Our LDF 2012 Weekend Tips

The London Design Festival offers during the weekend a large range of events and exhibition.

Come and see our collaborating with Mobile Studio Architects at the much anticipated DesignJunction event  located within the spectacular settings of The Sorting Office.  Design Exchange Magazine will launch a new format of the magazine displayed within Mobile Studio’s Portable Gallery and Modular Display Frames +. The installation is located on 2nd Floor, Location S40.


At the British Council runs until 30 of November the exhibition Lina Bo Bardi: Together. An interesting research about the passion of the Italian architect, emigrated in the 1946 in Brazil, for arts and crafts. Big screens show as the spaces, designed by Bo Bardi, are actually lived and used.


From the glorious success at the Venice Biennale in the Japanese pavilion, the emerging architect Akhisa Hirata come to London hosting by The Architectural Foundation with his installation Tangling. A large scale structure supports a selection of sketches, models and videos that shows the process of his works. The exhibition runs until the 17 November in 136-148 Tooley St.


Unmissable the installations housed in the rooms of the V&A. A selection of designers and artist adorn with them creations the museum until the 23 of September.  Among the others, the Japanese studio Nendo creates Mimicry Chairs, a series of elegant chairs installation that starting from a basic model of chair, studies all possible adaptation in terms of dimensions, spaces and surrounding objects. Highly recommended Prism by Keiichi Matsuda located on the top of the Cupola, opened for the first time to the public.


In Brompton District in 4 Cromwell Place a whole building is dedicated to innovative and young designers, who in the different rooms show a large range of works, reflections and experimentation. Design is conceived not just object but opportunity to share and develop new ideas. Particularly interested Kopiaste by Design Marketo and Haptic Thought, and Studio Insight, the wonder cabinets of Europe by Maria Jeglinska and Livia Lauber.


Be Open Sound Portal is located in Trafalgar Square and housed until 23 September from 8.30 to 10 pm a concert. The artists selected have been commissioned to create a unique soundscape. This installation wants demonstrate that design is not always something visual, but sometimes is hide behind many kind of installations.




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