London Design Festival 2017 preview
Summer may be winding down in London, but things in the British capital are just hotting up. The London Design Festival (16-24 September) is set to kick off this week, with galleries, museums and studios in all corners of the metropolis poised for action. This year – in addition to popular staples like the Landmark projects and V&A installations – the festival is upping the ante, introducing Mayfair as the newest bustling design hub, as well as the inaugural Design Frontiers exhibition at Somerset House. From Shoreditch’s hidden pockets to Chelsea’s well-heeled design district, we’ve mapped out the top 20 exhibitions, installations and events not to be missed...
Writers: Rosa Bertoli, Sujata Burman, Holly Patrick
British designer Lee Broom is continuing his yearlong celebration for his studio’s tenth birthday. Following on from his whimsical carousel showcase in Milan, Broom will present a selection of the firm’s most important designs from the last decade – this time in a mysterious, all-black colour way, against a portentous backdrop in his Shoreditch showroom.
20-24 September; 95 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3AY; www.leebroom.com