London Design Festival 2016 preview
As summer draws to a close, London braces itself for a rush of activity, biggest – and most exciting – of all: its annual creative showcase. This year’s festivities stretch across the capital, from the London Design Festival hub at the V&A, to the newly baptised London Design Fair in the east, alongside veterans like Clerkenwell and Brompton, by way of new district Brixton, and a few other surprises along the way. (Not to mention the inaugural London Design Bienniale, which will take place simultaneously, too!) To make navigating London’s design wonders infinitely more enjoyable we’ve put together an edit of the top 20 exhibitions, events and installations, just for you…
Writers: Rosa Bertoli, Sujata Burman, Jessica Klingelfuss, Sam Rogers
Artist Zuza Mengham imagines what scent looks like, working with Laboratory Perfumes to create a series of sculptures inspired by smells. The artist created five pieces each inspired by a different scent from Laboratory Perfumes, using resin to portray the sensorial qualities through striking visual effects.
15 – 25 September; 55 Marylebone High Street, W1U 5RB; www.conranshop.co.uk
Photography: Ilka Franz