London Design Week

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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Sanitov Unveils Eco-Lux Floating Home at This Year’s London Design Festival

Sanitov Unveils Eco-Lux Floating Home at This Year’s London Design Festival

Moored within St. Katharine Docks, just minutes away from the iconic Tower Bridge, INACHUS was being built in Kent at this time last year. Featuring two floors, this house accommodates three bedrooms,

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The Crystal Bulb is a Dazzling Gem-Cut LED Light Bulb Made from Cumbria Crystal

The Crystal Bulb is a Dazzling Gem-Cut LED Light Bulb Made from Cumbria Crystal

Light bulbs aren't (usually) the most important part of a room's decor. Interior designers are experts at masking the light source, and instead focusing the beam on a painting or sofa. That's fine if

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The Orée Board is a Wireless Wooden Computer Keyboard that Mixes Tradition with Technology

The Orée Board is a Wireless Wooden Computer Keyboard that Mixes Tradition with Technology

Technology and tradition combine in this beautiful, handcrafted wireless keyboard, known as the Orée Board. The Orée Board was created by the French technology entrepreneur Julien Salanave, who worked

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Dominic Wilcox Unveils GPS Shoe That Guides You Home From Anywhere in the World

Dominic Wilcox Unveils GPS Shoe That Guides You Home From Anywhere in the World

With Wilcox's No Place Like Home shoes, the magic doesn't come from clicking your heels twice but from GPS. Program your destination, and the leather footwear will tell you where to go. There's a GPS

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Furniture Designer Rupert Blanchard Transforms Discarded Drawers into Stunning Storage Units

Furniture Designer Rupert Blanchard Transforms Discarded Drawers into Stunning Storage Units

Blanchard's supply of orphaned drawers, collected from the street or dumpsters, lines a wall of his workshop, waiting to be incorporated into upcycled dressers, sideboards and cabinets. Using reclaimed

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H Comma’s Ceramic Cone Lights Look Like Luminous Periscopes

H Comma’s Ceramic Cone Lights Look Like Luminous Periscopes

This modern Cone Light by design studio H Comma grabbed our attention with its quirky shape and immaculate smooth ceramic surface. Unveiled at this years 100% Design in London, the cone-shaped light is a

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Wood and Woad’s Great and Green British Designs at the London Design Festival

Wood and Woad’s Great and Green British Designs at the London Design Festival

Mammalampa's Pendant Lamp is a cloud-like piece that emits a warm diffused light. Made from untreated paper, the light fixture is a beautiful piece that could easily take center-stage in a big

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Ecopink Unveils Gorgeous Green Designs for Women at the London Design Festival

Ecopink Unveils Gorgeous Green Designs for Women at the London Design Festival

Designs ranged from foot massaging floor mats to innovative takes on everyday accessories, like a line of brightly colored glowing handbags. By recycling colorful plastic containers, Micio Vinicio creates

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