Get the guide for the new venue at this year’s London Design Festival: The Tramshed. At the old disused electricity power station in Shoreditch, one of the LDF hubs, 25 exclusive international design brands, including Studioilse, Scin, Autoban, Another Country, Bocci, Michael Sodeau, Dezeen Watch Store, Matthew Hilton and Kvadrat, were invited to showcase their latest collections.
The Tramshed Live is programme of seminars, curated by design critic, writer and conference producer Aidan Walker, designed to challenge, provoke and engage with 21st century design. Leading creative thinkers including Patricia Urquiola, Ilse Crawford, Luke Pearson and Theo Williams will lead discussions on specific topics.
The Tramshed Live programme
Wednesday 22 September 6pm – The opening session, sets out to explore what it means to ‘design with humanity’ and how cities, places and products can shape human behaviour.
Thursday 23 September 1.30pm – ‘Augmented reality’ promises to revolutionise the experience of online retailing.
Thursday 24 September 4.30pm – The amazing but controversial Dwelling Lab, a BMW/Kvadrat installation, leads to a discussion on the nature of luxury.
Friday 24 September 1.30pm – ‘Redesigning design, remaking making’ brings together a powerful panel of practitioners who are reinventing the traditional relationships between design, manufacturing and the market.
Friday 24 September 6pm – ‘Colour Magic’, the evening session explores the power and pull of colour in interiors and innovative materials.
Saturday 25 September 1.30pm – The Tramshed’s Bicycle Extravaganza, bicycle fanatics air their own peculiar passions for this most sensible and romantic form of eco-transport.
Download The Tramshed Guide here