Material Matters 2023: ten sustainable design projects, furniture and installations in London

Material Matters 2023 in London - Photo by Material Matters.

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: twelve must-visit highlights

Aura by Pablo Valbuena at St Paul's Cathedral @ London Design Festival 2023 - Photo by Ed Reeve, courtesy of LDF.

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.

Mesmerising light installations celebrate Sir Christopher Wren’s legacy in London

Halo at St Stephen Walbrook by Moritz Waldemeyer @ London Design Festival 2023 - Photo by Ed Reeve, courtesy of LDF.

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.

London Design Biennale 2023: Eight must-see exhibitions at Somerset House

Turkey Pavilion @ London Design Biennale 2023 - Photo by Taran Wilkhu, courtesy of London Design Biennale.

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.

Long Live The Christmas Tree! A winter wonder exhibition at Harewood House

Swallows and Damsons @ Long Live the Christmas Tree - Photo Credit Tom Arber.

Eleven ‘traditionally untraditional’ Christmas trees mesmerize the country house’s visitors in West Yorkshire, England. Long Live The Christmas Tree!

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.