Join us for a thought-provoking and hands-on programme, exploring the newly launched research report ‘Rethinking Workplace’ – including insights and debates from leading industry thinkers, exclusive Tarkett product previews and a series of artistic, botanically-inspired workshops and installations.


Coffee with a Designer – Meet our designers for an exclusive preview of the latest product innovations. (10.00am - 12.00pm)

Pedal Power – Take a spin on our smoothie bikes for a wellness workout, while blending your own fruity shake! (12.00pm – 5.00pm)

Tuesday 21st May

Art Therapy Workshop, 12.30pm - 2.00pm

Harness the power of art for boosting wellbeing, release stress, get in touch with your inner artist and gain confidence in freestyle painting. This workshop is facilitated by Hephzibah Kaplan, artist, art therapist and director of London Art Therapy Centre. Materials will be provided. Old clothing is advised, incase there are any paint spillages - although we will use non-stain products.

Wednesday 22nd May

Rethinking Stereotypes, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Join our panel of industry experts as they discuss, debate and unpick the findings of Tarkett's UK survey results, which set out to uncover what office workers really want from the workplace and how this is impacting on design specification for office environments, with a particular focus on rethinking stereotypes.


Evelien Reich Editor in chief, Elle Decoration NL
Catherine van der Heide Senior Associate, HASSELL Studio
Marc Richard Managing Director, Roger Lewis
Katie Treggiden Creative Consultant

Thursday 23rd May

Designing for ‘Worklife’ , 12.30pm - 1.30pm

In this panel debate, we invite industry experts to discuss how designers can adapt the way they create workspaces to satisfy more flexible ways of working, delving deeper into the findings of the UK report: 'Rethinking Workplace'.


Hannah Nardini Workplace Consultant & Designer,
Russell Glover Head of Design, Peldon Rose
Noel Brewster Sales Executive, Measuremen
Julian Ellerby Strategy Director, FranklinTill
Katie Treggiden Creative Consultant

‘The Great Indoors’ Party, 7.00pm until late

Enjoy a magical evening with street food, dancing and live music from the fantastic CoCo and the Butterfields. This is an event not to be missed – places are filling fast, so to avoid disappointment secure yours today!

Book your place

We have a packed schedule of activities during CDW 2019! 

Click here to book your place, register online.

Enter the #RealWorklife competition

For the chance to win two tickets to Kew Gardens, find out how to enter our social media competition here.

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