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London Design Festival 2010

Back for its seventh year, the 2010 London Design Festival pushes the Capital’s design industry to the centre stage from 18-26 September. Here we present some of our favourite events and product launches from this year’s Festival, but check back often for the latest news and information.

David Kohn Architects’ Skyroom on the roof of the Architecture Foundation’s building on Tooley Street, south-east London

David Kohn’s temporary Skyroom to stay another year

David Kohn Architects’ Skyroom, a temporary venue on the roof of the Architecture Foundation’s (AF) building on Tooley Street, south-east London, has been given planning permission to stay for another 12 months

On display at London Design Festival: Celine Marcq

London Design Festival: Democratic, Creative, Inclusive

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The pop-up restaurant trend continues at LDF with this exhibition of Finnish design and food


Studio Toogood presents Super Natural

Building on the success of last year’s installation, Studio Toogood have taken over an old garage in South Kensington


David Clarke and Robert Dawson at Hands On: Design Brought to Life

StudioXAG have transformed the University of the Arts London space into an Edwardian parlour for the LDF

Size + Matter

LDF 2010: Size + Matter

This year’s Size + Matter installtion for the LDF sees Paul Cocksedge drop a giant brass penny on the Southbank


LDF 2010: Outrace

London Design Festival’s most high-profile public installation

LDF 2010: Anti Design Festival

Curated by infamous graphic designer, Neville Brody, the Anti Design Festival is this year’s bad boy on the design scene


London Design Festival: top five events

If you only attend one event during this year’s London Design Festival, be sure it’s one of these


LDF 2010: The Tramshed

A new venue this year, The Tramshed provides exhibition space for 25 international designers

LDF 2010: Skyroom

Designed by David Kohn Architects, the Skyroom is a new rooftop venue at the Architecture Foundation

Martha Freud, who creates furniture, lighting and tableware, and Crystal Bennes, journalist and curator, navigate London Design Festival 140 characters at a time


Cheaney Chair by Alexena Cayless

Cayless is showing her Cheaney Chair for Hidden Art at 100% Design


Jamie Hayón's 'Bardot' sofa and armchair

Jaime Hayón’s new ‘Bardot’ range for Bernhardt Design at Brands Limited launches at the LDF

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