BIID ANNOUNCES SUMMER PARTY

The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) has announced plans for its 2012 Summer Party which will take place at the UK showroom of BIID industry partner, Republic of Fritz Hansen, in Margaret Street, London on the evening of Thursday 21st June. 

Members will be treated to champagne and canapés from 6pm, in the cool, Scandinavian surroundings of the Fritz Hansen showroom. The Danish furniture brand was founded in 1872 by Fritz Hansen, a Danish carpenter. Their UK store is run in partnership with Scandinavian design emporium, Skandium. Located right in the heart of the Fitzrovia design district, the period building has a prime position and will showcase their classic designer pieces.

“Our summer party is a great way to celebrate the BIID’s progress over the last year,” says Joy Curniffe, the Institute’s Membership Manager. “We are thrilled to be holding this year’s event in the Fritz Hansen showroom, whose striking pieces are sure to be a much talked about subject on the night. It is an excellent opportunity for members to catch up with other designers and suppliers, as we all look forward to an exciting 2012 for the institute.”

The Summer Party will take place straight after the BIID’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) which follows their Celebrating British Design Conference; a day-long event of inspirational speakers drawn from right across the design spectrum.

For more information on the Celebrating British Design Conference, visit www.BIID.org.uk/celebrating. Full details of the Summer Party will be available on the BIID website shortly.

For further information, please contact:

Jeff Hayward / Lauren Rees

Wildwood Public Relations      

The Stables, Meadow Court    

Faygate Lane, Faygate

West Sussex   

RH12 4SJ    

Tel :  44 (0)1293 851115      

Email: jeff.hayward@wildwoodpr.co.uk / lauren.rees@wildwoodpr.co.uk

About the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID)

Established in 1966, the BIID is the professional Institute for interior designers in theUK.

The BIID’s growing national and international membership represents both the commercial and residential sectors, from heritage to cutting edge. In addition to rigorous entry requirements that assess training, experience and professionalism, the Institute requires members to continue their professional development throughout their career, ensuring their continued expertise in design process, practice and regulatory matters.

The BIID is the only professional organisation for interior designers which has been granted the prestigious and rare accolade of Institute status by the Minister of State as the pre-eminent body in its field. The Institute’s mission is to encourage and support creativity and competence in the field of interior design through facilitating best practice, practical professional support, development opportunities and education.

On the national stage, the BIID is a full member of the Construction Industry Council and, as a result, is now part of Government consultations to advise on new policy and legislation. Internationally, the BIID is represented on the board of the International Federation of Interior Architects and Designers; the global voice and authority for professional interior architects and designers. More details at www.biid.org.uk

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