416 events found

Light Pollination

Installation

Light Pollination

Installation | 1

Mon - Wed 10am - 6pm, Thu - Fri 10am - 9pm, Sat 12pm - 6pm, Sun 12pm - 5pm

15a Cromwell Place Mews, SW7 2LA

iGuzzini + UniversalAssemblyUnit present Light Pollination, an interactive digital artwork that celebrates the power of light. It has around 20,000 points of LED light. Enjoy this responsive artwork throughout the Festival. If you’re around from 5 - 6pm on weekdays, join us for an Aperol Spritz.

Ligne Roset New Collection

Installation

Ligne Roset New Collection

Installation | 1

Mon - Sat 10am - 6pm, Thu 10am - 8pm, Sun 12pm - 5pm

23-25 Mortimer Street, W1T 3JE

Ligne Roset presents its new collection in a set re-imagined by 2LG Studio. Collaborating with design practice Custhom, the designers create a vibrant hub uniting each company's expertise, and invite you to discover their interpretation of the deconstructed Slice chair designed by Pierre Charpin.

LINLEY launches ‘Savile’ in collaboration with designer Matthew Hilton

Product Launch

LINLEY launches ‘Savile’ in collaboration with designer Matthew Hilton

Product Launch | 1

Mon - Fri 10am - 6pm, Sat 10am - 5pm

60 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8LP

LINLEY launches ‘Savile’ a new furniture collection created in collaboration with Matthew Hilton. The collection will be on show in the newly refurbished Belgravia flagship showroom, alongside 'Explorations in Blue' an exhibition of monumental porcelain pots by Felicity Aylieff.

Liquid Marble

V&A Commission

Liquid Marble

V&A Commission |

Mon - Sun 10am - 5.45pm, Friday 10am - 10pm

Norfolk House Music Room, SW7 2RL

French multi-disciplinary designer Mathieu Lehanneur invited viewers to enter into a meditative state with his work Liquid Marble, a large piece of black marble sculpted into a realistic, yet static, representation of the ocean’s movement. 

Living in the office. Commission by Giles Round

Exhibition

Living in the office. Commission by Giles Round

Exhibition | 1

Mon, Wed-Sun 10am-5pm, Tue 10am-8pm

66 Portland Place, W1B 1AD

This site-specific commission by Giles Round explores the tension between the changing interior and static exterior of buildings.

London Design Festival at Gabriel's Wharf

Open Studio

London Design Festival at Gabriel's Wharf

Open Studio | 1

Sat - Sun 11am - 6pm

Gabriel's Wharf, SE1 9PP

For London Design Festival 2016, the independent designer-makers based in the shops at Gabriel’s Wharf will be exploring ethical fashion, fair trade and sustainable design models through a series of design workshops, exhibitions and events.

London Design Festival at Oxo Tower Wharf

Exhibition

London Design Festival at Oxo Tower Wharf

Exhibition | 1

Mon - Sun 11am - 6pm

Oxo Tower Wharf, SE1 9PH

For London Design Festival, Oxo Tower Wharf will be hosting a number of exciting exhibitions, events and activities across its gallery spaces, courtyard and design studios. Designersblock are back in our exhibition spaces, alongside a range of creative events hosted in the design studios and shops.

Luna & Curious collaborate with Fine Cell Work

Product Launch

Luna & Curious collaborate with Fine Cell Work

Product Launch | 1

Mon, Wed-Sat 11am-6pm, Tue 11am-8.30pm, Sun 11am-5pm

24-26 Calvert Avenue, E2 7JP

IIndependent store Luna & Curious collaborate with Fine Cell Work —a social enterprise that trains prisoners in paid, skilled, creative needlework. Luna & Curious has commissioned a selection of hand crafted cushions and bags made entirely by British prisoners.

Marker, plus twenty

Exhibition

Marker, plus twenty

Exhibition | 1

Wed - Sat 9.30am - 5.30pm, Sun 11.00am - 5.00pm

twentytwentyone, EC1R 1XN

Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby curate an exhibition of twenty objects to launch their new design, Marker.

Masters of Design

Exhibition

Masters of Design

Exhibition | 1

Mon - Fri 10am - 6pm, Sat 11am - 6pm

2-4 King Street, SW1Y 6QP

Gaetano Pesce, Sir David Chipperfield, Jorge Pardo, Fredrikson Stallard & Mattia Bonetti. David Gill Gallery presents a show by a group of artists & visionaries working at the cutting edge of design. Masters of Design reveals a body of work that pushes the possibilities of materials and structure.

ME London Hotel

ME London Hotel

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Mon-Sun 7am-Late (public)

336-337 Strand, WC2R 1HA

Designed by Foster + Partners, ME London is one of the Festival’s hotel partners.

Melissa

Installation

Melissa

Installation | 1

Mon - Sat 11am- 7pm, Sun 12pm - 6pm

53 Brunswick Square, WC1N 1AW

GALERIA MELISSA HOSTS AN INTERACTIVE INSTALLATION DESIGNED BY VIVIENNE WESTWOOD TO CELEBRATE THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE ICONIC ROCKING HORSE BALLERINA SHOE.

MINI LIVING 'Forests' Installation by Asif Khan

Landmark Project

MINI LIVING 'Forests' Installation by Asif Khan

Landmark Project |

Times Vary, See Below

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A three-part installation that explored architectural solutions to urban living as part of the brand’s MINI LIVING project. Three forest bathing spaces filled with plants were inserted into Shoreditch’s busy city streets, offering locals places to connect create and relax.

Morag Myerscough & Luke Morgan’s interactive Sign Machine at Bulgari Hotel, London

Installation

Morag Myerscough & Luke Morgan’s interactive Sign Machine at Bulgari Hotel, London

Installation | 1

Open 24 hours

Bulgari Hotel London, SW7 1DW

Bulgari Hotel, London goes bold during this year’s London Design Festival with Morag Myerscough & Luke Morgan’s interactive Sign Machine

Nanjing Cultural Weekend

Exhibition

Nanjing Cultural Weekend

Exhibition | 1

Fri - Sun 8am-11pm

Potters Field Park, SE1 2AA

Movilla is a unique mobile, multi-purpose space solution created by one of Nanjing's premier designers. Easily transportable, it expands on-site.
This will be the first opportunity to see Movilla in the UK.
The weekend will also feature musical, cultural and creative events from Nanjing.

New 2016 designs

Product Launch

New 2016 designs

Product Launch | 1

Mon - Sat 10am - 6pm, Sun 12pm - 5pm

B&B Italia Store, SW3 2AS

B&B Italia 2016 News

B&B Italia presents their new 2016 designs for indoor and outdoor and celebrates their 50th anniversary.
Original proposals by Antonio Citterio, Jasper Morrison, Jeffrey Bernett, Naoto Fukasawa and Doshi Levien.

new furniture design & special finishes

Product Launch

new furniture design & special finishes

Product Launch | 1

Mon - Sat 10am - 7pm, Sun 12.30pm - 5pm

Lots Road 77, SW10 0RN

Barn in the City presents new furniture and special finishes during London Design Festival at their London Studio on Lots Road and at Decorex, Syon Park, stand J24.

New Works

Exhibition

New Works

Exhibition | 1

Mon - Sat 9.30am - 6pm, Sun 11am - 5pm

David Mellor, SW1W 8EE

Exhibition of new designs for food by Corin Mellor. Modern design applied to traditional tableware materials. Exciting new ranges include Rosewood handle kitchen knives and stoneware pottery.

No Ordinary Love | Martino Gamper with Friends

Exhibition

No Ordinary Love | Martino Gamper with Friends

Exhibition | 1

Mon - Sun 10am - 6pm

3 Launceston Place, W8 5RL

On the occasion of the show "NO ORDINARY LOVE – MARTINO GAMPER W/ FRIENDS" everything at SEE••DS will be for sale at prices that are not in fact based on their authorship, but which will be defined according to unusual rules and rituals.

On Loan

Installation

On Loan

Installation | 2

Mon - Sun 10am - Late

The Design Museum, W86NQ

For the Festival, the Design Museum will be on loan to you before opening at its new location in Kensington on 24 November 2016. The museum will be popping up around LDF hosting special events, curating talks at 100% Design and launching a window installation at its new Kensington High Street shop.

Open Showroom

Open Studio

Open Showroom

Open Studio | 1

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

Chelsea Reach, SW10 0RN

Our showroom is a stone's throw from the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour. Come and see our new product alongside a broad selection from our distinctive collection of tables, chairs, lighting and accessories. We also have an extensive range of finishes and materials to see.

Opticality

Exhibition

Opticality

Exhibition | 1

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

Electra House, EC2A 3AY

To celebrate the retail launch of the Optical lighting collection, British product designer Lee Broom presents ‘OPTICALITY’, an experiential Op Art installation in his Shoreditch store. Journey through a surreal and unexpected display of optical illusions to discover the Optical collection.

Overlooked: The Gatekeepers to London's Underground World

Exhibition

Overlooked: The Gatekeepers to London's Underground World

Exhibition | 1

Fri - Sat 11am - 7pm, Sun 11am - 5pm

Protein Studios, EC2A 3EY

An exhibition of prints by Pentagram partner Marina Willer that celebrates the beauty of London street covers. Marina has combined the traditional practice of brass rubbing with a contemporary neon colour palette to expose the intricacies of these often missed iconic pieces industrial design.

PAJAKI – ‘Spiders of Straw’ by Karolina Merska

Exhibition

PAJAKI – ‘Spiders of Straw’ by Karolina Merska

Exhibition | 1

8am to 11.30pm (closes 6pm Mondays)

Unit 7 Brixton Village, SW9 8PR

PAJAKI literally translates as ‘Spiders of Straw’ in Polish. Artist Karolina Merska has reimagined and reinvented these traditional Polish folk art chandeliers, constructing a giant PAJAK set to hang high in the eaves of Brixton Village Market for the duration of this year’s festival.

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