Mayfair is fast emerging as the leading destination for contemporary and collectable design in London. The past few years have seen a steady increase in the focus towards design of the existing galleries and auction houses, as well as the opening of new spaces which enhance the design-centered character of the area. The newly established Mayfair Design District aims to showcase this developing identity while promoting it to a wider audience.
As part of The London Design Festival, Mayfair Design District will organise a series of exhibitions, openings installations and performances with the objective of nurturing and cultivating the creative disciplines still found in this thriving community; in addition to contemporary design, Mayfair still boasts to this day practioners with an illustrious creative heritage, including cordwainers , milliners, jewellers and cabinet makers to name just a few. The Mayfair Design District partners for 2017 include Achille Salvagni Atelier, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Mazzoleni, Galerie Kreo, Gallery Fumi, Privekollektie, The New Craftsmen, Front Rugs, Holly Hunt and Christian Liaigre.