During London Design Festival, 100% design welcomed more than 27,000 visitors over four days at Earls Court in London, and this year expanded into both exhibition halls. Here are three of Icon’s highlights from the show.
This year, there’s a guide to the most interesting features of the London Design Festival on an actual design object: the smart ebike, sponsor of the 2013 Icon Design Trail. You will be able to follow a route, specially devised by designers and artists, while enjoying the adventure of a ride on the latest electric bike technology.
As London Design Festival approaches, Icon goes behind the scenes to visit the factories where glossy products are prototyped and manufactured. In this issue we travelled all over Europe to see the places and meet the people responsible for these complicated and fascinating processes.
100% Design will be hosting a lively seminar programme, which will feature international designers and industry leaders including Yvés Behar, Stephen Haggerty (of Hunt Haggarty), Vicky Richardson (British Council), Michael Young, Mat Hunter (Design Council), Chris Sanderson (LS: Global), Dan Hopwood (BIID), Christine Murray (Architects Journal), Simon Woodroffe (Yo! Home), Marcus Fairs (Dezeen) and many more.
100% Design has announced the launch of 100% Future Living, a showcase of the best in design, technology and innovation. 100% Future Living will be the theme connecting each of the four new show sections: Interiors, Eco Design & Build, Kitchens & Bathrooms and Office. To read more click here
From the polished showrooms of Bloomsbury and Brompton to the edgier venues in the east, this year’s London Design Festival was brimming with new talent and exciting product launches. Here’s our pick of the best.
Icon's parent company, Media 10, has acquired 100% Design, which runs alongside the London Design Festival and William Knight, former deputy director of LDF, is the new man in charge
The inaugural grouping of exclusive British design brands (sponsored by Icon), including Modus, Benchmark, Wedgwood and Anglepoise, was one of the highlights of the Zona Tortona district.
Their projects are thought-provoking, innovative and sometimes just beautiful. We picked our favourites for this roundup.