News from the London Design Festival and our Partners
Clerkenwell Design Week
The fourth annual Clerkenwell Design Week will welcome over 200 designers and manufacturers from Britain and across the globe, as they showcase their latest designs. This year sees an enhanced format including increased exhibition spaces, an array of curated projects and a programme of talks and seminars from leading design experts.
Dates: 21 - 23 May
19 Greek Street
Designing the Middle East Beirut
19 Greek Street presents Designing the Middle East Beirut, an exhibition of work by Lebanese Designer, Karen Chekerdjian. The pieces selected for this first show of Chekerdjian’s work in the UK explore how the challenges of a difficult urban landscape can inspire new ways of creating through processes of trial and error.
Dates: 31 May – 19 July
The Aram Gallery
Prototypes & Experiments VII
Continuing its exhibition series Prototypes & Experiments, showing models and prototypes sourced from the studios of established and emerging designers. This display series focuses on the important role model making plays in a design process and charts the development of an object through its physical, experimental steps.
Dates: 3 May - 15 June
Editions: Contemporary Rugs for Collectors
Christopher Farr celebrates its 25th anniversary by launching Editions: Contemporary Rugs for Collectors at Somerset House. Editions is a collaboration with designers and artists to develop and produce rugs in limited editions of 50 to 200.
Dates: 2 May - 30 Jun
Designs of the Year
This exhibition brings together the contenders for the Design Museum’s sixth annual Designs of the Year. It includes the best designs from around the world in the last twelve months across seven categories: architecture, digital, fashion, furniture, graphics, product and transport. Congratulations to the overall winner GOV.UK.
Dates: 20 March – 7 July
Presented as a documentation of racing bicycles dating back to 1903, graphic designer Christoph Reichert and printer Dolly Demoratti have collaborated on a bike inspired show entitled ‘Grand Boucle’. The exhibition takes you through a visual narrative of vintage and contemporary bike design. Prints will be for sale during the exhibition and afterwards online.