London Design Festival: all this week!

The London Design Festival is a must for anyone creative. It’s a nine day celebration of London looking at all design disciplines.

A Gust Of Wind by  Paul CockSedge
Friday 24th September at the V&A

There are simply hundreds of individual design events happening over the nine days including; meeting designer makers in their studios at the V&A , the opportunity to attend a seminar on a favourite topic of design, exhibitions of ceramics, jewellery, textiles, glass, fine art, sculpture, art that’s for sale and much much moreFramed by Stuart Haygarth

I couldn’t possibly mention all of the events but below are is a list from the ‘Interiors’ section from A – N. It’s a very busy event so I would advice you to book on to any of the seminars or events that you are interested in. Click here for more information

Art Works – Oiva Toikka at Vessel
Vessel Gallery presents new & unique art glass works by Finnish master Oiva Toikka for his 50th anniversary at Iittala
Vessel Gallery, W11 2PW

Bernhardt Design unveils Monica Förster’s latest creation Vika
Bernhardt Design unveils Monica Förster’s Vika and introduces Jaime Hayon’s Bardot at Brands Limited, Clerkenwell
99 St John Street, EC1M 4AS

BoConcept 2011 Collection Launch Event
A weekend event with interior design surgery and a showcase of art and design
BoConcept, W1T 7NH

BLAST! 2010
Cohesion Glassmakers’ Network group selling show
Zest Gallery, SW6 1RS

Blurry Boundaries
A world first look at brand new product, industrial and interior design from Studio Torsten Neeland
11 Chance Street, E2 7JB

Blueware by Studio Glithero at Sigmar
Studio Glithero’s beautiful interpretation of traditional blue and white porcelain tiles
Sigmar, SW3 4AS

Ceramics in the City
Ceramics in the City, a 3-day selling fair, returns to the Geffrye with stunning new work by 48 selected ceramicists
Geffrye Museum, E2 8EA

Change of Season at Ligne Roset City Showroom
Ligne Roset City presents an exciting new layout to welcome the UK arrival of its stunning new collection
37-39 Commercial Road, E1 1LF

Czech & Speake
Window display of collection of furniture and accessories
39c Jermyn Street, SW1Y 6DN

Decorex International 2010
Decorex will showcase a unique collection of top end, design led interior products from the industry’s finest suppliers
Royal Hospital Chelsea, SW3 4SR

Design Against The Clock
Design ‘performances’ at Established & Sons LIMITED. Established & Sons LIMITED will also act as a Design Café
2-3 Duke Street, St James’s, SW1Y 6BJ

Designers from London
New accessories concept store Darkroom presents  ‘Designers from London’
52 Lamb’s Conduit Street, WC1N 3LL

Design shop & cafe bar launch; emerging designers – retro & vintage; cups of tea; creative nights with beer & cocktails
9 Caledonian Road, N1 9DX


At Focus/10 great design takes centre stage
Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, SW10 0XE

Focus (A center emitting and receiving light rays)
Martha Freud’s first collection of lighting, furniture and tableware is displayed at The Hospital Club in Covent Garden
24 Endell Street, WC2H 9HQ

Global Industry at The Dock
Global Industry at The Dock is a creative hub for design in the Portobello Dock Canalside estate in Ladbroke Grove
Portobello Dock, W10 5BU

14 Days of Food and Design from Helsinki
Londonewcastle Depot, N1 7SL

HIVE Open Studio Pop Up Shop
HIVE opens the studio to view latest interior products and lighting all for sale to the public
6 Shardeloes Road, SE14 6NZ

Mint is pleased to present ‘Homework’, an exhibition promoting the Best of New Design for LDF 2010
2 North Terrace, SW3 2BA

Mind-Sets is a retrospective of Dutch designer Ineke Hans’s work and her first solo exhibition in the UK
The Aram Gallery, WC2B 5SG

In Every Dream Home
New works by Paul Kelley, Studio Glithero, Freddie Yauner and Tina Roeder in a new collaboration between FUMI and FENDI
Gallery FUMI, EC2A 4BA

In Miniature
Caravan and hand-printed wallpaper artist Deborah Bowness play with scale!
3 Redchurch St, E2 7DJ

Innofa fabrics has joined forces with Frank and new concept store Darkroom to create a collection of one-off accessories
Darkroom, WC1N 3LL

In Residence: London vs Milano
Natuzzi invites two creatives, one from London and one from Milan, to interpret graphically their vision of London
Unit 2 & 3 The Pulse, NW3 6EP


Kvadrat and Cristian Zuzunaga
Kvadrat launches their textile collection by Cristian Zuzunaga
10 Shepherdess Walk, N1 7LB

Let’s Talk About Colour
Let’s Talk About Colour at Ligne Roset Westend launches the new acid-hued, dynamic and youthful collection
23-25 Mortimer Street, W1T 3JE

loophouse open studio
Southwark Bridge Rd, SE1 0EX

Lovely stuff at SCP
SCP East host the UK launch of All Lovely Stüff plus SCP & Donna Wilson launch a new range of rugs
135-139 Curtain Road, EC2A 3BX

Mind The Shadow Gap: Contemporary Architectural Mouldings by Solomon & Wu
Solomon & Wu launch the next generation of interior mouldings in Kings Cross. Design meets architectural detailing
6 Whidborne Street, WC1 H8EU

Made In…
The Made in Design Collective present their debut exhibition of quietly reassuring design at East Gallery, Brick Lane
East Gallery, E1 6SA

Made-Up – A Pop Up Design Exhibition
Made-Up – A Pop Up Design Exhibition Presenting: Furniture, lighting, textiles, glass, mobiles, tabletop products
Made-Up @ Hardy Amies, SW3 6SD

Moooi at The Dock – Global Industry
Dutch design brand Moooi will open the doors of its new permanent showroom & UK headquarters at Portobello Dock
Moooi Showroom, W10 4RH

Moquette for London
Moquette design for London: an evening of discussion at the London Transport Museum
39 Wellington Street, WC2E 7BB

museumaker @ the Geffrye Museum
Extraordinary lighting by contemporary maker Kei Ito illuminates the Geffrye Museum’s collections
Geffrye Museum, E2 8EA

Nendo: Thin Black Lines + Blurry White Surfaces
Phillips de Pury presents the first UK solo show of the Japanese design studio Nendo
The Saatchi Gallery, Phillips de Pury & Company Project Space, SW3 4SQ

Neo Deco Pop-up Shop
Including work by Jose den Hartog & Chris Kabel, Sian Matthews, Nicole Mollett, Gareth Neal and Shan Valla
Space 54, EC2A 3QN

New Barbican Foodhall and Barbican Lounge
Newly re-designed Barbican Foodhall and Barbican Lounge by architects and designers SHH opens September 14th
Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS

Northern Lights
Celebrating everything that Viaduct stands for: originality, quality and the ability to spot talent
1-10 Summers Street, EC1R 5BD

Norwegian Prototypes 2010

55x40x23 x 10kg. We asked 14 Norwegian designers to design a product that could be transported in their hand luggage
Blackall Studios, EC2A 4QS


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