We are just a short train ride away from one of the design capitals of the world, so let’s embrace our inner creative for a visit to this year’s London Design Festival. There’s an eclectic mix of exhibitions and events to be explored, but here’s our top recommendations that combine creativity with sustainability…
#BetterAir: Designing a clean air corridor for Bankside
For living structures adorned with moss, ornamental plants and herbs. It brings vegetation to the urban landscape.
14 – 22 September
Better Bankside, SE1 0FD
A Greener Future
For thought-provoking and innovative artwork that paths the way to a greener future.
14 – 22 September
Greenwich Market, SE10 9HZ
The Off-Cut Challenge: utilising waste materials and celebrating makers
For those intrigued to discover how waste materials can be crafted into high-quality useful objects.
14 – 15 September
Deptford Market Yard, SE8 4BX
Waste No More by EILEEN FISHER
For the conscious consumer eager to learn how to reuse their old apparel into something new.
EILEEN FISHER, 80 King’s Road, Chelsea, SW3 4TZ
Aesthetics and Ethics: Style and Sustainability in Design
For joining a debate discussing if style and sustainability can go hand in hand.
de Le Cuona Store, 44 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, SW1W 8LP
For those looking to buy a new range of ceramic tableware made from 100 per cent waste materials.
18 – 22 September
Kiosk N1C Unit 108, Lower Stable Stree,t King’s Cross, N1C 4DQ
People and Planet Over Profit
For a panel discussion of industry experts tackling ethical design and production.
6 King John Court, Shoreditch, EC2A 3EZ
“Sustainable Stories” Exhibition Launch
For an interactive exhibition that educates and debunks myths.
G . F Smith Show Space, 27-28 Eastcastle St, Fitzrovia, W1W 8DH
For a collection of ethical and sustainable homeware brands, curated by The Wedding Shop and Rock My Wedding. Find your something new…
312 Fulham Road, SW10 9UG
Check londondesignfestival.com for information on timings, pricing and everything else.