Dezeen Wire: designer Ron Arad is awarded the London Design Medal 2011 at a ceremony at St Paul's Cathedral tonight as part of the London Design festival. The medal is awarded annually for a lifetime's contribution to design and the city. It was awarded last year to Thomas Heatherwick, who was included in the judging panel this year.
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London Design Festival 2011: Dezeen filmed this interview with Bruno Allard, UK managing director of French brand Ligne Roset, to coincide with the Telling Tales exhibition at the Ligne Roset Westend showroom during the London Design Festival. In the movie, Allard talks about the brand's history as a tight-knit family company and working with Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec on their Ploum sofa, which Ligne Roset launched in January. More »
Dezeen Space is now open at 54 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3QN, Monday-Saturday 11am-7pm and Sunday 11am-5pm until 16 October.
Come round and check out the new Dezeen Book of Ideas, our latest Dezeen Watch Store pop-up, our live video and blogging studio, specially commissioned sculptures by Dominic Wilcox, an exclusive new product by Paul Cocksedge and a chandelier installation by Plumen, plus a fresh exhibit every day on Dezeen Platform.
See you there!
Dezeen Wire: architect John Pawson talks to critic Kieran Long about his installation at St Paul’s Cathedral, which features a large mirror reflecting the interior of a helical staircase. The minimal but technically complex installation is open from 19-23 September as part of the London Design Festival - London Evening Standard
London Design Festival 2011: Dezeen and designjunction invite you to a party at designjunction, Victoria House Basement, 37 – 63 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4DA from 7.30pm on Friday 23 September. The evening will include Pecha Kucha organised by Modus, with designers Shin Azumi, Luke Pearson, Dominic Wilcox, Dezeen's Marcus Fairs and more. See you there!
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