On the 17th September LDF returns to London, celebrating all things design with over 400 exhibitions, events and projects showcasing around the city.
Our designers are gearing up for the annual festival and have shared their top picks of the best installations and exhibitions that will be taking place across the capital next week.
1. RIBA Window Display, Regents Street
The innovative RIBA Project matches cutting edge RIBA architects with some of London’s most prestigious retailers to create stunning architectural installations in shop windows along and around London’s Regent Street. The unique and eye-catching displays demonstrate the innovation and creativity of architects whilst highlighting the participating fashion brands as champions of good design. (click here for more info)
2. Decorex International, Syon Park
Decorex International is the UK’s longest running design show and only one of its kind for the luxury interiors market. Combining a mixture of emerging talent and established international design brands, the exhibition welcomes over 400 exhibitors over the course of the four-day event. (click here for more info)
3. A Smile in the Mind, The Gallery at Foyles, Kings Cross
Created by The Partners as part of the series curated by Futurecity at The Gallery at Foyles. The exhibition explores the use of wit in design and branding. Based on the updated design book ‘A Smile in the Mind’, it shows how wit powers the world’s biggest brands and most memorable creative work. (click here for more info)
4. Design Junction, Granary Square, Kings Cross
The International design show has a new home in King Cross this year, bringing a specially curated programme of design exhibitions, installations, retail experience, events and workshops based upon the leading theme, Immersed in Design. (click here for more info)
5. Victoria & Albert Museum
The V&A is this years design hub, housing a wide range of specially commissioned installations and displays around the famous Museum by some of the world’s most inspirational designers, as well as a vast programme of events including talks, tours and workshops. (click here for more info)
For more info on events taking place at LDF visit londondesignfestival.com