Highlights From The London Design Fair 2017

Located in Shoreditch, the creative heart of London, the London Design Fair is a four-day industry event that brings together 500 exhibitors from 28 countries, including: independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features and exhibitions.

Slash Objects Guest Country USA.

Slash Objects Guest Country USA.

Launched in 2007, the London Design Fair has earned itself the reputation as the go-to trade show during the annual London Design Festival, hosting the single largest collection of international exhibitions, designers, brands, country pavilions, features and galleries throughout the festival. Each year, over 27,000 influential retail buyers, producers, architects, designers, interior designers, press and design-savvy public, will attend to see the very latest in furniture, lighting, textiles, materials and conceptual installations, from all around the world.

Ariane Prin Material of the Year.

Ariane Prin Material of the Year.

Building on its prodigious reputation, visitors to the 2017 London Design Fair can expect a first-rate design exhibition. This year, the London Design Fair will launch its Material of the Year—Jesmonite—as well as its inaugural show theme—botany. The British Craft Pavilion will make a welcome return to the fair, and after the success of ‘This is India’ in 2016, the Guest Country spotlight in 2017 falls on the USA in Sight Unseen’s curated gallery ‘Assembly’. 

Dutch Invertuals Netherlands Dutch Stuff.

Dutch Invertuals Netherlands Dutch Stuff.

Other highlights include Dutch Stuff,  the Netherlands’ long-awaited design debut at London Design Fair. This showcase presents a curated selection of over seventy designers, studios and products in a gallery-style. The Inspiring Portugal pavilion will return to the Fair. Curated by renowned designer Marco Sousa Santos, it will showcase Portugal’s best emerging and established brands. South Korea’s leading player in the field of design since 2002, Seoul Design Festival is a theme oriented exhibition where designers express their creativity through experimental ideas.

Forest + Found British Craft Pavilion.

Forest + Found British Craft Pavilion.

Date: 21-24 September 2017

Trade free in advance or £15 on the door.

Consumer ticket £10 in advance or £15 on the door.

Location: Old Truman Brewery, 26 Hanbury Street, London, E1 6QR, UK