Much of the work at this year’s event is underpinned by sustainability, with designs from the likes of Mexico, the UAE and Scandinavia all being featured for their eco-friendly credentials.
London Design Festival 2019 – what to see and do
Our guide to talks, exhibitions, trade shows and more.
Form and functionality have long been the focus of design, but a growing number of designers are shifting away from this, creating projects that prioritise history, culture and narrative in
His installation for London Design Festival draws on a number of inspirations, from clubbing in the 1990s to fake Crimean villages.
This year’s set pieces explore the future of sustainable materials, the possibilities of AI and how climate anxiety can be channelled into something more positive.
From designing Facebook Messenger to creating the fantasy world of Game of Thrones, these are the must-see talks at this year’s festival.
Void, Dan Tobin Smith + The Experience Machine, Collins Music Hall At Collins Music Hall in Islington, creative studio The Experience Machine has worked with installation photographer Dan Tobin Smith
Brands, retailers, designers and makers are thinking about sustainability more than ever at this year’s LDF exhibitions. Here are our picks of ones you don’t want to miss.
What to expect from the main trade shows at LDF, which are underpinned by new themes, exhibitions and talks from the likes of designers Marcel Wanders and David Rockwell.
Biomimicry — design inspired by nature — is well-established but a new set of projects demonstrates its evolution, as well as its limitations.
The latest announcements also include a “multi-sensory” exhibition inspired by the sea at Oxo Tower Wharf.
Latest projects include a suspended installation focusing on the ocean plastic crisis and a recreation of an Underground carriage from the 1960s.
This year’s projects include an immersive labyrinth and a doughnut-shaped bamboo structure at the heart of the Victoria and Albert museum.