From June 5 to 7, British and international exhibitors will be displaying their latest interior design products at this year's Pulse trade show in Earls Court, London. Highlights of this year's event include the Launchpad which is dedicated to young up-and-coming designers - including those from renowned Central Saint Martins.
Pulse features 500 exhibitors across five sections - Home, Gift, Fashion, Bath and Body, and Launchpad.
This year the Launchpad section of the show features innovative products ranging from interior accessories to lighting and greeting cards from 120 exhibitors, including students from the renowned London institute of art and design - Central Saint Martins.
Previous students of Central Saint Martins who have exhibited at Pulse include London-based designer Chunwei Liao. Since graduation, Liao's company Paperself has received coverage in numerous design and fashion publications, including Vogue, Inhabitat and Daily Candy, for its range of false paper eyelashes.
Products from other graduates, alongside those from more established designers, will also be exhibited via the 5ml Design Collective. The 5ml Design Collective acts as a marketing and promotion platform for young designers;
the company is still in its infancy, having first formed for Pulse 2010, but has already displayed designers' works at established trade fairs such as Maison & Objet in Paris.
Pulse is open to trade professionals only; however members of the public can follow the event online via Twitter (@Pulse_London) and Facebook ( http://on.fb.me/lYIIGb). More information can be found via the official website www.pulse-london.com.
Pulse precedes the summer/fall household design and accessories trade show season which commences in August with the 15th Tendance ( http://bit.ly/kvqz8v) trade show. Tendance (August 26-30) is followed by IFA (September 2-7), Spoga + Gafa (September 4-6), Maison & Objet (September 9-13) and 100% Design London (September 22-25).
These trade shows are some of the most important in the field of interior design, launching the careers of young designers, setting the trends for the year ahead and acting as a launchpad for a massive variety of household products and accessories.