London Design Week

Folkform’s Masonite:Memoriam Cabinets Are Made From Generations of Reclaimed Masonite

Folkform’s Masonite:Memoriam Cabinets Are Made From Generations of Reclaimed Masonite

Folkform has created a colorful line of limited edition cabinets that combine Masonite produced in 1929 (when hardboard was first produced on a large scale) with the final few sheets produced by Sweden's

Read More >

Colorful Shipping Container Restaurants Pop Up in Southbank during the London Design Festival

Colorful Shipping Container Restaurants Pop Up in Southbank during the London Design Festival

Yalla Yalla is tucked away in a quiet corner of the Southbank Centre, where it serves Lebanese and other Middle Eastern street food to be eaten either on the move or in the outdoor seating area

Read More >

Jerszy Seymour’s Colorful 100% Biodegradable ‘Amateur Masters’ Chairs Challenge Design Systems

Jerszy Seymour’s Colorful 100% Biodegradable ‘Amateur Masters’ Chairs Challenge Design Systems

Jerszy Seymour's ‘Amateur Masters’ colorful chairs are made from polycaprolactone wax - a strong and 100% biodegradable material. They are part of the NgispeN collection, which was developed

Read More >

PROOFF Debuts Chic, Multifunctional #006 SideSeat at the London Design Festival

PROOFF Debuts Chic, Multifunctional #006 SideSeat at the London Design Festival

PROOFF just launched its new #006 SideSeat at SuperBrands during the London Design Festival. Designed by Netherlands-based duo Studio Makkink & Bey, the clever multifunctional seat includes built-in

Read More >

Designer Craig Foster Goes Back to the Basics With His Flat-pack Cork Kurk Lamp

Designer Craig Foster Goes Back to the Basics With His Flat-pack Cork Kurk Lamp

The idea for the Kurk Lamp was conceived when designer Craig Foster started taking other desk lights apart. He discovered a huge amount of unnecessary parts, fixtures and glue being used, and

Read More >

Graphic Artist Daniel Speight Turns Discarded Books into Screenprinted Cityscapes

Graphic Artist Daniel Speight Turns Discarded Books into Screenprinted Cityscapes

Iconic buildings like the Tower of London or the Gherkin might appear across a tall vertical stack of Daniel Speight's hardcovered books. Another collection features horizontal rows of books screen

Read More >

Clickity Launches Recyclable, Flat-Pack Fig Lamp at 100% Design During the 2012 London Design Festival

Clickity Launches Recyclable, Flat-Pack Fig Lamp at 100% Design During the 2012 London Design Festival

We spotted Klickity's Fig lamp when it was launched at 100% Design during the London Design Festival last week, and we were struck by this modern take on a tradition lantern. The colorful design packs

Read More >

Matthew Plummer-Fernandez Unveils His Fantastic Zero-Waste, 3D-Printed Bowls at London Design Festival

Matthew Plummer-Fernandez Unveils His Fantastic Zero-Waste, 3D-Printed Bowls at London Design Festival

We spotted Matthew Plummer-Fernandez's fantastic 3D printed works at Designersblock at this year's bustling London Design Festival. Using a digital camera, emerging 3D technologies and software—some of

Read More >

Oyuna Recreates a Mongolian Ger Tent House in the Brompton Design District

Oyuna Recreates a Mongolian Ger Tent House in the Brompton Design District

Cashmere brand Oyuna worked with designer Peter Marigold to create an interpretation of the traditional Mongolian ger tent-house (or yurt) in an installation for the new exhibition space located at 4

Read More >

Lee Broom’s Crystal Bulb Shop Dazzles at the London Design Festival

Lee Broom’s Crystal Bulb Shop Dazzles at the London Design Festival

The wood paneling and fixtures included reclaimed parts of an English pub that were previously used in another incarnation for Lee Broom's highly successful solo show at Milan's Salone del Mobile. Other

Read More >

Shoreditch Design Triangle: Salvaged Furniture and East London Cool at the 2012 London Design Festival

Shoreditch Design Triangle: Salvaged Furniture and East London Cool at the 2012 London Design Festival

East London Furniture completely transformed bar and gallery space DreamBagsJaguarShoes. Fixtures, tables and seating were all made from salvaged materials - including British Gypsum pallets, wood from a

Read More >

Skeleton Lampshades Add Whimsical Illumination to Traces ‘Junk’ Shop at the London Design Festival

Skeleton Lampshades Add Whimsical Illumination to Traces ‘Junk’ Shop at the London Design Festival

The Traces ‘Junk’ Shop at the London Design Festival is packed full of exciting designs to catch the eye. One showstopper, in a room full of them, is the Skeleton Lampshade by Donna Walker. With

Read More >

Vita’s Gorgeous Flat-Pack Lamps Can be Mixed and Matched to Create Fresh New Designs

Vita’s Gorgeous Flat-Pack Lamps Can be Mixed and Matched to Create Fresh New Designs

We spotted this gorgeous collection of DIY flat-pack lamps by the Danish company Vita at 100% Design during this year's London Design Festival. Interchangeable "petals" made from polypropylene,

Read More >

Console O by JiB Design Studio Combines Form and Function at the London Design Festival

Console O by JiB Design Studio Combines Form and Function at the London Design Festival

The London Design Festival is full of beautiful design, but few things manage to combine beauty and function as perfectly JiB Design Studio's Console O. With built-in organic ceramic vessels that serve as

Read More >

Carmen Shiu Uses Porcelain Pieces to Patch Up Broken Objects at London Design Week 2012

Carmen Shiu Uses Porcelain Pieces to Patch Up Broken Objects at London Design Week 2012

The ‘How Come’ show at London Design Week showcased an array of great sustainable designs this year, but the one that really caught our eye was a display by designer Carmen Shiu called 'repair the

Read More >

BE OPEN Sound Portal Brings Music and Acoustic Art to Trafalgar Square’s Crowds at London Design Festival

BE OPEN Sound Portal Brings Music and Acoustic Art to Trafalgar Square’s Crowds at London Design Festival

Designed by Arup, the round black structure is entered via a short, curving passageway. On our visit, the cool white interior, with walls of mesh fabric and a generous skylight, was warmed by the sound of

Read More >

100% Design’s International Pavilion Showcases Eco Designs from Around the World at the London Design Festival

100% Design’s International Pavilion Showcases Eco Designs from Around the World at the London Design Festival

Marco Stefanelli' Breccias collection repurposes natural objects which have reached the end of their life - including sawmill scraps, pieces of urban architecture, and logs carried by the river. He gives

Read More >

DesignJunction 2012 Features Dazzling Green Furniture Crafted from Natural and Reclaimed Materials at the London Design Festival

DesignJunction 2012 Features Dazzling Green Furniture Crafted from Natural and Reclaimed Materials at the London Design Festival

Dejana Kabiljo Architect and designer Dejana Kabiljo is represented by the Marion Friedmann Gallery where she presents 'Occupy! Chair' which uses military Yugoslavian bed springs to create this gold

Read More >

Top Green Designs from Tent at the London Design Festival

Top Green Designs from Tent at the London Design Festival

Melanie Porter's showcased a warm and colorful mix of hand knit covered furniture that use found items for their bases. Her series features original cinema seats that have been given a new lease of life

Read More >

SuperBrands Showcases Elegant Eco-Design at London Design Festival

SuperBrands Showcases Elegant Eco-Design at London Design Festival

Limited Edition Limited Edition presented two rugs of particular interest. Brick is made from vertically positioned strips of reclaimed leather; a waste material from other design processes. It is a

Read More >

Dejana Kabiljo’s “Occupy!” Chair is Upcycled From Old Army Mattress Springs

Dejana Kabiljo’s “Occupy!” Chair is Upcycled From Old Army Mattress Springs

DesignJunction 2012 just kicked off at the London Design Festival and already there are tons of crazy-cool designs to sift through. Take this Occupy! Chair created by Dejana Kabiljo, a Vienna-based

Read More >

Goldsmiths University’s “How Come?” Show Poses Questions About Design at the London Design Festival

Goldsmiths University’s “How Come?” Show Poses Questions About Design at the London Design Festival

Inessa Demidova's 'Books Are Not Waste' project questioned where all the discarded books go. She had a fascinating book-themed display that proposed a system of re-circulation, re-purposing and safe

Read More >

Tire Seating and Innovative Lighting Pop Up at DesignJunction at the London Design Festival

Tire Seating and Innovative Lighting Pop Up at DesignJunction at the London Design Festival

Rene Olivier's Tyre Furniture collection saw the designer recently scoop a Mixology "Student Furniture Designer of the Year" award. The furniture takes discarded tires and converts them into comfy and

Read More >

100% Design: Emerging Designers Show Innovative Lighting, Flat-Packed Ingenuity at the London Design Festival

100% Design: Emerging Designers Show Innovative Lighting, Flat-Packed Ingenuity at the London Design Festival

Aiming to make Danish design affordable and accessible, Vita made a great show with their flat-packed lighting. The Eos pendant light (shown above), which comes in two sizes, is constructed of feathers on

Read More >

Designersblock Showcases Innovative and Quirky Eco Designs at the 2012 London Design Festival

Designersblock Showcases Innovative and Quirky Eco Designs at the 2012 London Design Festival

BreadedEscalope studio presented their low-tech, low-energy, steam-bending machine and showed the public how it worked at this year's bustling Designersblock event. As 50% of the world's computer

Read More >

The Be Open Space at The Dock with Tom Dixon Stimulates the Five Senses at London Design Week

The Be Open Space at The Dock with Tom Dixon Stimulates the Five Senses at London Design Week

The best way to enter The Dock space is to head downstairs and then work your way back up to the daylight. A range of Tom Dixon's latest pieces were on display in these underground tunnels, alongside some

Read More >

Chun Qing Li’s Sustainable Wooden Kreod Pavilion Unveiled at London Design Festival

Chun Qing Li’s Sustainable Wooden Kreod Pavilion Unveiled at London Design Festival

Chun Qing Li, Managing Director of Pavilion Architecture and Greenwich University's Proffesor, told us that he designed KREOD pavilion to resemble three giant seeds. Measuring 215 square foot each pod,

Read More >

Traces ‘Junk’ Shop Showcases Playful Recycled Designs at the London Design Festival

Traces ‘Junk’ Shop Showcases Playful Recycled Designs at the London Design Festival

One of our favorite items was Madam Bottwright's Bureau by Tim Burrell-Saward and Mike Kann. This item combined old found furniture pieces with technology to draw us into a playful guessing game. The

Read More >

Victoria & Albert Museum Lights Up With Sustainable Design During the London Design Festival

Victoria & Albert Museum Lights Up With Sustainable Design During the London Design Festival

Installed in a roof space of the V&A only accessible by a tiny spiral staircase, Keiichi Matsuda's Prism is a visual representation of live environmental data from across London - from the weather to

Read More >

Artist Duncan MacAskill Creates Painterly Portraits From Thousands of Thumbtacks!

Artist Duncan MacAskill Creates Painterly Portraits From Thousands of Thumbtacks!

Ally Capellino was drawn in part to Duncan MacAskill's work by their shared appreciation for humble materials and honest production. Ally Capellino's bags, crafted from leather and wax canvas, are

Read More >

  • Read Inhabitat

  • Search Categories

  • Recent Posts

  • Recent Comments

  • Browse by Keyword

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home