Tag: London Design Festival 2011

London Design Medal 2011
awarded to Ron Arad

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.

Watch a series of interviews with Ron Arad on Dezeen Screen and see all our stories about his work here.

Telling Tales
at Ligne Roset Westend

Telling Talesat Ligne Roset Westend

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!

Dezeen Space logo

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!

Kieran Long reviews Perspectives
by John Pawson

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

See all our stories about John Pawson on Dezeen here and listen to our podcast interview with the architect here.

See all stories about this year's London Design Festival here.

Pecha Kucha at designjunction

Pecha Kucha at designjunction

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!

Read more about designjunction here and more about the London Design Festival here.