London Design Festival 2019: London Design Fair

London Design Fair, now in its fourth year, was created in 2016 by the merger of Tent London, founded in 2007, and Super Brands. The Old Truman Brewery, in London East End, is one of the largest breweries in the world at the end of the 19th century, and it has been hosting the event for a few years now, which is ideally located in the post-industrial atmosphere of the old brewery.

London Design Fair 2019, Studio Hanna Whitehead, Crossovers

Events and highlights of the London Design Festival 2019

London Design Fair 2018, Design from South of Italy

For some years now, the London Design Fair plays a key role at the London Design Festival, attracting over 29,000 visitors, most of them professionals, who have the chance to look at products for the interior design by brands and designers from over 40 countries abroad. The London Design Fair features emerging and already well-known brands with a strong international presence.

London Design Fair 2018, Swedish Design Pavilion

In 2019, London Design Fair hosts 550 exhibitors, including many international collectives, from Italy, Mexico, Peru, and Hungary. The Milk Stand, managed by Design-Milk, will be an opportunity to buy objects by American brands; Crossovers, organized by the Adorno platform, will be the stage for about 100 designers with collectible design pieces. To further promote high craftsmanship, as well as British craftsmanship, the show set up the International Craft Pavilion. And to sit and relax, the Ole & Steen Café serves bread and cakes from Denmark.

Antrei Hartikainen, Crossovers

London Design Fair 2019: international design

Every year, the London Design Fair hosts a guest country. The Guest Country pavilion in 2019 is the United Arab Emirates. As a representative of the Arab Emirates, the Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council will present its first collection of handmade objects by over forty artisans employed in the Bidwa social development program of Irthi, a project that promotes women financial independence.

London Design Fair 2018

Crossovers by Adorno

Adorno, the Danish platform for collectible design, presents Crossovers, a selection of around 100 exhibitors, set up by curators from different countries. Attendances will be: Belgium by Elien Haentjens; Denmark by Pil Bredahl; Finland by Sebastian Jansson; France by Francois Le Blanc; Iceland by María Kristín Jónsdóttir and Hlín Helga Gu-laugsdóttir; Italy by Annalisa Rosso and Francesco Mainardi; Mexico by Annalisa Rosso and Francesco Mainardi; Norway by Kråkvik and D’Orazio; Sweden by Paola Bjaringer; Switzerland by Davide Fornari; Turkey by Gokhan Karakus. Besides, the Lausanne-based studio Panter & Tourron will be exhibiting the ANC collection of stools and lamps, and the designer duo Troels Flensted and Ragna Mouritzen of Flensted Mouritzen will be presenting the Revolve collection.

Ragna Mouritzen & Troels Flensted, Crossovers

Made in Italy at London Design Fair 2019

In collaboration with ITA (Italian Trade Agency), the brands made in Italy furnish an ‘Italian loft’, which hosts many Italian top brands, including Ceramica Bardelli, Ceramica Globo, Alterego Divani and Maiullari Cucine. Among the Italian exhibitors at London Design Fair 2019, we can also mention the Italian lighting solutions group Linea Light, which is taking part in ‘d(arc) room’, with Delta Light and Buzzispace, a Belgian office furniture/contract company.

Italian Design Loft


Old Truman Brewery, 26 Hanbury Street, London E1 6QR
19-22 settembre 2019

Events and highlights of the London Design Festival 2019

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