387 events found

Behind the designs - Insights from Christopher Cox

Talk / Seminar

Behind the designs - Insights from Christopher Cox

Talk / Seminar | 2

2pm - 4pm Thurs

194 Ebury Street, SW1W 8UP

An insight into the way Chris and Nicola Cox find inspiration, in both technical process and historic reference, to create their own unique brand of contemporary, sculptural lighting and furniture. This event explores their creative design journey in the form of a Q & A session with Rachel Bates.

Design as a Force for Social Change

Talk / Seminar

Design as a Force for Social Change

Talk / Seminar | 2

6pm to 8pm

50 Bedford Square, WC1B 3DP

Can design change the world? This timely event, chaired by curator Catherine Flood, combines Dr Catharine Rossi, Prof. Alan Male and Dr Russell Bestley to debate design’s potential to enact change for good (or evil), and the responsibility of designers to use their creative powers for positive ends.

DesignStudio at the London Design Festival

Talk / Seminar

DesignStudio at the London Design Festival

Talk / Seminar | 1

6pm - 9pm

3 Dufferin Street, EC1Y 8NA

DesignStudio creates work that makes a meaningful difference, builds loyalty, drives growth and connects communities across every aspect of the brand experience.
We will be hosting an evening challenging preconceptions about how to use design thinking to solve for the future. More to be announced.

Poggenpohl chef evening

Open Studio

Poggenpohl chef evening

Open Studio | 1

6.00pm to 9.00pm

Ultimate Kitchens, SW1W 8PH

Chef's table with Poggenpohl
A fun and informative evening at Ultimate Kitchens, the Poggenpohl showroom on Pimlico Road, featuring a live cookery demonstration using Miele appliances.
Spaces are limited, so if you would like to join us please contact natasha.wegrzyn@poggenpohl.com for details

Real-world advice for accelerating your design business

Talk / Seminar

Real-world advice for accelerating your design business

Talk / Seminar | 1

Thurs, 6pm - 9pm

Central Research Laboratory, UB3 1A

'Maker Connections' is a free event in which to network with other makers, hardware entrepreneurs/enthusiasts, designers, manufacturers, funders, product development experts and digital startups.

Buster + Punch Garage Sessions

Workshop

Buster + Punch Garage Sessions

Workshop | 1

Mon-Tues, 10am-7pm Wed, 10am-10pm

Buster + Punch - The Hop Exchange, SE1 1TY

Garage Sessions by Buster + Punch will feature a mix of inspirational talks by design entrepreneurs, new product launches and upcycling workshops for DIY novices, culminating in a late night studio opening on Wednesday 20th September. Free tickets will be released via Eventbrite.

Habitat AW17 Launch Party

Product Launch

Habitat AW17 Launch Party

Product Launch | 1

6pm - 9pm

Habitat, W1T 7PJ

Design Party: Habitat launches 10 new designs exclusively for London Design Festival at its Tottenham Court Road store with an evening celebrating its famous in-house Design Studio. Head down for an evening of drinks, design previews and soundtrack curated by Grace Winteringham of Patternity.

Join Waterworks co-founder and SVP of design Barbara Sallick as she demystifies the process of designing the perfect bathroom

Talk / Seminar

Join Waterworks co-founder and SVP of design Barbara Sallick as she demystifies the process of designing the perfect bathroom

Talk / Seminar | 2

4.30pm - 6.30pm

579-581 King's Road, SW6 2EH

Join co-founder and SVP of Design at luxury bathroom and kitchen brand Waterworks for a talk on creating the perfect bathroom. Drawing on four decades of experience, Barbara Sallick will demystify the process of designing this personal space with intriguing references to the history of its design.

OurOwnsKIN - Material Anatomies in Design (@ Digits2Widgets) 'Can understanding our body’s material make up inspire product design for the future?'

Talk / Seminar

OurOwnsKIN - Material Anatomies in Design (@ Digits2Widgets) 'Can understanding our body’s material make up inspire product design for the future?'

Talk / Seminar | 2

7pm - 8.30pm Talks. (refreshments from 6.30pm. Tour of Digits2Widgets print rooms 8.30pm)

61-63 Rochester Place , NW1 9JU

Can understanding our body’s material make up inspire product design for the future? Design consultancy OurOwnsKIN probes this question with a showcase and talks from design (OurOwnsKIN), anthropology (Victor Buchli, UCL) and 3D print (Jonathan Rowley, Digits2Widgets) perspectives. Free event.

Words & Lyrics

Exhibition

Words & Lyrics

Exhibition | 2

Wed, 6.30pm-9pm

11 Needham Road, W11 2RP

For one night only, Pentagram’s London office will be transformed into a hall of lyrics, filled with installations depicting famous lines from the songs of David Bowie, Dusty Springfield, Taylor Swift and many more. Curated and designed by Pentagram partner Domenic Lippa.

An evening presentation and a glass of wine hosted by Jason Bruges

Talk / Seminar

An evening presentation and a glass of wine hosted by Jason Bruges

Talk / Seminar | 2

6.30pm - 7.30pm

Mondrian London, SE1 9PD

An evening presentation and a glass of wine hosted by Jason Bruges

Master of Class. Master of Glass.

Exhibition

Master of Class. Master of Glass.

Exhibition | 2

Tue 6pm - 9.30pm

143–149 Great Portland Street, W1W 6QN

Master of Class, Master of Glass.
In presence of the Valcucine Ambassador Beatrice Venezi
Conductor of Nuova Orchestra Scarlatti Napoli
Tuesday, September 19th - 6pm

Tala and SCP present: Under the Arches

Installation

Tala and SCP present: Under the Arches

Installation | 1

10am

347 Old Street, EC1V 9LP

Tala and SCP present a one-day immersive furniture and lighting exhibition showcasing their latest designs. A former train station booking office split across two cavernous arches, by night the space will transform into the official Shoreditch Design Triangle party. Music by Jungle. RSVP required.

The Power of Sound Design

Talk / Seminar

The Power of Sound Design

Talk / Seminar | 2

6pm-9pm

Futurice, N1 7JQ

The Power of Sound Design (Talks & Workshop)
How can you unleash the power of sound and music to boost digital experiences? What can we learn from the film and gaming world? Join Futurice for a combination of talks and a hands-on workshop.

Design protection: hindsight giving insight

Talk / Seminar

Leading designers Rob Law (Trunki) and Martin Darbyshire (tangerine) join Ellie Runcie (Design Council) and Milan Patel (Ceravision) to discuss their experiences of protecting their designs. Chaired by design law expert John Coldham of Gowling WLG, this fascinating event is now in its 5th year.

Designing Great Places: From Pimlico to beyond!

Exhibition

Designing Great Places: From Pimlico to beyond!

Exhibition | 1

Mon 7pm-9pm

The Old School House, SW1W 8UP

Join PDP London – the only architects featured in Country & Townhouse Magazine’s ‘Great British Brands’ publication - for drinks, nibbles and a curated exhibition celebrating their diverse portfolio of work across high profile properties and impeccable addresses from Pimlico to beyond!

Galerie Patrick Seguin

Exhibition

Galerie Patrick Seguin

Exhibition | 1

Mon-Sat 10am-6.30pm

45-47 Brook Street, W1k 4HN

Founded in 1989, in Paris, Galerie Patrick Seguin has brought the talents of French designers such as Jean Prouvé, Charlotte Perriand, Pierre Jeanneret, Le Corbusier and Jean Royère into the international spotlight. In October 2015, the gallery opened its second space in Mayfair, London.

History of Ikats at Robert Kime

Talk / Seminar

History of Ikats at Robert Kime

Talk / Seminar | 2

4pm - 4.30pm and 6.30pm - 7pm

Robert Kime , SW1W 8UP

Explore the history behind our range of Ikats here at Robert Kime with a video feature that will be shown at our Ebury Street showroom. The Ikats are hand woven in Turkey using time honoured traditional methods, an art which has been inherited through generations of Ikat masters.

Basics of Loom Weaving Workshop

Workshop

Basics of Loom Weaving Workshop

Workshop | 2

11am-1.30pm

Graham & Green, W2 6ES

Graham & Green have teamed with looming expert Lucy from Peas and Needles to help you create your very own weaving on a lap loom. Perfect for both beginners and experts, join us on Sunday 17th September at 11am in Graham & Green’s flagship store in Bayswater.

DIY Art Market

Exhibition

DIY Art Market

Exhibition | 1

11am - 6pm

13-15 Stoke Newington Road, N16 8BH

D.I.Y. Art Market, brings together a community of creatives and provides visitors the opportunity to discover and take home unique pieces that include - art prints, ceramics, zines, independent publications, risograph prints, lo-fi sculptures, jewellery, sewn items, screen prints, and artist books.

Open Home by Doshi Levien for John Lewis

Pop-Up Shop

Open Home by Doshi Levien for John Lewis

Pop-Up Shop | 1

Mon - Sat 9.30am - 8pm, Thu 9.30am - 9pm (late night opening), Sun 12pm - 6pm

John Lewis Oxford Street, W1C 1DX

Open Home is a groundbreaking new furniture collection from John Lewis. Developed by acclaimed London based design studio Doshi Levien, it represents a new philosophy for furniture design that changes the way we think about modern living spaces.
Located on the 3rd floor John Lewis Oxford Street.

The SMUG Podcast - How to Curate Your Life

Product Launch

The SMUG Podcast - How to Curate Your Life

Product Launch | 1

12pm - 5pm Sun, Mon, Tues, 11am - 6pm Wed, 12pm - 7pm Thurs, 11am - 6pm Fri, 10am - 6pm Sat

13 Camden Passage, N1 8EA

SMUG founder Lizzie Evans launches her podcast 'How to Curate Your Life - Work Life Balance for the Creative Entrepreneur'. Upstairs at SMUG will be an exciting visual representation of the project, featuring a new Pattern Collection by Lizzie. CAFE SMUG will be open throughout the Festival.

Camira Showroom

Open Studio

Camira Showroom

Open Studio | 1

9.30am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

8 & 10 Brewhouse Yard, EC1V 4DG

Camira celebrates its rich heritage of designing and making textiles for commercial and transport applications, inspiring interiors for spaces, places and being part of the fabric of London on tubes and buses. Explore the many facets of textile design and manufacture, revealing Style with Substance.

Indian Design Platform: Bold - Graphic Design from India

Exhibition

Indian Design Platform: Bold - Graphic Design from India

Exhibition | 1

Mon to Sat: 9am -11pm, Sun:10am-11pm

Rich Mix, E1 6LA

Bold is the first exhibition to showcase the work of the current wave of Indian graphic designers. A visual feast of posters, zines, typography, films and digital works. "Bold"- Graphic Design from India will reveal the vibrancy and diversity of work underway in India's visual communications scene.

London Sketchbook Festival 2017: Portals for Illustration

Exhibition

London Sketchbook Festival 2017: Portals for Illustration

Exhibition | 1

21 September: Private View 6.30pm -10pm | 22-30 September: 10am - 6.30pm

The Archivist, Unit V Reliance Wharf, N1 5ET

LSF is a live experience highlighting projects from creative individuals and studios. We create the ideal showcasing environment and invite creatives from various backgrounds to bring their ideas to life. Creating an advanced exhibition of illustration, concept art, animation and architecture.

Memento Mori by Jacob van der Beugel at Tomasso Brothers Fine Art

Exhibition

Memento Mori by Jacob van der Beugel at Tomasso Brothers Fine Art

Exhibition | 1

Mon to Sun 10am-6pm

Tomasso Brothers Fine Art, SW1Y 6NY

Tomasso Brothers Fine Art present an installation of vessels in stoneware clay by UK based artist Jacob van der Beugel.

Memento Mori is a contemporary take on the 17th century Dutch still-life, shown amongst a selection of Tomasso Brothers Fine Art sculpture and objects.

Ready Made Go 3

Product Launch

Ready Made Go 3

Product Launch | 1

9am - 5.30pm, Tue to Sun

Ace Hotel London, E1 6JQ

Ready Made Go 3 sees specially commissioned objects permanently installed at Ace Hotel London. Designers are given the opportunity to make real product for a popular public space whilst Ace Hotel adds to its growing accumulation of noteworthy designs by London’s best design talent.

Tropicana

Exhibition

Tropicana

Exhibition | 1

9am - 5pm, Mon to Fri

103 New Bond Street, W1S 1ST

Christie's presents 'Tropicana', an exhibition of new works by Anton Alvarez and Jonathan Trayte.

The Laundry Pile: Materials, Meanings and Mundanities of Everyday Life

Exhibition

The Laundry Pile: Materials, Meanings and Mundanities of Everyday Life

Exhibition | 1

4pm-8.30pm Wednesday

Lila’s Laundrette, , W1H 5AN

The cleaning and care of our clothes is a universal experience, yet how much thought do we give to it? The Laundry Pile aims to highlight domestic laundry practices in a one-day event including an exhibition of work in a central London laundrette, and a multi-disciplinary panel discussion.

THE LONDON ARTISAN

Trade Show

THE LONDON ARTISAN

Trade Show | 1

Sat-Sun, 11am-6pm

The Old Truman Brewery, E1 6QR

The London Artisan is a curated marketplace in the heart of East London. A quarterly event, The London Artisan offer's 50 Designer Makers a platform to promote and sell their work to new audiences. A collaborative project between Designers/Makers and The Old Truman Brewery.

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