As you walk in the lobby of the Sanderson London hotel, Yinka Ilori’s colourful Christmas tree glows, framed by modernist architecture and eclectic interiors.
Please Be Seated, Paul Cocksedge rippling communal bench for British Land echoes the rhythm of a London thriving neighbourhood.
Lee Broom creates KALEIDOSCOPIA, a deceiving optical chandelier composed of reflected optical illusions for London Design Festival 2019.
Robots on their way to intellective independence and weaved bamboo rings making the world a ‘lighter’ place… 7 installations pushing design boundaries at Victoria & Albert Museum!
A bioknit pavilion, a global journey in collectable design and natural materials promoting circular economy. What to see at London Design Festival, LDF2019 leading trade destinations.
Explore galaxy-like formation of precious stones, discover micro-architectures for urban birds and insects and more. We have picked 7 must-see exhibitions at London Design Festival 2019.
From Tom Dixon’s multi sensory explorations to Lara Bohinc lunar showcase and urban interventions by Paul Cocksedge, Camille Walala and more. We have picked 8 designers’ installations at LDF2019.
London 2019 – We selected some of the best exhibitions and on show at London Design Festival – LDF2019. From Victoria & Albert installations by Sam Baron, Kengo Kuma and must see exhibitions across the city. Check our round ups including some of the best designers’ projects and product launches.
From a distance, the Potemkin Theatre looks like a colorful abstract home… “But there is more than it meets the eye,” explain at Maich Swift Architects.
AfroditiKrassa Design Studio went deliberately dark for the hype-free Gordon Ramsay’s LUCKY CAT Asian restaurant in London which does not aim to be ‘shouty’. ‘How many times do you visit a place because it looks great in a picture but disappoints in real life?’
Serpentine Pavilion 2019: a hill made of rocks informed by the natural world appears to emerge from the lawn of Kensington Gardens in London.
On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York that started the gay movement we looked into the LGBT urbanization process and how hate crime, far right populisms, real estate and dating apps threaten gay bars and rainbow districts that marked cities’ history from San Francisco to Berlin.
The new London Brutalist Edition by Skyline Chess transforms the Barbican Towers, the Alexandra Road Estate and One Kemble Street into architectural chess pieces.
Haunted hotels, sci-fi interiors and erotic milk bars. London Design Museum celebrates the work of Stanley Kubrick. The exhibition explores the director’s unique command of the whole creative process of film making.
In a hidden basement in the heart of Brera district, Artefatto Design Studio showcases a cloud-like curvaceous sofa, side tables with marble details emulating the veins of a leaf and timeless furniture designs. Are you willing to go deeper?
Low quality fakes sold online, the need for more crafts-related courses and Brexit. At the Collect fair in London, we interviewed the Crafts Council’s Executive Director Rosy Greenlees about the opportunities, challenges and risks of one of the UK’s most dynamic sectors.
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Charlotte Kidger developed an innovative solution using waste stream from CNC fabrication to create the ‘Industrial craft’ design collection.
A Japanese exquisite tea set, soft green hues, subtle patterns and bespoke furniture. The TIME FOR TEA installation brings together crafts and design from across the globe, one sip at a time.
The state of the art of design Made in Uruguay shone at the Aram Gallery. Matteo Fogale invited and teamed up with 7 design studio from the capital Montevideo to pay tribute to Modernist master Julio Vilamajó Echaniz blending the country’s traditional crafts, modernist heritage and contemporary vibe.
Floating globes and glowing discs shine in Lee Broom’s London showroom. The designer completes and showcases his OBSERVATORY stellar-inspired lighting collection.
At London Design Festival, Kellenberger–White has designed Alphabet chairs, a playful set of multicoloured and typographic seats inspired by Bauhaus design as well as Bruno Munari’s series ‘Seeking Comfort in an Uncomfortable Chair’.
London Design Festival teamed up with Waugh Thistleton Architects, to create MULTIPLY, a sustainable installation encouraging visitors to re-think the way homes and cities are designed and built.
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A modular architectural pavilion and a multi-sensory design installation merging classical music with design… 5 exhibitions at Victoria & Albert Museum during London Design Festival 2018.
LDF 2018 – From the V&A to urban installations and galleries’ exhibitions. London Design Festival is in full swing. Flick through our dedicated Pinterest board and follow our ongoing report.
Uruguay’s cutting-edge design scene, a mind-powered airship and an exploration of how bigdata can help us to design better cities… 10 must-see design exhibitions at London Design Festival 2018.
The Greeks have a quite disobedient temperament! Studio INI’s kinetic installation at London Design Biennale 2018 morphs around the bodies of visitors passing through it and challenges the very static understanding of architecture. What if buildings could shape themselves around us? Disobey to prove it right!
Themed ‘Emotional States’, London Design Biennale 2018 focuses on the power of design to create, trigger and shape emotions. We selected 12 of the best installations on show including a kinetic architecture adapting to body movement, a rainbow structure celebrating LGBT right to equal love, nostalgia-infused wallpapers and a temporary shelter and objects designed by refugees.
Frida Escobedo’s Serpentine Pavilion 2018 harnesses a subtle interplay of light, water and geometry. The Mexican architect is the 18th and youngest architect to accept the invitation to design the long awaited temporary structure in the Serpentine Gallery lawn in Kensington Gardens, London.