London Design Festival 2013

28.280 custom-made chandelier by Omer Arbel at V&A Museum

For those of you who were not able to visit this year's London Design Festival, here's the highlight of some shows I went. It gets more and more exciting, bigger and better each year. There was so much to see and I have tried my best to make this as compact as possible.

100% Design

Entrance of 100% Design

Alva chair by Charlotte Ardvisson (image via 100percentdesign)

Tableware as sensorial stimuli by Jinhyun Jeon (image via Jinhyun Jeon)

3D printed nylon lampshade by Alienology

Farm Kitchen designed by Mette. Products installed are Chop & Change modular kitchen workspace system, Bulbo light solution for plants, Felt Pods by Flip & Tumble.

Design Junction

Furniture by Orsjo

Canvas couch

Neat shelf by String

Wood veneer lights by LZF

Balloons light by Brokis

Shadow clock by Poetic Lab

Ripple lamp by Poetic lab

Sonobe Collection by Foldability

Ro chair by Jaime Hayon for Republic of Fritz Hansen

Blooming Branches collection by Valentina Glez 

Fork imprint silver plated brass plate by Victoria Delany

Solid olive wood baking stamps by Studiolav

Handmade Brooks leather saddle

Ham Made prints

Reflective warp cups by Richard Brendon and Patternity

Victoria and Albert Museum

The Wind Portal of 5,000 paper windmills turning in the breeze, created by Najla El Zein

ALESSI Made in Cruinallo displays the production process of ALESSI products

28.280 custom-made chandelier by Omer Arbel

Cyclomythia by Alessandro Brighetti demonstrates the electromagnetic manipulation of oil-based ferrofluids (video below)

Tent London

Kind Edison lamp with a chandelier inside the lightbulb by Mine Heart
The History Chair made of ash wood and leather by Peter Sheehan & Cathal Loughnane
Soda fired porcelain by Jack Doherty
Falliing Dansu solid ash plywood desk with many secret compartments and adjustable shelves and drawer by O'Donnell + Tuomey
Chair made out of special paper by Sekita Design Studio
Faceted mirror

Polyurethane side table with textures created from reaction of material with their special mould by Handmade Industrials

Swing table by Duffy London

Furniture by Hyojin Shin

Knits by Melanie Porter

Chalk board wall mural by Lizzie Marie Cullen

Hercules XIII universal tablet stand by Venus Design Studio

Venus of Cupertino iPad docking station by Venus Design Studio

Light sculpture

Wooden Keyboard by Oree Design (image via Oree Design)

Wireless power pebble by Oree Design (image by Oree Design)

There's another set of tourmaline and gold earrings and ring that I really liked but do not have a photo of cause I was busy trying them on and chatting to the designer. 


  1. I can't believe I missed this. :( so annoyed. Thanks for this though, must remember next year.

  2. Some installations will still be up in V&A Museum until November if you're still interested.