The most exciting couple of weeks for Design Lovers in London are nearly arriving! The London Design Festival 2017 is happening from the 16th to the 24th of September and this year’s edition has over 300 events happening throughout the design capital of the world.
This can be overwhelming, so we bring you a complete guide with all the unmissable events from the most unmissable design event in the world!
London Design Festival
Celebrating London as the gateway to international design, the London Design Festival celebrates is 15th anniversary in 2017 with hundreds of events and landmark projects. Look out for this year’s landmark projects: Camille Walala’s colourful architectural playground in the middle of Broadgate, Ross Lovegrove’s Transmission and While We Wait by Elias and Yousef Anastas, both at the V&A.
An exuberantly colourful, strange and squidgy new world, Villa Walala creates an unexpected architectural landscape in the heart of Broadgate. Dreamt up by textile designer Camille Walala the ‘building-block castle’, covered and coloured with digitally printed patterns, is a landmark project of the London Design Festival which promises to be the best yet as it celebrates 15 years.
London Design Festival at the Victoria and Albert Museum
London’s venerable Victoria and Albert Museum is the central hub of The London Design Festival for the ninth time in 2017, when the festival celebrates its 15th year. This year British designer Ross Lovegrove has created Transmission, a spectacular 25-metre-long three dimensional tapestry inspired by the Devonshire Hunting Tapestries on display at the South Kensington museum.
The commercial cornerstone event of The London Design Festival, 100% Design is a vast showcase for more than 400 architects, product designers and interiors specialists. Our partners from DelightFull and Essential Home will be present and ready to inspire visitors with their collections.
Launched in 2016, and encompassing Tent London and Super Brands London, the London Design Fair is one of three big fairs timed to coincide with The London Design Festival.
Taking over a whole floor of the Old Truman Brewery the four-day industry event brings together 500 exhibitors from 28 countries, including independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features and exhibitions.
A world of design inspiration awaits at Focus/17. Attracting a global audience to Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, it is a creative and commercial platform where visitors can engage with international connoisseurs shaping the luxury design narrative today.
Decorex, the longest-standing design and interior show during The London Design Festival, returns to Syon Park in 2017, with Robert Adam’s Syon House providing an elegant backdrop to the event. This year, to celebrate its 40th edition, there’s an inspiring seminar programme with Giles Kime, interiors editor at Country Life, and Sophie Conran among the speakers exploring topics from hotel interiors to taking your brand global.
BRABBU is going to showcase its most recent products at Decorex, at the CovetLounge stand G41!
Held during the London Design Festival, DesignJunction gives visitors an exciting insight into some of the most innovative products and creations in the design world. BRABBU will take part in this great event, in partnership with Coveted Magazine!