Each year in September, folk with a passion for the creative, design insiders and ambitious architects gather for the London Design Festival (or LDF), to witness a collective of the world leaders in the arts and design.

Here’s our 5 must see things during London Design Festival 2019...


1. Do Design:
Why beauty is key to everythiNg
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Wolf & Badger, Stable Street, London, N1C 4DQ

Author of the critically acclaimed 'Do' book series, join revered craftsman and entrepreneurial artist Alan Moore as he talks about his book Do:Design. The talk will inspire you to gain a deeper understanding of the importance of beauty in design and business, which you can apply to daily life and in the workplace. The talk is followed by an immersive experience and book signing.

Date & Time: Sat, 21 September 2019, 10:00 – 14:00 BST.

Address: Wolf & Badger, Stable Street, London, N1C 4DQ.

Tickets: Purchase tickets here for £10.


2. Sustainability & ColouR
Hato Press & G.F Smith Hosted by tokyobike.
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tokyobike, Shorditch, Tabernacle Street, London, EC2A 4BA

How does colour relate to sustainability? Find out during an insightful workshop hosted by tokyobike, with G.F Smith and Hato Press, where they will be discussing how colour relates to creative practices in modern society.

Date & Time: Tue, 17 September 2019, 19:00 – 20:00 BST.

Address: tokyobike, Shorditch, Tabernacle Street, London, EC2A 4BA.

Tickets: Free - Please note: spaces are limited and will be allocated on first come first serve basis.


3. Goodwood Style
by Koto Bolofo at ConnollY.
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4 Clifford St, Mayfair, London W1S 2LG

A new photography exhibition has been unveiled which captures the essence of Goodwood Revival by South African photographer Koto Bolofo. Held inside Connolly's flagship Mayfair store, the exhibition celebrates British craft and design through an exclusive collection of knitwear and accessories designed and made by Connolly.

Date & Time: At Connolly from September 4th 2019.

Address: Connolly, 4 Clifford St, Mayfair, London W1S 2LG.

Tickets: Free - Photography exhibition running until 30th September.


4. The Penthouse
by Roksanda Ilinicic, @ Gasholders 
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Gasholders, 1 Lewis Cubitt Square, N1C 4BY

Visit the Grade II listed Gasholders, where a three bedroom penthouse designed by Roksanda Ilinicic is displaying arts, ceramics, books and sculptural objects by designers from around the world. Each room is created with a unique aesthetic designed to immerse a visitor inside Roksanda's unique artistic mindset through an array of colour and texture.

Date & Time: 18-22 September 2019 - daily tours at 10am, 12pm, 3pm.

Address: Gasholders, 1 Lewis Cubitt Square, N1C 4BY.

Tickets: Booking is required, tours are free .


5. Design Junction 2019
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The Canopy, 1 Wharf Rd, Kings Cross, London N1C 4BZ

A perfect way to spend a London weekend, at an exhibition of cutting-edge craft and design located near the new Coal Drops Yard in Kings Cross. Design Junction is set in The Canopy Market next to Granary Square. Expect to discover 100 international brands, outdoor installations, as well as delicious pop-up eateries and bars.

Date & Time: 19-22 September 2019.

Address: The Canopy, 1 Wharf Rd, Kings Cross, London N1C 4BZ.

Tickets: Tickets are free using discount code: DJEB2