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Visit us at Design Central Essex 2024

Updated: Apr 10

We’re back on home turf for our final show of the season at Design Central Essex, located in the beautiful Down Hall, Essex on 23rd and 24th April 2024, and we’d love to see you there!


Promising to be packed with inspirational interiors, we’ll can’t wait to meet interiors designers, curtain, blind makers and upholsterers and new and existing lampshade makers, and give you the opportunity to explore our extensive range of high quality lampshade making supplies and kits.


Read on to find out how to secure your FREE tickets to the show and where you can find the Dannells stand, brimming with lampshade inspiration!

Why go to Design Central Essex?

With over 35 exhibitors showcasing their latest Spring/ summer 2024 collections, expect to see collections of fabrics, wall coverings, furniture, flooring, lighting, furnishings, accessories and so much more, from the UK and beyond.


Discover the latest trends, innovative designs, fresh ideas and get a sneak peek into the world of all things interiors. Whether you're just starting out in your creative journey or run a well-established practise Design Central Essex has something for everyone.

Design Central Essex offers the following: 


  • The latest Spring/Summer collections

  • The chance to enjoy exclusive product demonstrations

  • The opportunity to be amongst reputable suppliers and luxury brands, all under one roof

  • Visit stunning the stunning Down Hall, in Hatfield Heath with exceptional venue facilities and free parking

  • A comprehensive Digital show guide



Where can I find Dannells?

We’ll be ready to greet you upstairs in the main hall to show you how you can bring lampshades into your interior schemes. By introducing you to our extensive range of lampshade making kits and supplies, we can support you to make any style, size or shape of lampshade from any coverings of your choice, to meet your interiors client or retail customer's needs and importantly to elevate your client offer.


Along with our newest products – our extended Conical Lampshade Kit range and our ‘of the moment’ Scalloped Edge Lampshade Panels – we’ll talk you through how you can meet all the current lampshade trends for both the commercial and home interiors markets, including oversized lampshades.


How can I register?

Tickets are FREE if you run a trade business linked to interiors, and the ticket covers both days. Simply click on the bar below to register.


Show details:

Date: Tues 23rd & 24th April 2024

Time: 10am – 5pm

Venue: Down Hall, Hatfield Heath, Essex

Expand your soft furnishing services

If you've never thought about making lampshades before, take a look at our blog post - Making Lampshades to Expand Your Soft Furnishings Services. As well as highlighting the benefits of making lampshades for your clients, we'll introduce you to our wide range of friendly and practical support tools, to help you on your way from our friendly Lampshade Makers Facebook group to our hands-on Youtube videos.


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