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Fitzrovia Design District

Fitzrovia has a long and diverse history of design innovation across a wide range of design disciplines. It hosts some of the world’s most long-standing design houses and the most innovative start-ups and independents. The area is a recognised creative hub. Its natural stimulus nurtures the finest in British design.

Fitzrovia has a proud history as the home to London’s creative giants over the last 400 years such as John Constable, Augustus John, Walter Sickert and Nina Hamnett. Their legacy created an area that has nurtured creativity and has made Fitzrovia the destination place for the best in British design.

From literature, fashion, design, art and architecture, Fitzrovia has been the birthplace for London’s best creative talent.

Today it attracts companies on the forefront of innovation such as Facebook, Netflix and the world’s most respected advertising agencies who choose to base themselves in Fitzrovia. Creatives, designers, advertising agencies, architects, fashionistas, galleries, artists and scientists want to be in Fitzrovia. It is their home in what is one of the world’s most global cities. It is also a home to leading flagship homeware stores, no fewer than 25, such as Heal’s and Habitat and global leaders in architecture and design, Arup.

Charlotte Street, known for being London’s food quarter, boasts five Michelin star restaurants within five minutes walk of each other. Fitzrovia’s unique position in Central London has its own style and character where large global companies sit alongside small independents and a diverse local community, with its vibrant cafes and restaurants. Design and innovation are the part of its ’DNA’.

District Late Night: Thursday 20 September

 

Fitzrovia Design District

Fitzrovia has a proud history of being home to artisans, authors and artists who have shaped the area and the world. The area is a recognised design hub emanating creativity that is a stimulus to nurture and attract the finest in global design.

Its distinctive personality sees design-led independents sit alongside world-leading retailers, organisations and universities. Today, Fitzrovia is home to London’s food quarter as well as 25 flagship stores on Tottenham Court Road.

The new Fitzrovia Design District will showcase the area’s established and new design influencers including homeware, architecture, the built environment, product design with key partners such as Heal’s, Habitat, Arup.

Food and Drink:

Newman Arms

The pub will be giving away 200 limited-edition London Design Festival ‘crowlers’ (910ml cans) of any draught beer for only £5. Features original artwork commissioned in 1936 by a renowned graphic designer. Redeemable when LDF Guide is presented.

23 Rathbone St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1NG

Roka

The acclaimed Japanese robata restaurant is treating festival visitors with a 20% discount for those presenting the LDF magazine when dining. Maximum two guests per magazine. Booking required.

37 Charlotte St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1RR

Pescatori

Enjoy a Mediterranean Seafood Platter Antipasto from Fitzrovia’s seafood experts, Pescatori. Indulge in lobster, oysters, mussels, shrimps, giant tiger prawns on a bed of crushed ice. £45 for 2 to share, with a glass of Pinot Grigio Rosé wine each. Maximum 6 people per table.

57 Charlotte St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 4PD

Konditor & Cook

The brownie specialist is creating its own limited-edition London Design Festival Brownies. You can also grab 20% off any brownie when you present the LDF magazine at its Goodge Street Store.

39 Goodge St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2PX

Gigs

Gigs is offering its outstanding small fish ‘n chips or small kebab in pita with chips and a soft drink for just £4.99. Valid any day throughout LDF until 5pm, except Fridays.

12 Tottenham St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 4RE

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