428 events found

Studio Appétit X Conran + Partners / The Food Religion: TRIBUTE

Installation

Studio Appétit X Conran + Partners / The Food Religion: TRIBUTE

Installation | 1

12pm-11pm, Mon to Sun

German Gymnasium , N1C 4BU

An exciting collaboration between Conran + partners and Studio Appétit challenges the boundaries between architecture, design, food and faith. Introducing rituals of culinary tribute that centre around the construction of a monumental shrine within the powerful interior of the German Gymnasium.

Ten bright years

Product Launch

Ten bright years

Product Launch | 1

Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm; Sat-Sun:11am-5pm; 18th Sept. Cocktail by invitation: 6pm-9pm

99-101 Pimlico Road, London, SW1W 8PH

In the Pimlico Road showroom, Promemoria celebrates its ten year anniversary in London with a special exhibition on the last 10 years’ Light Design Concept, a journey through unique materials, essential shapes and technological innovation.

The Bold Oksen is Back - Relaunch of Arne Jacobsen's iconic chair

Talk / Seminar

The Bold Oksen is Back - Relaunch of Arne Jacobsen's iconic chair

Talk / Seminar | 1

Mon-Sat, 10am-6:30pm, Sun, 11am-5pm, Talk on Thurs 21, 5pm

Republic of Fritz Hansen, W1W 8RN

The bold & refined Oksen makes a comeback! Fritz Hansen are relaunching the legendary status chair by Arne Jacobsen. Panel Discussion chaired by design theorist Betti Marenko will explore Status Symbols, what is it that makes an object powerful and desired?

The competition for air – beyond ritual and myth

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The competition for air – beyond ritual and myth

Installation | 1

Sat to Tue: 10am - 6pm, Wed & Fri: 10am - 7pm, Thu: 10am - 9pm

2 Cromwell Place, London SW7 2JN

Air has pervaded many areas of human life. Ritual, medicine, myth, technology and agriculture.

Today most of us are living in cities where we are competing over our fair share of air. Our main competitor is so small we can not see it with our eyes.

The Launch of Soane Britain's Autumn 2017 Collection

Product Launch

The Launch of Soane Britain's Autumn 2017 Collection

Product Launch | 1

10am-5pm (closed Sundays)

Soane Britain, SW1W 8LP

During London Design Festival Soane Britain will be launching their autumn collections of furniture, lighting, fabrics and wallpapers. Every Soane design is made in Britain in small workshops that excel in traditional crafts, such as iron forging, chair making, precision engineering and saddlery.

The Magic of Bespoke

Exhibition

The Magic of Bespoke

Exhibition | 1

9am - 6pm

LINLEY, SW1W 8LP

The Magic of Bespoke

The originals: Bar stools by HOWE

Exhibition

The originals: Bar stools by HOWE

Exhibition | 1

Mon 9am-9pm, Tue to Sat 9am-6pm

HOWE, SW1W 8PH

To celebrate London Design Festival HOWE will be showcasing their evolving range of barstools.

The Strong collection

Exhibition

The Strong collection

Exhibition | 1

Mon-Sat 10am - 6pm, Sun 11am-4pm

3–5 Duke Street, W1U 3ED

An exhibition of design history and day-to
day utility via a remarkable personal collection.

The Trade Show

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The Trade Show

Installation | 1

10am - 6pm daily, 10am- 9pm Thurs

The Garage, SW3 2BA

Faye Toogood has invited 50 of the leading creative forces in the country to take part in a unique collaborative project. Toogood presents each of the participants with one of her signature Spade chairs and in return they donate a representative piece of their own work.

Timorous Beasties Urban Jungle

Product Launch

Timorous Beasties Urban Jungle

Product Launch | 1

Mon to Sat: 10am - 5pm, Sun: 12.30pm - 5pm

46 Amwell Street, EC1R 1XS

Timorous Beasties Urban Jungle
TBs present their new wallpaper and fabrics collection: from the luxuriance of jungle palms, vines, & leopard skins, to transformation of visual civil disobedience as ornament. It’s design for bad cats with Tropical Clouded Leopard, Graffiti Horizon, Graffiti Allover

UNDER/EXPOSED

Exhibition

UNDER/EXPOSED

Exhibition | 1

Generally 11am - 5pm daily

The Department Store, SW9 8FR

Squire and Partners will open the doors of their new Brixton office, The Department Store, to host a design series collaborating with the area’s finest creative talent. The dynamic line-up includes experiential installations, textiles, printmaking and papercraft as well as talks and a maker market.

Unfolded Landscapes by Jule Waibel

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Unfolded Landscapes by Jule Waibel

Installation | 1

12am – 6pm

Playground London, N1 4AU

Jule Waibel is a master of pleated patterns. She combines objects, art and performance. With a strong focus on geometric shapes she designs with emotion, surprise and humor. For her first solo exhibition Jule creates a room-filling and playful installation of objects and sculptures.

UNTRANSLATION by Sam Furness & Toni Hollis

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UNTRANSLATION by Sam Furness & Toni Hollis

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Open 24 hours

Brixton Village & Market Row, SW9 8PS

UNTRANSLATION is a flag based installation that explores and celebrates the many languages spoken in Brixton. The rafters of Brixton Village & Market Row will be transformed into a cultural design dictionary that defines some of the world's most unique words. Love is understanding. Love is Power.

Warehouse Home Apartment

Exhibition

Warehouse Home Apartment

Exhibition | 1

Mon-Sun 10am-8pm

Perseverance Works, E2 8DD

Warehouse Home magazine has curated a contemporary apartment in the heart of Shoreditch, open for the duration of London Design Festival. Copies of the Warehouse Home book and magazine subscriptions can be purchased. With Headline Partners DCW éditions, Master Paintmakers and USM Modular Furniture.

Water

Exhibition

Water

Exhibition | 1

12 noon - 8pm

Copeland Gallery, SE15 3SN

Water is at the centre of our existence. It shapes our environment, materials and products we live with. This multidisciplinary exhibition brings together a group of designers exploring the theme through experimental new work. A series of events will provide context to expand on the core exhibition.

WILD TEXTILES

Installation

WILD TEXTILES

Installation | 1

Mon to Sat: 10am - 6pm, Sun: 12pm -6pm

65 - 67 Monmouth Street, WC2H 9DG

WILD TEXTILES
A living piece created by landscape architect and artist Jeanette Ramirez in the Gudrun Sjödén store window in Covent Garden.
We invite you to a playful exploration of textiles and botanicals, traditional weaving craft, sustainable design and nature as inspiration and medium.

‘Cup Full’ by Daniel Eatock, William Richardson & Alex Bucklee

Exhibition

‘Cup Full’ by Daniel Eatock, William Richardson & Alex Bucklee

Exhibition | 1

10am - 5pm, Mon to Fri / 12.30pm - 5pm, Sat & Sun. / Tue 19th 10am - 9pm

Fearlessly Frank, E2 8DD

Daniel Eatock’s 'Cup Full’ explores the 'poetics of quantity’ contained within an everyday drinking mug. With mathematical precision, Fearlessly Frank’s resident artist demonstrates how the world fits into a single mug, and how a single mug fits into the world.

‘IN MEMORIAM’ AN INSTALLATION OF TAPESTRIES AND TEXTILES

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‘IN MEMORIAM’ AN INSTALLATION OF TAPESTRIES AND TEXTILES

Installation | 1

Mon-Wed 10am-6pm, Thur 10am-9pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm

4 Cromwell Place, SW7 2JE

Acclaimed New York based Martyn Thompson Studio presents an immersive installation of tapestries and textiles, a place for people to stop and contemplate in a salon like space. The new work reflects Thompson’s love for nature and fascination with the beauty of the patina of time.

'Flare' - 1882 Ltd. in collaboration with PINCH

Exhibition

'Flare' - 1882 Ltd. in collaboration with PINCH

Exhibition | 1

Mon - Fri 10.30am - 6pm and Saturday 10am - 5pm

46 Bourne Street, SW1W 8JD

'Flare' - the new collection by 1882 Ltd. with PINCH.
An exhibition of the project's story, ambitions and journey revealing the processes and craftsmanship involving the development and making of a design driven fine bone china collection.

A Fusion of Elements: LED and OLED lighting with handmade Contemporary Furniture

Installation

A Fusion of Elements: LED and OLED lighting with handmade Contemporary Furniture

Installation | 1

Mon-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm, Sat 10am-4pm

561-563 Kings Road, SW6 2BW

As part of CDQ’s Elements theme, John Cullen Lighting brings together light and earth. John Cullen show their discreet brand of luxury architectural lighting, Blackbody their unique mastery of OLED technology adding to the lighting experience alongside handcrafted wooden furniture by Dare Studio.

Arcade East Launch

Exhibition

Arcade East Launch

Exhibition | 1

Wed 2-9pm Thurs-Fri 6-9pm Saturday 5-9pm

Arcade East , E8 3RE

Arcade East, London College of Fashion’s new project space, was developed to host a themed season of events and installations with a focus on digital practice and innovation each summer as part of a new LCF Arts Programme. This summer’s programme focuses on design, technology and performance.

Arper Bloggers Lounge

Trade Show

Arper Bloggers Lounge

Trade Show | 2

Wed - Sat 10am – 6pm, Thu 10am – 9pm, (Sat open to public)

Olympia London, W14 8UX

Italian furniture brand Arper return to 100% Design with the Arper Bloggers Lounge. The dedicated space is fully equipped with free WiFi and a range of refreshments, ideal for bloggers and online media to hold meetings, work and simply re-charge.

Boffi Cove kitchen by Zaha Hadid Design and MA/U Studio

Product Launch

Boffi Cove kitchen by Zaha Hadid Design and MA/U Studio

Product Launch | 1

Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm

254 Brompton Road, SW3 2AS

Boffi Chelsea welcomes the new Cove kitchen by Zaha Hadid Design, alongside the 2017 collections for the kitchen, bathroom and storage systems. Partner company De Padova presents pieces from the recently acquired Danish start-up MA/U Studio as well as new designs by Lissoni, Fukasawa and Ossino.

Citradi: Emerging Brands debut

Trade Show

Citradi: Emerging Brands debut

Trade Show | 2

Wed - Sat 10am – 6pm, Thu 10am – 9pm, (Sat open to public)

Olympia London, W14 8UX

Citradi is a small company nestled in the Oxfordshire countryside. Each product is a combination of London style and Cotswold comfort, drawing design inspiration from nature and the organic curves that surround us.

Common Parts Canteen

Product Launch

Common Parts Canteen

Product Launch | 1

Mon-Sat 10am-6pm

The New Craftsmen, W1K 6DG

The Common Parts Canteen opens for the duration of the festival to launch COMMON PARTS – a new furniture collection designed by Sue Skeen and made by the makers of The New Craftsmen. The canteen will provide a hub for ideas exchange, debate and gossip. Refreshments will be served.

Craft Continuum Continuum1 at Menier Gallery

Exhibition

Craft Continuum Continuum1 at Menier Gallery

Exhibition | 1

Tues to Fri 11am - 6pm, Sat 11am to 4pm

Menier Gallery, SE1 1RU

Continuum1
Exhibition showcasing the developing professional practice from a new group Craft Continuum formed from the UCA network in Farnham.
Disciplines include ceramics, textiles, glass, photography, mark making, collage and jewellery.

Deirdre Dyson creates WINDSWEPT LEAVES display

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Deirdre Dyson creates WINDSWEPT LEAVES display

Installation | 1

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

Deirdre Dyson, SW6 2DZ

A stunning display Windswept Leaves will appear at the Gallery (transformed by Timothy Hatton Architects) from 16 September. To celebrate the natural world, this work comprises a specially designed carpet inspired by leaves from British heritage trees, surrounded by 100 floating 3D-printed leaves.

Design London: Design, Craftsmanship, Detail

Trade Show

Design London: Design, Craftsmanship, Detail

Trade Show | 2

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

Olympia London, W14 8UX

Design London will showcase the very best in furniture and interior design at the heart of 100% Design 2017, presenting a carefully selected group of brands showcasing the very best in high quality design, detail and craftsmanship.

Discover how natural fibres are taken from their original source and made into innovative floor coverings

Exhibition

Discover how natural fibres are taken from their original source and made into innovative floor coverings

Exhibition | 1

10am - 5.30pm

535 King's Road, SW10 0SZ

Crucial Trading invites you to touch and feel the natural fibres used to create their unique floor coverings. From the brand's original Seagrass to Sisal, Coir, Jute, Sisool and Wool, meet the experts and discover how the materials evolve from their raw forms into the sought-after end product.

Discover the beauty and intricate detail of antique chinoiserie at Guineveres exhibition

Exhibition

Discover the beauty and intricate detail of antique chinoiserie at Guineveres exhibition

Exhibition | 1

10am - 6pm

574-580 King's Road, SW6 2DY

Explore the history of chinoiserie design in all its magnificence at Guinevere's unique exhibition. The inspiring antiques emporium has curated delightful and extraordinary examples of this highly decorative style that has been popular in England since the 17th century.

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