• The Brit List 2018: Five places remain

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    Just five places remain for The Brit List 2018, taking place tomorrow at BEAT London…

    There are just five places left to be claimed for The Brit List 2018.

    With just one day remaining until The Brit List 2018 is unveiled – and the winners of the six newly launched events are announced – time for designers, hoteliers, architects and key-industry suppliers to purchase their tickets to meet up with Britain’s leading influencers in international hotel design is running out.

    Hamilton Litestat is confirmed to switch on The Brit List 2018 to unveil the top 75 interior designers, hoteliers and architects operating in Britain today. Following this, the winners of The Brit List’s newly launched awards will also be crowned. The categories are:

    • Inspiration in Design – Interior Designer of the Year (Award Sponsor: Tarkett Flooring)
    • Inspiration in Design – Hotelier of the Year
    • Inspiration in Design – Architect of the Year
    • Inspiration in Design – Innovative use of Technology (Award Sponsor: DLAppTapp)
    • The Eco Award
    • Outstanding Contribution to the Hotel Industry

    Studio directors, managing directors and general managers from companies such as HBA LondonGA DesignRPW DesignWATGGoddard LittlefairEPR ArchitectsBespoke HotelsGleneaglesRosewood Hotels and Hotel Gotham are all among those who have confirmed their attendance at The Brit List 2018.

    The Past President of the British Institute Interior Design (BIID) and co-founder of Leon Black Architecture and Interior Design, Charles Leon, will speak on Britain’s position in international hotel design and hospitality post-Brexit. Leon, who was one of the five judges for The Brit List 2018 and the awards, said ahead of the awards: “I am delighted to have been asked to speak at The Brit List 2018. Two of the UK’s major contributions to why Britain holds its place as a major international hub has always been its quirky education system and its ability to send out into the world innovative thinkers, not just in design and the arts, but in science, technology and research too. If we don’t teach people how to think, rather than what to think, our future is doomed – and I am excited to speak about this and the future of British hotel design and architecture on the night.”

    In addition to Leon’s speakership, guests will also enjoy a talk by lighting expert to the stars, Moritz Waldemeyer. The experimental lighting expert, who exhibited a tactile personalised lighting display at London Design Festival this year, will speak to the audience on how hotel lighting has changed in recent years how lighting technology is allowing for more creative interiors.

    Event timings: 6.30 p.m. – 10.30 p.m.

    6.30 p.m. Welcome drinks are served
    7.00 p.m. Welcome speech from Hotel Designs Editor, Hamish Kilburn, and The Brit List 2018 winners unveiled
    7.15 p.m. Canapés are served
    7.15 p.m. Headline speaker, Charles Leon, Leon Black Interior Architecture addresses the Brit List 2018 – Britain’s position in international hotel design and hospitality post-Brexit
    7.30 p.m. Awards presentation commences
    8.00 p.m. Headline speaker, Moritz Waldemeyer, Studio Moritz Waldemeyer addresses The Brit List 2018 – Hotel lighting; how it has changed in recent times and how is lighting technology allowing for more creative interiors
    8.15 p.m. Celebrations and networking

    Directions to BEAT London:

    Address: 48 Margaret St, Marylebone, London W1W 8SE
    Nearest tube station: Oxford Circus

    BRIT LIST 2018 Industry Partner: British Institute of Interior Design

    BRIT LIST 2018 Event Sponsor: Hamilton Litestat

    BRIT LIST 2018 Supporting Partner: Studio Moritz Waldemeyer

    BRIT LIST 2018 Award Sponsor: Inspiration in Design – Interior Designer of the Year: Tarkett

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    The Brit List 2018 Innovation In Technology Award Sponsor: DLAppTap

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    Hamish Kilburn

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