RIBA CPD Showcase


Modern finishes are about more than just texture and colour. Many are designed to meet Equality Act requirements; others are the product of advances in sustainable manufacturing techniques. Here is just a glimpse of the breadth and depth of finishes-related CPD materials available from ribacpd.com. Most seminars are now available online, but this is not always shown here so, if a seminar is of interest, do click on the link and check.
Seminar, by danfloor UK Ltd
Explores the impact of interior design on people on the autistic spectrum. Discusses the sensitivities experienced by those living with autistism, and explores how internal spaces can affect the way they relate to people and their environment.

Danfloor UK is a specialist manufacturer of impervious and non-impervious broadloom carpet and carpet tiles. Contemporary, hardwearing and stylish, Danfloor’s carpet ranges are suited to the healthcare, education, commercial and leisure industries.

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A
A look at the specification of ironmongery for specialist applications that includes guidance on accessibility and relevant legislation, closing devices, visual contrast and LRV requirements, anti-ligature hardware, anti-microbial furniture, finger protection and specialist signage.

The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) is the only trade body in the UK that represents the interests of the whole architectural ironmongery industry: architectural ironmongers, wholesalers and manufacturers. Its reputation is built on three key areas: education, technical support and community.
Seminar, by Johnson Tiles
The third in the 'Making it. Beautifully' series of CPD materials, this online learning (part three) delves into the role of beauty in the design of elderly care and the importance of community in carving out a more forward-thinking, inclusive UK ‘care model’.

Johnson Tiles is a large-scale designer and manufacturer of ceramic tiles based in the Potteries’ heartland of Stoke-on-Trent. In addition to its portfolio of sustainable, British-made products, Johnson’s design team searches the world sourcing complementary collections of porcelain and ceramic floor and wall tiles.
Seminar, by Formica Group
Looks at the science of colour, how colour is perceived in our environment, and the various challenges posed when discussing and communicating colour in various situations.

Formica Group is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative surfacing products for commercial and residential applications. Formica laminate is the original Formica, with over 100 years of design and product innovation, and manufacturing experience, to back it up.

Duration: 30-40 minutes, plus Q&A
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