428 events found

Pretty Green + Mathmos

Product Launch

Pretty Green + Mathmos

Product Launch | 1

10am - 8pm

Pretty Green, W1F 9QF

British menswear brand Pretty Green and inventors of the lava lamp Mathmos, have collaborated on a unique variant of Mathmos' classic lava lamp launching in Pretty Green's Carnaby Street windows on 21 September as part of London Design Festival 2017.

Mint Luminates

Exhibition

Mint Luminates

Exhibition | 1

Sunday 17th - Closed, Monday 18th – Saturday 23rd - 10.30am - 7pm, Thursday 21st –10.30am - 6pm, Sunday 24th – 11am - 5pm

2 North Terrace, SW3 2BA

Lina Kanafani curates Mint Luminates, an exhibition exploring new and unusual concepts in product design and lighting. Over 60 new and established international designers and UK graduates selected for their ability to overturn assumptions and shine light on our preconceptions.

Tracey Neuls 'Bedroom Invitation'

Installation

Tracey Neuls 'Bedroom Invitation'

Installation | 1

Mon-Fri, 11am-6.30pm Sat-Sun, 12p -6pm

Tracey Neuls, W1U 2NQ

Tracey Neuls' Marylebone shoe shop will transform into a bedroom interior, with a designer Matthew Hilton bed to set the scene. Blending functions of shop and bedroom, narratives about the different furniture and personal items will be published daily with a series of guest "Pillow Talks"

Uncertainty Playground - London College of Communication

Exhibition

Uncertainty Playground - London College of Communication

Exhibition | 1

Mon-Fri ,11am-7pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun, closed

London College of Communication, SE1 6SB

Discover imagined futures that challenge and inspire at LCC’s Uncertainty Playground. How can design address the uncertainties we currently face? Explore potential futures in an exhibition that includes theme-park style zones, eco-social collaborative interventions, makerspaces and a living archive.

The Glass Chain

Installation

The Glass Chain

Installation | 1

Wed - Fri, 10am - 5pm

The Werkstatt, EC1R 0LL

The Glass Chain, emerging architecture duo Space Popular’s first UK exhibition, uses abstract forms and innovative digitally printed glass to imagine an alternative future for glass in architecture.

Tinned Aprons at Calvert Ave

Product Launch

Tinned Aprons at Calvert Ave

Product Launch | 1

Mon to Sat 11am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm

Ally Capellino, E2 7JP

Accessories brand Ally Capellino has produced limited edition burnt orange waxed cotton aprons in collaboration with Shoreditch restaurant Lyle’s and non-profit organisation Making For Change. The aprons are packaged in their own tin with a special autumnal recipe from Lyle’s.

New Showroom and Product Launch - Luxury Furniture, Lighting and Accessories.

Open Studio

New Showroom and Product Launch - Luxury Furniture, Lighting and Accessories.

Open Studio | 1

Mon to Fri 9.30am - 5.30pm

65-69 Lots Road, SW10 0RN

Aura London presents the finest luxury furniture, lighting and accessories. Working with leading designers seeking unique and bespoke designs. Visit our showroom during London Design Festival and every weekday for an exclusive look at new items available.

Eleven

Exhibition

Eleven

Exhibition | 1

11am to 6pm

The Strand Gallery, WC2N 6BP

MA Postgraduates from UCA School of Craft and Design showcase interpretive practice, pushing the boundaries between glass, metal, textile, wood and ceramics.
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MA Ceramics • MA Glass • MA Jewellery •
MA Metalwork • MA Product Design •
MA Textiles • MRes Crafts

GBA&D DESIGN ROOM "The Lost Heaven"

Open Studio

GBA&D DESIGN ROOM "The Lost Heaven"

Open Studio | 1

Mon-Fri 9:30am-17:30pm

16 Crescent Road, N22 7RS

We are proud to present "The Lost Heaven"
Our installation explores the theme of Paradise Lost as the concept of creation, a laboratory of design.
Also you can find exhibitions of other Artists and vintage-retrò furniture creatively re-decorated as pieces of art.
We celebrate the diversity...

New Editions at Rose Uniacke

Exhibition

New Editions at Rose Uniacke

Exhibition | 1

Mon-Fri 9.30 am -6pm; Sat 10am -4pm

76-84 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8PL

Introducing a selection of Rose Uniacke New Editions.
The newest addition is The Straw Table, with a hand-beaten 'phosphor' bronze mirror-finished top and patinated steel base.
Launch event Monday 18th September.
Further details at www.roseuniacke.com

LIGNE ROSET : IDENTITY

Product Launch

LIGNE ROSET : IDENTITY

Product Launch | 1

Mon to Sat 10am - 6pm, Thu 10am - 8pm, Sun 12pm - 5pm

23-25 Mortimer Street , W1T 3JE

Loyal to its values, history and culture, Ligne Roset flagship store welcomes the company’s tradition of investing in dynamic collaborations.

Exploring the limitless world of design-forward inspiration, Ligne Roset uncovers the talents who contributed to its new collection and history.

"The Nature of Design"

Product Launch

"The Nature of Design"

Product Launch | 1

10am-6pm Mon to Sat - 12am-5pm Sun

250, Brompton Road, SW3 2AS

B&B Italia explores 'The Nature of Design' unveiling a new store look, showcasing the latest 2017 projects and welcoming Arclinea designer kitchens.

A New Normal

Exhibition

A New Normal

Exhibition | 1

11am - 6pm daily. Late night Mon 18th (11am - 9pm)

Machines Room, E2 9DQ

How could products be made in a world beyond mass-production? This exhibition looks at projects that are pioneering new ways of making today; not just one-off items for individuals, but establishing a ‘new normal’ where manufacturing is redistributed and mass means ‘by the masses’ not en-masse.

Alessi – In praise of the table

Product Launch

Alessi – In praise of the table

Product Launch | 1

Mon 9:30am - 8:30pm Tues to Sat 9:30am - 6:30pm Sun 11am-5pm

22 Brook Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 5DF

'Our energy is made of three-dimensional projections' - Will Alsop
Grind, the new grinder by architects Will Alsop and Federico Grazzini, plays with unusual forms while Extra Ordinary Metal, one of the oldest and most fascinating goldsmith techniques, is interpreted from an industrial point of view

Asia in Silence

Product Launch

Asia in Silence

Product Launch | 1

Mon to Sat 10am - 6pm

68-70 Fulham road, SW36HH

Japan, one of the greatest source of inspiration for Liaigre. A professed modesty with restrained pieces, an almost invisible luxury all result from a sophisticated creation process.
A universe that cherishes discretion and depth through the subtle work of materials, lacquer, and enamel finishes.

Asia in Silence

Product Launch

Asia in Silence

Product Launch | 1

Mon to Sat 10am - 6pm

52 Conduit Street, W1S 2YX

Japan, one of the greatest source of inspiration for Liaigre. A professed modesty with restrained pieces, an almost invisible luxury all result from a sophisticated creation process.
A universe that cherishes discretion and depth through the subtle work of materials, lacquer, and enamel finishes.

B1866 - Cross Contaminations

Pop-Up Shop

B1866 - Cross Contaminations

Pop-Up Shop | 1

Mon to Sat: 11am - 7pm / Sun: 12pm - 5pm

B1866, WC2H 9LH

Brooks England presents an exciting and innovative collaboration with Israeli designer Eilon Armon.

Armon is drawn to two specific objects- bicycles and chairs. This collection combines the two and creates a series of desirable objects and design pieces that explore the concept of comfort.

Balancing Tensions by Zoë Hillyard at Anthropologie

Workshop

Balancing Tensions by Zoë Hillyard at Anthropologie

Workshop | 1

10am- 7pm: Monday to Saturday, 12pm - 6pm: Sunday.

131-141 King's Rd, SW3 4PW

Anthropologie Kings Road will feature a new exhibition Balancing Tensions by ceramicist and textile artist Zoë Hillyard. Zoë is known for her work in ceramic patchwork; an innovative process whereby broken ceramics are re-constructed using fabric and hand-stitching.

Between People and Objects

Product Launch

Between People and Objects

Product Launch | 1

Mon-Sat 9.30am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm

135 Curtain Rd, EC2A 3BX

A programme of product launches, talks and experiences that celebrate the relationship between people and objects. Presenting a new product made in collaboration with Jasper Morrison and Penguin Books, designs from the SCP 2017 Collection and the first showing of the new SCP Boxed Collection.

BOHEMIAN MUD by UMPRUM students

Installation

BOHEMIAN MUD by UMPRUM students

Installation | 1

daily 10am–6pm, Wed & Fri 10am–7pm, Thu 10am–9pm

2 Cromwell Place, SW7 2JE

UMPRUM Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, Studio of Ceramics and Porcelain led by Maxim Velčovský and Milan Pekař are exhibiting their students´ works under title BOHEMIAN MUD

Brand new London showroom

Exhibition

Brand new London showroom

Exhibition | 1

10am - 5pm: Tue to Sat, 11am - 4pm: Sun

62 Cross Street, N1 2BA

British lighting brand Rothschild & Bickers are delighted to launch their first permanent showroom in Islington during London Design Festival. This will include a full display their signature blown glass lights and sample finishes possible for bespoke projects.

British Craft Pavilion: London Design Fair

Trade Show

British Craft Pavilion: London Design Fair

Trade Show | 2

Thurs & Fri, 10am-7pm, Sat & Sun, 11am-6pm

26 Hanbury Street, E1 6QR

Dedicated to craft, the British Craft Pavilion returns to the London Design Fair for the second edition, hosting over 40 selected makers, across the full spectrum of craft disciplines and specialisms.

Brixton Playing Fields

Brixton Playing Fields

Brixton Playing Fields is an interactive, outdoor arts installation with collaborative play and inclusivity at its heart. “Play should be at the centre of a united community and our aim is to encourage adults and children to engage, talk, build and create together.” 

Brixton Revival

Installation

Brixton Revival

Installation | 1

Thurs to Sat 12pm - 7pm

The Front Room  , SW2 5QN

Brixton Revival is an exploration of the culture, design, craft and communities of Carnival. Journey along the Love Carnival Trail to a range of Brixton venues showcasing the essence of Carnival, and its amazing ability to bring communities together to build bridges across diverse cultures. 

Brompton Cafe by Today Bread

Restaurant

Brompton Cafe by Today Bread

Restaurant | 1

Mon to Sun 10am - 6pm

10 Thurloe Place, SW7 2RZ

A meeting point in Brompton Design District with coffees and simple bites by Today Bread. Visitors learn about the Brompton programme, access wifi, recharge and relax. Cafe furniture by designers from the Breakfast Pavilion curated by M-L-XL office and research on Brompton’s public realm by DSDHA.

Camden Highline

Walks / Tours

Camden Highline

Walks / Tours | 1

Daily

Under The Bridge, NW1 9PQ

Throughout London Design Festival the team behind the Camden Highline will be running daily walking tours and showing off their new model of the route.

Ceramics in the City

Exhibition

Ceramics in the City

Exhibition | 1

Thur, 6-8.30pm, Fri-Sun, 10am-5pm

136 Kingsland Road, E2 8EA

Meet the makers, browse and buy at this vibrant fair which features over 50 leading ceramic artists from across the UK. An eclectic selection of work to suit all budgets will be on sale direct from the makers, from practical table-ware to ornaments and striking one-off collector pieces.

citizenM Bankside Secret Garden

Installation

citizenM Bankside Secret Garden

Installation | 1

9am-11pm

citizenM Bankside, SE1 0NZ

citizenM
Secret Garden at Bankside Design District's hub
As part of its annual Secret Garden series, citizenM Bankside has commissioned The Spaces in Between, a planted installation by Carly Rogers Flowers, to debut during London Design Festival 2017.

citizenM Shoreditch Estate Playground

Installation

citizenM Shoreditch Estate Playground

Installation | 1

9am-11pm

citizenM Shoreditch, EC2A 3ET

citizen Shoreditch: Estate Playground

citizenM Shoreditch is collaborating with London-based designer Yinka Ilori to transform the hotel's entrance into a vibrant public playground, inspired by Yinka’s memories of growing up on a North London council estate.

Clinic //2

Exhibition

Clinic //2

Exhibition | 1

12pm - 11pm: Wed. 12pm - 6pm: Thurs. 12pm - 10pm: Fri. 12pm - 6pm: Sat. 12pm - 6pm: Sun.

Bargehouse, SE1 9PH

Clinic //2 explores the diminishing digital interface layer and technology’s effect on our reality.

Digital emulation continually strives to become indecipherable from real-world existence. Where does your reality stop and simulation begin?

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