The London Design Festival 2013 in pictures: highlights of the event

Japanese architects team wallpaper furniture with pignified resin London Design FairLondon 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

Design Festival-Chair Design-Team Wallpaper-London Fair 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”

Art light installation design fluorescent lamps-Faye Toogood

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

Donald Judd Desk Design Fair Wood London Festival 2013

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  

Tables chairs Donald-Judd solid wood plywood designer furniture

Lights manufacturer Bocci presents hand-blown glass lights and chandeliers

London Design Festival-2013 Bocci Chandelier-Blown Glass Lights

The unique light installation is 30 meters long

Art intallation-with light V&A Gallery Bocci London

The glass lights are attached to copper cables

Bocci light art installation Victoria Albert Museum London design festival 2013

Norfolk House Music Romm by V.&A: Luxury dining room from Scholten & Baijing Still 

V&A Museum Scholten Baijing staging dining room situation

Artful staging of a dining room situation

London Design Event 2013 Scholten Baijing-Design tableware

A living picture: design goods on display with a musical background

V-A Museum-Living Image-Luxury Dining Room Design Music Background

Darkroom Boutique: Shop window design “So Sottsass” by Studiopeppe, Zuzunga and Stone Theater

London Design Festival-2013Darkroom-boutique shop window display case Lambs-Conduit Street

Darkroom Boutique: “So Sottsass” cushions and marble tops from Stone Theater

Pillow Pattern Design Darkroom-So Sottsass-Marble Slabs-Stone Theater

London restaurant “Les Trois Garcon” shows furniture design by the De Pau design studio from Portugal

Design Furniture London Festival Restaurant-Les Trois-Garcon De pau Portugal

Storage table by de Pau for Les Trois Garcons

Table with storage compartments-de Pau-for Les Trois Garcons restaurant

Benjamin Hubert presents the “Ripple” table – the lightest table in the world

Benjamin Hubert Corelam-the lightest table Ripple plywood

Designer Matthew Hiltons watch made of stainless steel and calfskin strap by Bill Amberg

Designer Matthew-Hilton watch stainless steel calfskin strap trends

“The Upside of Down” exhibition in Sketch Restaurant 

Restaurant Design The Upside of Down exhibition in London

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

Art from Keramin London Festival Design 2013 Liquified form

Exhibition in the basement of 19 Greek Street – Studio Noam Dover

19 Greek Street London Studio Noam-Dover exhibition in the basement

“Cotton Candy” a project by Maries van Putten and Rutger de Regt made from recycled polypropylene

Furniture Design Exhibition-London Cotton-Candy-Recycled Polypropylene

Hilla Shamia shows the collection “The Wood Castings” made of aluminum and wood

Hilla Shamia Collection-Wood Aluminum Designer London Festival

Freestanding mirrors by the Norwegian designer duo Amy Hunting and Oscar Narud 

Copper mirror with steel frame stone pedestal design

The copper, steel and stone mirrors can be seen at Libby Sellers Gallery.

Design container Sinkhole by Liliana Ovalle

Vessels Clay Oak Sinkhole Grandmateria Liliana Ovalle Mexico Design Fair

“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”

Exhibition The giant Design Junction desk Benjamin Boyce

“Base Bowls” by the Chilean design studio Bravo!

Base Bowls Design Bowls-Chile Bravo London Design Fair

“Base Bowls” bowls and containers

Design Fair London Exhibition Trays Bravo! Studio base bowl

“Vita” side table by Uncontrollable Urge

Design innovations Vita side table Step-like Uncontrollable Urge

Design vessels “Silt” from VW + BS

Design vessels jug VW + BS London Design Fair Highlight 2013

“Element” container from Vitamin

Design Exhibition 2013-Vitamin Vessels Containers

Braided lamps made of Mimbre fibers from the Chilean brand Claesson by Koivisto Rune

Braided Lamps-For Hanging Floor Lamp-Made In Mimbre Collection

Richard Brendon in cooperation with Patternity presents tableware 

Design London tableware collection Richard Brendon-Patternity

The “100% Design” exhibition showed the MT club chair and A-frame table by André Klauser and Ed Carpenter

Design exhibition-London lounge chair-A frame table wood pendant lamp

Dollop pendant lamp by Ash Allen from Australia – an object that influences the room

Dollop pendant lamp-design flowing-form modern festival-2013 London design fair

Outdoor metal chair design Lionheart by Ash Allen

Ash Allen outdoor chair design-Lionheart stool metal

Architect Alex Meitlis “Brassware Collection” – brassware with a sculptural aesthetic

Brassware Vase Alex Meitlis Design Collection-London Design-2013 Festival

“Lowinfo” attractive concrete washbasins 

Lowinfo design concrete washbasin-for kitchen and bathroom mixer

Studio Plant & Moss presents “Geometrics” desk accessories made of walnut wood

studio Plant Moss desk design accessories polished walnut

Graphic design exhibition – Typographic Circle’s Circular Magazine by Domenic Lippa

Graphic Design Festival-2013 London Typographic Circles Circular Magazine-magazine

Cork installation by FAT Architects

Cork floor art installation FAT Architects London Design 2013 Festival

 Design products from Africa

Graphic Aftika Exhibition-London 2013 Festival-Armchair Sideboard-Table Design

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

Zebra table exotic wood species Lightning and Kinglyface Design Studio

Meike Harde presents storage furniture made of metal called “London”

Meike Harde Storage Furniture Design London 2013 Festival Exhibitions

Ari Kanerva from Helsinki shows the Lanka table with a steel frame and glass top

Design table-three feet-Ari Kanerva steel frame glass top

Ottchil table design from Korea: Eunhak Kim, Sunghee Do and Hanna Lee show contemporary furniture made in traditional craftsmanship 

Ottchil Tisch-Korea Design Exhibition-London Event-2013 Festival

“Avignon” dressing table and mirror with integrated LED light, Sstudio Codolagni from Hungary

Avignon wooden dressing table-with mirror-studio Codolagni Hungary

Column foot table made of polished granite with steel by studio Vera & Kyte from Norway 

Polished granite-with steel round pedestal-Vera Kyte-Norway

Kacper Hamilton – “Bishop of Norwich” series glasses with brass bottom and carafe

Kacper Hamilton Bishop of Norwich glasses brass carafe London Festival

Brass bottom

Carafe glasses design Kacper Hamilton London Design Festival 2013

Left: Facade design by Werner Aisslinger. Right: Glass pendant lamp Cleo Pendant by Mark Douglas

London Design Event Exhibition 2013 facade cladding pendant lamp