special interest of the visitors was provoked by the unique production of manufacturers: realistic concrete imitation of ancient bricks from PixelWood, sinks and baths of natural stone and petrified wood Lux4home, modular upholstered furniture ToForm and ISKU, lamps and floor lamps by the company Paraneba in experimental design.

In 2016 at the exhibition Design&Decor St. Petersburg for the first time Trend Zone was presented, it is a special exposition reflecting the main interior design trends 2016/2017. Trend Zone was dedicated to the “Contemplation” subject which was uncovered in fancy space. The background image created an appeasing atmosphere and reflected the basic constants of the subject, and production of the partners supplemented the common concept and filled the space.
The Trend Zone partners became Venezia Stone Company, ToForm, LEDMONSTER.RU, Artwill. The partner companies participating in Trend Zone could demonstrate their products in a new format. The visitors – designers, architects, decorators – could see unexpected combinations of materials and decoration techniques and were inspired by new ideas. Trend Zone, as the obligatory part of the largest European interior shows, allowed the exhibition Design&Decor St. Petersburg to demonstrate its high level.


Within the framework of the special exposition Art Village there were on display original hand-made designer`s items: decorative art-boards made by synthesis of amber gum, rare metals and semi-precious stones; designer`s poufs; art lamps and other unique interior items to be an accent and to add a new mood to the interior.
The visitors rated highly the production of the companies within the exposition “St. Petersburg’s ateliers”: bubble boards, designer`s chandeliers for large rooms, stained-glass, art glass and other original items. 

Attendance of the business events allowed the experts in different areas to obtain the actual, reliable and various information.
Every year the discussion club Designers Club provokes invariable interest of the audience with lectures for practicing designers and architects. Stanislav Orekhov, Mikhail and Nikolai Zhilins, Yanina Smolina, Oksana Turchak, Ksenia Yakunicheva, Irina Fefelova, Alexandra Kudryavtseva, Vladimir Dashkov, Vadim Kondrashev and other successful architects and designers of Moscow and St. Petersburg appeared on the Designers Club venue.

Representatives of trade companies got the recommendations about development of business in modern conditions on the Retail Expert conference which was held on September 14-15. The key subject of the conference is The Struggle For Clients Amid The Import Substitution Conditions. For the second time within the framework of the conference there was debate in the international Pecha Kucha format (dynamical brief deliveries of a number of speakers). The audience of the conference specially noted the lectures of Ksenia Lery, the founder of the Trendsquire agency and Olga Yagudina, a business trainer, as the most useful and topical.
On September 16 the leaders of the opinions told about the latest trends in the interior décor within an intensive training course for decorators and designers Design&Decor School. The course discovered the problems of application of textiles and décor items in different stylistic solutions, color and facture selection, textile and room decoration matching.

The exhibition Design&Decor St. Petersburg again confirmed its significance and efficiency and became the key event in the industry of interior design.
The 5th International exhibition of interior and decor items Design&Decor St.Petersburg will be held on 13-15 September, 2017.