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Design & Build Forum

sponsored by Love Your Postcode 

 

The Design and Build Forum, sponsored by Love Your Postcode at Grand Designs Live Birmingham hosted an array of industry experts ready to advise you on various aspects of your home project. 

 

Each day of the forum is themed, providing dedicated advice for every aspect of your renovation or build.

 

Wednesday 9th October: Kitchens and Bathrooms

Thursday 10th October: Self-build, Renovation and Custom Build

Friday 11th October: Interiors

Saturday 12th October: Kitchens and Bathrooms

Sunday 13th October: Self-build, Renovation and Custom build

 

The dates and times of the seminars are subject to change. 

 

See the Design and Build Forum timetable for Birmingham 2019 below.

 

Plus, if you would like a free consultation about buying, selling, renting, investing & developing property, with Design & Build Forum sponsors Love Your Postcode, please fill out the following form here.

Birmingham - 2019 Timetable

  • 11:30 - 12:15
    Value with Love your Postcode

    Bobby Singh of Love Your Postcode, our official property partner, has spent ten years in the residential homes sales market and is an expert in adding value to thousands of home sales undertaken nationally, as seen on the BBC. He is joined on stage with Onx of Siros Group and they will be talking about what’s trending, this season’s colours, budgeting, eco-friendly kitchens & bathrooms and working with space.

  • 12:30 - 13:15
    Creating Kitchens with Light Space and Laughter

    So what is kitchen design really about? Handles, doors, finishes, worktops….. well yes and no. Keith’s talk describes the true essence of design and how to approach your project with a completely different mindset.

  • 13:30 - 14:15
    ' WOW' Factor Kitchen for a Fraction Less

    Join Mark Buchanan, from Chester’s longest family owned kitchen & bathroom boutique, as he demonstrates why using a kitchen designer is important and how you can create your ‘wow’ factor kitchen whatever the budget.

  • 14:30 - 15:15
    Creating Kitchens with Light Space and Laughter

    So what is kitchen design really about? Handles, doors, finishes, worktops….. well yes and no. Keith’s talk describes the true essence of design and how to approach your project with a completely different mindset.

  • 15:30 - 16:15
    Bathroom Bliss that Won't Burst the Budget Bubble

    Join Mark Buchanan, from Chester’s longest family owned kitchen & bathroom boutique, as he demonstrates why using a bathroom designer is important and how you can create your mini spa bathroom, whatever the budget.

  • 11:30 - 12:15
    A Guide to Gaining Planning Permission

    Planning permission doesn’t have to be complicated. Planning expert Christopher Whitehouse discusses how to smoothly manage the application process.

  • 12:30 - 13:15
    Planning a Renovation, but Where Do You Start?

    Renovation projects are daunting, so figuring out a plan is vital! Join Houzz as they talk through popular trends & finding your style, tackling budgets, the importance of finding the right professional and renovation tips to stay on track.

  • 13:30 - 14:15
    Design Considerations for Every Extension Project

    Extensions can not only add value to your home, but can change the way you live. Join James Furzer as he discusses what elements to really splash the cash on and what should be considered before starting an extension project.

  • 14:30 - 15:15
    Pit Falls of Construction

    You’re about to spend a lot of money on a building that you cannot see before it is completed. The money is going to be given to someone whom you may or may not know. Come along and hear Jay & Jonny speak about the tips and techniques used by the professionals when selecting a builder.

  • 15:30 - 16:15
    Design Led Development: Masterclass + Q&A

    Evan has over 25 years’ experience in property and 17 years’ experience in property development. Join him as he shares his in-depth knowledge of the property development process and the impact that good design has on a its success. This will be followed by a Q&A session, so be sure to have your self build, renovation or development questions ready.

  • 11:30 - 12:15
    Modern Day Interior Designing has Taken on a New Role

    Thanks to social media, the inspiration for beautiful interiors is endless. Join Amy in her inspiring talk about how to create ultimate beauty by bringing together harmony and visual balance in order to meet a client’s  requirements and space.

  • 12:30 - 13:15
    Scroll-stopping Furniture Makeovers

    Learn how to create standout interior statement pieces of furniture for your home using Faded Grandeur, Marble, Rust & Verdigris techniques.

  • 13:30 - 14:15
    The Biggest Challenge with New Interior Projects is Where Do I Start? What Colours? What Style? Is this You? Take a Seat

    Trish Coggan, founder of Outshine Interiors, who has recently appeared on BBC2’s Interior Design Masters, will be sharing her knowledge and passion for design, to help you to consider everything from where to start, what colours to use and how to decide on a style.

  • 14:30 - 15:15
    Scroll-stopping Furniture Makeovers

    Learn how to create standout interior statement pieces of furniture for your home using Faded Grandeur, Marble, Rust & Verdigris techniques.

  • 15:30 - 16:15
    Modern Day Interior Designing has Taken on a New Role

    Thanks to social media, the inspiration for beautiful interiors is endless. Join Amy in her inspiring talk about how to create ultimate beauty by bringing together harmony and visual balance in order to meet a client’s  requirements and space.

  • 11:30 - 12:15
    Everything, Including The Kitchen Sink

    Georgina Burnett, aka The Home Genie, guides you through the process of choosing a kitchen and the key considerations to keep in mind throughout. She will help you make the best decisions for your requirements, to give you a practical, but also aesthetically pleasing kitchen, whatever the budget.

  • 12:30 - 13:15
    Creating Kitchens with Light Space and Laughter

    So what is kitchen design really about? Handles, doors, finishes, worktops….. well yes and no. Keith’s talk describes the true essence of design and how to approach your project with a completely different mindset.

  • 13:30 - 14:15
    Residential Lighting Design: Kitchens and Bathrooms

    Award winning lighting designer, Marcus Steffen, will provide handy hints on how to enhance your kitchen and bathroom space through good lighting.

  • 14:30 - 15:15
    Creating Kitchens with Light Space and Laughter

    So what is kitchen design really about? Handles, doors, finishes, worktops….. well yes and no. Keith’s talk describes the true essence of design and how to approach your project with a completely different mindset.

  • 15:30 - 16:15
    Residential Lighting Design: Kitchens and Bathrooms

    Award winning lighting designer, Marcus Steffen, will provide handy hints on how to enhance your kitchen and bathroom space through good lighting.

  • 11:30 - 12:15
    A Guide to Gaining Planning Permission

    Planning permission doesn’t have to be complicated. Planning expert Christopher Whitehouse discusses how to smoothly manage the application process.

  • 12:30 - 13:15
    A Guide to Passivhaus - The World’s Leading Low Energy Building Standard for Selfbuilders

    Passivhaus is leading the low energy housing way. Find out why selfbuilders should consider Passivhaus, how to go about building a Passivhaus and why choosing high performance windows for your self-build project is integral.

  • 13:30 - 14:15
    Changing the Way You Plan Your Build

    Builder Andy Stevens is a fountain of knowledge when it comes to building, renovating and extending residential properties. Andy demonstrates why working with an experienced builder from start to finish is key to a successful budget.

  • 14:30 - 15:15
    Building A Micro House

    Georgina Burnett, aka The Home Genie, talks about her first self build and how she has managed to create a detached two-bedroom house on what was a single garage plot. Georgina talks about the highs and lows of her project and what she has chosen to install in this unusual build.

  • 15:30 - 16:15
    Avoid the Common Pitfalls when Renovating with Love Your Postcode

    Bobby Singh of Love Your Postcode, our official property partner, has spent ten years in the residential home sales market and is an expert in adding value to thousands of home sales undertaken nationally, as seen on the BBC. He is joined on stage with Parvinder Singh Gill of West Midlands Double Glazing and they will be talking extending, garden grabbing, planning, working with right builders and how to avoid the common pitfalls when renovating.

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