London Design Festival presents five major trade shows, known as Design Destinations. They are the key meeting point for all the designers, manufacturers, buyers, specifiers, the media, and design enthusiasts, with the ambition to know new products and identify the new trends of the season.
Let’s take a look at all the destinations and inspire yourself to discover more about this event.
From 19 to 22 of September, this trade show is going to feature brand new initiatives, striking installations, inspiring collaborations, and high-end design the show will also be at the heart of the newly launched West Kensington Design District. the show will present 100% Futures – an exhibition showcasing a selection of inspiring and innovative designs geared towards ‘Designing for London’.
- 100% Design is the destination for architects and designers to source the latest products, discover new interior design trends and emerging brands.
Adress: Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington
From 16-19 September 2018 and Tuesday, 18 September is open to the public, this trade show offers a carte blanche, this concept will allow participants to explore how an empty space can celebrate a new beginning, a chance to create something beautiful as Decorex and its exhibitors do each year. The only show of its kind for the high-end UK interiors industry, Decorex will host more than 400 exhibitors showcasing the very latest in luxury interiors and design.
- Sun-Mon 10am-6pm, Tues 10am-7pm, Wed 10am-5pm
Adress: Syon Park
From 20 to 23 September 2018, this trade show connects the world’s most renowned design brands, with the world’s leading architects, interior designers, specifiers, and buyers. Will showcase a stellar line-up of brands in 2018, including leading international names such as Erik Joergensen, New Tendency, Northern, Gemla, James Burleigh, Norr11, VitrA, Icons of Denmark and LSA alongside emerging designers Emma Cerasulo, Studio Anansi and so on.
- Thu-Fri 11am-8pm, Sat-Sun 11am-5pm
Adress: Doon Street, London, SE1 9PU
From 16-21 September 2018, this trade show is dedicated to inspire, inform and deliver the best in world-class talent, the dynamic programme offers more than 100 experiential sessions that bring design ideas to life. This year, Focus/18 celebrates its positive power with ‘Journey of Colour’, a specially commissioned installation by international artist Moritz Waldemeyer.
- Entrance is free and courtesy transport is available. – Sun-Fri 10am-6pm
Adress: Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour
London Design Fair
From 20 to 13 of September of 2018, this trade show is a four-day industry event that brings together 550 exhibitors from over 36 countries. As the most international destination of the annual London Design Festival over 28,000 influential; retail buyers, architects, interior designers, press, designers and so on.
- This September they will also be welcoming the return of Material of the Year, The British Craft Pavilion.
Adress: F Block, Old Truman Brewery, Ely’s Yard, 15 Hanbury Street
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