18 events found

Better Letters Workshops & Glowing Alphabet Peep Show

Workshop

Better Letters Workshops & Glowing Alphabet Peep Show

Workshop | 2

Workshops (Weekends, 10am - 5pm); Peep Show (8am - 8pm, Every Day)

The Art Academy, SE1 1HR

Better Letters brings three workshops and the Glowing Alphabet Peep Show to this year's festival. Visitors can take a crash course in signwriting, hand lettering, or glass gilding from international lettering legends, and take a glimpse through the peep holes in a lettering-filled curiosity cabinet.

London Design Festival at Oxo Tower Wharf

Open Studio

London Design Festival at Oxo Tower Wharf

Open Studio | 1

Mon-Sun 11am-6pm

Oxo Tower Wharf, SE1 9PH

The iconic Oxo Tower Wharf celebrates the very best in design, craft and innovation. Including LDF landmark project URBAN CABIN; Estonian design in gallery@oxo; clean air and urban design with an installation of tree saplings; plus a host of events across the designer-maker studios and more

Size Doesn't Matter / design_estonia

Exhibition

Size Doesn't Matter / design_estonia

The concept of “Size Doesn’t Matter” expo contrasts the smallness of the land and the density of designers and the abundance of the achievements, in order to introduce Estonian design in foreign countries. The collection consists of high quality small print run products and of industrial products.

The 5th Room

Open Studio

The 5th Room

Open Studio | 2

Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri, 9am - 5.30pm. Wed, 9am - 10pm.

120 Webber Street, SE1 0QL

DesignSpace London introduces the new kitchen ‘must have’, The 5th Room - a temperature and humidity-controlled walk-in Pantry.
They will also be hosting an exhibition of the exciting new Bathroom range from international homeware brand Joseph Joseph.

Africa Centre: A Large Chair Does Not Make A King

Installation

Africa Centre: A Large Chair Does Not Make A King

Installation | 2

10am - 6pm

Arch 29 Union Yard , SE1 0 LR

“A Large Chair Does Not Make a King” is an immersive installation which will allow visitors to engage with the art and move through the space. The Africa Centre is delighted to be working with London-based designer Yinka Ilori to launch this specially commissioned installation.

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.

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.

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?

Graphic Design Process: Analog Artifacts of Experimentation, Development, & Production

Exhibition

Graphic Design Process: Analog Artifacts of Experimentation, Development, & Production

Exhibition | 1

Wed 5-9 pm, Thur, Fri, Sat 12-7pm, Sun 12-5pm

Devonshire House, SE1 1TD

San Francisco's Letterform Archive presents Graphic Design Process: Analog Artifacts of Experimentation, Development, & Production

Live lettering with Paul Antonio on Borough High Street

Installation

Live lettering with Paul Antonio on Borough High Street

Installation | 1

Open 24 hours

Borough High Street (various locations), SE1 1NX

Literary legends of Bankside will come alive through a series of installations by master calligrapher Paul Antonio. Historic Borough High St, one of London’s oldest thoroughfares, was walked by Chaucer, Dickens and Shakespeare. Quotes will be inscribed on windows in the letterforms of the period.

Low Line Bankside

Walks / Tours

Low Line Bankside

Walks / Tours | 1

Open 24 hours

Union Yard Arches, SE1 0LR

Discover a hidden tranquil route following the mighty Victorian viaducts through Bankside, linking Waterloo with London Bridge, Blackfriars with Elephant and Castle and beyond. Join us for a series of events, talks and tours exploring this new direction across the heart of Bankside.

Minute Miniatures Launch

Workshop

Minute Miniatures Launch

Workshop | 2

Mon to Fri 10am - 5pm, Sat 12-6pm, Sun 12-5pm, Late night 'Workshop' on Wed 20th 6.30pm - 9.00pm

Unit 1.18, OXO Tower Wharf , SE1 9PH

Bramwell Brown will be officially launching the new ‘Minute Miniatures’ range at LDF with a series of workshop events throughout the week, including late night opening on 20th September 6.30pm - 9pm at their studio. Paint your own pre-cast models. Tickets are limited! (Click 'Read More' below)

Food Design Thinking

Installation

Food Design Thinking

Installation | 1

10am - 5pm Wed & Thu, 10am - 6pm Fri, 8:00 - 5pm Sat

Borough Market, SE1 1TL

The Royal College of Art and Imperial College have created a treasure trail of ‘food design thinking’ to encourage open innovation amongst the World famous stalls of Borough Market. Including: promoting children’s good eating habits and the Open Kitchen, a space to inspire creative cooking.

Open Studio

Open Studio

Open Studio

Open Studio | 1

11am - 7pm, Tue to Fri

Innermost, SE1 9PH

Following the success of last years LDF events the Innermost showroom and bar will once again be open to the public showcasing their very latest AW 2017 collection. In addition this year there will be a portfolio surgery for design graduates and a presentation on Bluetooth control for lighting.

Buster + Punch GARAGE

Workshop

Buster + Punch GARAGE

Workshop | 1

Mon-Fri 11am-18.30pm Sat 11am-16pm

Buster + Punch - The Hop Exchange, SE1 1TY

GARAGE, inspired by the brand’s origin story building motorbikes, will see the launch of their latest VS collaboration with Michelin star chef Tom Sellers, a ‘Hardware Hacks’ workshop, a photo exhibition by Subsculptures, a Garage Sale and the BUSTER BULB / TUBE launch party with DJs.

An evening presentation and a glass of wine hosted by Jason Bruges

Talk / Seminar

An evening presentation and a glass of wine hosted by Jason Bruges

Talk / Seminar | 2

6.30pm - 7.30pm

Mondrian London, SE1 9PD

An evening presentation and a glass of wine hosted by Jason Bruges

Don't Think Twice - Temporary Public Art at London Bridge Station

Installation

Don't Think Twice - Temporary Public Art at London Bridge Station

Installation | 1

24h (public realm)

London Bridge Station, SE1

Artist Jennifer Abessira was commissioned for a temporary, creative interpretation of the London Bridge identity to greet commuters. A partnership between Team London Bridge, Network Rail and MTArt that aims to bring a snapshot of the area's colour and vibrancy to the newly opened station entrance.

Urban Cabin by MINI LIVING with Sam Jacob Studio

Landmark Project

Urban Cabin by MINI LIVING with Sam Jacob Studio

MINI LIVING is a long-term research project by MINI which explores the future of urban habitats based on creative use of space through innovative design, the principle of which made the MINI brand so famous since 1959.

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