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Global Perspectives on the Islamic Creative Economy

Talk / Seminar

The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority cordially invites you to a panel discussion and book launch on ‘Global Perspectives on the Islamic Creative Economy’.

THE LONDON ARTISAN

Trade Show

THE LONDON ARTISAN

Trade Show | 1

Sat-Sun, 11am-6pm

The Old Truman Brewery, E1 6QR

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.

London Design Biennale 2018

Exhibition

London Design Biennale 2018

Exhibition | 2

Somerset House , WC2R 1LA

The 2018 London Design Biennale will be devoted to the theme, Emotional States. National entries will explore how design affects every aspect of our lives – the way we live and how we live - and influences our very being, emotions and experiences.

Contemporary Korean Ceramics

V&A

Contemporary Korean Ceramics

V&A | 1

10am-5.45pm daily; Friday 10am-10pm

Victoria and Albert Museum, SW7 2RL

This display brings together the work of 15 emerging and established artists from Korea, showcasing the richness of contemporary Korean studio ceramic practice.

The Artful Book: 70 Years of The Folio Society

The Artful Book: 70 Years of The Folio Society

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10am-5.45pm daily; Friday 10am-10pm

Victoria and Albert Museum, SW7 2RL

The Folio Society is Britain’s foremost publisher of illustrated, collectable books for adults. This display features illustrated books and bindings, as well as original artwork and ephemera from the publisher’s archive.

Image: Illustration by Neil Packer.

High Tide for Carmen

V&A

High Tide for Carmen

V&A | 1

10am–5:45pm

Victoria and Albert Museum, SW7 2RL

Discover how the Opera on the Lake at Bregenz Festival in Austria is created through this special display on Carmen.

Transmission by Ross Lovegrove

V&A Commission

Transmission by Ross Lovegrove

V&A Commission |

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, SW7 2RL

Transmission is a 21 meter long fluid sculpture of folded material. Presented by Alcantara, Ross Lovegrove’s installation is an intuitive and evocative response towards the immersive physical atmosphere of the V&A’s tapestry room.

ME LONDON HOTEL Drop in the Ocean by Brodie Neill

Installation

ME LONDON HOTEL Drop in the Ocean by Brodie Neill

Installation | 1

Monday - Sunday 12pm-3.30pm and 6.30pm-9pm daily

336-337 Strand, WC2R 1HA

Brodie Neill has created a mesmerising nature-driven installation for the 100-feet high Atrium of the luxurious iconic Foster+Partners designed ME London, the official hotel partner to London Design Festival.

Axyl: Benjamin Hubert and LAYER

Design Frontiers

Axyl: Benjamin Hubert and LAYER

Design Frontiers | 2

10 - 6pm, Monday to Sunday

Strand, WC2R 1LA

Benjamin Hubert of experience design agency LAYER introduced the AXYL collection for Allermuir, where he created a new range of sustainable furniture with a distinctive materiality and format.

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

V&A

This exhibition examines the work and legacy of influential Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga, with over 100 pieces crafted by ‘the master’ of couture, his protégées and contemporary fashion designers working in the same innovative tradition.

Building the Royal Albert Hall

V&A

Building the Royal Albert Hall

V&A | 1

10am–5:45pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

This display, supported by the Royal Albert Hall, explores the fascinating story of the Hall’s design through a variety of historic models, photographs and casts, including a magnificent model of an early proposal for the hall presented to Queen Victoria in 1865.

Cocoon #5 – Studio Marlene Huissoud

V&A Talk

Cocoon #5 – Studio Marlene Huissoud

V&A Talk | 1

10.30am–5pm daily

V&A Museum, SW7 2RL

Marlene Huissoud is challenging the properties of natural resources from the insect world.

Design Frontiers

Exhibition

Design Frontiers

Exhibition | 2

10 - 6pm, Monday to Sunday

Strand, WC2R 1LA

Design Frontiers is a free group exhibition at Somerset House of leading international designers whose work challenges boundaries.

Designing the V&A

V&A

Designing the V&A

V&A | 1

10am–5:45pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

This display explores the history of the V&A’s buildings, from the 1850s to the present day.

Domenic Lippa: Facts and Figures

Design Frontiers

Domenic Lippa: Facts and Figures

Design Frontiers | 2

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The world has never enjoyed and experienced as much wealth, knowledge and information as it does today. But does this mean the world is better off as a result? Domenic Lippa explored the impact of information through the presentation of hundreds of facts and figures.

Door to Design: Year 1

V&A

Door to Design: Year 1

V&A | 1

10am–5:45pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

View artworks created by pupils from three local primary schools inspired by the new Sackler Courtyard.

Evocations

V&A

Evocations

V&A | 1

10am–5:45pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

Displayed in light-filled vestibules next to the Glass and Ceramics Galleries are two sculptural works by Czech glassmaker Petr Stanický.

Fashioning Space

V&A

Fashioning Space

V&A | 1

10am–5:45pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

This installation by Intoart brings together garments, textile hangings and furniture designed by artists including Ntiense Eno Amooquaye, Mawuena Kattah and Clifton Wright, in collaboration with designers Holly Fulton and James Lambert.

Flynn Talbot: Reflection Room

Flynn Talbot: Reflection Room

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Reflection Room, by designer Flynn Talbot, is an immersive coloured light experience that will be the first London Design Festival installation to be housed in the Prince Consort Gallery.

From creativity to reality and beyond: Jaguar

Design Frontiers

From creativity to reality and beyond: Jaguar

Design Frontiers | 2

10 - 6pm, Monday to Sunday

Strand, WC2R 1LA

Ian Callum, explored the future of travel and the process of electrification in the automotive industry in an immersive, two-room installation - from the initial sketch to reality and the future of travel.

Garden Ware: What is a Good Pot?

V&A

Garden Ware: What is a Good Pot?

V&A | 1

10am–5:45pm

South Kensington, SW7 2RL

Acclaimed conceptual artist Bruce McLean debuts a new body of work titled ‘Garden Ware’ in collaboration with Stoke on Trent ceramics brand 1882 Ltd.

Have your cake and eat it too

V&A

Have your cake and eat it too

V&A | 1

10am–5:45pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

Feast your eyes on the delectable delights of Silvia Weidenbach’s jewellery, shown amongst a buffet of delicious works from the Gilbert Collection.
Supported by the Gilbert Trust for the Arts

Jijibaba: Jaime Hayon and Jasper Morrison

Design Frontiers

Jijibaba: Jaime Hayon and Jasper Morrison

Design Frontiers | 2

Times vary

Somerset House, West Wing, WC2R 1CN

Morrison and Hayon's menswear collection for new brand Jijibaba will be sold exclusively at Dover Street Market. Exhibited in a bespoke, sculptural frame, Jijibaba is an evolving collection of apparel, in collaboration with Fritz Hansen and Vitra.

Luminous Reflections: Tord Boontje

Design Frontiers

Luminous Reflections: Tord Boontje

Design Frontiers |

10 - 6pm, Monday to Sunday

Somerset House, West Wing, WC2R 1CN

Boontje collaborated with Swarovski to produce Luminous Reflections, a collection of three crystal lighting components (Arc, Swirl, Circle) and four lighting designs (Luminous Bough, Lustrous Aura, Shimmering Jewel, Radiant Light) released under the newly revived Swarovski Crystal Palace.

Materialise: The Big Studio and Pentland brands

Design Frontiers

Materialise: The Big Studio and Pentland brands

Design Frontiers | 2

10 - 6pm, Monday to Sunday

Strand, WCN1

Katie Greenyer of Pentland Brands presented Materialise, a celebration of individual components that piece together in perfect harmony, creating products that help athletes swim faster, climb higher and train harder.

Metropolis

V&A

Metropolis

V&A | 1

10am–5:45pm

, SW7 2RL

Metropolis is a multi-object work of over 1000 handmade clay sculptures embedded in the iconic dense display cases of the Ceramic Galleries. The work charts the material culture of our urban environment, rececting the complexity of the man-made world and human production.

Mineral Gravity: Arik Levy

Design Frontiers

Mineral Gravity: Arik Levy

Design Frontiers | 2

10 - 6pm, Monday to Sunday

Strand, WC2R 1CN

Arik Levy’s collaboration with luxury surfaces company COMPAC, Mineral Gravity, involved a large-scale sculptural mono-block mineral quartz island that appeared to float within its exhibition space like a black iceberg, as if carved from a single block of quartz.

Moleskine

Moleskine

Discover how to work on paper and screen at once.

Mycelium+Timber: Sebastian Cox

Design Frontiers

Mycelium+Timber: Sebastian Cox

Design Frontiers | 1

11-6pm

Somerset House, WC2R 1LA

Furniture designer and maker Sebastian Cox and design strategist and thinker Nilena Ivanova have collaborated on pieces of compostible, grown furniture, made using mycelium (fungus) and waste green wood.

Nolii: Benjamin Hubert

Design Frontiers

Nolii: Benjamin Hubert

Design Frontiers | 2

10 - 6pm, Monday to Sunday

Strand, WC2R 1CN

Benjamin Hubert and LAYER launched nolii, a lifestyle-focused tech brand co-founded with design and tech entrepreneur Asad Hamir. Key products from the inaugural collection, designed by LAYER, was previewed in an immersive installation that celebrated the simple beauty of being connected.

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