The London Design Festival

It was great to be back at designjunction during the London Design Festival for our third year - this time in it's new home at the recently revamped King's Cross. 

Despite being busy on our stand, this year I had some help so managed to find time to see a few other things during the festival - here's what caught my eye:

 Taxi Fabric

Exhibiting as part of the 'This is India' stand at The London Design Fair (whose exhibition design was created by the lovely and talented Kangan Arora), this fabric really caught my eye! Being a huge lover of India and all the incredible textiles it offers, I was immediately drawn to this print and exciting project whereby designers have created patterns inspired by the 'stories ranging from our Indian Freedom-Fighters to Bollywood’s Heroes, from our dabbawallas in the day to the creatures of the night'. You can read more about it all here.

 

Craft Scotland's stand at The London Design Fair by Gras

Also at The London Design Fair were many of my talented and inspiring peers from Scotland on Craft Scotland's amazing stand that was designed by Gras. Made out of polystyrene, it was so simple, yet so stunning and the whole show was beautifully executed and curated. Highlights for me were from these two brilliant designer/makers - Jode Pankhurst and Hilary Grant...

Jode Pankhurst Ceramics

 

Hilary Grant's new Elska Shawl

I was lucky enough to have my stand opposite a company that design and make the most beautifully simple yet stunning watches and treated myself to this:

The PKG01 by Void Watches

Finally, one of the other stands that always catches my eye at designjunction is by Kyla McCallum otherwise known as Foldability. Her paper folding is amazing...

Foldability's recent Ted Baker commission


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