London Design Festival 2022: 12 must-visit exhibitions and installations

London Design Festival 2022. INTO Sigh exhibition by Sony Design - Photo by Ed Reeve.

Kaleidoscopic experiences, brutalist swiveling seats, urban stone circles and more… London Design Festival 2022 celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Biennale Arte 2022: 10 national pavilions with great architecture and design

US Pavilion - Photo by Timothy Schenck, courtesy the artist and Matthew Marks Gallery, ©Simone Leigh.

Biennale Arte 2022: surreal environments inspired by William S. Burroughs, Parisian bistros and black women-powered settings. We selected 10 must-see national pavilions in Venice.

Collect 2022: 7 crafts and design projects celebrating the UN Year of Glass

Tim Rawlinson x London Glassblowing - Courtesy of Collect.

UN Year of Glass: mysterious constellations, ancient African crafts and dichroic transparencies shine at Collect 2022.

Collect 2022: Somerset House unveils the status of the art of crafts and design

Thrown Form by Dan Kelly x 155A Gallery - Photo Jake Curtis, styling Laura Fulmine, coutesy of Collect 2022.

Sustainability, glass celebration, unconventional textiles, post-pandemic memories and optimism are the key trends to look out for at Collect 2022.

London Design Biennale 2021 explores the role of design in tackling global issues

Forest for Change by Es Devlin @ London Design Biennale 2021 - Photo by Ed Reed, courtesy of London Design Biennale.

Curated by Es Devlin, London Design Biennale 2021 takes over Somerset House with 38 exhibitions from six continents and a ‘forest for change’ in the historic building’s courtyard.

The Garden of Privatized Delights, the British Pavilion in Venice asks how to make public space more inclusive

THE GARDEN OF PRIVATISED DELIGHTS, British Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2021 - All photos by Cristiano Corte.

London studio Unscene Architecture presents ‘The Garden of Privatized Delights’ exhibition at the British Pavilion in Venice. The exhibition explores the rapid rise of privately-owned public space, offering an inspiring alternative vision that urges both sectors to work together to create better-designed spaces for all.

Spring is in the air at Collect 2021. And so is the will to restart after a these trouble times

COLLECT 2021 - Hostler Burrows - Eva Zathraeus - Indigo Platelett Cluster, 2020 - Courtesy of Collect.

Collect 2021: at the 17th edition of the only gallery-presented art and crafts fair, many are the pieces inspired by budding plants, blooming flowers and thriving reefs. It’s about time to leave the winter behind. Check the pieces we liked the most.

8 British furniture designs debuting at London Design Festival 2020

ION desk light by Bohinc Studio - Photo by Philippe Fragniere, courtesy of Bohinc Studio.

Paul Cocksedge ‘slumped’ tables, Tom Dixon glassblower geometric barware and Thomas Heatherwick’s verdant table forests are among the 8 British furniture designs we liked the most debuting in London.

THE HOTHOUSE: Studio Weave creates an edible tropical jungle with a sustainable message in London

HOTHOUSE by Studio Swine @ London Design Festival 2020 - Courtesy of LDF.

By 2050 mangos and pineapples are likely to ripe in orchards across the UK, say scientists. THE HOTHOUSE conservatory by Studio Weave highlights the reality of Climate Change and rising temperature.

The ‘Scream The House Down’ project funnels lockdown frustration screams into an urban light installation

SCREAM THE HOUSE DOWN project - Courtesy of Marcus Lyall and Illuminate Productions.

With social distancing still in place and tensions continuing to rise, London-based artist Marcus Lyall and not-for-profit arts organisation Illuminate Productions have transformed a soon-to-be-demolished office block in London Bridge into ‘Scream The House Down’, a light-responsive public artwork. “Please scream responsibly!”