London Design Festival 2015, London

When: Saturday, September 19- Sunday, September 27, 2015

Hot Spot: Somerset House, London, UK

Deets: This year Somerset House, one of London’s most important centres for arts and culture, becomes a major new destination for the London Design Festival, showcasing an exciting programme of events during the Festival. Within the historic setting of Somerset House will be exhibitions showcasing collaborations between internationally renowned designers and brands, a presentation of the winning entries from a competition with Twitter, an exploration of how an ancient tree can continue to have a function even after being felled and a display showing the work of the four winners of the British Land Celebration of Design awards, allowing visitors to experience a diversity of design excellence and innovation. 

The London Design Festival is a key constituent of London’s Autumn creative season, alongside London Fashion Week, Frieze Art Fair and the London Film Festival. Established in 2003 its role is to celebrate and promote London as the world’s design capital and gateway to the International design community. The Festival works closely with, and receives financial support directly from, the Mayor’s Office – having transferred support from the London Development Agency.

Who You May Spot: Designers

Hint For The Average Socialite: Admission varies depending on the exhibition/event. Please check the full programme here.

- WSJ members, get complimentary access to London Design!

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