London Design Festival 2015 preview
London is pulling out all the stops for its annual creative showcase and we can’t wait. With a range of activities spread across the capital - from the London Design Festival hub at the V&A, to Clerkenwell, Brompton, Greenwich and more - navigation is absolutely key. Here, we bring you our edit of the top 20 events, installations and exhibitions you simply don’t want to miss…
Writers: Rosa Bertoli, Sujata Burman, Sam Rogers
The festival’s home hosts once again a series of diverse installations: in the entrance, Swarovski presents a 18m tall sculpture by Norwegian designer Kim Thome, while Austrian duo Mischer’traxler installed a nature-inspired show in the grandiose Norfolk Hall Music Room, in collaboration with Perrier Jouët. A project by Barnaby Barford features 3000 bone china façades inspired by a modern Tower of Babel.
19-27 September; Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL; www.vam.ac.uk
Pictured: Kim Thome and his double-sided monolith. Photography: Mark Cocksedge