427 events found

Underlying Geometry

Exhibition

Underlying Geometry

Exhibition | 1

Mon to Fri 9am - 5.30pm and Tue 6pm - 9pm.

1 Dallington Street, EC1V 0BH

Morgan presents ‘Underlying Geometry’, a collaboration with British Artist Andrew Macgregor, alongside an exhibition of their latest products at their showroom and at designjunction. In addition, they will be holding a sample sale of ex-display Morgan chairs and accessories.

Victor Papanek Foundation Symposium & Lecture 2017

Talk / Seminar

Victor Papanek Foundation Symposium & Lecture 2017

Talk / Seminar | 2

10.00am

Austrian Embassy, SW1X 8PX

'Design & Ethics', the focus of the biennial 2017 Papanek Symposium & Lecture organised by the Papanek Foundation, University of Applied Arts Vienna, draws on critical approaches of Austria-American émigré designer and educator Victor Papanek. In collaboration with the Austrian Embassy, London.

Vitra

Open Studio

Vitra

Open Studio | 1

Mon - Fri 09.30am - 5.30pm

Vitra Ltd, EC1M 5PG

Vitra celebrates the iconic Eames Plastic Chairs in a never before seen, unique installation. Celebrating the playful personality of the Plastic Chairs, visitors will experience the countless different combinations, colours & materials of this iconic piece designed by Charles & Ray Eames in 1950.

Zaha Hadid Gallery

Exhibition

Zaha Hadid Gallery

Exhibition | 1

Sat 1pm-6pm, Mon, Tues, Thurs, 1pm-6pm,Wed 1pm-4pm, Fri 2-6pm

101 Goswell Road, EC1V 7EZ

The Zaha Hadid Gallery showcases the latest in architecture, interiors, furniture, and product design through curated exhibitions, and provides insight into the process, and ethos of the architecture practice, and design studio that was founded by Zaha Hadid over 35 years ago.

'Sip and Shop' at Gotham

Open Studio

'Sip and Shop' at Gotham

Open Studio | 1

5pm - 9.30pm

1 Pembridge Villas, W2 4XE

'Sip and Shop' at Gotham Notting Hill:

This September, as part of London Design Festival 2017, Gotham welcome you to enjoy a drink with us in our Showroom in Notting Hill.

We will be showcasing New Collections by Bruno Moinard Editions, exclusive to Gotham in the UK.

Architect & Interior Designers' Breakfast at bulthaup Mayfair

Product Launch

Architect & Interior Designers' Breakfast at bulthaup Mayfair

Product Launch | 2

8.30am -10.30am

bulthaup, W1U 1PP

bulthaup Mayfair invite Architects and Interior Designers to join them for a special breakfast, prepared by Gaggenau, on Thursday 21st September 8.30 - 10.30am at their Mayfair showroom, where they will be launching their new b solitaire system during the London Design Festival 2017

Behind the design - Insights from Christopher Cox

Talk / Seminar

Behind the design - 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 x Hyper Island: NOW NOW

Talk / Seminar

DesignStudio x Hyper Island: NOW NOW

Talk / Seminar | 1

6pm - 9pm

3 Dufferin Street, EC1Y 8NA

Exploring the changing face of consumption.

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.

Uncover BBC Reith: A new typeface for the BBC

Talk / Seminar

Uncover BBC Reith: A new typeface for the BBC

Join type foundry Dalton Maag to browse a pop-up installation showcasing the details of the new BBC typeface and attend a talk on the type system's design and development.

Buster + Punch GARAGE

Workshop

Buster + Punch GARAGE

Workshop | 1

Mon-Fri 11am-18.30pm Sat 11am-16pm

Buster + Punch - The Hop Exchange, SE1 1TY

GARAGE, inspired by the brand’s origin story building motorbikes, will see the launch of their latest VS collaboration with Michelin star chef Tom Sellers, a ‘Hardware Hacks’ workshop, a photo exhibition by Subsculptures, a Garage Sale and the BUSTER BULB / TUBE launch party with DJs.

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 - 6pm

347 Old Street, EC1V 9LP

Tala and SCP present a one-day immersive furniture and lighting exhibition showcasing their latest designs. ‘Under the Arches’ will feature specially curated room-sets comprised of both brands latest designs alongside a bespoke mirrored lighting installation, linking together the two arches.

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 - Art & Industrie

Exhibition

Galerie Patrick Seguin - Art & Industrie

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 | 1

4pm - 8pm

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.

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.

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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