London Design Festival

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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Quirky Margate Drawers Are an Upcycled Furniture Frankenstein

Quirky Margate Drawers Are an Upcycled Furniture Frankenstein

This awesomely quirky and colorful chest of drawers that we spotted at this year's London Design Festival is like a furniture Frankenstein - and we mean that in the best way possible. Designer Zoe Murphy

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King Louis Tables Made from Recyclable Cardboard

King Louis Tables Made from Recyclable Cardboard

We were completely charmed by these King Louis Tables we spotted at the Lab Craft Exhibition at this year's London Design Festival. Harking back to the grand ol'days when the French monarch reigned

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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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The Nogg is a Modern Prefab Pad for Your Chicken

The Nogg is a Modern Prefab Pad for Your Chicken

So we all know that eggs are incredible and edible, but trucking them thousands of miles to get to your local supermarket definitely doesn't make them very sustainable. Enter the Nogg - a beautifully

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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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Sanitov Launches Cargo Bike with GPS Technology in London

Sanitov Launches Cargo Bike with GPS Technology in London

The C-type Cargo bike blends simple design elements with clever construction techniques to create an elegant bike that is suitable to transport more than just the cyclist! The bike also has some great

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Re-Lux Showcases Luxury Furniture Made From Waste Materials

Re-Lux Showcases Luxury Furniture Made From Waste Materials

Michelle Mason's Rosetta Rug took the centre stage at the exhibition with its bold cut-out felt shape. This luxury item is as sustainable as it is stylish, as the felt is made from 100% recycled

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MATILDA: Australia’s Brightest at the 2010 London Design Festival

MATILDA: Australia’s Brightest at the 2010 London Design Festival

Brian Steendyk’s Yhi 720 bamboo pendant lamps use 18 watt compact fluorescent light bulbs, are 100% recyclable, and are flat-packed to minimize their environmental impact. Luxxbox's Brainwash

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Inhabitat is Looking for London Design Festival Correspondants!

Inhabitat is Looking for London Design Festival Correspondants!

Hey European Design Fans! The London Design Festival kicks off next week from September 18th-25th, and Inhabitat is looking for a few great correspondents to help us cover this year’s show! This is

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SonUmbra Solar Powered Tree Lights up the Night

SonUmbra Solar Powered Tree Lights up the Night

As advancements in lighting technology unveil fresh materials, we're thrilled to see designers exploring new ways to light up the night. SonUmbra is a solar-powered tree composed of strands of

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Firewinder: The Wind Powered Outdoor Light

Firewinder: The Wind Powered Outdoor Light

The Firewinder is an innovative outdoor light solution, powered entirely by the wind! Inspired and developed by young British inventor Tom Lawton, the Firewinder spins as the wind blows, turning into an

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Tom Price’s Melted Polyester Fleece Chairs

Tom Price’s Melted Polyester Fleece Chairs

London-born designer Tom Price was commissioned by Arts Co. to produce a piece of work for 'From Now to Eternity', an exhibition celebrating design, and focusing on plastic as a versatile material.

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London Design Festival: Designers Visit Recycling Center

London Design Festival: Designers Visit Recycling Center

Early on a sunlit mid-September morning, on the banks of The Grand Union Canal in London, 25 designers, writers and academics from London Design Festival's Greengaged hub, took residence on the Beauchamp

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Lost & Found Upcycled Furniture

Lost & Found Upcycled Furniture

What once was lost is now found in Lost & Found's Upcycled Furniture, a collection of stools and tables. Designed by UK-based design studio, &made, each piece features a brightly-colored base

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Newspaper Furniture by David Stovell

Newspaper Furniture by David Stovell

Inspired to extend the ephemeral life of newspapers, David Stovell's Sunday Paper products consist of tightly rolled newspapers strapped together into stools. We love how the pieces make smart use of

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OVETTO RECYCLED RECYCLING BIN

OVETTO RECYCLED RECYCLING BIN

Taking the idea of recycling to its logical conclusion, Italian architect, designer and art director Gianluca Soldi presented the Ovetto Recycling Bin, a recycled recycling center, last week at the London

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London Design Festival: Ash Pendant Lamp by Tom Raffield

London Design Festival: Ash Pendant Lamp by Tom Raffield

Designed by Tom Raffield, co-founder of Sixixis, these beautiful Ash Pendant lamps are formed from 80 meters worth of locally-sourced FSC-certified English ash. Their delicate interwoven shades are

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HULGER PLUMEN BULBS: Innovative Compact Fluorescents

HULGER PLUMEN BULBS: Innovative Compact Fluorescents

Hulger's beautiful Plumen bulbs explore the possibilities of the energy-efficient CFL, reworking its staid form into fluid light sculptures that dare to be covered up or hidden from view. Named for the

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London Design Festival: LIGHTEN UP by [re]design

London Design Festival: LIGHTEN UP by [re]design

One of the highlights from this year’s London Design Festival was LIGHTEN UP, an illuminated exhibition that featured 64 innovative lighting solutions from UK designers. Presented by [re]design at

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London Design Festival 2008: Inhabitat’s Highlights

London Design Festival 2008: Inhabitat’s Highlights

This year's London Design Festival was an incredible event that showcased some of the world's most acclaimed designers in addition to a host of upcoming talents. From innovative furnishings and lighting

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London Design Festival: CAPtivate Lamp by Lula Dot

London Design Festival: CAPtivate Lamp by Lula Dot

Composed entirely from damaged PET bottles and an eclectic assortment of found bottle caps, CAPtivate is an innovative lamp designed by London based studio and gallery Lula Dot. A gorgeous re-use of

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London Design Festival 2008: Print and Paper Workshop

London Design Festival 2008: Print and Paper Workshop

Did you know that recycling a single ton of paper can save 7000 gallons of water, 17 trees, 380 gallons of oil, 3 cubic yards of landfill space and 4000 kilowatts of energy!? Statistics like these were

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LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL: Ryan Frank’s Isabella Stools

LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL: Ryan Frank’s Isabella Stools

We're great fans of Ryan Frank's work here at Inhabitat, and we can't wait to get a firsthand glimpse of his new stackable Isabella stools at this month's fast-approaching London Design Festival! The

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ANNOUNCING: London Design Festival 2008

ANNOUNCING: London Design Festival 2008

We can hardly believe it is September once again, which can only mean one thing for the design calendar! That's right, The London Design Festival 2008 is set to kick off on Saturday the 13th and will run

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ONCE A DOOR Recycled Door Chair by Claire Danthois

ONCE A DOOR Recycled Door Chair by Claire Danthois

Claire Danthois wowed us with her chair made from a recycled door at the [re]design stand at 100% Design this year- her Once A Door chair turns a reclaimed door into sculptural chaise that is as

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SPECTACLE CHANDELIER Made From Recycled Eye-Glasses

SPECTACLE CHANDELIER Made From Recycled Eye-Glasses

Salvage pioneer Stuart Haygarth has created an eye-catching eyeglass masterpiece, turning discarded glasses into a gorgeously green glowing chandelier. Spectacle is an optical chandelier assembled from

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