Ten Designers in the West Wing




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The London Design Festival launched an exhibition of ten major international designers as part of its new partnership with the high-profile venue of Somerset House.

Ten Designers in the West Wing presented the work of an impressive list of well-established names, exhibiting in collaboration with their best clients. The participating designers, all of whom were invited by the Festival, created a bespoke environment in which to display their work within the recently renovated rooms in the building’s West Wing.

The exhibition was a showcase of creativity and the very best in contemporary design and production. “The elegant rooms at Somerset House allowed us to exhibit the work of an invited group of designers, each of whom has createad a series of design stories about their work and the key brands with whom they work. It was a new way for us to present design in the Festival and its quality to stand out,” explains Festival Director, Ben Evans.

Participating designers included Alex Rasmussen, Arik Levy, Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, Faye Toogood, Luca Nichetto, Jasper Morrison, nendo, Patternity, Ross Lovegrove and Tino Schaedler. Monocle Radio had a temporary studio in the West Wing for the duration of the Festival.


10 Designers in the West Wing

London Design Festival

Over nine days in September, the London Design Festival feature hundreds of events taking place across London, showcasing the city's pivotal role in global design. The London Design Festival 2018 will be held 15-23 September, featuring over 400 Partners, Landmark Projects, and V&A Commissions.

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