RIBA President Simon Allford explains his passion for Ponti's artisanal creations

Partner Programme

23 Sep 2021

Architecture / Landscape, Interiors & Furniture

Solus Clerkenwell Showroom

80 Clerkenwell Road




RIBA President Simon Allford will be a guest speaker during an exclusive invite-only event at Solus' Clerkenwell Showroom on September 23. The esteemed architect will reveal how iconic designer Gio Ponti has influenced his own prestigious career. Follow Solus at to watch the live stream.

RIBA President Simon Allford will host an exclusive talk at Solus’ Clerkenwell Showroom as part of the company’s inspirational ‘Blu Ponti’ exhibition. A passionate follower of the iconic Italian designer, Gio Ponti, Simon will reveal how the artist’s work has influenced his own prestigious career within the architectural industry, as well as his personal design preferences. Simon is a leading light in his field of expertise, having co-founded Allford Hall Monaghan Morris and served as chair of the board of trustees at The Architecture Foundation. A pioneer of positive change, Simon’s mission is to prioritise addressing the impact of global climate change and architecture's pivotal role in a post-pandemic world. Attendance to this event is invite only due to current social distancing restrictions. However, the talk will be streamed on Instragram Live – just follow Solus at to join the conversation.