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EVENTS @ IFEX 2019

22nd August 2019

11.30 am : Opening Ceremony

3.30 pm :IFEX TALKS / PANEL DISCUSSION

Subject : FUTURE OF FURNITURE INDUSTRY
Panelists:
1) Mr. Alhad Gore
Managing Partner – Beyond Design Architects & Consultants
2) Mr. Ashish Shah
CEO & Founder – Pepperfry
3) Architect Nitin Killawala
Director, Group Seven Architects + Planners Pvt Ltd.
4) Dhiren Gopal
Director - Featherlite

5.30 pm : EDGE Design Contest results & Presentation Ceremony

About Event

Furniture Design Contest is an Annual feature of Edge Design awards for the students of Architecture and Design Colleges on national level. It's an Concept Furniture design competition, featuring promising Student Designers from various colleges to showcase their Unique designs and creativity amongst furniture manufacturers and designers.

CATEGORIES

  • Create Design for Sofas / Sofa Cum Bed
  • Children Home Study Desk
  • New Age Work Station
  • Designing Furniture using Evollae


23rd August 2019

11.00 Am : Speaker Ms. Nirmala Thomas - Director-India Market Development, Forestry Innovation Consulting (I) Pvt. Ltd.

Ms. Nirmala Thomas will speak about “Furniture Solutions with Canadian Wood”.

3.30 pm : IFEX TALKS – Q & A with Speaker Mr. Lalit Hira.

Qualifications:

An Internationally acclaimed interior and furniture designer, Founder and publisher of India Art n Design.com & The Creatives' Weekly Infotainer and Founder and Mentor of Gallery Pradarshak.
Mr. Lalit Hira will speak about “Challenges in adaption of design for one to one, one to many, and one to any".



24th August 2019

11.00 am : Speaker Aman Modi- Co-Founder, Tesseract about "Exploring Furniture Design Possibilities with 3D Printing".

3.30 pm : IFEX TALKS – Q & A with Speaker Mr. Nilesh Gandhi - Principal architect, META DESIGN.

Qualifications:

ARCHITECT MASTERS FROM CEPT, LEED AP, IGBC AP, TERI GRIHA TRAINER, EVAULUATOR, EDGE EXPERT.
Mr. Nilesh Gandhi will speak about “GREEN REVOLUTION IN FURNITURE".

  • What role do materials play, vis a vis , furniture, sustainability, life cycle assessment , carbon footprint
  • How can furniture manufacturers offer green products and solutions
  • Reneweability of materials
  • Recyclability of materials
  • Role of leed, igbc, rating systems and what as manufacturers we need to be aware of Relevant Certifications,
  • How do furniture manufacturers brand their enterprises as "green enterprises"

“Constellation“ Awards

Honoring all segments of design from commercial to residential, the Constellation Awards competition will be open to all exhibitors. The jury will make selections based on the product’s contribution to the field of interior design, functionality, quality and durability, aesthetics and style, and innovation. A special reception will be help on the show floor on Sunday, honoring the winners. Entries are judged on design aesthetics, the ability to be economically mass produced, marketability and commercial viability.

Coalescence of Fashion

Coalescence of Fashion + Interiors

Exploring the relationship between Interior Design and Fashion Design in a live,
interactive photo shoot directly on the show floor broadcast on Social Medias