The London Design Festival reduced its losses from £18 538 in 2004 to £2300 in 2005, according to the latest accounts filed at Companies House. Management consultancy Stratagem is set to publish its ‘full-scale economic evaluation’ of the festival and its management team. The 2006 event attracted just 300 000 visitors, down on the 475 000 visitors seen in 2005. The London Development Agency allocated £200 000 of funding for this year’s event.
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Among the projects is a spatial audio technique that turns your living room into St Paul’s Cathedral and an AR app that fills your interiors with flowers.
From upcycled cabinets to a spotlight on Baltic design, we run down the can’t-miss exhibitions and trade shows at this year’s London Design Festival.
The new look “places Peter front and centre” according to the publishing house, and has been designed by studio CreateFuture.