Photo: Lugermad for WBIB

Our list to make the most of London Design Festival this weekend!

Get the big picture: 100% Design

This year the event takes on the theme ‘Design in Colour’. The latest products from leading design brands across five sections: Interiors, Workplace, Kitchens & Bathrooms, Design & Build and Emerging Brands. The show is free for trade professionals if you register in advance. Location: Olympia London

100% Design London Design Festival 2015 Lugermad for WBIB

Photo: Lugermad for WBIB

A stroll across Matteo Fogale and Laetitia de Allegri’s tinted acrylic tunnel

Installed in the V&A bridge, the tunnel is designed to distort perspective when crossing the space.

Matteo Fogale and Laetitia de Allegri’s tunnel bridge London Design Festival 2015

Photo: LDF 2015

Find your center admiring 100,000 big white balloons 

Heartbeat by Charles Pétillon is a public art installation made up of thousands of balloons which have filled the South Hall of the Grade II-listed Victorian Market Building.

Heartbeat London Design Festival 2015

Photo: LDF 2015

A view of Architects’ take on shop windows

One of London’s most famous shopping streets has been taken by the The RIBA Regent Street Windows project, which this year includes 13 new installations in some of the most relevant windows. Ends 27 September.

Brook Brothers London Design Festival 2015

Image: Conran and Partners for Brooks Brothers. Photo: Pinterest

A stop to rest at Turkishceramics’ Unexpected Hill, at the RA.

Situated in the 19th century façade of Burlington Gardens, the design explores how an 2D material can create an imaginative 3D structure for public use.

Turkishceramics London Design Festival

Image: Turkishceramics installation. Photo: Hufton + Crow

A stop to shop at Top Dixon’s Multiplex

This a multi-sensory pop-up department store in the Old Selfridges Hotel takes inspiration from the International Space Station and the toilet in Andy Warhol’s the Factory. Open until the 15 of October

Tom Dixon Multiplex London Design Festival 2014 photo Lugermad

Photo: Lugermad for WBIB


Back to basics: Studio Toogood’s drawing room

Studio Toogood, based in London, has created this drawing room filled with sketches covering the walls, along with furniture, clothing and personal objects. At Somerset House.

Drawing Room London Design Festival 2015

Photo: Toogood

Picking flowers: Lee Broom’s showroom in blossom

London designer Lee Broom has transformed his showroom into a Flower Shop, inside out. His latest collections of furniture and vases have been presented against this backdrop of flowers.

Lee Broom Flower shop London Design Festival

Photo: Luke Hayes

Kid’s play: Patternity’s “playground” at Somerset House

Using their pattern style trademark, the studio created this 3D installation at Somerset House, which they described as a “giant patterned playground.

Patternity playground London Design Festival 2015

Photo: Patternity