London Design Week Panel Talk

Join us at London Design Week 2024


To celebrate the opening of our new showroom, Soho Lighting & Simpsons London are hosting an “In Conversation” event at this month’s London Design Week on Tuesday 12th March at 1pm. Alongside our Co-Founder and Creative Director Lee Lovett and Simpsons London Owner and Director Alexander Yardy, will be special guest Edward Bulmer of Edward Bulmer Natural Paint. Hosted by Giles Kime, Country Life’s Executive and Interiors Editor, the panel will explore the challenges of conscientious business practices and the art of creating a positive legacy. Openly sharing their experiences and stages within the B Corp journey, they aim to demystify the process and signpost the help available to brands aspiring to achieve this change-making accreditation.

This is an open door, free event and a brilliant opportunity to hear from some of the leading voices in Interior Design. We hope you will pop along, we’d love to see you there.


About the Panel

Lee Lovett, Co-Founder & Creative Director, The Soho Lighting Company 

Soho Lighting’s Lee Lovett co-founded the company in 2017, creating a family-owned business dedicated to the design and creation of beautiful and sustainable electrical lighting products. The company was born from a desire to have more choice in period property lighting whilst maintaining a blend of authenticity, quality, and finish. Lee and her design team create timeless lighting products, in an array of beautiful finishes and materials.

Giles Kime, Executive & Interiors editor, Country Life

Engages in conversation with British companies – Edward Bulmer Natural Paint, The Soho Lighting Company and Simpsons. Together, they explore the challenges of conscientious business practices and the art of creating a positive legacy. 

Edward Bulmer, Founder & Director, Edward Bulmer Natural Paint 

Edward has been leading a natural paint revolution creating pioneering plant-based paints made entirely from plant-based ingredients instead of petrochemical derived products. This dedication to creating sustainable and health-conscious products has led to Edward Bulmer Natural Paint becoming one of the most in-demand brands for renovators who are looking for responsible, chemical free materials for the home, being used by interior designers and clients around the globe.

Alexander Yardy, Owner & Director, Simpsons London 

Simpsons London is a family run business, established in 1976 by Norman and Sharon Yardy. At the forefront of design-led mirror and furniture manufacturing, the company designs and produces exclusive and luxurious pieces that have a real "wow" factor. Their manufacturing base is near the Yardy’s family home in Brentwood, Essex and their showroom in the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour. The business is well known not only for British manufacturing, but for superb craftsmanship. 

Event Details

Date: Tuesday 12th March
Admission: Free
Time: 1pm
Venue: Soho Lighting x Simpsons London
G2 Design Centre East
London SW10 0XF

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