8 Reasons Why You Can't Miss London Design Festival

Find out the best events in London that will be lighting up the city from the 16th to the 24th of September.

London Design Festival is three days away and there are 8 events that you definitely cannot miss. The annual events promote the city’s creativity in order to deliver a unique and unforgettable celebration of design. Be sure not to miss it!

‘The vision of London Design Festival is to celebrate and promote London as the design capital of the world; and as we enter the 2017 programme with the launch of the 15th edition, this vision remains ever strong.’

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Decorex International 2017

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Decorex, which is probably “the UK’s leading destination for interior design” will take place in the upcoming month of September in Syon Park and it will be the opening destination of the London Design Festival. With more than 400 exhibitors from all over the world, the interior design show will be the right place to be if you are looking to buy or just feel inspired by bespoke interior design.

100% Design

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Going on its 22nd year, 100% Design will be returning to “one of London’s most inspiring venues: Olympia London“. If you are an architect, interior designer, retailer or even developer this is definitely the right place for you to visit during the London Design Festival. Two of our favorite brands will be showcasing their new products there, so now you know why you can’t miss it! Catch Essential Home and DelightFULL on stand L421!


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Make sure not to miss designjunction in King’s Cross during the 9 days of the London Design Festival. And if you don’t know what designjunction is all about, here is a word directly from them… “designjunction presents more than 200 world-class international brands and smaller cutting-edge design labels to an audience of design professionals.

The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains

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If you like DelightFULL, then you are probably a music enthusiast. That means this Pink Floyd exhibition is probably the right event for you to attend during your stay in London. Open from 10am to 5,45pm, this ticketed event will surely be worth the visit! “Presented by Pink Floyd, the V&A and Iconic Entertainment Studios Sound Experience by Sennheiser.

Covet London: Open House

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Covet Group’s alternative showroom will also be celebrating design. Covet London in Chelsea Harbour will be open for any interior design lover to visit it and fall in love with the bespoke design pieces by brands such as Boca do LoboBrabbuEssential Home and, of course, DelightFULL.

Villa Walala by Camille Walala

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Having worked with names such as Nike and Armani to Nintendo and Facebook, textile designer Camille Walala is now showcasing her colorful piece named Villa Walala in London! “Constructed from vinyl, sealed PVC inner, and high-strength nylon, it is a ‘soft-textured building-block castle’ covered and colored with digitally printed patterns.

Reflection Room by Flynn Talbot

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The designer explained on London Design Festival’s website the idea behind this unique installation:I conceived the idea standing in the gallery, and wanted to add my story on top of the beautiful existing architecture but not to take it over. With all of my work, I want to create new experiences using light that build a connection between people and place.”

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

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According to the London Design Festival, “This exhibition examines the work and legacy of influential Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga, with over 100 pieces crafted by ‘the master’ of couture, his protégées and contemporary fashion designers working in the same innovative tradition.”

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Fortunately, there is a way to keep all this info with you at all times! This infographic summarizes the best events in London during the London Design Week, with all the pieces of information you must have; the local, the date and a small brief about the event. Make sure to pin it to your Pinterest boards, or even print it to have with you on the go!

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