Mark the date! September 18th sets the beginning of London’s 100% Design event. Here’s what to expect.
In 2019 the London Design Festival will once again host the most important design trade event in the UK. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, from the 18th until the 25th of September, and following its unquestionable reputation as a stellar destination for the most prominent design trends and professionals, this year’s 100% Design will host a line-up of more than 400 exhibitors. Take a peek at what to expect.
100% Design is the cornerstone of the London Design Festival. Celebrating its quarter of a century, this year the design trade event promises to be jam-packed with thought-provoking experiences to push the world of design further.
With its unrivalled talks programme, striking installations and exhibitions, this year’s edition will be the largest gathering of designers and architects in the UK, providing a unique opportunity to meet with the industry’s leading professionals and emerging talents from all over the globe. If you are a design enthusiast, this is where you will need to be in September!
The show areas will be Design London, Interiors, Design&Build, Emerging Brands, and Detail London. Each will host a number of exciting exhibitions from a carefully selected line-up of brands and the biggest names in design and architecture to make up the best interior design show you can think of.
Each designer has been chosen for their originality in exploring new ideas. Some of these new designers are Mac Collins, Reece Bilton and Poppy Pippin.
WEST KENSINGTON DESIGN DISTRICT
The area will be returning for its second year at 100% Design with must-see events and exclusive content curated by partners from the likes of Kirby Design.
LEADING INTERNATIONAL BRANDS
A list of more than 400 exhibitors of the best of design and architecture that is updated on a daily basis. Make sure to stay tuned with the official information on the 100% Design website.
TALKS WITH 100% DESIGN
More than 50 talks with designers, architects, and specialists, to debate the most current trends. This year’s Auditorium will be a backdrop designed by Selencky Parsons addressing plastic consumption and waste.
As tradition demands, you can expect enticing live craftsmanship displays at this year’s edition, from Benchmark and Jack Badger.
NEW FOR 2019
A showcase of the latest contemporary soft furnishings and wall coverings by international design companies.
UNDERGROUND VOL. II
Following the success of the first collaboration with Transport for London, Kirby Design will once again bring to life a curated selection of designs from the London Transport Museum’s archive.
A SENSE OF FINLAND
Curated by HEMLO’s Hanna Laikola, a specially built eco log house exhibition will bring to London the experiences of sounds, sights, touch, smell and taste of Finland.
ARPER DESIGN LOUNGE
The Italian company Arper will bring an inspiring area with an engaging environment where visitors can share ideas and learn from each other.
An area to address contemporary key issues of sustainability, waste, health and energy efficiency.
As expected, 100% Design will bring to the table the best interior design show, not only showcasing the leading talents of London interior design, but also the world’s most prominent and innovative names, while offering visitors the promise of learning new design ideas and bringing awareness to sustainability issues. The 25th anniversary is an edition you do not want to miss!
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