London Design Festival 2022

An illustration of a red bus as part of London Design Festival
17–25 SepSeptember 2022
London, UK

London Design Festival takes place annually in the UK's capital city. This year, the event returns for its 20th anniversary, hosting more than 300 events across 12 design districts throughout London.

Dates
London Design Festival 2022 (LDF 2022) takes place in London from 17 to 25 September.

Some activities that were scheduled to take place on Monday 19 September may be rescheduled due to the announcement of the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on that day.

Districts
This year, there are 12 design districts taking part in LDF 2022:

Bankside Design District
Spanning along the Thames from Borough Market to Oxo Tower Wharf, Bankside Design District will focus on design, craft and innovation. Venues include the Africa Centre, Borough Yards and Bankside Hotel.
17 to 25 September 2022.
betterbankside.co.uk

Brompton Design District
Located around London's Brompton Road, the district spans from Kensington to Knightsbridge. Brompton is home to the Victoria and Albert Museum, which acts as a hub for the festival with a range of exhibitions and installations.
17 to 25 September 2022.
bromptondesigndistrict.com

Clerkenwell Design Trail
Clerkenwell Design Trail is hosting a two-day programme of workshops, exhibitions, product launches and showroom tours. The programme includes 50 open showrooms in the Clerkenwell and Farringdon areas.
20 to 21 September 2022.
clerkenwelldesignweek.com

Design District at Greenwich Peninsula
Greenwich Peninsula's Design District is located in Peninsula Square in Greenwich. This year, the district hosts talks, trails, and installations, as well as being home to the trade fair Design London 2022.
17 to 25 September 2022.
designdistrict.co.uk

Islington Design District
There are seven events taking place in the borough of Islington for LDF 2022, including product showcases, pop-ups and workshops. The district stretches from Islington Square along Upper Street and to Pentonville Road.
17 to 25 September 2022.
islingtondesigndistrict.co.uk

King's Cross Design District
King's Cross hosts a range of talks, exhibitions, installations and workshops during London Design Festival. Event locations include Coal Drops Yard, Granary Square and the Cedar Way Industrial Estate.
17 to 25 September 2022.
kingscross.co.uk/london-design-festival

Mayfair Design District
Mayfair Design District was established in 2017 and presents art and design galleries, auction houses, fashion brands, jewellers, automotive businesses, retailers, hotels, restaurants, members' clubs, bars, cultural institutions and other fringe events.
17 to 25 September 2022.
mayfairdesigndistrict.com

Park Royal Design District
Park Royal is one of the largest industrial estates in the UK and home to more than 250 creative studios. The district returns to LDF for a second year after debuting in 2021 with a three-day programme of events.
23 to 25 September 2022.
parkroyaldesigndistrict.com

Pimlico Road Design District
Pimlico Road Design District is located near Sloane Square and describes itself as "London's premier destination for interior design, art, antiques and fine furniture." We will update this guide once its programme of events for LDF 2022 has been announced.
thepimlicoroad.com

Shoreditch Design Triangle
Shoreditch Design Triangle is located between Old Street, Cambridge Heath and Spitalfields. More than 50 events are taking place in the district, including exhibitions, installations and open studios.
17 to 25 September 2022.
shoreditchdesigntriangle.com

Southwark South Design District
Located in South East London, the district's venues include Peckham Levels, Livesey Exchange and the Bottle Factory. The district's programme includes exhibitions, workshops, open studios and talks.
17 to 25 September 2022.
southwarksouth.design

William Morris Design Line
The William Morris Design Line in Walthamstow follows the themes of community and identity. The district is situated between Wood Street and Blackhorse Road and hosts almost 20 events during the festival.
17 to 25 September 2022.
wmdesignline.com

Selected events
There are hundreds of exhibitions, installations and other events taking place throughout the city as part of LDF 2022. Here is a selection:

A photograph of a building in Earl’s Court

20 Things: A self-guided walking tour celebrating the architectural and design wonder of Earl’s Court

Designer Sam Jacob curates a self-guided tour of the architecture and design of Earl's Court. The tour showcases the heritage and cultural history of the area, including its noteable archways and the building in which musician David Bowie wrote his famous hit Space Oddity.
17 to 25 September at various locations around Earl's Court, starting at Earl's Court tube station and ending at Empress Place.

A chair by Furniture store SCP

Almost Instinct

Furniture store SCP presents five showcases at its flagship store titled Almost Instinct, including the SCP 2022 collection by designers Ilse Crawford and Oscar Peña, Matthew Hilton, Philippe Malouin. Almost Instinct also includes a project that repurposes a dying ash tree named One Tree, the UK launch of lighting brand Blue Green Works, a window of handmade chairs by design studio Wilkinson and Rivera, and a preview of the Beasley Brothers Repair Shop.
17 to 25 September at 135 Curtain Rd, London EC2A 3BX.

Moss on stone

Arda by Kvadrat Febrik

Textile brand Kvadrat showcases an installation at its showroom featuring Arda, a double-knitted upholstery textile. The installation recreates natural forms, structures, surfaces and colours found in the wild through furniture. It is based on the research project from Sofia Lagerkvist and Anna Lindgren of Swedish design studio Front, in collaboration with Kvadrat Febrik.
20 to 23 September at Kvadrat Showroom, 10 Shepherdess Walk, London N1 7LB.

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Argentine Creative Experience

The Argentine Ambassador's Residence in London opens its doors to the public for an exhibition of creative projects by designers from Argentina, including works in fashion, art, architecture, interior design and product design. The VIP preview takes place on 20 September.
17 to 25 September at 49 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PH.

A photo of furniture at the Paul Smith store

Béton Brut 'in residence' at Paul Smith Mayfair shop

Design store Béton Brut is taking residence at Paul Smith's flagship store in Mayfair, London, showcasing a collection of vintage furniture and artwork. The brand's founder Sophie Pearce has curated pieces to display in the store, choosing colourful designs to match the fashion brand's style.
17 to 25 September at Paul Smith, 9 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BL.

Hands holding handmade paper

Béton Brut presents Paper by David Horan

Furniture store and gallery Béton Brut hosts designer David Horan's furniture and lighting collection Paper, which is informed by the Japanese Mingei movement. The collection was created in collaboration with Béton Brut and sees Horan use traditional French decoupage techniques.
20 to 25 September at Gallery 3, 4 Cromwell Place, London SW7 2JE.

Photo of EDGE shop front

Be at the cutting edge – design the future today by EDGE

EDGE, an interior design and build showroom dedicated to sustainable materials, presents a variety of products, art installations and sustainable design ideas. The showroom also hosts short talks programme from 20 to 22 September, continuing professional development sessions and workshops. EDGE will also celebrate its one-year anniversary with a party on 5 October.
20 to 25 September at EDGE, 146 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5PH.

Bolon orange carpet

Bolon's week of sustainability in design

Swedish design brand Bolon hosts a programme of events focusing on sustainability, including a Continuing Professional Development session in its showroom. The brand also presents a range of new colour palettes as part of its flooring collections Artisan and Botanic.
17 to 25 September at the Bolon Showroom, 2 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AY.

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Brompton Design District: Make Yourself at Home

This year for London Design Festival, Brompton Design District has set the theme of Make Yourself at Home. Design agency Jane Wither Studio has curated projects that reflect on the concept of home from designers in the district, such as Bethan Laura Wood and 1882 Ltd, Martian Gamper and Friends, James Shaw and Lou Stoppard, Sanne Visser, Raw Edges, Cozmo and Kornit Digital.
17 to 25 September at various locations across London.

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Bureau Talks

Co-working space Bureau at Greenwich Peninsula's Design District hosts a series of talks led by industry professionals. The talks are titled The Right Stuff: The Future Of Making and Re-making; What Doesn't Kill You: How To Make Better Mistakes; and New Realities: How To Make it in the Metaverse.
20 to 22 September at Bureau, D1 Design District, 3 Soames Walk, London SE10 0AX.

Old Spitalfields Market

Class of 22 – Graduate Hub

Kingston University, London Met University and Staffordshire University host individual graduate shows for their BA and MA students in three areas within Old Spitalfields Market. On show are student projects including ceramic and furniture design.
20 to 25 September at 61 - 63 Brushfield Street, London E1 6AA; 105c Commercial Street (Market Side), London E1 63W; and The Upstairs Space, Central Mezzanine, Unit SP1E, London E1 6EW.

A photograph a tile designed by Coastal myths

Coastal Myths

The gallery design firm Studio Shail presents its exhibition Coastal Myths. The exhibition, which was curated by art consultancy Open Space, explores everyday objects made from glass relating to islands, myths and stories.
18 to 25 September at 16, Calvert Avenue, London E2 7JP.

Artist holding his large artwork on canvas

Coat Paints x Marcus Aitken

Coat Paints has commissioned gestural painter Marcus Aitken to create an art piece true to his style in the brand's paints. Visitors can view the artwork at Coat Paint's London studio, where there will also be prints to take home.
20 to 21 September at 1 Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0LY.

Abstract colourful objects

COPSE by Patricia Qua

COPSE is an exhibition of ceramics by Patricia Qua that explores form and composition inspired by trees. The exhibition shows how initial drawings are developed into abstract designs that create patterns which are then handcrafted using clay and coloured porcelain.
17 to 25 September at Art Practice, 148-150 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3AT.

Graphic of a sofa against an orange background

Cozmo x Kornit Digital present "Cheek Prints" by Raw Edges

Modular sofa company Cozmo presents a special edition sofa cover created by design studio Raw Edges, using technology brand Kornit's digital fashion and textile production technology. Named Cheek Prints, the sofa cover is informed by handmade tailoring and paper cutouts. It will be on display as part of Brompton Design District.
15 to 25 September at Gallery 7, Cromwell Place, London SW7 2JE.

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Creative Partnerships Benefiting Hospitality – Montcalm East Panel

Montcalm East hosts a panel discussion with industry experts including Montcalm East co-founder Nadira Lalji. The discussion addresses how design can help the hospitality and design industries create bespoke experiences for users. Blacksheep brand and creative strategy director Paul Mann, Culture A founder and managing director Anne Rogers and Ravensbourne University course leader for digital photography Geraint Cunnick will also speak at the event.
6:30-7:15pm on 22 September at Montcalm East, 151-157 City Road, London EC1V 1JH.
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A concrete installation

Crinkle-Crankle Concrete

The Crinkle-Crankle Concrete installation is showcased in structural engineering firm AKT-II's offices. The installation is made from carbon-neutral concrete, which was made using Seratech technology. Research behind the technology took place at Imperial College London and the installation was engineered by AKT-II.
20 September at AKT II, White Collar Factory, Old Street Yard, London EC1Y 8AF.

A photograph of a hand holding a little chair

Curating Grief Pop-Up by The Grief Gallery

The Grief Gallery presents Curating Grief Pop-Up, where visitors are invited to share objects left by people they've lost. Visitors can take their chosen objects to the gallery's travelling plinth in Shoreditch where the objects will be recorded and photographed by the curator and certified grief coach Charlene Lam. The project also includes an online gallery.
22 September 2022 to 25 September 2022 at Arnold Circus Band Stand, London E2 7JS.

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Design District Creates: Experience Trail

Greenwich Peninsula's Design District has organised an experience trail to showcase the creatives in the area. The trail includes performances, workshops and educational open studios.
17 to 25 September at Design District, The Gateway Pavilions, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0SQ.

A photograph of someone sewing a garment together

Design District Creates: Retail Trail

Greenwich Peninsula's Design District hosts a retail trail around the studios and workshops in the area. The district is home to a range of creative brands, including ceramics, candles and leather goods designers.
17 to 25 September at Design District, The Gateway Pavilions, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0SQ.

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Design District's First Birthday Party

Greenwich Peninsula's Design District hosts a party to celebrate the one year anniversary of its opening. The celebration will take place in the Design District's courtyard.
21 September at Central Courtyard at the Design District, The Gateway Pavilions, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0SQ.

Design for better image

Design for Better 2.0 X LDF

The creative consultancy Future Collective hosts the Design for Better forum, which includes discussions by designers, makers, scientists and crafters. The three-day event will focus on themes of circularity, social cause and the growing B Corp movement. Speakers include representatives from Aesop, Space10 and Atelier100.
21 to 23 September at 135 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG.

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Design London

Design London is the largest contemporary design event that takes place during London Design Festival. It presents lighting, furniture and architectural products from a number of design brands including Zeitraum, HAY, Wewood, Artemide, Christian Watson and Van Rossum. Also included are international pavilions from Korea, Thailand, Denmark and Portugal, and a programme of talks called Discussions at Design London. Speakers include designers Lee Broom, Sabine Marcelis, Jay Blades MBE and Marco Oggian.
21 to 24 September at Magazine London, 11 Ordnance Crescent, Greenwich Peninsula, London SE10 0JH.

Lighting by Lee Broom

Divine Inspiration Lighting Collection

Furniture and lighting brand Lee Broom presents a new lighting collection titled Divine Inspiration. The collection was initially introduced during Salone del Mobile in Milan and is being showcased at the Lee Broom showroom in Shoreditch alongside existing Lee Broom designs.
20 to 25 September at 95 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3AY.

Photo of the Giorgetti store

Drawing Stories, Building Projects

Furniture store Giorgetti hosts a talk with Archea Associati partner Marco Casamonti and Marchesi Antinori vice president Alessia Antinori, who both feature in the brand's latest edition of GMagazine. The talk is moderated by MUSE Factory of Projects founder Francesca Molteni.
22 September at Giorgetti Store, 54-58 Fulham Road, London SW3 6HH.

Photo of a wooden design showcased at Edit '22

Edit '22

Furniture and lighting showroom Twentytwentyone hosts its fifth Edit exhibition. The 2022 edition includes historic and contemporary designs from designers Michael Anastassiades, Anderssen-Voll, Barber Osgerby, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Pierre Charpin, Poul Kjærholm, Hans-Agne Jakobsson, Philippe Malouin, Nani Marquina, Jérôme Renault, Maarten van Severen and Studio Mama.
20 to 25 September at Twentytwentyone Showroom, 18c River Street, London EC1R 1XN.

Flux Installation by Haberdashery

London-based design studio Haberdashery will light up Design London with an installation called Flux. The installation features slender glass tubes suspended from minimal ceiling plates.
21 to 24 September at Magazine London, 11 Ordnance Crescent, Greenwich Peninsula, London SE10 0JH

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From the Sky – New Lighting Collection Launch

Lighting studio From the Sky launches a new collection of lighting, which it describes as "part art, part design". The range includes desk lamps, chandeliers and wall-mounted pieces, which are made using a combination of traditional and contemporary techniques, including 3D printing, laser cutting, hand painting and polishing.
17 to 25 September at Arch 219, Stoney Street, Borough, London SE1 9AD⁠.

Chrissy Levett from Creative Conscience speaks at an event

Global Design Forum

The London Design Festival's thought leadership programme, Global Design Forum takes place at the V&A and presents a range of discussions focused on topics such as digital design and the metaverse, identity and inclusivity, and design for crisis and recovery.
17 to 25 September at Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Rd, London SW7 2RL.

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Grand Opening Party for Slamp London Knightsbridge

Lighting designer Slamp opens its first flagship store in the UK, creating a multi-sensory experience with lighting. The shop will showcase a range of the brand's collections, including designs by architect Zaha Hadid.
22 September at Slamp, 9A Thurloe PIace, London SW7 2RZ.

A sculpture made from textiles

GREEN GRADS pop-up

As part of graduate design platform, GREEN GRADS, 50 UK graduates present their projects that address the biodiversity, climate, energy, waste and pollution crises.
24 to 25 September at Samsung KX, 1 Stable St, London N1C 4DQ.

Lighting installation that resembles birds

Haberdashery showroom open days

Lighting brand Haberdashery invites visitors to its new showroom for a series of open days. The brand presents its latest collection of centrepieces featuring its signature blend of rich materials and subtle lighting effects.
20 to 23 September at Haberdashery Showroom Unit 1 Ground Floor, Building A3 Design District, Soames Walk, London SE10 0BJ.

A painting of a room featuring a decorative item

Hand in Hand: Making in the Modern Age by Curio

Digital design platform Curio presents an exhibition named Hand in Hand: Making in the Modern Age, which features new works by various designers and artists. Designers and design studios include Vikram Goyal, Jan Waterston, Tamsin van Essen, Amelia Lancaster, Ane Christensen, Ashiesh Atelier, Bob Aldous, Christina Hesford, Ian Rayner Smith, Klove Studio, Livia Marin, Marta Sala Editions and Michael Anastassiades among others.
17 to 27 September (closed 19 September) at Nerhru Centre, 8 South Audley Street, Mayfair, London W1K 1HF.

An aerial view of columns in a circle

Henge by Stanton Williams, LSI Stone and Webb Yates

Architecture studio Stanton Williams, British stone supplier LSI Stone and engineering company Webb Yates present a circular pavilion called Henge. The pavilion is informed by historical Neolithic stone circles and monuments across Britain, Ireland and Brittany, and made from 150-million-year-old Jurassic limestone and marble.
17 to 25 September at Wren Landing, Canary Wharf, London E14 4QJ.

Buster and punch

House of Buster + Punch

The homeware brand Buster + Punch opens its new flagship store in London. As part of the launch, the brand hosts a conceptual experience titled The House of Buster + Punch.
21 to 24 September at 47 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3QT.

Tiles by Yuri Suzuki and Pentagram

Huguet x Pentagram

Seven partners from design consultancy Pentagram exhibit objects and tiles in collaboration with graphic designer Astrid Stavro and materials company Huguet. The exhibitors are Jody Hudson-Powell, Sascha Lobe, Giorgia Lupi, Jon Marshall, Luke Powell, Yuri Suzuki and Matt Wiley.
20 to 25 September at 4 Cromwell Place, London SW7 2JE.

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I Was Lost But Now I Live Here

The Royal College of Arts showcases the work of current and graduating students from the Design Products course. Titled I Was Lost But Now I Live Here, the exhibition explores discarding existing design practices and using new ones.
17 to 25 September at 35-36 Thurloe Place, London SW7 2HP.
londondesignfestival.com/activities/design-products-and-oppo-x-rca

A illustration of Venice

Illustrating Venezia Show and Tell Salon

Venetian illustrators and designers present a collection of contemporary illustrated interpretations of Venice, Italy. The event explores what we can learn from a creative community that aim to represent the historic city as it is today.
18 September at Tucktite, 3 Westland Place, London N1 7LP.

Woman reading a newspaper on a grey sofa in a stone wall room

Island and Crate by Established & Sons

British design brand Established & Sons is showcasing two new furniture collections named Island and Crate at its Tilney Court studio. Island is a space-optimising bench created by French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec that can be configured in multiple ways. Crate is a series of furniture by British product designer Jasper Morrison, which references the utilitarian form and materials of wine crates.
20 to 23 September at 7 Tilney Court, London EC1V 9BQ.

Wooden table

Jan Hendzel Studio

London-based furniture manufacturer Jan Hendzel Studio presents a number of sculptural items, including a coffee table made from reclaimed pitched pine. The furniture is presented in two suites of the Town Hall Hotel in Bethnal Green, which is designed to look like an art gallery.
17 to 25 September Town Hall Hotel, 8 Patriot Square, London E2 9NF.

Photo of a green rug with yellow and orange patterns

Jelly Salad by Bethan Laura Wood

Designer Bethan Laura Wood has created a rug for design studio Christopher Farr, which explores food presentation and representation. The rug features abstract vegetables and was made using the hooked rug technique to create varying heights and textures.
20 to 24 September at 18 Calvin Street, London E1 6HF.

Phot of hand arranging flowers

Lisa King Floral Print Workshop

Artist Lisa King hosts the Floral Print Workshop, in which participants create floral prints. King discusses her approach to print design and demonstrates the methods she uses in her own work. Participants then deconstruct, arrange and photograph flowers and these images are made into A3 prints.
11:00am - 2:00pm on 17 September at Montcalm East, 151-157 City Road, London EC1V 1JH.
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Giulio Cappellini

Live talk on sustainability in design education with Giulio Cappellini

Dezeen is teaming up with Istituto Marangoni to host a live talk with the school's art director Giulio Cappellini exploring sustainability in design education. The talk will explore the importance of teaching sustainability on design courses and how it can be taught effectively. The talk coincides with the inaugural Design Graduates Show at Istituto Marangoni London, which will exhibit work by the first graduates from the school's new design programmes.
6.30 on 23 September online.

Photo of yellow and white origami

Maiden Voyage

Korean artist JeeYoung Lee showcases her exhibition Maiden Voyage at Now Gallery, exploring memories, dreams, emotions and personal experiences through origami. The exhibition invites visitors to write down their first memories and create their own origami swans – for every swan, the event will donate to the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust to protect the Bewick swan.
23 June to 25 September at Now Gallery, The Gateway Pavilions, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0SQ.

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Martyn Thompson at Jo Malone London Townhouse

Photographer Martyn Thompson presents an installation titled Jesture at the Jo Malone London Townhouse. The exhibition includes handpainted ceramics, jacquard textile screens and photographic imagery. Jesture also features metallic and earthy-toned vases, plaques and planters.
17 to 25 September at Jo Malone Townhouse, 52 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8HQ.

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Mater Earth Gallery

Furniture and lighting designer Mater opens its new store Mater Earth Gallery. The showroom will include Mater's classic designs, as well as lighting, objects and its newest collection made from waste materials.
20 to 23 September at Mater Earth Gallery, 144 St. Johns Street, London EC1V 4UA.

Material Experiments

Founder of design studio Bocci and artist Omer Arbel presents Material Experiments at the V&A Museum. Arbel will use the museum's John Madejski Garden as a glow-blowing studio to create artefacts from copper and glass. These objects will form a sculpture named 113, Arbel's ongoing project, and will be carried from the garden to the Santa Chiara Chapel.
17 to 25 September at the V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL.

Two colourful vases

Material Matters 2022

A design fair based on the podcast of the same name, Material Matters presents a programme of installations, talks and a marketplace. The event showcases 40 brands, designers, makers and organisations across five floors, focusing on introducing net-zero to the design world.
22 to 25 September at the Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, London SE1 9PH.

Colourful sculptures on display

Material Matters Live

Design fair Material Matters hosts a talks programme, which features Negroni Talks organised by architects Fourth Space, seminars by industrial firm Hydro, and a conversation between designer Benjamin Hubert and design writer Max Fraser. The event also includes a live version of the Material Matters with Grant Gibson podcast.
22 to 25 September at the Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, London SE1 9PH.

A blue chair

Meet the GREEN GRADS Salon

GREEN GRADS is a platform for graduates who have developed projects that aim to tackle climate change. On 24 and 25 September, GREEN GRADS graduates will present their work at Samsung KX. Visitors can meet the graduates at the GREEN GRAD Salon for refreshments beforehand on 17 September.
17 September at Tucktite, 3 Westland Place, London N1 7LP.

Image of Viaduct and Muller Van Severen logo

Muller Van Severen

The furniture showroom Viaduct presents an exhibition displaying furniture and lighting from the design studio Muller Van Severen. The event celebrates 10 years of Muller Van Severen and Viaduct working together and will be the most comprehensive showcase of the studio's work in the UK.
17 to 24 September at Viaduct Furniture, 1-10 Summers Street, London EC1R 5BD.

Photo of a child in front of a tree installation

Nature's Architects by Cadogan and the Museum of Architecture

Nature's Architects is a series of family-friendly architectural installations across Chelsea that explore the relationship between the built and natural environment. The installations feature 20 "micro homes" which are positioned around planters, railings, doorsteps and trees. Each home is informed by a living creature, such as a frog, spider, bird or bear.
17 to 25 September in various outside locations in Chelsea, London.

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Offecct introduces new designer collections

Scandinavian design brand Offecct launches a showcase of new products from international designers including Teruhiro Yanagihara, Ronja Reuber and the late Pauline Deltour. The exhibition, curated by designer Michael Sodeau, will run at the showroom of the brand’s parent company, Flokk.
20 to 23 September on the ground floor of Flokk Showroom, 63 Central Street, London EC1V 3AF.

Tala graphic

On Balance by Tala

Lighting brand Tala presents a pop-up showroom displaying exhibition, retail and experimental lighting collections that aim to immerse visitors in "the power of good lighting". Also included is a new collection called Kilter and a range of designs produced in collaboration with colour specialists Farrow & Ball.
21 September to 1 October at 9 Club Row, London E1 6JX.

Paintings with legs

Paintings with Legs by Daniel Eatock

Artist Daniel Eatock presents a range of paintings created with a rolling pin, which is then used to support the artwork's surface. According to the artist, the pieces explore function, restrictions, flatness, flow, balance, purpose, utility, frugality, internal and external truth.
17 to 25 September at 148-150 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3AT.

Neon light designed by Patrick Nash

Patrick Nash and Cluster London at LDF 2022

Neon light designer Patrick Nash partners with creative platform Cluster London with a neon installation across Bankside.
17 to 25 September at Unit 220, Borough Yards, Stoney Street, London SE1 9DG.

Photo of colourful paper materials, glue and a notebook

Pith: Creativity with waste material

Stationary brand Pith hosts workshops that see visitors create the brand's Yuzu notebooks from waste materials. The workshops encourage conversations around recycling and sustainability.
17 to 25 September at Islington Square, 116 Upper Street, London N1 1AB.

Planted Cities in Kings Cross

Planted Cities: Natural Abundance, Unnatural Waste

The environmentally focused events and media platform Planted presents Planted Cities in Granary Square. The cabin installation was designed by manufacturer Out of the Valley and features natural and organic furnishings and insulation.
23 to September at Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C.

Plasticity sculpture

Plasticity by Niccolo Casas

Italian architect Niccolo Casas exhibits a 3.6-metre-high sculpture made by environmental organisation Parley for the Oceans' upcycled marine plastic waste. The sculpture is called Plasticity and has been 3D printed in collaboration with design brand Nagami.
17 September to 2 October at Cromwell Rd, London SW7 2RL.

Photo of Porro's showroom

Porro's new London showroom at the Coal Office

Italian furniture brand Porro opens a new showroom in London. The store includes the brand's wardrobe and storage room system designed by Piero Lissoni, the Lullaby armchair designed by Nicola Gallizia and the Load-it bookshelf designed by Wolfgang Tolk.
17 to 25 September at the Coal Office, 1 Bagley Walk, London N1C 4PQ.

Abundance short film by Arup

Regenerative Futures by Arup

Engineering firm Arup presents an exhibition called Regenerative Futures, which showcases props and prototypes from designers in the field of regenerative design. Alongside the exhibition is a short design fiction film titled Abundance. The film is set in a near-future London and follows regenerative designers as they interact with technology and the community.
17 to 25 September at the Sackler Centre V&A, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL.

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Rimadesio's new collection

Interior designer Rimadesio launches its latest collection designed by architectural and industrial designer Giuseppe Bavuso. The collection is made from raw materials such as glass and aluminium, which can also be recycled.
17 to 25 September at Rimadesio, 85 Wigmore Street, London W1U 1DL.

Swivel by Sabine Marcelis and SolidNature

Swivel is a site-specific outdoor seating installation by Dutch designer Sabine Marcelis and Dutch material brand SolidNature. The installation consists of colourful stone chairs that can be rotated and aim to encourage communication and interaction.
17 to 25 September at St. Giles Square London WC2H 8AP.

Image of a tree with flowers

Technology and Design Lab

Design and technology platform Open-ended and its founder Suhair Khan hosts a creative lab at the House of Koko. The event includes talks and performances from industry leaders that explore dreams, challenges and projects in London's design and technology community.
20 September at The House of Koko, 74 Crowndale Road, London NW1 1TP.

People sitting around a table and light

The Armitage Lamp Capsule

Designer Joe Armitage presents The Armitage Lamp Capsule, a "glass fronted capsule" that represents the anniversary of The Armitage Lamp Collection, which is an eclectic range of contemporary and mid-century lamps, including desk, floor and wall lamps.
20 to 25 September 2022 at 17 Marlow Workshops, Arnold Circus, Shoreditch, London E2 7JR.

A photograph of Hart Shoreditch

The Art of Nature

Hotel Hart Shoreditch partners with design house Atelier Roc to showcase a series of artworks and art installations. The exhibition, titled The Art of Nature, will showcase the design studio's throw collection, as well present the design and fabrication process in partnership with the wool mill AW Hainsworth. Atelier Roc founder and director Yasmine Faress has also designed bespoke cushions, rugs and tapestries for the hotel.
17 to 25 September at Hart Shoreditch, 61-67 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3HU.

Image of the logo for The Art of Sculpting Space

The Art of Sculpting Space

Architecture practice IA Interior Architects hosts the Art of Sculpting Space presentation with FYOOG founder and managing director Dan Cheetham. The event discusses the history, culture and community around architecture and design, and features a custom installation by FYOOG.
20 September at Harella House, 90-98 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7DF.

Render of a art in the metaverse

The Conran Shop x It's Nice That: Meet Me in the Metaverse

The furniture retailer The Conran Shop partners with media firm It's Nice That to create a digital display in the windows of its Chelsea store. The installation titled Meet Me in the Metaverse showcases six artists' virtual interpretations of the brand's latest collection and will be celebrated during the brand's London Design Festival party on 22 September.
22 September to 10 October at The Conran Shop Chelsea, 81 Fulham Road, London SW3 6RD.

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The Futurists

To celebrate the opening of its new space on Duke Street, design gallery Mint hosts an exhibition exploring the role of interiors in a circular economy. Titled The Futurists, the exhibition includes exclusive collections by Christophe Delcourt, Lukas Cober and lighting by Isabella Garbagnati.
17 to 25 September at 3-5 Duke Street, London W1U 3ED.

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The launch of The House by M.A.H Gallery

Art gallery M.A.H Gallery launches its retail space named The House. A range of collections will also be launched, including a furniture collaboration with Sedilia and Pierre Frey, a rug and flooring collection with Sinclair Till and a paint collection by Atelier Ellis.
17 to 25 September at 2b Vyner Street, London E2 9DG.

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The Tallest Flower by Lisa King pop-up

Hotel Montcalm East presents artist Lisa King's installation The Tallest Flower. The hanging installation features 22 floral-printed silk panels along the facade of the building, as well as video projections created with a local dance community in East London. The pop-up also includes workshops and a retail space.
1 September to 30 November at Montcalm East, 151-157 City Road, London EC1V 1JH.

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TWENTY Exhibition

Design studio Tom Dixon celebrates its 20th anniversary with its TWENTY exhibition, which presents twenty of the designer Tom Dixon's most popular designs developed since the brand's inception two decades ago.
17 to 25 September at Tom Dixon Studio, The Coal Office, 1 Bagley Walk, London N1C 4PQ.

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Two Kettles, No Sofa

Designer James Shaw and writer Lou Stoppard present their exhibition Two Kettles, No Sofa, which explores moving in together. The exhibition follows Brompton Design District's theme of Make Yourself at Home and includes objects designed by Shaw and a short story written by Stoppard.
17 to 25 September at 4 Cromwell Place, London SW7 2JE.

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V&A exhibitions and installations

The V&A museum hosts a range of exhibitions, installations and workshops that explore the transformative power of design. Taking place is the Digital Design Weekend and an exhibition named MOKORO that celebrates "the sanctuary of sisterhood" by artist Warembo Wasanii and photographer Kristin Lee-Moolman, stylists Louise Ford and Yann Turchi and curators Sophie Strobele and Emmanuelle Atlan. Also included is an animation called Whale in the Room by DESIGN EARTH, which explores what would happen if the Natural History Museum's whale skeleton came alive and swam in the river Thames demanding climate action.
17 to 25 September at Cromwell Rd, London SW7 2RL.

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Vitra showroom opening

Furniture brand Vitra opens its showroom in London, which displays a range of products from various designers. The showroom also includes an installation that celebrates the brand's collaboration with French designer Jean Prouvé.
21 to 25 September at 32 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3LX.

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We Are Here

We Are Here is a platform celebrating immigrant voices. The event examines how design aesthetics from immigrant communities have been utilised and marginalised by Western-centric design institutions and includes art by Chila Kumari Singh Burman and films by Supakino.
18 September at Rio Cinema, 107 Kingsland High Street, London E8 2PB.