LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL Design UK Selection Max Fraser is staging a showcase of leading-edge contemporary design to include furniture, lighting, glass, ceramics and tableware from 22-25 September. Venue/ 19-23 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1. For details visit/ www.londondesignfestival.com London Remade presents Inspired Recycling from 15-30 September. Venue: Magma Bookshop, 117-119 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1. Events Free Postcards – a 10-year review of collectable, postable and iconic free postcards runs from 15-30 September. Venue: Alphabet, 61-63 Beak Street, London W1. Tom Dixon @ Selfridges brings manufacturing into the retail environment from 16 September-31 October, by placing an injection moulding machine inside. Venue: Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1. Exhibitions Unfold Japan is an exhibition of Japanese furniture from Noguchi to Fukasawa, running from 15 September-1 October. Venue: Viaduct 1-10 Summers Street, London EC1. SCP meets Timourous Beasties The results of this collaboration, including the launch of the London Toile fabric are on show 15-30 September. Venue: 135-139 Curtain Road, London EC2
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