INTERIOR SPECIFIERS are invited to CPD presentations by industry leaders in a venue where all the latest building products are presented in world class showrooms.

All CPD events held at the Build and Design Centre are free to attend, light lunches are provided from 11:30, and limited free parking is available. CPD points are awarded as per the guidelines set out by the Design Institute of Australia (DIA). Seats are limited, so please be sure to register today.

Wednesday, 20 June
12:00 - 13:00

PRESENTER: Jo Webb, Specifications Manager QLD/NT.

TOPIC: ASONA Acoustic Range

DESIGN INSPIRATIONS: Jo will present projects where the Asona Acoustic range of Baffles, Clouds and Fab Wall have been used. Projects include schools, offices, showrooms, reception areas, atriums, halls, libraries, music studios, acoustic control rooms, call centres, gymnasiums, cafes and restaurants. You will be inspired by the various applications, colours and textures that these products add to a space while assisting with acoustic control.

TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS: We will discuss the Technical properties that the Asona acoustic range offers with glass fibre core offering High NRC up to 1.00, wrapped in fabric giving a huge colour and texture range to choose from. You will be taken through the various fixing and suspension options for installing the products to meet various visual and technical project requirements.

SPECIFICATION & DOCUMENTATION: In this section we cover what you need to specify and document to get the desired project outcome. From product to size, shape, texture and installation.

SHOWROOM VISIT: During our showroom visit you will see products in action, samples, fixing hardware, fabrics, colours and more colours.

Wednesday, 25 July
12:00 - 13:00

PRESENTER: Xavier Lifran – Pacific Design Studio.

TOPIC: Clipsal Iconic Platform.

DESIGN INSPIRATIONS: Clipsal Iconic is the latest platform for switches and sockets. Designed in Australia, it was developed to adapt to the rapid trends in both technology and aesthetics. Inspiration for the range is based on clean lines to suit the modern home, accommodating smart devices while offering the beauty of natural materials.

TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS: Xavier will explain how the platform combines features that improves the installation experience, delivers a future-proof platform to accommodate evolving technologies, and ensures safety so that customers can update the aesthetic "face plate", all without the need to replace electrical wiring.

SPECIFICATION & DOCUMENTATION: We will highlight the different areas of specification for the platform focussing on technology options and aesthetics upgrades to help you understand how to specify the best combination for your clients.

SHOWROOM VISIT: Following the presentation you will see the Clipsal Iconic range on display, along with other products from the range including Saturn, Saturn Zen and Residential Lighting.

Wednesday, 8 August
12:00 - 13:00

PRESENTER: Bruce Gradwell, Business Development Manager.

TOPIC: The Future of Benchtop Design

DESIGN INSPIRATIONS: Caesarstone was a key trend setter at Milan Design Week 2018, and from this influential event we'll highlight key trends about tomorrow's kitchens. Bruce will share thought provoking designs incorporating the highly popular concrete colours, a high growth area that requires some additional understanding.

TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS: There are two Caesarstone slab sizes available, Standard and Grande. We will provide insight and examples on how these sizes can be best utilised within your design and cover some troubleshooting Q&A's that will lead to more effective design.

SPECIFICATION & DOCUMENTATION: We'll help you understand additional supports and requirements to assist in the fabrication of your applications and how to specify this detail in your designs.

SHOWROOM VISIT: See and feel the brand new 2018 colours from Caesarstone, the innovator in benchtop designs, freshly launched in July.