You may don’t know but London is recognized as the capital of design, and at the beginning of September the city hosts numerous events and exhibitions that seek to promote creativity and innovation.
The London Design Festival brings together the greatest minds in the country, from designers to retailers as well as opinion leaders and educators. This year, the festival will take place from 15-23 September 2018 and visitors can expect to see a wide variety of exhibitions throughout numerous venues and institutions in London.
Design Events so can you Attend
Decorex is internationally renowned for being one of the best platforms to find the most coveting concepts and products regarding interior design, which is developed by emerging and well-established talents. This year’s edition will take precedence from 16-19 September in Syon Park.
In this event, you can expect to see luxury brands like Covet House (H7), Boca do Lobo and Rug Society (H45), Luxxu and Pullcast(H42),Casamance (C24), Lasvit (H33), Nicholas Haslam (B37), THG Paris (Booth C37) as well as Santorus, a unique brand dedicated to fashion and interior design, especially in cushion, fabrics and wallpaper . The brand will also be present at 100% Design.
100% Design is actually the largest and longest-running design trade event for industry professionals in the UK. From 12-19 September, this will become the best place to find the most appealing interior design trends, inspirations as well as emerging talents.
This year, the event has introduced brand-new features, including the affluent area of West Kensington Design District, 100% Features that celebrates forward-thinking design, 100% Forward that honours emerging talents in sectors like lighting, textiles, furniture and product design, 100% Build London, which is a show dedicating for the construction and architectural industry, Design Best Sale Shop, among many other attractive exhibitions. You can expect to hear from some of the world’s best designers and architects in the show’s talks, including Marcel Wanders, Kelly Hoppen,Thomas Heatherwick, Philippe Starck, John Hitchcox, Jade Jagger, Mark Davison and Steve Leung.
100% Design also grants the opportunity for one to meet some of the best luxury design brands in the world, including DelightFull and Essential Home (Booth L421),Antoniolupi (L330), Tuuci (Booth L257), Vincent Sheppard (Booth L360), and countless others.
Designjunction has found a new location in the cultural hub of the South Bank. The event will take place from 20-23 September and will encompass a combination of global furniture, lighting, accessory, material and technology brands, who have the opportunity to meet, do business and be inspired by one another. The event hosts numerous pop-up shops, installations, and interactive features, making Designjunction one of the most exclusive and prestigious events in London and worldwide.
It takes place in the creative heart of East London. The new edition will occur from 20-23 September and will bring together 550 exhibitors from 36 countries. Here one can find the latest trends in furniture, lighting, textiles, materials as well as the most astonishing conceptual installations from the world’s best minds. Within this fair, there’s also plenty of events including Tent London an event dedicated to contemporary art.
Focus /18 is located in the Chelsea Harbour Design Centre, Focus is recognized as a primary destination for creative excellence. Each year, the event gathers thousands of makers and thinkers from the industries of interior design, architecture, and fashion. Colour will be one of the main aesthetics for the upcoming edition.
For its 30th anniversary, the prestigious art fair will celebrate modern British art from the last 100 years. The event will count with the presence of over 50 leading dealers as well as plenty of peculiar exhibitions taking place at the Saatchi Gallery, from 20-23 September.
Over the years, Lapada Art & Antiques Fair has grown quite fast becoming one of the most beloved international showcases when it comes to art and antiques. This year, the event will take place at the Berkley Square, from 14-19 September. Around 100 exhibitors are expected to participate within a wide variety of sectors, from art and antiques to design and decorative arts as well as jewelry, furniture, carpets, ceramics, and many others.
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