And getinmyhome is excited to have a 2 for 1 ticket offer for the first 100 getinmyhomers, meaning you can secure a double pass for $29.50 instead of $59!
Simply enter code word GDLBLOG10 in the ‘Special Offer’ field on the Ticket Master event page.
And, excitingly, the lovely Grand Designs UK host Kevin McCloud will be on hand to provide expert advice, as will Australian host, Peter Maddison.
Launching in Sydney 18-20 October and continuing in Melbourne 25-27 October, the exhibition features a bevy of attractions and more than 200 exhibitors.
Here are some images from last year’s expo to get you inspired:
TOP 10 THINGS TO DO AND SEE AT GRAND DESIGNS LIVE:
1. Hear from celebrity industry experts
As well as Grand Designs own Kevin McCloud and Peter Maddison, celebrities from The Lifestyle Channel home renovating shows – Shaynna Blaze, Andrew Winter, Charlie Albone, Veronica Morgan and Bryce Holdaway – will also be sharing their knowledge and insights with visitors in a range of sessions presented at The LifeStyle Channel Grand Theatre, as well as book signing sessions throughout the exhibition.
2. Get free advice at the Expert Advice Centre
Located within Grand Building, visitors to the show can bring along their project plans, sketches, budgets and other relevant material and make an appointment to discuss one-on-one with experts in their fields – for free.
3. Kevin’s Green Heroes
Grand Designs Live will showcase the best new eco friendly innovations as chosen by Kevin McCloud giving you an insight into the future of eco living.
4. Savant Systems House of the Future – Engineered by AVD Australia
Showcasing the latest technology, design and innovation for the home, The Savant Systems House of the Future, Engineered by AVD will provide a sneak peek of some futuristic gadgets and cutting-edge technology. A non-ticketed feature of Grand Designs Live, visitors are invited to attend one of the 8 daily sessions at the House of the Future, hosted by Steve Freeth. Steve is a freelance writer and marketing consultant who has written on a broad range of technology trends and takes a special interest in the way technology is transforming how we live.
5. Grand Building
Providing the visitor with everything they need to successfully complete their project and turn their dream home into a reality. Whether they are starting from scratch with a new-build or renovating a traditional home, Grand Building is packed with innovative and sustainable products and expert advice.
6. Grand Interiors
The must see destination for visitors looking for the latest stylish interior designs. This hall showcases everything from the essentials, such as flooring and lighting, to stylish accessories and the latest trends and technology. The Design Stage will also give visitors the chance to listen to a range of seminars to inspire and inform.
7. Grand Kitchens & Bathrooms
Be inspired by the latest kitchen and bathroom designs from leading manufacturers. Discover sleek styles and designs paired with state-of-the-art technology. Whatever your style, there are an array of designs on show to suit all tastes.
8. Grand Outdoors
There’s something to suit all tastes and budgets, whether visitors have an inner city courtyard or a rambling country retreat. Showcasing everything from the latest in outdoor innovations to ￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼furnishings and features, visitors are sure to leave the show ready to pursue their own exterior plan.
9. Rooms By Design
Located within Grand Interiors, visitors are invited to explore three innovative room designs, all created by design students, each space reflects the advancements altering the way, we live and the spaces we inhabit. Participating universities include; Billie Blue College of Design, Sydney Design School and Whitehouse Institute of Design from Sydney and Grenadi School of Design, RMIT and Whitehouse Institute of Design from Melbourne.
10. Get new insight into sustainable design
At the Sustainable Building Stage you will not only see new and innovative products, but you will also learn about the fundamentals of Sustainable Design and Owner Building and the cost benefits of using them in your own project.
If you manage to work your way through that extensive list (and even if you don’t) be sure to refuel at the Maggie Beer cafe, with a menu featuring slow roasted pulled lamb shoulder, lentil, quinoa, goats curd, avocado and herb salad and cured ocean trout with horseradish cream and sourdough.
Take up the 2 for 1 ticket offer by entering code word GDLBLOG10 in the ‘Special Offer’ field on the Grand Designs Live Ticket Master event page.
You’ll score a double pass for $29.50 instead of $59.
This offer is only for the first 100 readers so be quick!
See granddesignslive.com.au for more information.