416 events found

O&A Design Gallery

Sep

15-15

2017

Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm

Free Event

Introducing the new interior furnishings line the O&A Design created by Oleg and Anna the two outstanding and exceptional talents from Oleg Klodt Design & Architecture. A collection comprising fifteen items, which reflect the unique style of their creators. 

This year London's connoisseurs of high-end design will experience a new range of furniture and a textile collection by O&A Design London. Introducing the new interior furnishings line the O...

Event Location

Locations:

4-6 Staple

Inn Buildings

London

Plan your visit:

Chancery Lane

BEAUTILITY

Sep

16-30

2017

Mon-Fri 11am-6pm

Free Event

Beautility is the fusion between the beautiful and the utilitarian; the meeting of 2 designers and 2 artists from Brazil, united by their desire to create attractive pieces that are useful as well as sustainable. Jader Almeida, Gisela Simas, Luiz Áquila e Julia Miranda.


Beautility is the fusion between the beautiful and the utilitarian; the meeting of 2 designers and 2 artists from Brazil, united by their desire to create attractive pieces that are useful as well as...

Event Location

Locations:

34 Markham Sq

Chelsea

London

Plan your visit:

Charing cross

100% Design 2017

Sep

21-24

2017

Wed - Sat 10am – 6pm, Thu 10am – 9pm Open to the general public on Saturday 23

Ticketed Event

First staged in 1995, the show is the commercial cornerstone of the London Design Festival, with 27,387 visitors to the show; taking place in one of London’s most inspiring venues, Olympia London.


100% Design, the UK's largest trade show for architects and designers, returns to Olympia, London from 20-23 September for its 23rd edition. The show welcomes hundreds of exhibitors and more...

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Kensington (Olympia) / West Kensington

designjunction2017

Sep

21-24

2017

Thu 11am - 8pm, Fri 11am - 7pm, Sat 11am - 6pm, Sun 11am - 5pm

Ticketed Event

Critically acclaimed international design show designjunction has announced its relocation to an exciting new long-term home in King’s Cross, one of most exciting urban redevelopments in the UK.

Returning to King’s Cross and taking place across five destinations, 2017 is set to be designjunction’s best year to date. Expect a mix of global furniture, lighting, accessory, material and...

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King's Cross St. Pancras

London Design Fair

Sep

21-24

2017

Thu 10am - 7pm, Fri 10am - 7pm, Sat 11am - 6pm, Sun 11am - 6pm

Ticketed Event

Located in the creative heart of East London, the London Design Fair is a four-day industry event that brings together 500 exhibitors from 28 countries, including; independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features and exhibitions.

London Design Fair hosts the largest collection of international exhibitions, designers, brands, country pavilions, features and exhibitions in one destination during the London Design Festival...

Event Location

Locations:

380 Old Street

Plan your visit:

Liverpool Street / Shoreditch High Street / Aldgate East / Old Street

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

Sep

16-24

2017

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

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.

‘My installation is an intuitive emotional response towards the immersive physical impact of the works within the space. Transmission is the three-dimensionalisation of the two-dimensional tapestries...

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South Kensington

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Open Studio

Sep

16-24

2017

Mon-Sun, 10am-8pm

Free Event

Brazilian born artist designer David Elia is pleased to announce his Open Studio during London Design Festival. David will be showcasing his relevant work that is inspired by current events in Brazil as well as worldwide such as the environment, security and social issues.


Brazilian born artist David Elia has just opened his showroom in the heart of London on Lexington Street in Soho. Having only been opened three months David is already in The Francois Pinault...

Event Location

Locations:

25 Lexington Street

Ground Floor

Plan your visit:

Picadilly Circus

Open Studio

Sep

16-24

2017

Mon-Sun, 10am-8pm

Free Event

Brazilian born artist designer David Elia is pleased to announce his Open Studio during London Design Festival. David will be showcasing his relevant work that is inspired by current events in Brazil as well as worldwide such as the environment, security and social issues.


Brazilian born artist David Elia has just opened his showroom in the heart of London on Lexington Street in Soho. Having only been opened three months David is already in The Francois Pinault...

Event Location

Locations:

25 Lexington Street

Ground Floor

Plan your visit:

Picadilly Circus

Villa Walala by Camille Walala

Sep

16-24

2017

Times may vary

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

Villa Walala is an exuberantly colourful and unexpected architectural landscape in Exchange Square, Broadgate. Constructed from vinyl, sealed PVC inners and high-strength nylon, it is a ‘soft-...

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Liverpool Street

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Deirdre Dyson Carpet Gallery

Sep

16-23

2017

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

Free Event

The key to Deirdre Dyson’s carpet design style is simplicity of line and exceptional use of colour, based on her experience as a fine artist.

Event Location

Locations:

Deirdre Dyson

554 Kings Road

London

Plan your visit:

Fulham Broadway

Focus/17

Sep

17-22

2017

10am - 6pm

Free Event

Free Entry

A world of design inspiration awaits at Focus/17. Attracting a global audience to Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, it is a creative and commercial platform where visitors can engage with international connoisseurs shaping the luxury design narrative today.

Over 600 brands at 120 Design Centre showrooms (as well as outside participants in Chelsea) come together at this authoritative design show to share their ideas, passions and creative processes. Key...

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Fulham Broadway

Victor Papanek Symposium & Lecture 2017

Sep

22-22

2017

10.00am

Ticketed Event

'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.

Questions of design and ethics take on a new currency, form and prescience in a post-industrial, ‘post-truth’ landscape. The technological shifts that have re-organised work through the automation of...

Event Location

Locations:

Austrian Embassy

18 Belgrave Square

London

Plan your visit:

Knightsbridge

Decorex International 2017

Sep

17-20

2017

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

Ticketed Event

Tickets: £15 trade / £30 consumer

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.


Decorex, the UK’s leading destination for interior design, will take place this September on the historic grounds of Syon Park, as the opening destination of the London Design Festival. Featuring...

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Syon Lane / Osterley / Richmond

THE LONDON ARTISAN

Sep

16-17

2017

Sat-Sun, 11am-6pm

Free Event

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.


The London Artisan is a curated marketplace in the heart of East London. A collaborative project between Designers/Makers and The Old Truman Brewery. A quarterly event, The London Artisan offer'...

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Liverpool Street

Omer Arbel: 44

Sep

14-18

2016

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

Free Event

Installation

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.

Bocci: 44 Barbican Foyer, Level G, Barbican Centre 14 September 2016 – 18 April 2017 Free Installation Bocci’s immersive light installation 44 is the second site-specific commission for the Lightwell...

The Handsome Butcher of St James's Market

Sep

13-31

2016

Mon - Sun 8am - 7pm

Free Event

Exhibition

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.

300 years ago, St James's Market was a bustling place lined with butchers, bakers and merchants. A new installation by placemaking specialists dn&co explores the rich history of this area...

Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear

Apr

16-12

2016

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

Ticketed Event

Ticket required

Exhibition

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.

Sponsored by Agent Provocateur and Revlon 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...

The Camera Exposed

Jul

23-5

2016

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

Free Event

Free, Drop-In

Exhibition

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.

More photographs are being made today than ever before, but most are made with mobile phones, not stand-alone cameras. As the camera fades from view, this display brings the camera itself into focus...

Glastonbury: Land and Legend

Sep

10-26

2016

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

Free Event

Free, Drop-In

Exhibition

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

Showcasing footage captured onsite in the idyllic Somerset countryside at Worthy Farm in 2014, the installation deconstructs the festival tapestry to create an epic kaleidoscope of performances and...

Below Stairs

Sep

17-28

2016

Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm

Free Event

Exhibition

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

As part of this year’s London Design Festival, Sir John Soane’s Museum will display four contemporary works by leading designers, created in response to the Museum’s restored Regency kitchens, which...

Soak, Steam, Dream: Reinventing Bathing Culture

Sep

16-28

2016

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

Free Event

Exhibition

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.

Roca London Gallery will be showcasing recent bathhouse projects by some of the world’s leading contemporary architects and designers. Soak, Steam, Dream explores a renewed interest in the connection...

Fordlândia - an exhibition by Studio Swine

Sep

22-10

2016

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

Free Event

Exhibition

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.

22 September – 10 December 2016 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 car empire. Ford set...

Unidentifed Acts of Design

Sep

15-30

2016

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

Free Event

Free, Drop-In

Exhibition

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

Sep

15-27

2016

Mon - Sun 10am - 5pm

Free Event

15 September – 27 November 2016

Exhibition

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.

This September the Wallace Collection presents a series of new site-specific works by British artist Tom Ellis (b.1973). Ellis’s response to the commission is the result of the artist’s four-year...

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