Adam Thomas is the UK’s leader in accessible kitchen design and will be delivering seminars throughout the OT Show. Adam will be on hand throughout the show to offer advice and to talk about the design principles of the new Freedom by Symphony range of accessible and multi-generational kitchens.


On-Stand Education 

Dates and Times: 11am and 2pm, 21st November & 11am and 2pm, 22nd November

Location: Stand B70, OT Show, NEC Birmingham

Title: An introduction to accessible and multi-generational kitchen design

Synopsis: This presentation will introduce the importance of design in creating truly accessible and multi-generational kitchens. It will present key concepts and considerations for you to review when working with clients, using design principles developed by industry expert Adam Thomas.


Seminar Talk 

Date: 22nd November

Time: 9.55am- 10.25am

Location: Theatre 3, NEC Birmingham

Title: ADM and Kitchen Design – Challenges and Opportunities

Synopsis: . Adam will also be bringing to light the challenges that often occur when designing in line with government regulations, including approved Document-M.

By the end of the talk you will gain an understanding of accessible kitchen design and be able to:

  • Identify the important features required in a kitchen to improve functionality for clients
  • to understand the design principles developed for accessible and multi-generational kitchens
  • to develop a knowledge of the difficulties government regulations pose for accessible kitchen design



Adam Thomas in Freedom kitchen

About Adam Thomas

With over 35 years of personal experience, alongside years of research, Adam has developed a full set of design principles that can be applied to individual requirements. He has raised the bar for kitchens that provide practicality and style, transforming lives by empowering clients with a sense of independence. Adam has been working in partnership with us at the Symphony Group to develop the Freedom by Symphony brand; a collection designed with his design principles in min, offering attractive kitchens to the accessible market that are suitable for all.