There’s magic aplenty in the streets of London at this very precise moment. London Design Festival arrived to thrive and it is pretty fantastical! From the art installations themselves to one of the biggest design events, 100% Design, today Inspiration and Ideas has all the inside information among the wonderful world of modern design.
From the days 14-22 September make sure that these are mandatory spots during your stay in the captivating city.
Excited to know what happened during the London Design Festival 2019?
Designer Paul Cocksedge has turned reclaimed scaffolding planks into a large-scale public art installation.
For 2019’s London Design Festival edition, French designer Camille Walala has installed benches, planters, and flags adorned with her signature colorful patterns along South Molton Street to turn the road into the “Walala Lounge.”
Martino Gamper, Bethan Laura Wood, Soft Baroque, and Michael Marriott are among the designers that have created masks for a contemporary art exhibition at this year’s London Design Festival, and they are definitely among our favorites.
For the installation in the John Madejski Garden at the V&A, Japanese architect Kengo Kuma combines bamboo and carbon fiber to demonstrate how the combination can become a foundation for earthquake-proof architecture art. Bamboo Ring serves as a prototype for a new material that can be used to build stronger buildings and homes.
One of our absolute favorite designers, Roksanda Illincic, is debuting a three-story penthouse that she did the interior design for as part of the London Design Festival this year. One of our favorite interior design projects!
Sam Jacob has taken a fabric print based on a pattern of fish and sea creatures, created by Charles and Ray Eames, and updated it. He’s added discarded objects, like plastic bottles, to provoke thought and discussion about ocean pollution and plastic waste.
For 25 years now, the annual contemporary furniture trade fair 100% Design has been an unmissable event in London’s creative calendar. The 2019 edition has once again encompassed all things design from furniture to lighting through to textiles and accessories.
During London Design Festival, at 100% Design, the design brand is at Kensington Olympia where you can see their colorful collaboration with London’s transportation.
While you’re in London, make sure you visit Covet House’s showroom! A private show flat in the heart of the world’s design capital: London.