Designers floored by inspiration at Build & Design Queensland expo
The Build & Design Queensland expo, currently on at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre has attracted the attention of various industry professionals with a diverse showcase of products, seminars and design ideas.
Designers, architects and specifiers, who descended on the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre in large numbers, were impressed by the inspirational ideas for building better and designing smarter put out by exhibitors.
According to Exhibition Manager Michael-William Kelly, the exhibitors perceive the visitors as highly targeted, genuinely interested leads while visitors are impressed with the comprehensive range of new products.
The launch edition of the Build & Design Queensland expo has been a great success with a number of building industry professionals gathering to view the latest ideas, collecting information and hearing leading case studies through the seminar program.
The design and building products expo has had visitors from Gladstone, northern New South Wales and even Tasmania in addition to Brisbane locals.
Michael Kennedy from Kennedy’s Classic Aged Timbers, one of the exhibitors was very happy with the results as the inaugural expo has been able to attract their target market of architects and designers, resulting in a sufficient number of genuine leads.
In addition to traditional wooden flooring products such as Kennedy’s Classic Aged Timber, Wilson Timbers and Queensland Timber Flooring catching the eye of visitors, new products such as environment-friendly flooring from Polyflor’s vinyl range, which is 100% recyclable have also received their share of attention from industry professionals.
Another inspiring idea for designer flooring in Queensland’s warmer climate is a range of innovative porcelain tiles from exhibitor ace stone + tiles, who showcased a timber look porcelain tile that comes in 28 colours.
Exhibitor Cavalier Bremworth Carpets and Kimberley Carpets have their 100% New Zealand wool collection on show, while Bayliss Rugs is showcasing a trend of grey and cream hues.
Products on display also include Australian-made PVC-free, eco-friendly wallpaper from IMGS Custom Wallcoverings for the retail, hospitality, corporate and healthcare segments.
Another environment-friendly product on display at the expo is the Encore portfolio from Warwick Fabrics, a 100% recycled material made from plastic bottles.
Build & Design Queensland is co-located with the Australian Institute of Architects National Architecture Conference and the CEDIA Expo.