The best of the London Design Festival 2016

Katie | October 3, 2016

First staged in 2003, the London Design Festival was conceived by Sir John Sorrell and Ben Evans to “promote the city’s creativity, drawing in the country’s greatest thinkers, practitioners, retailers and educators to deliver an unmissable celebration of design.” It is now one of the world’s most important annual design events, comprising over 400 events and exhibitions staged by hundreds of organisations across the design spectrum and from all over the world. Here are just a few of our favourite finds from right across the festival…

Top image from V&A Dundee showcase at V&A London – oak swing by Isabelle Moore, clothes on manakin by KellyDawn Riot and Hayley Scanlan.

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Founding Editor – Katie Treggiden

Having established confessions of a design geek in 2010, Katie Treggiden has gone on to a career in design journalism, writing for titles such as The Guardian, The Telegraph, Elle Decoration, Stylist, Design Milk and Ideal Home. In 2014, she launched Fiera, an independent magazine dedicated to discovering new talent at the world’s design fairs. Her second book, Makers of East London, was published in 2015.

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