Last year saw the 18th edition of the London Design Festival and it’s safe to say that it was an unusual and decidedly smaller affair than those of previous years. The 19th edition, which took place between 18-26th September saw a re-expansion of the show and a welcome back to some, although not all, indoor… Read More >
This year designjunction, of whom Design Insider are a media partner, will launch a brand new talks programme at the Everyman Cinema in King’s Cross, in association with the UK’s leading online destination for sourcing furniture and lighting from premium design brands, Clippings. Set against the millennial-pink backdrop of the cinema and curated by design… Read More >
A self proclaimed “composer of materials,” designer Giles Miller has experimented and worked with an enormous range; from ceramic to metal, cardboard to cork, wood to silicon and fabric to Jesmonite. But without doubt, the most consistent constituent of his practice, and at the same time most unique and intangible, is light. His fascination of… Read More >
During London Design Festival we caught up with promising new designer James Shaw, to learn a bit more about his installation that was part of the Shoreditch Design Triangle and was hosted by Ace Hotel. Working out of his small studio space in Elephant & Castle, James designs and makes a wonderful collection of furniture… Read More >
During 100% Design we managed to catch up with designer Michael Angove to chat about his latest collaboration with Andrew Muirhead & Son Leather and Morgan Furniture.
London Design Fair announced Jesmonite as their ‘Material of the Year’.
During this years London Design Festival we caught up with Max Fraser to talk about his curated installation ‘Elements’ that took centre stage at 100% Design.
100% Design is one of those unique shows that manages to bring designers and manufacturers from different market sectors together to celebrate great design. Situated at the always impressive Olympia London, with its fantastic arching roof and floods of natural light, the show which is part of London Design Festival certainly impressed us once again. Design… Read More >
We hope that you have already had a minute to watch our highlights video from London Design Festival. Each year we look forward to visiting the Brompton Design District events to discover the innovative and thought provoking designs being exhibited. Within the London Design Festival, the Brompton Design District is vibrant and inspiring. It’s described as a ‘partnership… Read More >
We hope that you have already had a minute to watch our highlights video from London Design Festival. Over 3 days our schedule was tightly packed with inspirational events. Here we take a look at what caught our eye at the London Design Fair. The London Design Fair takes place at the Old Truman Brewery… Read More >
London Design Festival is just too big. so we have had to cut our highlights into 2 (watch part 1 here). In this short highlights film we cover the big trade shows, including London Design Fair and 100% Design as well as Brompton Design District. You will be able to spot that he some pretty… Read More >
One of the highlights of London Design Festival year after year has to be the installation at the V&A museum, and this years large installation did not disappoint, using the V&A grand architecture as a muse. Flynn Talbot created an atmospheric Light Installation using orange and blue lights that reflected the sun rise and sun set… Read More >
Wow! How crazy busy was last week?! Design Insider had a packed out schedule at this year’s London Design Festival, managing to get round Decorex, 100% Design, Design Junction and London Design Fair as well as some of the great design districts and installations put on by the festival. Take a look at part 1 of… Read More >
As we continue to explore London we now begin to tell you more about the events at the London Design Festival. A stone’s throw from the Victoria and Albert Museum, Mint is positioned in London’s South Kensington, at the heart of Brompton Design District. For LDF 2017, owner Lina Kanafani curates an exhibition exploring collectable design by showcasing… Read More >
On the lead up to London Design Festival we caught up with Design Junctions Event Director Will Sorrell to find out what we can expect at this years event. So, back again this year at kings cross? What makes this location special? Two things. The geographic location – five tube lines, two national rail stations,… Read More >