Celebrate British and international design at the London Design Festival 2019

The annual London Design Festival sees a huge programme of design-focused exhibitions taking place at the V&A and across the capital in a variety of spaces.

Highlights in 2019 include:

  • The first-ever King's Cross Design District which will feature designjunction's exhibition of forward-thinking furniture, lighting and accessory designs and Martino Gamper's Disco Carbonara at the new King's Cross retail and restaurant space Coal Drop's Yard
  • KI Award winners to showcase their successful designs at the festival
  • Camille Walala brings her vibrancy back to the festival after 2017's Villa Walala, with Walala Lounge in Broadgate
  • An immersive experience, VOID, from Dan Tobin Smith and The Experience Machine, as one of the festival commissions
  • Paul Cocksedge and Sam Jacob provide this year's Landmark Projects.

The programme also includes the Global Design Forum, a series of keynote talks, discussions and debates held at the V&A. Topics in 2019 include 

  • The Future of Production
  • Graphic Design
  • Biodesign: Engineering the Future
  • Design For Change
  • Digital Futures
  • Sustainability: Revolution and Solution
  • The Theatre of Experience

Come back to download the full London Design Festival guide here when it's published. Alos, check out the London Design Fair taking place 19-22 September. 

Paul Cocksedge, 'Please Be Seated', London Design Festival 2019 / Image: London Design Festival 2019


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