London Design Festival 2014 preview
As London gears up for its annual creative showcase, the finishing touches are being added to exhibitions across the capital. While the V&A remains the London Design Festival hub, events, shows and installations will pepper the city, with new districts like Islington and Queens Park getting in on the action this year, alongside veterans like Clerkenwell and Brompton. With so much to see, navigating it all can be tough. Here, we bring you our edit of the top 20 exhibitions.
Writer: Rosa Bertoli
A dozen designers from seven Middle-Eastern countries come together in Wallpaper's overview of the region's culture, presented in association with Dubai Design District (d3). Curated by Suzanne Trocmé, the show includes a multi-disciplinary range of talent, whose work contributes to mapping the area's cultural identities.
17 - 21 September; Dray Walk Gallery, The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL
Pictured: 'Illusion' armchair, by Dubai-based designer Khalid Shafar