Posts tagged as 'London Design Festival'

Fri 11.10.

Making/Do: designer-makers exhibit in London

Posted by Walter Phillips on 11.10.2013 - Tagged as:

Setting up its impeccably curated stall at this year's Tent, 'Vernacular', a Crafts Council of Ireland-organised show of impressive work from Irish designer-makers; photo Sophie Mutevelian

Setting up its impeccably curated stall at this year’s Tent, ‘Vernacular’, a Crafts Council of Ireland-organised show of impressive work from Irish designer-makers; photo Sophie Mutevelian

The annual London Design Festival, now with over 300 city-wide events, reflects the British capital’s status as an international creative hub. But it also provides a platform for scores of indigenous designer-makers – both individuals and brands – to exhibit their wide-ranging talents. Architonic takes a look at UK- and Irish-based designers who are doing it for themselves. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Architonic Live in London: Super Brands London 2013

Architonic Live in London: Super Brands London 2013

Super Brands, the London Design Festival interiors trade exhibition, is a rare opportunity to see so many established, contemporary global design furniture, lighting and interiors brands outside of Milan’s iSaloni show. Our Facebook photo gallery (below) features novelties from the best brands at the show. More from London to follow!

 

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Fri 20.9.

Architonic Live in London: Tent London 2013

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.09.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Architonic Live in London: Tent London 2013

Architonic Live in London: Tent London 2013

Join us on our photographic journey through the exhibition hall of this year’s edition of Tent London, a juried event and one of the more creative hubs that anchor the London Design Festival. In the following Facebook album we have published no less than 44 images taken on the show floor. Enjoy!

 

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Wed 28.8.

‘Atlas’ table by Psalt Design (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.08.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'Atlas' table by Psalt Design

‘Atlas’ table by Psalt Design

Industrial fixtures and fittings found in everyday surroundings were the inspiration for ‘Atlas’, a table by Sheffield, UK based furniture and product design studio Psalt Design.

 

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The 'Wrong for HAY' collaboration debuts at the 2013 London Design Festival with its inaugural collection

The ‘Wrong for HAY’ collaboration debuts at the 2013 London Design Festival with its inaugural collection

 

This year’s London Design Festival in September will see the debut of a new creative collaboration between London-based designer Sebastian Wrong and Danish design manufacturer HAY.

 

Called ‘Wrong for HAY’, the collection comprises lighting, furniture, ceramics, glassware and textiles, and, under the creative direction of Wrong (former design director at British design brand Established & Sons) it “draws upon [London's] creative energy, eclecticism and talent to explore new working relationships, new products and new markets”.

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Juno chair by James Irvine for Arper

Juno chair by James Irvine for Arper

The Design Guild Mark Awards, now in its sixth year, “mark and reward the work of the finest designers working in Britain and the best of British designers working abroad” according to their UK-based patron, the Furniture Makers Company. Among 2013′s recipients is the Juno chair by James Irvine for Italian design brand Arper. Design Guild Marks reward excellence specifically in the design of furniture in volume production.

 

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'OverNight' lighting by Odd Matter for Vessel Gallery

‘OverNight’ lighting by Odd Matter for Vessel Gallery

Using traditional copper plating techniques studio Odd Matter have created a series of lamps with stained glass panels held in place by copper strips which, because they are immersed over night in an electro-plating bath, grow unique and captivating crystalline edges.

 

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Designjunction 2012, as seen by Architonic

Following its last year’s debut, earlier last month designjunction returned for its second edition which this time was held at central London’s 1960s Royal Mail sorting office. Featuring an array of latest products, design classics, site-specific installations and pop-up shops, it was a not-to-be-missed spot during the 2012 edition of The London Design Festival.

 

However, if for some reason you didn’t make it there, worry not. We did so on your behalf and here’s what we saw…

 

view Architonic’s photo tour of designjunction, London Design Festival 2012

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