London Design Week

Designersblock Hits the London Design Festival With Fantastic Eco-Designs in Unexpected Forms

Designersblock Hits the London Design Festival With Fantastic Eco-Designs in Unexpected Forms

Maria Volokhova’s customized ceramic set certainly caught our eye. Her works consist of  updating unloved ceramic pieces by hand-printing new designs on their original motifs. The result is a jumbled,

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100% Design’s Best Green Exhibits at the London Design Festival

100% Design’s Best Green Exhibits at the London Design Festival

These incredible Animal Chairs designed by Maximo Riera are immense sculptural forms that pay homage to the animal kingdom. Following biological dimensions of the beasts they take inspiration from, the

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Amazing Solar-Powered 3D Printer Showcased at the London Design Festival

Amazing Solar-Powered 3D Printer Showcased at the London Design Festival

The new images show details of this incredible machine's minimalist parts: a fresnel lens that concentrates the solar beams, a couple of small photovoltaic panels, an electric box/battery covered in

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Our Favorite Green Designs from Tent London at the London Design Festival

Our Favorite Green Designs from Tent London at the London Design Festival

Seen in the image above, the Origami Hunter heads by Si Studio are striking animal shaped paper lamps that are worlds apart from the real head mounts you may find on people's walls. These bright origami

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The Best Green Finds from Day 1 of 100% Design at London Design Week

The Best Green Finds from Day 1 of 100% Design at London Design Week

The temporary turtle pavilion by Inflate is one of a large range of temporary structures that are ideal for either indoor or outdoor events. Made in part from recycled materials, they are illuminated by

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Our Favorite Green Designs from Tramshed at the London Design Festival!

Our Favorite Green Designs from Tramshed at the London Design Festival!

The latest range of Plant & Moss lamps have transformed filters into these great light fixtures! Each one is unique and elegantly emits a warm soft glow through its delicately folded white

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Glowing Musical Akousmaflore Garden Unveiled at London Design Festival

Glowing Musical Akousmaflore Garden Unveiled at London Design Festival

The deep black room is only lit with UV lights. Visitors can only see a fluorescent forest with glowing plastic flowers and a stone spiral on the floor. Each plant has a sensor that reacts differently

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Former Wharf Building Converted for Tom Dixon’s Pop-Up Shop at London Design Festival

Former Wharf Building Converted for Tom Dixon’s Pop-Up Shop at London Design Festival

The long building maintains its original features of traditional brickwork and exposed beams, built right alongside the canal with rowing boats floating in its garden of water. During the week long

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Goldsmiths University’s Thought-Provoking ‘Making Believe’ Exhibition at the London Design Festival

Goldsmiths University’s Thought-Provoking ‘Making Believe’ Exhibition at the London Design Festival

Wee Siong Quek's Soup for Thought is a book of photographs of the designer’s experience of planting tomatoes, making oil from sunflowers seeds, growing basil and garlic, creating wooden utensils and

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PHOTOS: Unloved Furniture Recycled Into Retro-Chic Designs at London Design Week

PHOTOS: Unloved Furniture Recycled Into Retro-Chic Designs at London Design Week

By stripping the fabric from discarded luminaires, Donna Walker is able to expose the lamp’s original skeleton, revealing the dedicated work that once went into it. By simply swapping lamp bases, bulbs

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PHOTOS: Sanitov Studio’s Green Roofed Floating Home is Almost Complete – Exclusive at London Design Festival!

PHOTOS: Sanitov Studio’s Green Roofed Floating Home is Almost Complete – Exclusive at London Design Festival!

Alexander Host, the Danish designer behind many of the project's most special features, including an illuminated, sculptural facade, a waterproof hull, 93% recycled stone cladding, and many of the

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Gigantic Timber Wave Installation Welcomes the London Design Festival to V&A

Gigantic Timber Wave Installation Welcomes the London Design Festival to V&A

Constructed from oil-treated American oak, the cascading wave connects the bustling street to the interior design exhibits hosted by the museum. The outdoor installation unfolds in the organic form of a

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Gorgeous Recycled PET Bottle Chandelier Brightens Up the London Design Festival

Gorgeous Recycled PET Bottle Chandelier Brightens Up the London Design Festival

The hanging luminaire is made from recycled PET bottles found in Mexico City, were French-born Jeannot currently lives. Jeannot told Inhabitat that he visited many of the Mexican capital’s recycling

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The Eco Rocker is a Modern Recycled Paper Rocking Horse

The Eco Rocker is a Modern Recycled Paper Rocking Horse

It was love at first ride when we spotted this adorable Eco Rocker at this year's London Design Festival. Made from an inner core of 100% recycled paper product, this modern-day version of the rocking

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RVW: Concious Design for Head and Heart from Sweden

RVW: Concious Design for Head and Heart from Sweden

RVW (which is short for ‘review’) is a design and production company based in Malmö, Sweden, which -- as the name suggests -- pays careful attention to every aspect of their design process. According

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Radiant Yhi Pendant Lamps Inspired by Aborigine Sun Goddess

Radiant Yhi Pendant Lamps Inspired by Aborigine Sun Goddess

These beautiful Yhi pendant lamps by Brian Steendyk benefit from a brilliant flat-pack design that saves on shipping costs while cutting down on carbon emissions. One of our favorite designs from the

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Colorful Bowls Made From Recycled Macadamia Nutshells

Colorful Bowls Made From Recycled Macadamia Nutshells

These colorful Husque bowls are crafted using the recycled hulls of Macadamia nuts by Queensland-based designer Marc Harrison. Through the use of local materials and local symbology, Harrison hopes to

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Luminaire Lamps Unite Traditional Glass Blowing and LED Lighting

Luminaire Lamps Unite Traditional Glass Blowing and LED Lighting

Passing through numerous exhibits at the London Design Festival this year, we found ourselves drawn to Justyna Piotrowicz’s beautiful Luminaire Lamps. Combining the old world technique of glass blowing

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Made in Peckham: Upcycled Furniture Designs by Hendzel+Hunt

Made in Peckham: Upcycled Furniture Designs by Hendzel+Hunt

During last week’s London Design Festival, Hendzel & Hunt presented their latest project dubbed Made in Peckham. Made from discarded waste material collected in and around their own neighborhood in

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Enlightening (and Savory!) Lamps Made of Salt

Enlightening (and Savory!) Lamps Made of Salt

We all know that salt is essential for cooking, but did you know that it can also be used to make home furnishings? We spotted these good-looking lamps at this year's London Design Festival and were

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The Best Green Designs From 100% Design London!

The Best Green Designs From 100% Design London!

These Salt Lamps by Roberto Tweraser of TweraserDesign made a nice impact in the space. Although very simple in design, these lampshades made from salt showcase an inspired new use for the natural

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Shoreditch Design Triangle Stands Tall at London Design Week

Shoreditch Design Triangle Stands Tall at London Design Week

In a collaborative installation with Boskke, Thorsten van Elten shows designer André Klauser's Mechano Chair, inspired by industrial shelving. Sara Wright Polmar's Peggy consists of pegs of

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Bright Lights: Sustainable Futures and Day Two of TENT London

Bright Lights: Sustainable Futures and Day Two of TENT London

Low energy LED lights provide a soft and relaxing glow for Justyna Piotrowicz's Luminaire Lamps, crafted from hand blown glass and leather straps. The Danish company Oficina Kreativa created a

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London Design Festival 2010: The Best of Designersblock

London Design Festival 2010: The Best of Designersblock

Made in Peckham is a furniture range by Hendzel & Hunt, made of pieces taken and found on local streets and reclamation yards in the designer’s own area. Chooi Leng Tan presented two products

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The Best of the Brompton District at London Design Week

The Best of the Brompton District at London Design Week

Food and furniture were the order of the day at the exhibitions in the Brompton Design District at this year's London Design Week. Offering a wonderful array of delicious treats and a handful of

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Garden Growing Postcard Cityscapes Pop Up in London

Garden Growing Postcard Cityscapes Pop Up in London

If you're craving a little bit of greenery but are short on gardening skills, these neat garden growing postcards from Postcarden might be just the thing. Spotted at The AppLounge during the London Design

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Tightly Knit: The Best Green Designs From Tent London 2010

Tightly Knit: The Best Green Designs From Tent London 2010

The Nogg chicken coop was designed to facilitate homegrown food in any urban or rural garden environment. Lazerian's Bravais Armchair is constructed from corrugated cardboard made from locally

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Flat Pack Chairs are Assembled With Rubber Bands

Flat Pack Chairs are Assembled With Rubber Bands

Debuting this year at London Design Week, these colorful chairs from Orchard Studio provide a stylish solution for seating on the go. Constructed to be shipped flat-packed for easy portability, this cool

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Adorable Carrot Shaped Garden Tools by Angela Chao

Adorable Carrot Shaped Garden Tools by Angela Chao

If you like to garden, you may have had the rather vexing experience of leaving your tools out by mistake and coming back to find them all rusted up. Well if you had these adorable carrot-shaped

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RCA Students Showcase Sustainable Design in London

RCA Students Showcase Sustainable Design in London

Tina Chen's Snowflake design was inspired by the formation and interactions of real snowflakes. The modular design of each piece allows the client to custom design their own products according to their

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