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Thank you @dezeen for including #LDF in the top design and architecture events for 2023!
"The city-wide London Design Festival spotlights London as a capital of creativity."✨ Thank you @roadbook for the inclusion in your 2023 cultural calendar (@gilly_hopper)
On Wednesday 11 January, join the @RCA and panelists Christian Bason, Mariana Amatullo, PhD, and Jeremy Myerson for a free online session on design and the future of social innovation.
London-based print artist Lisa King finds a meditative quality in creating her work. For #LDF22, King collaborated with the @montcalm_east hotel in Shoreditch, creating a series of printed panels to takeover the windows of the Op Art-style building.
Our 'LDF 20 Years' limited-edition anniversary book was featured in @wallpapermag's best interior design books for 2022. Read the full list here:
Read our latest LDF #RedBook feature on podcast and exhibition Material Matters, in discussion with founders Grant Gibson and William Knight.
We are excited to share that tickets are now available for London Design Biennale 2023 at @SomersetHouse! Get your early bird ticket here: @NieuweInstituut #LDB23 #LondonDesignBiennale
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“There was a lot I wanted to fix, including how freelancers are treated,” says Kate Shepherd, on what led her to launching The Future Collective. Shepherd co-founded the strategic consultancy with Matt Parry with the aim of “harnessing that talent".
Earlier this autumn, @TownHallHotel in Bethnal Green enlisted the help of South London-based furniture designer @janhendzel, to reimagine two of the hotel’s suites. Read more about their collaboration on our website.
“We’ll keep experimenting until we make it,” says 吴易霏Yifei Wu, speaking about her start-up WEVE2050, a London-based design initiative focused on the circular economy. Read our full interview with #LDF22 partner WEVE2050 on our website.
“We've really tried to keep it true to the RCA, so the experience is reflective of what we do,” says Hattie Allen, Executive Education manager. Read the full piece on the @RCA's design and innovation programmes from our 2022 Red Book here:
Imagine your ideal train station – then see it become a reality. Read our full interview with Anthony Dewar, professional head of buildings and #architecture at @networkrail on creating flexible #design concepts for future stations.
Sustainable development consultancy @Arup has long been committed to shaping a better world. Now, the firm is using strategic foresight to help other organisations radically rethink the future. #sustainabledesign #regenerativedesign
Gift with a conscience this Christmas with @cockpit_studios’ world-famous winter makers’ market. Find jewellery, ceramics, textiles and so much more... #cockpitopenstudios
For six decades, Don McCullin has designed the way in which we see the world. A combination of nerve and audacity, instinct and curiosity has helped frame world events, inspire thought, form opinions and politicise minds. Read the full interview below.
Join an online webinar exploring craft preservation during conflict, hosted by Turquoise Mountain Trust on Wed. 7 December [11am-12pm GMT]. Reserve your free spot here:
Thanks @L_D_F for inviting us for the Global Design Forum w/@JohannaAgerman + @indy_johar! Great to learn about @Trees_AI and talk bluntly about the future we need to innovate better futures esp. in our economic + environmental climate Thanks also to Instituto Maragoni London.
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There is still time to apply for the position of Commercial Manager at London Design Festival (Deadline 18 November). Know someone who would be a perfect fit?
Supported by @marangonischool, join Faye Toogood, Founder and Director, Studio Toogood; Caroline Till, Co-founder, Franklin Till in conversation with Johanna Agerman Ross on Monday 21 November at the @V_and_A. #GDF November Series.
There are still a few seats available to attend #GDF x @marangonischool's panel discussion tomorrow on Futures in Design. Tickets here:…
What does a career in design look like in the future? This is one of the many questions being approached at in a series of talks and workshops this November with @marangonischool London. Find out more here:
Explore Australia’s forward-thinking approach to #architecture at the Architecture Hub Weekend (4-6 November) hosted by @DesignMuseum, in partnership with @ShermanSCCI.
What does hyperlocal mean? For Atelier100’s new collection, it’s about products created within 100km of London. 13 products by 13 creatives launch online and in-store at the new Atelier100 showroom in Hammersmith.
“Building community through creativity” is what @Meta Open Arts is all about. The collaborative platform started as a residency programme, and is now championing the design community by partnering up cultural forces. #metaopenarts ©️ Artwork Heejae Kim
Missed this year's #GlobalDesignForum during LDF? Find all of the recorded sessions on our @YouTube channel. Including panel discussion 'Think Global, Act Local' presented by @Meta.
Shunji Kurisu, CEO of Japanese company @SCENTMATIC_INC, believes that paying more attention to our sense of smell, and how it pulls our emotional strings, could make our lives much richer. Read more about the KAORIUM technology at #LDF22 here:
The area has been labelled one of “community, craft and creativity”, where there’s opportunity to explore and learn about making and craftsmanship. More about Pimlico Road Design District here: #PimlicoRoad @GrosvenorPropUK #LDF #DesignDistrict
An inspiring morning at @RCA at the @L_D_F Open for Innovation event. It’s so exciting to have the world’s #1 postgrad art & design university here in #Battersea, alongside all our other great institutions and organisations that have contributed so much to the UK and the world.
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#Sustainability should be a key focus for every designer. For the 10th consecutive year, we're offering #designers a platform to engage with each other on critical issues and listen and learn from our panel. Register 👉
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.@HCCLondon is now presenting the artworks of Levi, a well-known Hungarian illustrator, selected from his comics series "Kings and Crosses", "White Rocks - Hunyadi" and other historical books. The free exhibition is on until 29 October. Details here:
“We're in a moment where most of the world around us is going to have to be reimagined” says @indy_johar, our winner of this year's Design Innovation Medal. You can read Indy's full interview by @debikaray now on our website. Read here:
.@NieuweInstituut has launched an open call for (individual) curators, designers and collectives to send a proposal for the Dutch presentation at the London Design Biennale 2023. Tuesday 18 October (tomorrow) is the last day to apply! See details here:
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Artworks by Yao Jianping, inheritor of #Suzhou #embroidery were displayed in the exhibition Sustainable China, part of the 2022 @L_D_F from Sept 19 to 25. Check out the images to see some highlights! #JiangsuArts 📸 Wechat account of yjpcxys2
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“Craft is always going to be modern. It's about creating objects that have a formula of their own and speak their own language, creating a dialogue that didn’t exist before.” Jonathan Anderson Apply for the #LOEWEFOUNDATION Craft Prize 2023 by 25 Oct.
“Costume design is about collaboration and communication... It is part psychology, part art” Read the full #redbook interview with Sandy Powell OBE, the winner of this year's LDF Design Medal. Interview by @samcrogers #SandyPowell #LDF22
Missed @SAP's #GDF session on Designing for a Circular Economy? You can now find it on our @YouTube channel along with more #GlobalDesignForum sessions from this year's festival! 👇
"Repair has tended to focus on restoring functionality, but this is about exploring meaning, what makes us attached to an object and want to keep it in our lives" R for Repair, on at the @V_and_A until 30 Oct 2022. Read more here:
Meet the woodworkers of Hida Takayama. @japanhouseldn's latest exhibition ‘The Carpenters’ Line: Woodworking Heritage in Hida Takayama’, opens a door into the extraordinary craftworking legacy of central Japan. In a conversation with STIR, Ben Evans talks about the role and impact of the London Design Festival and London Design Biennale on the city. @L_D_F @londonbiennale #designfair #london #exhibitions #Sustainable
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We bring you the voices of the visitors and participants of @L_D_F 2022! Now in its 20th year, the London Design Festival returned with a series of live and in-person events across the city. Explore event highlights in Design Insider's Trend Report here:
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Leading voices of the Australian #design world come together at #DesignMuseum this Oct/Nov to explore innovations and intersections of #fashion and #architecture. @ShermanSCCI x @DesignMuseum 28-30 October and 4-6 November. Ticket Details Here:
What would it look like if your toaster could sing, or your coffee table could dance? For the latest collaboration between @TheConranShop & @itsnicethat, and their third installation for #LDF, the limits of the physical world have been lifted. Read more:
If you missed the #GlobalDesignForum sessions at #LDF22 this year, they will all be available on our YouTube channel in the coming days. For example, @WeTransfer's #GDF session on Brand Design is now available to watch! 👇
London Design Festival 2022: Reflecting on the City’s Creative History
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From hotel suites made with materials sourced from the area within the city’s M25 motorway to a nostalgic hint at 1990s inflatable chairs, here’s what caught our eye at @L_D_F.
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What happens when design and ethics collide? 💥 Catch up on what happened when@hola_natt spoke to@georgeayee, of@greatergood__, produced in partnership with@L_D_FF. “We need to get over the naivety that design can’t cause harm.”
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During #LDF22, @WeTransfer sparked responsible innovation with #SnapWho - a platform to shine a light on our individual and societal biases. Read more about the game here, or try it out yourself!
“We wanted a space that was unconventional,” says Maria Porro of the family brand Porro's new showroom at Tom Dixon’s HQ. They loved the architecture and the idea of being at a design meeting point that’s away from London’s regular shopping hubs.
Super honoured to have been awarded this year's London Design Medal (@L_D_F) in the category of Emerging Designer - such an amazing surprise and an achievement I couldn't have reached without my tiny team @climateincolour 🙏🏾…Tb
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After nine days of activities, we’re bringing the 20th anniversary of London Design Festival to a close. A special thank you also to our audience, we’ve had a great time and would love to hear what you enjoyed the most in our survey:
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