GRAND DESIGNS LIVE 2018
October is set to be a busy month for us at Four Corners as we return to Birmingham’s NEC for this years Grand Designs Live show. The show is always a highlight of our autumn calendar, and we are excited to meet new clients and help visitors with their home renovation needs. Be sure to visit us at stand K210, in Grand Kitchens & Bathrooms.
We will be displaying everything Four Corners has to offer, from bespoke hand crafted kitchens to unique fitted and free standing furniture, in the form of our beautiful two story exhibition stand. The colossal stand takes 48 hours for our skilled team to build, but we have no doubt it will stand out and make a lasting impression at the show.
Over the course of the 5 days, our in-house design team will be on hand to give out advice, design ideas and tailored sketches, in order to help transform your dream home into a reality. We take care in understanding you and your project, as we believe your home should be a reflection of you and your family.
We will be displaying our Traditional and Linear kitchen ranges, as well as our beautifully crafted curved wardrobes on the upper level of our stand. Come explore our stand and see up close the care and detail that goes into all of our products. You will also be able to see some of the latest innovations in kitchen technology, such as the hide and slide oven by NEFF. A practical and stylish range of fitted furniture is also able to be designed by our team, from fitted wardrobes to bookcases to TV units to bespoke hand made doors.
We only use sustainably sourced wood throughout, oak, ash or hand painted maple, we are able to offer a complete service to our customers, designing, crafting and fitting your chosen furniture. Every project undertaken by our design team is bespoke to the our customers needs. We love working around wonky walls and challenging angles all over the country, no project is too difficult and we love to help our customers make the most of their living space.
ABOUT THE SHOW
Grand Designs Live, based on the hugely popular Channel 4 TV series hosted by Kevin McCloud, offers an immersive home experience like no other. Sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, the show is full to capacity with over 900 unique exhibitors, all on hand to offer ideas and inspiration for visitors home projects, no matter how big or small.
Since the Grand Designs Birmingham show launch in 2005, the show has won numerous renowned industry awards and been hailed as ‘The UK’s most successful exhibition launch in the last decade’. Visitors to this year’s show have the unrivalled opportunity to explore the latest home innovations, upcoming trends and discover previously unseen products, from over 400 different exhibiting companies.
ASK AN EXPERT
Whether your renovating a period property, or planning a modern new build, there is an awful lot to consider, and many obstacles you may have to overcome in the build process. Therefore, getting expert advice can be extremely beneficial in helping you stay on budget and on plan. Ask an Expert is a great feature of the Grand Designs Live show, and an opportunity not to be missed.
Specialists including RIBA architects, interior designers, landscape gardeners, financial, planning and eco experts as well as project managers will be available to discuss your own grand design in free 30-minute consultations. Many of our customers have benefitted from this service over the years, and we highly recommend that you schedule a meeting into your visit. We also recommend bringing your plans, drawings and budgets along with you in order to get the most out of your time.
You can reserve your spot in advance or on the day, on a first come first serve basis. However you will need a valid ticket to Grand Designs live in order to prebook your session.
VISIT THE GRAND THEATRE
Don’t miss out on what the Grand Theatre has to offer at the show! Not only will you be able to meet the man himself Kevin McCloud, the Grand Designers from the tv series and a host of industry experts will be live on stage sharing their stories, offering advice and answering your burning design questions. No matter what time of day you enter the Grand Theatre, you will always find something going on. However, here are our top pick talks you don’t want to miss out on.
Top tips for planning your own Grand Design.
In this talk the grand designers will be joined on stage with a panel of experts for a dynamic Q&A session exploring the various aspects of their self-build projects. Covering everything from architecture, project management, finance, planning permission and much more, this is a great place to have your problems or concerns heard and be offered top advice.
Meet the Grand Designers.
If you’re planning a self-build project, this is a great opportunity to hear advice from the people who have been there and done that. Chaired by Kevin McCloud, this talk will revisit some of the most iconic houses from the Grand Designs TV Series, explore the problems that occurred and how they were overcome.
GRAB A BITE TO EAT
Trust us, after a few hours on your feet exploring everything the show has to offer, you will be in need of a sit down and a bite to eat. Luckily there are some fabulous little hideouts at Grand Designs Live for you to enjoy.
The Build Café
This little café is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the show for a cup of coffee and a bite to eat.
Gnome Sweet Gnome Café
Grand Designs Live is embracing the garden gnome this year. So if you fancy being surrounded by 1,000 gnomes, this café located in the centre of the grand gardens hall is the place for you.
Treat yourself to a little luxury after a long day’s shopping at the Champagne Bar, right in the heart of the Grand Gardens hall. Catch up with friends and exchange your show highlights and plans for your Grand Design over a glass of fizz.
WIN TICKETS TO THIS YEAR’S SHOW
We will be giving away two pairs of tickets to two lucky competition winners over the next couple weeks. For your chance to win, visit us on social media. Give us a follow if you don’t already then like our competition post, and tag a friend.
The winners will be selected at random, and announced Friday 5th October at 11am. Good Luck to all of you who enter, and we hope to see you there.
To enter, simply follow your preferred social media platform below. Then like our competition post, tag a friend and follow us if you don’t already.
If you are interested in a new Four Corners Kitchen or bespoke designed home furnishings, come and visit our exhibition stand this October.
For more information about us visit our website at four-corners.co.uk or call us on 01386 853 960