Restaurant & Bar Design Talks

Our quarterly invite only Restaurant & Bar Design Talks are hosted by both the designer and their client, and are attended by the region’s most influential decision makers.

2018 Talks

20 Stories (Manchester)

Speakers - Simon Spiteri (Project Director, DesignLSM) and Des Gunewardena (CEO, D&D London)
Sponsor - Concept Bars

The Mandrake (London)

Speakers - Rami Fustok (Owner, The Mandrake) and Brian Greathead (Founder, Manalo & White Architects)
Sponsor - BECK

Colicci Coffee (Westfield Stratford City, London)

Speakers - Jonathan Mizzi (Founder, Mizzi Studio) and Rob Colicci (Managing Director, Colicci Coffee)

Camino (Shoreditch, London)

Speakers - Mark Bithrey (Founder, B3 Designers) and Richard Bigg (Managing Director, Camino)

2017 Talks

Wallpaper* Bar & Kitchen, Harvey Nichols (London)

Speakers - Paul Finucane (Director of Stores, Harvey Nichols), Ewald Damen (Virgile + Partners) and Simon Mills (Bespoke Editor, Wallpaper*)

Eneko at One Aldwych (London)

Speaker - Roger Mann (Founder, Casson Mann)

citizenM Tower of London Hotel (London)

Speakers - Rob Wagemans (Creative Director / Founder, Concrete Architectural Associates) and Robin Chadha (citizenM Global CMO)

Draft House Chancery (London)

Speakers - Charlie McVeigh (Founder, The Draft House) and Frith Kerr (Founder, Studio Frith)

London Stadium (London)

Speakers - Jon Lee (20.20 Limited)

2016 Talks

Iberica (London)

Speakers - Juan Carlos Colicchio (Lázaro Rosa Violan Studio) and Marcos Fernandez Pardo (Director, Iberica)

Tattu (Manchester)

Speakers - Edwin Pickett (Founder, Edwin Design) and Adam Jones (Owner, Tattu)

Nando’s (Harrogate)

Speakers - Paul Thrush (Co-Founder, STAC Architecture) and Rich Collie (Project Manager - New Restaurants, Nando’s)

German Gymnasium (London)

Speakers - Tina Norden (Project Director, Conran and Partners) and Duncan Pitfield (D&D London)

Cabana (Brixton)

Speakers - Alex Michaelis (Co-Founder, Michaelis Boyd Associates) and David Ponte (Co-Founder, Cabana)

Wahaca (Cardiff)

Speakers - Chris Bagot (Co-Founder, Softroom) and Gavin Smith (Wahaca)

2015 Talks

Mint Leaf of London (Dubai, UAE)

Speakers - Isabel Pintado (Director, LW), Robert Angell (Founder, Robert Angell Design International), Tim Mutton (Founder, Blacksheep), Steve La Bouchardiere (Managing Director, DesignLSM)

Pennethorne's (London)

Speakers - Neil Hogan (Creative Director, SHH) and Roy Westwood (Creative Director, Levy Restaurants - Compass Group)

Le Peep Boutique (London)

Speakers - Nick Leith-Smith (Founder) and Mark Alexiou (Founder, Le Peep Boutique)

Beast (London)

Speaker - Steve La Bouchardiere (Managing Director, DesignLSM)

The Common Room (Bath)

Speakers - Sophie Finch (Founder, Finch Interiors) and Harald Brett (Founder, The Common Room)