London Design Festival is the largest design event in Great Britain, which takes place once a year in September. Remned and debuting designers show designs that match this year’s motto – “Design is Here, There and Everywhere”. The festival brings people from different areas of design together and offers them the opportunity to present and discuss their creations of internalionen visitors. Unfortunately you missed the chance to attend the event this year? Then look forward to the highlights in pictures!
Contemporary designs from the London Design Festival 2013
The annual event London Design Festival is backed by government and world leaders. The gallery at 19 Greek Street is the center of the design world for nine days. With the numerous exhibitions, showrooms and parties, the event is one of the most important design fairs with global significance. In London, designers get their solo design scene and take the opportunity to exchange ideas with leading manufacturers and the numerous visitors. In the pictures above: Architects Team Wallpaper from Japan presented at the exhibition “Established & Sons ”furniture series with pignified resin – coffee tables, chairs, sliding doors, sideboards, available in a variety of colors.
Light installation by British designer Faye Toogood – “The Conductor”
The show “Established & Sons ”showed the art installation by Faye Toogood, which consists of 160 fluorescent lamps. These can be arranged as desired and provide individual lighting effects.
Desk design by Donald Judd
Furniture series ‘Judd at Conran’ includes 8 pieces by Donald Judd, produced by the Judd Foundation. He used solid wood and plywood for production.
Tables and chairs by Donald Judd
Lights manufacturer Bocci presents hand-blown glass lights and chandeliers
The unique light installation is 30 meters long
The glass lights are attached to copper cables
Norfolk House Music Romm by V.&A: Luxury dining room from Scholten & Baijing Still
Artful staging of a dining room situation
A living picture: design goods on display with a musical background
Darkroom Boutique: Shop window design “So Sottsass” by Studiopeppe, Zuzunga and Stone Theater
Darkroom Boutique: “So Sottsass” cushions and marble tops from Stone Theater
London restaurant “Les Trois Garcon” shows furniture design by the De Pau design studio from Portugal
Storage table by de Pau for Les Trois Garcons
Benjamin Hubert presents the “Ripple” table – the lightest table in the world
Designer Matthew Hiltons watch made of stainless steel and calfskin strap by Bill Amberg
“The Upside of Down” exhibition in Sketch Restaurant
It includes 5 installations by 4 designers. Left: “Anagolia” by Andrea Mancuso and Emilia Serra – functionally furnished rooms with creative light effects. Right: “Things” by Richard Hutten – retro chairs by the Dutch manufacturer Casala.
“Liquid forms” by the Danish ceramist Christina Schou Christensen
Exhibition in the basement of 19 Greek Street – Studio Noam Dover
“Cotton Candy” a project by Maries van Putten and Rutger de Regt made from recycled polypropylene
Hilla Shamia shows the collection “The Wood Castings” made of aluminum and wood
Freestanding mirrors by the Norwegian designer duo Amy Hunting and Oscar Narud
The copper, steel and stone mirrors can be seen at Libby Sellers Gallery.
Design container Sinkhole by Liliana Ovalle
“Grandmateria III” exhibition includes containers made of red clay and oak inspired by the Philosopher’s Stone.
Benjamin Boyce’s desk at the exhibition “The giant Design Junction”
“Base Bowls” by the Chilean design studio Bravo!
“Base Bowls” bowls and containers
“Vita” side table by Uncontrollable Urge
Design vessels “Silt” from VW + BS
“Element” container from Vitamin
Braided lamps made of Mimbre fibers from the Chilean brand Claesson by Koivisto Rune
Richard Brendon in cooperation with Patternity presents tableware
The “100% Design” exhibition showed the MT club chair and A-frame table by André Klauser and Ed Carpenter
Dollop pendant lamp by Ash Allen from Australia – an object that influences the room
Outdoor metal chair design Lionheart by Ash Allen
Architect Alex Meitlis “Brassware Collection” – brassware with a sculptural aesthetic
“Lowinfo” attractive concrete washbasins
Studio Plant & Moss presents “Geometrics” desk accessories made of walnut wood
Graphic design exhibition – Typographic Circle’s Circular Magazine by Domenic Lippa
Cork installation by FAT Architects
Design products from Africa
Innovative products from Africa were shown at the fair – the wool chair by Cheick Diallo from Mali, “Grafik Afrika” by Trevyn and Julian McGowan, “Sweat Lamp” and “Tray” side table by Doktor & Misses from Johannesburg.
Zebra table with geometric patterns made of exotic hardwoods from West Africa – by Lightning and Kinglyface
Meike Harde presents storage furniture made of metal called “London”
Ari Kanerva from Helsinki shows the Lanka table with a steel frame and glass top
Ottchil table design from Korea: Eunhak Kim, Sunghee Do and Hanna Lee show contemporary furniture made in traditional craftsmanship
“Avignon” dressing table and mirror with integrated LED light, Sstudio Codolagni from Hungary
Column foot table made of polished granite with steel by studio Vera & Kyte from Norway
Kacper Hamilton – “Bishop of Norwich” series glasses with brass bottom and carafe
Left: Facade design by Werner Aisslinger. Right: Glass pendant lamp Cleo Pendant by Mark Douglas