The Material Matters 2023 fair in London celebrates sustainability through material innovation. From lighting designs made from upcycled eyeglasses lenses to peace-driven Russian furniture in recycled plastic and more.
London Design Festival 2023: a sound-responsive blade of light in Saint Paul Cathedral, sustainable materials on the South Bank, a peaceful garden/playroom by Lego®, and more.
A sound-responsive blade of light in Saint Paul Cathedral and a suspended glowing halo at St. Stephen Walbrook Church celebrate Sir Christopher Wren’s legacy on his 300th death anniversary at the London Design Festival 2023.
The Serpentine Pavilion 2023 by French Lebanese architect Lina Ghotmeh in central London “is an encouragement to enter into a dialogue, to convene and to think about how we could reinstate and re-establish our relationship to nature and to the Earth.”
An oversize architectural wind chime, a fabric village square, and Polish windows for Ukraine’s reconstructions. The best of the London Design Biennales is on Archipanic.
Collect international fair shines a light on the post-pandemic state-of-the-art of the craft and design market – in the UK and abroad.
Textiles and ceramics, contemporary art jewelry, the African diaspora’s cross-cultural fertilisation, and K-Culture are among the key trends of Collect 2023.
Eleven ‘traditionally untraditional’ Christmas trees mesmerize the country house’s visitors in West Yorkshire, England. Long Live The Christmas Tree!
The Dalmore and Kengo Kuma create an architectural ‘floating’ sculpture for the Luminary Series of limited-edition luxury whiskies.
SEE MONSTER by NEWSUBSTANCE studio in Weston-super-Mare, UK, opens to the public, triggering conversations about reuse, renewables, and the great British weather.
Inspired by Neolithic stone circles, the HENGE installation and gathering space “creates a space separate from the outside world.”
Materiality, movement, gravity, and colour swivel at SolidNature and Sabine Marcelis’ interactive installation for London Design Festival.
Kaleidoscopic experiences, brutalist swiveling seats, urban stone circles and more… London Design Festival 2022 celebrates its 20th anniversary.
Heatherwick Studio and the British National Trust unveiled a pyramidal kinetic glasshouse that literally unfolds to reveal an immense space full of sub-tropical vegetation paying tribute to the ancient trading Silk Route.
Divine Inspiration is the first lighting release for Lee Broom in four years, showcasing a series of new ethereal lighting pieces in a range of materials, including a limited-edition collection in white plaster, which is hand crafted by the designer himself.
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.
Craft Scotland: sustainable seaweed textiles, sculptural vessels inspired by the Scottish landscape and porcelain animals inspired by myths and children’s stories.
Robert George debuts at Collect Art Fair with Simmer Down, four sculptural vessels respectfully crafted from saw felled Sycamore and storm felled Oak.
UN Year of Glass: mysterious constellations, ancient African crafts and dichroic transparencies shine at Collect 2022.
Sustainability, glass celebration, unconventional textiles, post-pandemic memories and optimism are the key trends to look out for at Collect 2022.
Samuel Ross’ new furniture collections blend European and Western African references to explore Black culture’s wounds and hopes, from the African diaspora to contemporary struggles.
“Like a wooden conical musical instrument,” the UK Pavilion by Es Devlin at Expo 2020 Dubai displays AI-generated poems submitted by visitors.
Adam Nathaniel Furman has created ‘Proud Little Pyamid,’ a giant psychedelic installation in the heart of Kings Cross.
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.
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.
Craft trends – Despite the pandemic, a growing interest in craft foreshadows a brighter phase for both galleries and creatives.
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.
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.
LDF2020: We have created a Pinterest gallery featuring some of the best design launches, exhibitions and installations on show in London.
Visitors are invited to collaborate to breath life into the interactive UNITY installation by Marlene Huissoud at Coal Drops Yard in London.