266 events found

Silent Arch

Installation

Silent Arch

Installation | 1

10am - 10pm

Atlantic Road, SW9 8HX

Brixton based design studio Bharat&Jean are creating a colourful pastiche of the local railway arches to reflect on the recent developments in the area. Scarred by the on-going evictions, the arches have become a powerful symbol of love and support by the local community.

Size Doesn't Matter / design_estonia

Exhibition

Size Doesn't Matter / design_estonia

The concept of “Size Doesn’t Matter” expo contrasts the smallness of the land and the density of designers and the abundance of the achievements, in order to introduce Estonian design in foreign countries. The collection consists of high quality small print run products and of industrial products.

Smallbone x Paul Helbers for Wallpaper* Handmade

Installation

Smallbone x Paul Helbers for Wallpaper* Handmade

Installation | 1

Mon to Fri: 10am-6pm, Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun - Closed

Smallbone of Devizes, SW7 2RX

Fashion meets design with an exclusive collaboration for Wallpaper* Handmade between Smallbone of Devizes and fashion designer Paul Helbers. The result, a bespoke oxidised Oak wardrobe combining custom finishes with a crafted mix of materials, will be displayed at the 6/7 Thurloe Place showroom.

STACtile Launch: STAC_Shift/Rotate\Play

Product Launch

STACtile Launch: STAC_Shift/Rotate\Play

Product Launch | 1

Mon to Thu 9am - 5.30pm, Fri & Sat 9am - 5pm

Pentagon Tiles Showroom, EC1N 7TJ

STAC is proud to launch STACtile – an award-winning cladding product that delivers true design flexibility through modular adaptability.
Come join us at Pentagon Tiles' new Farringdon showroom to STAC, shift, rotate and play to see what you can create; prizes for innovative design using STACtile.

STREET FANS LIVE at Greenwich Market

Exhibition

STREET FANS LIVE at Greenwich Market

Exhibition | 1

10am to 5pm, Sat & Sun

Greenwich Market , SE10 9HZ

STREET FANS LIVE WITH THE FAN MUSEUM

Live street art in Greenwich Market by international street artists RUN, Codex and Sr. X replicating their designs for the new Street Fans Exhibition featuring fans by Sylvain Le Guen. Visitors can create folding fans at the Fan Making Workshops.

Studio Appétit X Conran + Partners / The Food Religion: TRIBUTE

Installation

Studio Appétit X Conran + Partners / The Food Religion: TRIBUTE

Installation | 1

12pm-11pm, Mon to Sun

German Gymnasium , N1C 4BU

An exciting collaboration between Conran + partners and Studio Appétit challenges the boundaries between architecture, design, food and faith. Introducing rituals of culinary tribute that centre around the construction of a monumental shrine within the powerful interior of the German Gymnasium.

Take a seat

Installation

Take a seat

Installation | 1

Open 24 hours

Windrush Square, SW2 1JG

Take a Seat is a celebration of Brixton’s street seats. Public seating is often associated with anti-social behaviour and many have been removed. Utilising the LDF as a platform, we’ll explore, through design-led transformations, how we congregate and engage with each other in the public realm.

Taking Time to Create

Open Studio

Taking Time to Create

Open Studio | 1

Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm, Sat 10am - 4pm, Sun 10am - 4pm

Ted Todd Fine Wood Floors, W1W 8TA

Visitors to Ted Todd are being encouraged to consider the importance of taking time to be creative, and how to take a more thoughtful approach to design in a deadline driven world. There are daily talks by speakers from the worlds of architecture, design, management and media.

Ten bright years

Product Launch

Ten bright years

Product Launch | 1

Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm; Sat-Sun:11am-5pm; 18th Sept. Cocktail by invitation: 6pm-9pm

99-101 Pimlico Road, London, SW1W 8PH

In the Pimlico Road showroom, Promemoria celebrates its ten year anniversary in London with a special exhibition on the last 10 years’ Light Design Concept, a journey through unique materials, essential shapes and technological innovation.

The Bold Oksen is Back - Relaunch of Arne Jacobsen's iconic chair

Talk / Seminar

The Bold Oksen is Back - Relaunch of Arne Jacobsen's iconic chair

Talk / Seminar | 1

Mon-Sat, 10am-6:30pm, Sun, 11am-5pm, Talk on Thurs 21, 5pm

Republic of Fritz Hansen, W1W 8RN

The bold & refined Oksen makes a comeback! Fritz Hansen are relaunching the legendary status chair by Arne Jacobsen. Panel Discussion chaired by design theorist Betti Marenko will explore Status Symbols, what is it that makes an object powerful and desired?

The British Land Celebration of Design Medal Exhibition

The British Land Celebration of Design Medal Exhibition

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Mon-Thu, Sat-Sun 10am-5.45pm Fri 10am-10pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

For the third consecutive year, London Design Festival has partnered with British Land for the British Land Celebration of Design Awards. Every year, an illustrious judging panel compromising established designers, industry commentators and previous winners debate possible recipients.

The competition for air – beyond ritual and myth

Installation

The competition for air – beyond ritual and myth

Installation | 1

10am - 6pm

2 Cromwell Place, London SW7 2JN

Air has pervaded many areas of human life. Ritual, medicine, myth, technology and agriculture.

Today most of us are living in cities where we are competing over our fair share of air. Our main competitor is so small we can not see it with our eyes.

The Magic of Bespoke

Exhibition

The Magic of Bespoke

Exhibition | 1

9am - 6pm

LINLEY, SW1W 8LP

The Magic of Bespoke

The Skandium Townhouse presents Louis Poulsen

Installation

The Skandium Townhouse presents Louis Poulsen

Installation | 1

Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri & Sat, 10am - 6pm / Thurs 10am - 10pm (evening event) / 11am - 5pm, Sunday

31 Thurloe Place, SW7 2HQ

During this year’s London Design Festival, Skandium will officially launch its exciting new retail concept, the Skandium Townhouse, with an installation by GamFratesi, and the world launch of a new, limited-edition PH Pendant Lamp from Louis Poulsen.

The Trade Show

Installation

The Trade Show

Installation | 1

10am - 6pm daily, 10am- 9pm Thurs

The Garage, SW3 2BA

Faye Toogood has invited 50 of the leading creative forces in the country to take part in a unique collaborative project. Toogood presents each of the participants with one of her signature Spade chairs and in return they donate a representative piece of their own work.

TRC20: The Rug Company marks 20th Anniversary with Capsule Collection of Designer Rugs in September 2017

Exhibition

TRC20: The Rug Company marks 20th Anniversary with Capsule Collection of Designer Rugs in September 2017

Exhibition | 1

10am - 6pm, Mon to Fri

The Rug Company, SW6 2EB

To mark its 20th anniversary, The Rug Company will launch a collection of handmade rugs by Paul Smith, Alexander McQueen, Kelly Wearstler, Vivienne Westwood & Suzanne Sharp. The rugs will be shown with photography of the designers in their creative spaces, by artists including Mary McCartney.

Turkishceramics presents Gateways by Adam Nathaniel Furman

Installation

Turkishceramics presents Gateways by Adam Nathaniel Furman

Installation | 2

Thurs: 11am - 8pm, Fri: 11am - 7pm, Sat: 11am - 6pm, Sun: 11am - 5pm

Granary Square, Kings Cross , N1C 4AA

Turkishceramics is collaborating with designer Adam Nathaniel Furman to design Gateways, a ceramic installation for Granary Square consisting of four 4m-high and colourfully-tiled gates that draw people to wander through and experience the rich history of ceramics in Turkey.

UNDER/EXPOSED

Exhibition

UNDER/EXPOSED

Exhibition | 1

Generally 11am - 5pm daily

The Department Store, SW9 8FR

Squire and Partners will open the doors of their new Brixton office, The Department Store, to host a design series collaborating with the area’s finest creative talent. The dynamic line-up includes experiential installations, textiles, printmaking and papercraft as well as talks and a maker market.

Unfolded Landscapes by Jule Waibel

Installation

Unfolded Landscapes by Jule Waibel

Installation | 1

12am – 6pm

Playground London, N1 4AU

Jule Waibel combines unfolded furniture, fashion and installations with focus on geometric shapes. The RCA graduate creates experimental pleated objects, garments and accessories. For LDF she created Unfolded Landscapes, a room-filling, playful installation of objects and sculptures.

UNTRANSLATION

Installation

UNTRANSLATION

Installation | 1

Open 24 hours

Brixton Village & Market Row, SW9 8PS

UNTRANSLATION is an installation to celebrate the many languages spoken in Brixton. In lexicons worldwide, words exist that are untranslatable to the English language. Not any old words either. Magic words that seemingly have the power to convey complex experiences  that we cannot express in English

Victoria and Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum

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Mon-Thu, Sat-Sun 10am-5.45pm Fri 10am-10pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

The V&A provides a central hub of creativity during the London Design Festival.

Villa Walala by Camille Walala

Landmark Project

Villa Walala by Camille Walala

Landmark Project |

Times may vary

Exchange Square, EC2M 2RH

In partnership with British Land, Camille Walala's Villa Walala is an immersive and playful installation within the heart of Broadgate.

Warehouse Home Apartment

Exhibition

Warehouse Home Apartment

Exhibition | 1

Mon-Sun 10am-8pm

Perseverance Works, E2 8DD

Warehouse Home magazine has curated a contemporary apartment in the heart of Shoreditch, open for the duration of London Design Festival. Copies of the Warehouse Home book and magazine subscriptions can be purchased. With Headline Partners DCW éditions, Master Paintmakers and USM Modular Furniture.

Water

Exhibition

Water

Exhibition | 1

12 noon - 8pm

Copeland Gallery, SE15 3SN

Water is at the centre of our existence. It shapes our environment, materials and products we live with. This multidisciplinary exhibition brings together a group of designers exploring the theme through experimental new work. A series of events will provide context to expand on the core exhibition.

WILD TEXTILES

Installation

WILD TEXTILES

Installation | 1

Mon to Sat: 10am - 6pm, Sun: 12pm -6pm

65 - 67 Monmouth Street, WC2H 9DG

WILD TEXTILES
A living piece created by landscape architect and artist Jeanette Ramirez in the Gudrun Sjödén store window in Covent Garden.
We invite you to a playful exploration of textiles and botanicals, traditional weaving craft, sustainable design and nature as inspiration and medium.

‘Cup Full’ by Daniel Eatock, William Richardson & Alex Bucklee

Exhibition

‘Cup Full’ by Daniel Eatock, William Richardson & Alex Bucklee

Exhibition | 1

10am - 5pm, Mon to Fri / 12.30pm - 5pm, Sat & Sun. / Tue 19th 10am - 9pm

Fearlessly Frank, E2 8DD

How many peas, pennies or peanuts fit in a cup? 150 cups containing various items, displaying how many units of each it takes to fill the cup to capacity. A quasi-functional tool, another measure for your kitchen (or art collection), or something to contemplate while drinking tea.

‘IN MEMORIAM’ AN INSTALLATION OF TAPESTRIES AND TEXTILES

Installation

‘IN MEMORIAM’ AN INSTALLATION OF TAPESTRIES AND TEXTILES

Installation | 1

Mon-Wed 10am-6pm, Thur 10am-9pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm

4 Cromwell Place, SW7 2JE

Acclaimed New York based Martyn Thompson Studio presents an immersive installation of tapestries and textiles, a place for people to stop and contemplate in a salon like space. The new work reflects Thompson’s love for nature and fascination with the beauty of the patina of time.

'Flare' - PINCH in collaboration with 1882 Ltd.

Exhibition

'Flare' - PINCH in collaboration with 1882 Ltd.

Exhibition | 1

Mon - Fri 10.30am - 6pm and Saturday 10am - 5pm

46 Bourne Street, SW1W 8JD

'Flare' - the new collection by PINCH in collaboration with 1882 ltd.
An exhibition of the project's story, ambitions and journey revealing the processes and craftsmanship involving the development and making of a design driven fine bone china collection.

A Fusion of Elements: LED and OLED lighting with handmade Contemporary Furniture

Installation

A Fusion of Elements: LED and OLED lighting with handmade Contemporary Furniture

Installation | 1

Mon-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm, Sat 10am-4pm

561-563 Kings Road, SW6 2BW

As part of CDQ’s Elements theme, John Cullen Lighting brings together light and earth. John Cullen show their discreet brand of luxury architectural lighting, Blackbody their unique mastery of OLED technology adding to the lighting experience alongside handcrafted wooden furniture by Dare Studio.

A large chair does not make a King

Installation

A large chair does not make a King

Installation | 2

10am - 6pm

Arch 29 Union Yard , SE1 0 LR

“A Large Chair Doesn’t Make a King” is an immersive installation which will allow visitors to engage with the art and will invite them to move through the space. The Africa Centre is delighted to be working with London-based designer Yinka Ilori to launch this specially commissioned installation.

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