• fb icon
  • fb icon
  • fb icon
  • fb icon

Grand Designs Live has everything you need to plan your own dream project - all under one roof.

kevin mccloud speaking into a microphone at grand designs live

Grand Designs Live, proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, returns to London's Excel on 4th - 10th May 2019. The show offers an opportunity to see all the latest trends for the home and gain a wealth of expert advice. Hosted by self-build and design guru Kevin McCloud, the event is packed with more than 400 exhibitors, providing ideas and inspiration for your very own Grand Design, whether big or small.

Grab your chance to meet industry professionals and experienced self-builders and learn how to budget and project manage successfully. We’ve shortlisted the events that no budding self-builder will want to miss.

Ask an Expert

man and woman at a desk getting expert advice from a woman at grand designs live

Get a free 30-minute consultation with industry professionals ready to help with any aspect of your build project. Bring plans, drawings and budgets to get the most out of your session.

Meet the Grand Designers

kevin mccloud sitting on a sofa with grand designers joe stuart and lina nilsson at grand designs live london 2018

Image: Alistair Veryard

Planning a self-build project? Running everyday of the show, why not hear from the people who have done it before, as well as a panel of our resident experts for dynamic Q&A sessions covering everything from finance to planning.

Interior Room Sets & Studio

grand room set winning design at grand designs live birmingham 2017

Image: Aaron Scott Richards

Bring home new ideas and information, as well as helpful supplier contacts at the interiors, focussed Interior Room Sets and Studio area. 

The interior stylists bring their ideas and designs to life by using colour, materials, light and patterns to achieve the looks.

Kevin's Green Heroes Live

Plastic lighting featured at kevin mccloud's green heroes live at grand designs live birmingham 2017

Image: Aaron Scott Richards

Discover Kevin's selection of home innovations, and watch demonstrations of past ‘Heroes’. 

Every year, Kevin personally selects Green Heroes celebrating the best conceptual and eco-friendly construction ideas, from small-scale start-ups to big businesses setting a green example for the rest of the industry.

The Smart Kitchen

A smart kitchen featuring at grand designs live london by siemens

Image: Siemens

New for 2018 The Smart Kitchen sponsored by Siemens will showcase the latest innovations in the world of kitchens.

Learn about the latest kitchen innovations in a series of 15-minute talks and presentations every hour demonstrating the featured innovative products in the Smart Kitchen.

If you are in need of inspiration for your self-build, book your tickets for Grand Designs Live and take advantage of the plethora of ideas, advice and more. 

Watch Kevin take us on a tour of 2018's London show.

 

 

What are you most excited about seeing at Grand Designs Live 2019? Tweet us @granddesignsmag or post a comment on our Facebook page

RELATED ARTICLES

10 of Kevin McCloud's favourite Grand Designs TV houses

See more about Grand Designs TV Houses

Kevins Column

Top self build highlights at Grand Designs Live 2019 hosted by Kevin McCloud

Find top experts, specialist exhibitors and a wealth of inspiration for your self-build or renovation project all under one roof
visit-award-winning-grand-designs-live-hosted-by-kevin-mccloud

granddesigns

multigenerational-living-tips
Self Build Homes

5 practical tips for creating a multigenerational living space

We've rounded up our top 5 practical planning tips for mutligenerational families living together.
top-engineered-wood-manufacturers
Home Improvements

Top Engineered Wood Manufacturers

Finding the best engineered wood flooring for your apartment or office can be tricky. Let’s take a look at some of the best manufacturers whose...
 
a-guide-to-kitchen-layouts
Home Improvements

5 efficient kitchen layouts for your home

If you are designing a new kitchen, use our handy layout guide to maximize the space and storage in your kitchen.
q-a-with-presenter-kevin-mccloud-on-the-channel-4-show-s-self-build-styles-and-grand-designs-live
Kevin McCloud

Q&A with Presenter Kevin McCloud on the Channel 4 show's self build styles and Grand Designs drinking game

Kevin McCloud fills us in on the history of TV Show Grand Designs on Channel 4 and discusses the changes in self build styles from...
riba-house-of-the-year-preview
Grand Designs TV Houses

7 RIBA House of the Year 2018 builds in detail

Take inspiration for your own self-build or renovation project from the extraordinary homes longlisted this year's RIBA House of the Year award.
grand-designs-seventh-episode-2018
Grand Designs TV Houses

Grand Designs TV house: East Devon cob house revisited

Take a look inside Kevin McCabe's finished cob castle in East Devon home featured on the finale of the 2018 series of Grand Designs.
 
 
grand-designs-fourth-episode-2018
Grand Designs TV Houses

Grand Designs TV house: 5 budget-friendly design ideas from a farmhouse

Take a look inside the Grand Designs TV house featured on the fourth episode of the 2018 series.
win-beautiful-kahrs-wood-flooring-worth-7-000 Win
Competitions

Win beautiful Kahrs wood flooring, worth £7,000

We've teamed up with Kahrs to offer one lucky Grand Designs fan the chance to win £7,000 worth rustic and characterful range of engineered oak...
small-bathrooms-with-big-personality
Home Improvements

Small Bathrooms with BIG personality

Online bathroom retailer, VictoriaPlum.com show you how to create a stylish small bathroom with a wide range of compact furniture and small space solutions.
5-eco-friendly-reasons-to-visit-grand-designs-live
Kevin McCloud

5 eco-friendly reasons to visit Grand Designs Live Birmingham

Are you looking for sustainable home inspiration for your self-build project? Head down to Grand Designs Live 2018 at ExCeL London between 5th - 13th...
kevin-mccloud-s-pearls-of-wisdom-on-grand-designs
Kevin McCloud

7 Grand Designs inspirational quotes from Kevin McCloud

We round up Grand Designs magazine's editor-at-large, Kevin McCloud's top 7 most inspirational quotes.
win-a-complete-home-office-makeover-including-5-000-of-humanscale-furniture Win
Competitions

Win a complete home office makeover with Humanscale ergonomic workstation worth up to £5,000

Enter our fantastic competition with Humanscale to be in with a chance of winning a home office makeover worth £5,000.
grand-designs-house-of-the-year
Kevin McCloud

Grand Designs House of the Year: See inside 3 of the UK's best homes

Take a glimpse inside the best new houses featured in episode 1 of Grand Designs: House of the Year 2017, featuring a modern London town...
visit-award-winning-grand-designs-live-hosted-by-kevin-mccloud
Kevin McCloud

Top self build highlights at Grand Designs Live 2019 hosted by Kevin McCloud

Find top experts, specialist exhibitors and a wealth of inspiration for your self-build or renovation project all under one roof
kevin-mccloud-on-his-love-of-the-weird-and-wonderful
Kevin McCloud

Kevin McCloud on his love of the weird and wonderful

Our editor-at-large shares his love of the weird and wonderful, from edgy post-war architecture to smartphone games for kids.