The seventh London Design Festival kicked off with a rather lacklustre installation of Audi robots in Trafalgar Square by German-Swedish duo Kram/Weisshaar. But the mood picked up as the week went on and we found ourselves, as usual, drawn to the smaller, more independent events, showing off what London is best at: new talent.
A plastic plug and a roll-up felt home are among the responses to a statistic London designers Okay Studio and Friends dug out for the London Design Festival: that “95 percent of those moving to London since 1995 were born outside the UK”.
The designer launched three products during the London Design Festival: a shoe for Camper, a watch for Rado and a telephone for Punkt. He gives us the guided tour.
Ineke Hans’ first UK solo show, Mind-Sets, is at London’s Aram Gallery during the London Design Festival.
Some of design’s biggest names gathered in Serbia for the fifth annual Belgrade Design Week in June, and the festival’s outspoken founder told us why he feels creativity can save the Balkans.
Revital Cohen and Tuur van Balen exhibited together during the London Design Festival in a show called Further Instructions. Here we have a look at van Balen’s contribution.
The designer launched three products during the London Design Festival: a shoe for Camper, a watch for Rado and a telephone for Punkt.
A new rooftop space, the Skyroom – designed by David Kohn Architects – was launched in collaboration with the Icon Design Trail yesterday, showing the potential of London’s forgotten rooftops.
Alasdhair Willis quits British manufacturer on the eve of the London Design Festival and exactly five years after the brand first launched.