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London Design Festival: this week we've been recording short interviews with designers and critics at the top shows of the London Design Festival, and we've now compiled them in a handy audio guide to the festival.

Click on the microphone place markers above to jump to individual clips, or browse them all below. We'll be adding more over the coming days so keep checking back.

You can also explore the audio guide on our free London Design Festival map, which lists all the design events taking place in the city this week.

See all our stories about the London Design Festival here and see what else Dezeen is up to this week here.


100% Design

Above: Yves Behar talks to Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs about skeuomorphic design and how Apple is "actually a little bit behind in that area" at 100% Design.

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Global Design Forum

Above: Tom Dixon talks to Dezeen about how copying in design affects his business at the Global Design Forum.

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Above: Tom Hulme, design director of IDEO, tells Dezeen why accessible digital tools will enable us to be "the best we can possibly be" in the future, following his talk at Global Design Forum.

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Above: graphic designer and digital technology expert Ben Terrett tells Dezeen how he devised new design principles for government websites, following his talk at the Global Design Forum.

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V&A

Above: Japanese designer Keiichi Matsuda tells Dezeen about his Prism installation, visualising live data streams from all over London in the cupola of the V&A museum.

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Dezeen Live

Above: Dominic Wilcox talks about the immediacy of drawing and not being afraid to be ridiculous, following his talk at Dezeen Live.

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Above: Architect Asif Khan tells Dezeen that design is as much about "developing a way of looking" as creative expression, in a clip recorded after his talk at Dezeen Live.

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Above: design curator, writer and thinker Daniel Charny talks to Dezeen's Marcus Fairs about the idea of authenticity in a digitally connected world, following his talk at Dezeen Live.

Above: architect and writer Sam Jacob tells Dezeen why an electronic cigarette demonstrates that design is "a way of understanding the world", following his talk at Dezeen Live.

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Moooi

Above: Dutch designer Marcel Wanders talks to Dezeen about his Big Ben clock at the Moooi showroom.

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The Conran Shop

Above: designers Thomas Heatherwick and Rodney Kinsman discuss the chairs they made for the Red show at The Conran Shop and Heatherwick talks about his new red bus for London.

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Above: Alexander Taylor tells Dezeen about the red rubber torches he designed for the Red exhibition at The Conran Shop.


Seven Dials

Above: designer Nicolas Roope of Hulger explains how he created a "little sister" to his award-winning Plumen 001 lightbulb at the Dezeen Super Store party.

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Above: designer Paul Cocksedge talks about stringing a phone number across a London street as part of Seven Designers for Seven Dials, an aerial installation in Covent Garden curated by Dezeen.

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Above: designer Faye Toogood explains why clothes are hanging high above Monmouth Street in her contribution to Seven Designers for Seven Dials.

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Above: designer Dominic Wilcox discusses the birdcages he installed across a street for Seven Designers for Seven Dials.

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Above: designer Philippe Malouin talks about the transparent bunting he created for Seven Designers for Seven Dials.

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Above: designer Gitta Gschwendtner tells Dezeen about the ladders she installed over the street for Seven Designers for Seven Dials.

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Above: designer Vic Lee discusses the flags inspired by Covent Garden's history that form his aerial installation for Seven Designers for Seven Dials.

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Above: Dezeen's Marcus Fairs talks about the meaning behind Aberrant Architecture's Catchpenny Quackery installation, which features 18 large coins hanging above the street as part of Seven Designers for Seven Dials.

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designjunction

Above: designer Dejana Kabiljo introduces her gold plated mattress spring chairs inspired by the Occupy! movement at designjunction.

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Above: designer Miranda Watkins tells Dezeen about reviving traditional pewter tankards and creating chandeliers from two-way mirrored acrylic at designjunction.


Tent London

Above: south London designers JAILmake talk to Dezeen about their studio's ethos and how they condensed their workspace into just five square metres for design show Tent London.

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Above: designer and architect Wendy W. Fok explains her mathematically inspired installation of mirrors at design show Tent London.