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Nine amazing days of design events showcasing the UK's world-class creative community
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London Design Festival 2011

London Design Festival: The punters' view


From Amanda Levete to John Pawson and David Chipperfield, Abigail Gliddon reviews the architectural contributions to this year’s London Design Festival


Earls Court, London, by Charles Howard Crane (1937)


AJ Buildings Library project of the week: Opened in 1937 the exhibition centre is host to 100% Design this weekend

Republic of Fritz Hansen - Sanna Fisher Payne / BDP

Republic of Fritz Hansen invades London


Danish furniture brand Republic of Fritz Hansen opened its first store in London yesterday

Transmutation 1a by Thierry Jeannot

Up-cycling at the LDF2011


Two designers have teamed up to show the value of discarded materials by creating innovative lighting products

Danish Cabinetmakers - Whiteout - photo by Tomas Ibsen

Danish Cabinetmakers unveil 38 white chairs in South Kensington


Danish design association Cabinetmakers has unwrapped its autumn exhibition featuring 38 white chairs at the Drill Hall Depot in South Kensington

Silent Revolutions - Exhibition of Slovenian Contemporary Design

Slovenia’s 'Silent Revolution' comes to London


An exhibition of Slovenian contemporary design products is taking place at Tent London from 22-25 September 2011 as part of London Design Festival

Timber Wave at entrance to the V&A

Transforming familiar spaces at the London Design Festival


Familiar spaces at the V&A, Covent Garden, St Paul’s and the South Bank have been transformed by installations that force visitors to re-evaluate their surroundings

The LEGO Greenhouse opposite the Royal Opera House

World’s first LEGO greenhouse installed in Covent Garden


The world’s first greenhouse built entirely from LEGO bricks has opened in Covent Garden as part of London Design Festival 2011

Basso & Brooke, Adventures on the Silk Road, installation at Design Museum 2010.

This Way Up: Exhibition and sale to support new design fellowship


The British Council has teamed up with curator and producer Unity to create an exhibition and sale entitled This Way Up: 15 Years of Architecture, Design and Fashion ...

Handbag - Sofie Mollekens

Trashy, but cool


Sofie Mollekens, of Trashilicious in Belgium is partnering with her London-based compatriot Walter Raes at his exhibition, ‘Dun Roamin’

Solar Sintering by RCA graduate Markus Kayser - Sustain exhibition at the Royal College of Art

Social change and sustainability at the RCA


Design as a tool for social change is the focus of three exhibitions at the Royal College of Art as part of London Design Festival 2011

The London Design Festival runs from the 17-25 of September 2011

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