London Design Festival 2016

As London Design Festival (17–25 September) unfolds with a blockbuster edition, Team Wallpaper* hits the ground running to bring you the best highlights from the festival's Landmark Projects and newly minted design districts. Not to mention the rousing exhibitions, eye-popping installations and glittering events from all across the English capital, too. Check back for live updates below...

London Design Festival 2016: in pictures

  • British designer Bethan Gray presented a geometric new collection at Design Junction in brass and wood. 'Shamsian' is inspired by Omani architecture and includes patterned cabinets and tables in striking shades

  • The brass etchings stand out on the models, evoking the range's warm cultural influences

  • 'Nova' wood table light, by Thevoz-Choquet. on view at 'Feelings Matter', curated by Mobilab Gallery. Photography: Virgile Thevoz

  • 'Nova' suspension Carrara marble light, by Thevoz-Choquet. on view at 'Feelings Matter', curated by Mobilab Gallery. Photography: Virgile Thevoz

  • 'Oil' (left), by Tété Knecht; and ‘2nd Souffle’, by Atelier Peekaboo, for Matteo Gonet, both on view at 'Feelings Matter', curated by Mobilab Gallery. Photography: Daniela Droz, and Tonatiuh Ambrosetti

  • Uruguayan design had a moment in the spotlight at Design Junction. In particular, MUAR diseño worked with different silhouettes for its furniture pieces, which included playful bathroom wall shelving (pictured left), and a smart coffee table that stands on sleek copper legs (right)

  • Indian design craft was celebrated at the 'This is India' exhibition at London Design Fair. Included in the mix was a roster of brands that have never shown outside of the region – including Cobalt, which presented pure yet abstract tableware in copper

  • Elsewhere, geometrical wood and brass board games by Surat-based Shed studio stood out. Its organic work pairs intricate graphic with the existing functions of the games

  • New York-based wallpaper brand Calico showed their newest 'Satori' and 'Cirrus' collections at the new Sé showroom on Fulham Road, in delectable metallic finishes. Watch the dynamic process involved in making the 'Satori' collection above…

  • Fashion and design collided at the The New Craftsman and Burberry's Makers House collaboration – a hub for artisans to show their dexterity. An assortment of activities, experimentations and installations celebrated the world of British craft

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