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London Design Festival at the V&A 2017: Transmission by Ross Lovegrove

V&A

London Design Festival at the V&A 2017: Transmission by Ross Lovegrove

V&A |

10am-5.45pm, All days except Friday. 10am-10pm Friday.

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

Transmission is a 115 meters long flexible band folded into a 25 meters long fluid sculpture. Ross Lovegrove’s installation is an intuitive and evocative response towards the immersive physical atmosphere of the V&A’s tapestry room.

Villa Walala by Camille Walala

Landmark Project

Villa Walala by Camille Walala

Landmark Project |

Times may vary

Exchange Square, EC2M 2RH

In partnership with British Land, Camille Walala's Villa Walala is an immersive and playful installation within the heart of Broadgate.

Rapid Response Collecting

Exhibition

Rapid Response Collecting

Exhibition | 1

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

Room 74a, Level 3, SW7 2RL

Rapid Response Collecting is a new strand to the V&A’s collecting activity. Objects are collected in response to major moments in history that touch the world of design and manufacturing. The display, which will constantly change, shows how design reflects and defines how we live together today.

Silver Speaks

Exhibition

Silver Speaks

Exhibition | 1

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

Room 66, Silver, Level 3, SW7 2RL

This display highlights the work of Contemporary British Silversmiths. It includes some of the best silversmiths practising in Britain today.

Omer Arbel: 44

Installation

Omer Arbel: 44

Installation | 1

Mon - Sat 9am - 11pm, Sun 11am - 11pm

Barbican Centre, EC2Y 8DS

Bocci’s immersive light installation 44 is the second site-specific commission for the Lightwell in the Barbican foyer. Designed by Omer Arbel, the light installation comprises of over 300 free-poured aluminium forms which are suspended from the ceiling by a matrix of thin cables.

The Handsome Butcher of St James's Market

Exhibition

The Handsome Butcher of St James's Market

Exhibition | 1

Mon - Sun 8am - 7pm

St James's Market, SW1Y 4SB

300 years ago, St James's Market was a bustling place lined with butchers, bakers and merchants. A new installation by dn&co explores its history through the retelling of a bawdy ballad written during the market's heyday, featuring illustrations by James Graham and narrated by Stephen Fry.

Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear

Exhibition

Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear

Exhibition | 2

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

Fashion Temporary Exhibition Space, Level 1, SW7 2RL

Discover the evolution of underwear design from the 18th-century to the present day. Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear features over 200 examples of underwear for men and women, highlighting the enduring themes of innovation and luxury.

The Camera Exposed

Exhibition

The Camera Exposed

Exhibition | 1

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

Room 38a, Photography, Level 1, SW7 2RL

As the camera fades from view, this display brings the camera itself into focus, including early images of photographers with their cameras, photographs featuring cameras by Eugène Atget, Lee Friedlander, André Kertesz, Phillipe Halsman, Weegee and others.

Glastonbury: Land and Legend

Exhibition

Glastonbury: Land and Legend

Exhibition | 1

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

Room 104, Theatre and Performance, Level 3, SW7 2RL

An immersive film and sound installation about the Glastonbury Festival through time, space and people.

Below Stairs

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Below Stairs

Exhibition | 1

Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm

Sir John Soane's Museum, WC2A 3BP

Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, Jasper Morrison, Martino Gamper, and Paul Cocksedge to exhibit ‘Below Stairs’ at Sir John Soane’s Museum during London Design Festival – Featuring AVM Curiosities

Soak, Steam, Dream: Reinventing Bathing Culture

Exhibition

Soak, Steam, Dream: Reinventing Bathing Culture

Exhibition | 1

Mon - Fri 9am - 5.30pm, Sat 11am - 5pm, Sun 18th 11am - 5pm

Station Court, SW6 2PY

Soak, Steam, Dream:
Reinventing Bathing Culture

Roca London Gallery will be showcasing recent bathhouse projects by some of the world’s leading contemporary architects and designers. Curated by Jane Withers with exhibition design by Kellenberger- White.

Fordlândia - an exhibition by Studio Swine

Exhibition

Fordlândia - an exhibition by Studio Swine

Exhibition | 1

Until 10 December: Mon - Fri 10am - 6pm, Sat 12pm - 4pm

Fashion Space Gallery, W1G 0BJ

Fordlândia was built in the wilderness of the Amazon by American industrialist Henry Ford in the late 1920’s to secure a supply of rubber for his empire. Inspired by the tropical ghost town, this project by Studio Swine imagines a world where Fordlândia is a success, combining nature and industry.

Unidentifed Acts of Design

Exhibition

Unidentifed Acts of Design

Exhibition | 1

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

Room 44, The T.T. Tsui Gallery, level 1, SW7 2RL

This display looks at instances of design intelligence in Shenzhen and the Pearl River Delta outside of the design studio. This project is part of an innovative collaboration between the V&A and China Merchant’s group to open a museum of design (Design Society) in Shenzhen, China in 2017.

The Middle - Tom Ellis at the Wallace Collection

Exhibition

The Middle - Tom Ellis at the Wallace Collection

Exhibition | 1

Mon - Sun 10am - 5pm

The Wallace Collection, W1U 3BN

A series of new site-specific works by British artist Tom Ellis, showcased in the Wallace Collection, world-class home of fine and decorative art. This collaboration, begun four years ago, includes sculpture, figurative painting and furniture hybrids and is accompanied by public talks & events.

War Map

Exhibition

War Map

Exhibition | 1

Fri 10am - 6pm, Sat 10.30am - 5.30pm

54 Beauchamp Place, SW3 1NY

WAR MAP
An Exhibition of 20th Century pictorial conflict maps. A unique collection of some of the most powerful propaganda and graphic imagery of the last century.

Elytra Filament Pavilion

Installation

Elytra Filament Pavilion

Installation | 1

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, SW7 2RL

Commissioned by the V&A as part of the V&A Engineering Season, Elytra Filament Pavilion was created by experimental architects and engineers Achim Menges, Jan Knippers, Moritz Dörstelmann and Thomas Auer.

V&A Engineering Season

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V&A Engineering Season

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, SW7 2RL

The V&A Engineering Season will highlight the importance of engineering in our daily lives and consider engineers as the ‘unsung heroes’ of design, who play a vital and creative role in the creation of our built environment.

Joint exhibition & pop-up shop by 1millimetre and Matter of Stuff @ Dreamspace Gallery

Exhibition

Joint exhibition & pop-up shop by 1millimetre and Matter of Stuff @ Dreamspace Gallery

Exhibition | 1

Until 30 October Mon - Fri 9am – 5:30pm

ADREM - DREAMSPACE GALLERY, EC1Y 8NA

1millimetre will be unveiling their ‘SLIT’ table along with previous work.
Matter of Stuff will unveil a selection of new pieces from their online gallery including works by 1millimetre, Marina Dragomirova, DeAllegri Fogale, Erik Olovsson, Fernando Laposse, Olga Bielawska and more.

Plastic Ernö: Michael Marriott at 2 Willow Road

Exhibition

Plastic Ernö: Michael Marriott at 2 Willow Road

Exhibition | 2

Wed - Sun 11am - 5pm

2 Willow Road, NW3 1TH

To celebrate 20 years of opening National Trust 2 Willow Road, designer Michael Marriott created Ernö. In homage to architect Ernö Goldfinger, Ernö is a wall-mounted coat hook. Marriott was inspired by the fluidity of Goldfinger’s work and his show charts the hook’s design and manufacturing process.

Secret Garden at Bankside Design District's hub

Installation

Secret Garden at Bankside Design District's hub

Installation | 1

All day until 11pm

citizenM, SE1 0NZ

citizenM: Secret Garden at Bankside Design District's hub. citizenM Bankside, one of London’s most popular hotels, is collaborating with Shakespeare’s Globe to create a secret garden in its atrium as part of its annual series of garden installations for the Festival.

Brain Waves

Exhibition

Brain Waves

Exhibition | 1

11am - 7pm, Sat & Sun, Tue, Thu & Fri 11am - 5pm, Mon 11am - 9.30pm, Wed

Lethaby & Windows Galleries at Central Saint Martins, N1C 4AA

CSM invites you to meet the minds of design’s next generation. 'Brain Waves', an exhibition and events programme, serves to provoke thought, stimulate action and raise awareness. New futures are considered through ‘empathic imagination’, ‘creative forensics’, ‘haptic thinking’ and ‘sense making’.

Finn Juhl by Onecollection

Exhibition

Finn Juhl by Onecollection

Exhibition | 1

Mon - Fri 9.30am - 7pm, Sat 10am - 5pm

Grosvenor Waterside, SW1W 8QN

Staffan Tollgård celebrates the launch of Finn Juhl by Onecollection in their Pimlico Design Store. Encounter icons of design like the Chieftains chair, the Nyhavn desk and the France chair. Visit the store during the London Design Festival for a personal and passionate introduction to Finn Juhl.

Raw Color - Blend

Exhibition

Raw Color - Blend

Exhibition | 1

Mon - Sat 10am - 6pm, Thur 10am - 7pm

The Aram Gallery, WC2B 5SG

Dutch studio Raw Color presents its first solo show at The Aram Gallery. 'Blend' is a dynamic mix of interactive installations, materials and visuals that describe its multi-disciplinary practice.

Plinth at 10a Thurloe Place

Pop-Up Shop

Plinth at 10a Thurloe Place

Pop-Up Shop | 1

10am - 6pm Saturday 17th - Wednesday 21st, 10am - 8pm Thursday 22nd, Friday 23rd 10am - 7pm, Saturday 24th 10am - 6pm, 11am - 5pm Sun 25th

10 Thurloe Place, SW7 2RZ

In Plinth's pop-up Gallery at Thurloe Place, we’ll sell and display work from established organisations as well as emerging artists and designers. There will be a programme of new work, screenings and performance art from emerging artists, as well as our show-stopping commission from Jacques Nimki.

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