272 events found

Launch of New Collection and Exclusive Tour of Metalwork and Digital Studios

Workshop

Launch of New Collection and Exclusive Tour of Metalwork and Digital Studios

Workshop | 2

Mon to Sat 10:30am-6pm

Goldfinger Factory, W10 5NY

Award-winning social enterprise Goldfinger Factory showcases their new furniture collection for restaurants, offices and residential with an exclusive tour of their new Future Factory- a metalwork and digital fabrication workshop. Sponsored by HEAL's to promote environmental & social good in design.

Maker Connections

Talk / Seminar

Maker Connections

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, and product development experts and digital startups.

Meet the Maker

Workshop

Meet the Maker

Workshop | 1

6pm-8pm

Smallbone of Devizes, SW3 2BB

See Smallbone of Devizes’ master craftsmen at work as they create a flawless dovetailed drawer box - revealing the skills behind the company's artisan techniques. Leather specialist Deni-Deni will also showcase its skills, while Grand Cuisine will host a masterclass in the art of pasta making.

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

British Heart Foundation Upcycling Masterclasses

Workshop

British Heart Foundation Upcycling Masterclasses

Workshop | 2

6.30pm-9pm Tues and 6.30pm-9pm Weds

153-155 Wandsworth High St, , SW18 4JB

Keen on interior design but lack the confidence to have a go at upcycling? This September, the British Heart Foundation will be running two upcycling masterclasses in south-west London to upskill potential upcyclers and showcase the one-off homeware pieces available in their stores.

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.

Decorex International 2017

Trade Show

Decorex International 2017

Trade Show | 2

Mon - Sun 10am - 6pm, Tues 10am - 7pm (open to public), Wed 10am - 5pm

Syon Park, TW8 8JF

Decorex 2017 will celebrate 40 years of design collaborations, focusing both on the strength of its past and current relationships and importantly looking towards those future partnerships.

Habitat AW17 Launch Party

Product Launch

Habitat AW17 Launch Party

Product Launch | 1

6pm - 9pm

Habitat, W1T 7PJ

Design Party: Habitat launches 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 DJ sets from Anna Murray and 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

Talk / Seminar

OurOwnsKIN - Material Anatomies in Design

Talk / Seminar | 1

7pm - 9.30pm Talks + Tour of Digits2Widgets print rooms (refreshments from 6.30pm)

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.

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.

Words & Lyrics

Exhibition

Words & Lyrics

Exhibition | 2

Weds, 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

Experience Relevance

Talk / Seminar

Experience Relevance

Talk / Seminar | 1

11am - 1pm & 2.30pm - 4.30pm

10 Bedford Street, WC2E 9HE

Join our PlayStudio of unique thinkers, makers, and doers. Simon Bradford, VP Design at AEG will share his perspective on 'relevance' and the "AEG Reload". Joel Beckerman, Founder of Man Made Music will then lead an experiential workshop 'Sonic Humanism' as a design tool to shape experience.

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

Design protection: hindsight giving insight

Talk / Seminar | 2

4.30pm followed by drinks at 6pm

4 More London Riverside, SE1 2AU

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-Sun, 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!

Fiorucci shop opening in Soho's Brewer Street

Product Launch

Fiorucci shop opening in Soho's Brewer Street

Product Launch | 1

10am - 8pm Monday - Saturday, 12 - 6pm Sunday

39 - 43 Brewer Street, W1F 9UD

Fiorucci relaunches in Soho this September with a three storey destination store by the celebrated retail architects Brinkworth Design. Its new home will showcase a revitalised brand that is set to make shopping theatre again, 50 years after its inception.

Galerie Patrick Seguin

Exhibition

Galerie Patrick Seguin

Exhibition | 1

10am - 6.30pm, Mon to Sat

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.

ReMake: MaterialDriven presents the best of Circular Design

Talk / Seminar

ReMake: MaterialDriven presents the best of Circular Design

Talk / Seminar | 1

5pm - 8pm, Talk and Panel discussion followed by Exhibition opening and Refreshments

Smile Plastics, SE1 7AE

What does the present and future of circular design practices look like? Join MaterialDriven for a panel discussion on the material transformation of 'waste.' Featuring designers Ariane Prin, Carmen Machado, Conor Taylor, Jorge Penadés, Kriti Tula, Smile Plastics and more. Hosted by Smile Plastics.

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.

Goldsmiths Design Festival 2017

Exhibition

Goldsmiths Design Festival 2017

Exhibition | 1

10am - 5pm Thurs to Sun

Goldsmiths, University of London, SE14 6NW

Goldsmiths’ Department of Design is opening its doors to the public for a series of free events featuring the 2017 Postgraduate show, talks on Design from eminent designers, workshops and performances, and a showcase of design projects from our wider design community.

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.

Adam Nathanel Furman: The Roman Singularity

Exhibition

Adam Nathanel Furman: The Roman Singularity

Exhibition | 1

Tuesday to Saturday, 10am–5pm

Sir John Soane's Museum, WC2A 3BP

Sir John Soane’s Museum presents ‘The Roman Singularity’ by architectural designer Adam Nathaniel Furman – a city of 3D-printed models celebrating Rome as the pilgrimage site for the world’s imagination, alongside a new site-specific work created by Furman especially for the Museum.

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.

T2's Artists in Residence

Open Studio

T2's Artists in Residence

Open Studio | 1

Mon - Sat 10am - 7pm, Sun 11am - 6pm

48-50 Redchurch St, E2 7DP

This year, T2 Tea is turning its iconic orange box packaging into a blank canvas. Using their Shoreditch store as a working studio, a select edit of London’s best illustrators will take residence over five days creating a series of bespoke '1 of 1’ designs live & on the spot, inspired by T2 brews.

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.

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