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Open Studio & Pop-Up Shop

Pop-Up Shop

Open Studio & Pop-Up Shop

Pop-Up Shop | 1

10am to 5pm Mon to Fri , 12pm - 5pm Sat & Sun

17 Sheep Lane, E8 3FP

In their London Fields studio, Taylor Hawkes Design conceptualise and create spaces, objects and furniture. The practice is inspired by Japanese joinery, Scandinavian simplicity & the boldness of British postmodern design. Visit us to see 3D printing in action & browse our newest range of furniture.

Otl Aicher's Isny

Exhibition

Otl Aicher's Isny

Exhibition | 1

10am - 5pm

3 Tyers Gate, SE1 3HX

German designer Otl Aicher is best known for branding Lufthansa, the 1972 Munich Olympics and founding the influential Ulm School. His work for Isny Im Allgäu pushed the boundaries of how a small town could represent itself through design. Nearly 40 years later, we revisit the iconography of Isny.

Our Lady of Victories : New Sanctuary Furnishings

Exhibition

Our Lady of Victories : New Sanctuary Furnishings

Exhibition | 1

9am - 6pm, Mon to Sun (around Holy Mass services)

Our Lady of Victories Roman Catholic Church, W8 6SA

A celebration of faith in craft through collaborations with leading craftsmen in wood, brass, and stone, designer-makers Chris Eckersley and Gareth Neal have the pleasure of presenting the new Sanctuary furnishings at the Our Lady of Victory church in Kensington, London.

Paving the way

Installation

Paving the way

Installation | 1

Open 24 hours

198 Railton Road, SE24 0JT

Paving the Way by 198 Contemporary Arts invites young creatives to reflect the wisdom of their elders. Taking inspiration from multimedia research project ‘Voices from the Front Line’. Key sites in Brixton will feature iconographic pavement designs under the ‘Love is Power’ theme.

Photosynthesis : Air, Light, Water and Marbles

Installation

Photosynthesis : Air, Light, Water and Marbles

Installation | 1

11am - 7pm (Tue to Sat) / 11am - 5pm (Sun) / closed (Mon)

Eastern Biological, E2 9ED

Photosynthesis is an experiential installation exploring the causal relations between different elements of photosynthesis in the form of a marble run. South London multi-disciplinary practice Playdate Office enquires into ways of embedding information in everyday life as tangible experience.

Polish Design Exhibition - Łódź Creates

Trade Show

Polish Design Exhibition - Łódź Creates

Trade Show | 2

Thurs 10am - 7pm, Fri 10am - 7pm, Sat 10am - 6pm, Sun 11am - 6pm

London Design Fair , E1 6QR

"Polish Design - Łódź Creates" exhibition will feature posters with the 1950s and 1960s design, fauna- and flora-inspired hand-crafted jewellery, weaving workshop products, and icons of Polish design, such as classic furniture and ornamented glass and ceramics.

Pretty Green + Mathmos

Product Launch

Pretty Green + Mathmos

Product Launch | 1

10am - 8pm

Pretty Green, W1F 9QF

Pretty Green + Mathmos

Product launch

Product Launch

Product launch

Product Launch | 1

Mon to Sat 10am - 6pm, Sun 11am - 5pm

638-640 King's Road, SW6 2DU

British upholstery specialist, Delcor will bring the very latest designs from the world's leading fabric houses to life at its new flagship showroom during London Design Festival 2017.

Putting The Character Back Into Textiles

Open Studio

Putting The Character Back Into Textiles

Open Studio | 1

9am - 6pm Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun; and 9am to 9pm on Mon

36 Bourne Street, SW1W 8JA

HOWE opens their archive to reveal the vintage pieces which inspired their British-made fabrics. Recreating natural irregularities; characteristic of obsolete yarns, weaving and finishing techniques, the newly-made textiles will be showcased in store on made by Howe upholstery and accessories.

Re-Worked

Exhibition

Re-Worked

Exhibition | 1

Tue to Sat 10am - 6pm, Sun 12pm - 5pm

7 Tilney Court, EC1V 9BQ

Established & Sons unveils its new studio and apartment showroom as a feature living space and distinctive home.
Join us to celebrate re-worked iconic product ranges by world-leading designers and see how the collection continues to evolve and pursue innovation.

Reflections Brixton

Installation

Reflections Brixton

Installation | 1

Open 24 hours

Brixton Station Road, SW9 8PQ

Influenced by the Adam Curtis documentary – Hypernormalisation,
Reflections Brixton holds up a mirror to reflect echo our behaviour and
environment. It is an interactive installation that takes us through the
looking glass of perspective, turning passive passers by into active
participants.

Revolution of kindness

Installation

Revolution of kindness

Installation | 1

Open 24 hours

TKMaxx Store, SW9 8BH

Building on the success of the Windows of Brixton in 2016, Rocketship present ‘THE REVOLUTION of KINDNESS’ as a series of bold graphic messages on the high street, drawn from a host of inspirational quotes from the local and global community.

RhubarbLondon Pop Up Event

Pop-Up Shop

RhubarbLondon Pop Up Event

Pop-Up Shop | 1

Mon to Sat 10 am - 6pm, Sun 11 am - 5 pm

The Marylebone Gallery, W1G 6PQ

The Art of Up-cycling
Shaun Brownell, the genius behind the RhubarbLondon collection, is an artist whose medium is up-cycled upholstery. He uses anything from a military jacket, a Crombie overcoat, a Harris Tweed jacket to a lady’s two-piece costume to create his extraordinary furniture pieces.

Roots Grow Love

Installation

Roots Grow Love

Installation | 1

Mon-Sun, 9am-6pm

The Loughborough Farm, SW9 7AH

ROOTS GROW LOVE installation is a striking reclaimed wooden structure containing plants, designed by UpCircle in collaboration with Loughborough Farm and put together by volunteers from the community and various associations. It celebrates the joy of growing plants and the love for our planet.

Sé presents Savoir Faire, a celebration of the art and spirit of the south of France

Exhibition

Sé presents Savoir Faire, a celebration of the art and spirit of the south of France

Exhibition | 1

Mon to Fri 10am-6pm; Thurs 10am-8pm; Sat-Sun 11am-6pm

60 Fulham Road, SW3 6HH

Sé invites you to a curatorial showcase of its three furniture collections alongside works from inspiring French artists and craftsmen who share our signature qualities of timelessness, craftsmanship and curvaceousness. Rugs from Sé’s exclusive new partner La Manufacture Cogolin will be on display.

SEMC Brockley and New Cross

Exhibition

SEMC Brockley and New Cross

Exhibition | 1

Sat-Sun, 10am-6pm

Ashby Mews (behind 106 Manor Avenue), SE4 1TE

SEMC host a series of events throughout SE London on the last weekend of the festival. In Brockley & New Cross, Simple Shape presents an exhibition by Superfolk while Lewisham Arthouse hosts a series of design talks & filmmaker, William Scothern, shows his new mini-documentary series: Made In London

SEMC Deptford

Exhibition

SEMC Deptford

Exhibition | 1

10am-6pm

Deptford Market Yard, SE8 4BZ

Deptford Market Yard, the official hub of SEMC 2017, hosts a series of events taking place during the festival including exhibitions & installations by IYA, Sebastian Cox & Giles Miller alongside other designer-makers, craftspeople & local creative businesses who present new work for the festival.

SEMC Peckham and Nunhead

Exhibition

SEMC Peckham and Nunhead

Exhibition | 1

Sat-Sun, 10am-6pm

124 Evelina Road , SE15 3HL

In Peckham & Nunhead, SEMC presents a series of events for the last weekend of LDF. In Nunhead, Material hosts a selling show of work by SE London artists & makers while Copeland Park hosts a Makers Market & a multidisciplinary exhibition: Water. The Designer Pub Quiz returns to The NINES.

Sigmar

Exhibition

Collection of pieces by Jacqueline Rabun , Michael Anastassiades and Carl Auböck made over the past three years for Sigmar. All made in Vienna in the famous Werkstätte Carl Auböck

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.

SILVERA London

Exhibition

SILVERA London

Exhibition | 1

(Mon, Tue, Wed etc): 10am - 6.30pm, Mon to Fri 12am - 6pm, Sat & Sun.

241-245 King’s Road, SW3 5EL

SILVERA London will host Patricia Urquiola and her pieces for CC-tapis and EDITIONS.

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.

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 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.

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 competition for air – beyond ritual and myth

Installation

The competition for air – beyond ritual and myth

Installation | 1

Sat to Tue: 10am - 6pm, Wed & Fri: 10am - 7pm, Thu: 10am - 9pm

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 Launch of Soane Britain's Autumn 2017 Collection

Product Launch

The Launch of Soane Britain's Autumn 2017 Collection

Product Launch | 1

10am-5pm (closed Sundays)

Soane Britain, SW1W 8LP

During London Design Festival Soane Britain will be launching their autumn collections of furniture, lighting, fabrics and wallpapers. Every Soane design is made in Britain in small workshops that excel in traditional crafts, such as iron forging, chair making, precision engineering and saddlery.

The Magic of Bespoke

Exhibition

The Magic of Bespoke

Exhibition | 1

9am - 6pm

LINLEY, SW1W 8LP

The Magic of Bespoke

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