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The Best of London Design

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Next month welcome’s back two of our favourite design-centric events.

Not to be outshone by London Fashion Week, London Design Festival and London Design Biennial are back this September showcasing the best and brightest design talent from around the world. Stay in the know with our edit of not-to-be-missed exhibitions and installations. 

 

London Design Biennial

For its second year, the London Design Biennial explores the theme of ’emotional states’ through an exhibition of interactive design installations held at Somerset House. This year, the truly global exhibit includes works from 40 countries, cities and territories spanning 6 continents. 

Not-to-be-missed:

Full spectrum, Australia 

The Silent Room, Lebanon 

Shpeel, Scotland

4-23rd September, Somerset House, londondesignbiennale.com

 

London Design Festival

Now in its 16th year, London Design Festival has long been a highlight of any design-minded Londoners diary. The V&A will be the festival’s main design hub, but installations are planned to pop up across.  

Not-to-be-missed:

Global Design Forum

The Onion Farm 

The Art of Music in the Digital Age

15-23rd September, V&A, londondesignfestival.com

Off-site happenings: 
 
London Design Fair, 22–23rd September, Old Truman Brewery

Es Delvin x Google, 18-23 September, Trafalgar Square

Mind Pilot, 15-23rd September, Design Museum