Written by Ruby Wilson
This year’s London Design Festival has noted the ‘crucial role of design’ in safeguarding the future of our planet’s environment and the communities that inhabit it. This week, a range of exhibitions, panel talks, and workshops emphasise the importance of adopting and championing sustainable practices within design. This theme appears throughout the festival’s programme of events, often illustrating a renewed closeness between creators, their craft, and the world around them. Discussions centre around questions of ethics and ecology, whilst live workshops and exhibitions showcase designs and materials that reveal new possibilities for a future where the fabric of the earth and the fabrics of our daily lives work in harmonious symbiosis.........................................
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