Posts Tagged London Design Festival

Decorex International 2011

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 , No Comments

This year at London Design Festival, Decorex International, the country’s leading design exhibition, will be working around the theme ‘Cherished Places’. A host of over 250 designers will be ‘exploring the creation of sanctuary and our cherished places’ including well-known brands, small UK based artisans and brand new talent. It will be based in Chelsea [...]

Read more

Yastik

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 , No Comments

Yet another feature of the London Design Festival is the launch of the autumn collection of Yastik by Rifat Özbek. In collaboration with Erdal Karaman, Özbek uses a mix of eclectic, handmade fabrics and patterns to create a meld of Turkish and English style. Each shop sports its own line that echoes its location. The [...]

Read more

Fendi and The Royal College Of Art

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 , 1 Comment

Fendi is enlisting the help of the Royal College Of Art’s prestigious Design Products Department to celebrate the opening of its new store on Sloane Street. The students will create window and in-store displays using innovative Fendi products and discarded materials. The display will be in store until the 25th of September as part of [...]

Read more

avantGarden

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 , 2 Comments

The design team avantGarden are a small group of Danish artists who will be exhibiting their work at London Design Festival under the theme Beautiful Mortality. The team includes Textile designer Tina Ratzer, Ceramic designers Meyer – Lavigne, Ceramic designer Louise Gaardmann and illustrator Lisa Grue. Their display will be from the 22nd to the 25th [...]

Read more

Wishing Marimekko a Happy 60th Birthday

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 , No Comments

Finnish company Marimekko has always been favourite for anyone with a love of bold patterns and simple designs. So of course we’re delighted to join Heal’s in celebrating 60 years of this fantastic branch of Scandinavian design since it was first introduced in 1951. Heal’s will be doing this with a pop-up Marimekko shop at [...]

Read more

Origin: The Contemporary Craft Fair

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 , No Comments

This is without a doubt the craft highlight of the London Design Festival. From the 22nd to the 28th of September over 200 contributors will be showcasing everything from furniture, metalwork, ceramics and glass, to accessories, jewellery, and knitwear. It will be held in the Old Spitalfields Market. Liberty will also be sponsoring the fair by curating five [...]

Read more

Kvadrat presents Textile Field

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 , No Comments

One of the main attractions of the London Design Festival is undoubtedly Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec‘s Textile Field. Danish textile company Kvadrat has teamed up with the two designers to create a installation of spongy, colourful textiles, where visitors  can lounge and appreciate the new perspective on space. The piece measures 30 by 8 metres [...]

Read more

The Cream Of Irish Design

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 , No Comments

The wonderful Design Island has returned to the London Design Festival this year. Their 200 square metre exhibition is indeed an amazing glimpse into the world of Irish design. Readers will be especially interested in the textiles side of the proceedings but the piece also features furniture, lighting and sculptural items. Design Island will be [...]

Read more

London Design Festival

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 , 1 Comment

That’s right! Once again it is time for the London Design Festival the annual event started in 2003 to celebrate and promote design in the UK and around the world. Over the next nine days we’ll be seeing a huge range of talent, and while we’re looking at it from the textiles point of view [...]

Read more