Articles tagged London Design Festival 2013

Alex de Rijke (above) and Jonas Lencer test their Escher-inspired stair at the fabricator in Switzerland. Photo Jonas Lencer
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Q&A with Alex de Rijke

With all the buzz of last month’s London Design Festival sadly dissipated, what legacy do landmark projects like dRMM’s spectacular Endless Stair leave behind? 

28.280 by Omer Arbel at the V&A. Photo Susan Smart.
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LDF: Top Ten Installations

Compared to the spread of projects on show for London Design Festival’s 10th anniversary, this year was a quieter affair. The V&A Museum presented some food for thought and 100% Design marked …

So Sottsass at Darkroom.
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LDF: Top Ten Small Shows

While Designjunction, Tent and 100% Design continued to be the mainstays of London Design Festival, there was plenty more to see around and about London’s streets . Here’s what we saw.

Sum Table for Patternity by Toby Winteringham.
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LDF: Designjunction

Queues of eager visitors, no-nonsense security, colour-coded wristbands and towering black hoarding might have had you thinking Designjunction was more of an exclusive nightclub than a London Design …

Studio Glowacka collaborated with Maria Fulford Architects on Paper Space.
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LDF: Paper Space by Studio Glowacka and Maria Fulford Architects

Paper Space – a hub for international events, talks and debates at 100% Design – was created by Studio Glowacka and Maria Fulford Architects for London Design Festival.

The installation serves as a ‘rhythmic symphony of light’.
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LDF: The Conductor by Faye Toogood

The Conductor, Faye Toogood’s interactive installation at Established & Sons’ showroom, was a welcome interaction for tired minds during London Design Festival.

 

Iro by Jo Nagasaka for Established and Sons. Photo Colin Streater.
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LDF: Top Ten Products

Whether part of a brand new collection in the case of Wrong for HAY, or a continuation of ideas in new forms  – these are the pieces that caught our attention at London Design Festival 2013.

Frame Presents The Dialogue of Design was a talk at 100% Design about the client/designer partnership.
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LDF: Talks with 100% Design

During London Design Festival last week, Frame presented a talk on ‘the dialogue of design’ at 100% Design, Earl’s Court.

Zigzag:Crisscross is Bethan Laura Wood's first solo show.
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Zigzag:Crisscross by Bethan Laura Wood

Zigzag:Crisscross – Bethan Laura Wood’s first solo show – is inspired by the urban environments of London and Mexico City.

At 100% Design Frame will present The Dialogue of Design, a talk about the client/designer relationship.
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Frame Presents The Dialogue of Design

This week during London Design Festival, Frame will be participating in the talks programme at 100% Design. 

Wireflow by Arik Levy for Vibia.
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Designjunction Preview #2

Designjunction was one of London Design Festival’s most talked-about destinations last year, transforming a former mail sorting office on New Oxford Street into a lively hub of brand showcases, …

Designgoat are currently working on a range of furniture to be unveiled at London Design Festival 2013.
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Introducing: Designgoat

Dublin-based design duo, Ahmad Fakhry and Cian Corcoran, formed Designgoat in 2011. Their work covers a wide range, from adaptable retail displays to fitting out cafes with furniture custom made in …