HIGH­LIGHTS OF THE LON­DON DE­SIGN FES­TI­VAL 2017

from 16-24 Septem­ber this event takes over the cap­i­tal. here is our edit of what not to miss

Homes & Gardens - - CONTENTS - fea­ture AMY BRAD­FORD

50 With so many won­der­ful things to see and do, let us guide you through the best prod­ucts, ex­hi­bi­tions and events.

1sec­tions LON­DON DE­SIGN FAIR

Split into two – TENT and Su­per Brands – this takes place at the Old Tru­man Brew­ery off Brick Lane. High­lights this year in­clude new Bri­tish brand Wood­chip & Mag­no­lia’s botan­i­cal wall­pa­pers (shown), Ir­ish linens and wood crafts by Cre­ated + Found and Irina Razu­movskaya’s pas­tel pot­tery. From 21-24 Septem­ber; visit lon­don­de­sign­fair.co.uk.

2 PUNCTUATING SPACE

The Viaduct show­room in Clerken­well ex­plores how colour, light and form break up a scheme. Look out for the tables and chairs by Muller Van Sev­eren, which will fur­nish a pop-up café, and jewel-bright vases by Chris Ka­bel for Va­lerie Ob­jects. Visit viaduct.co.uk.

3 HOUSE OF DE­SIGN

At the heart of the Bromp­ton De­sign District, Har­rods has cre­ated its own in-store de­sign trail. Work­ing with brands from its homes floor, in­clud­ing pot­tery firm Burleigh and de­signer Bethan Gray, it will hold an ex­hi­bi­tion of 12 minia­ture town­houses, dis­play­ing each brand’s in­di­vid­ual craft ex­per­tise. From 13-27 Septem­ber; visit har­rods.com.

4 BATH­ROOM MAS­TER­CLASS

Bar­bara Sal­lick, co-founder of Wa­ter­works and au­thor of The Per­fect

Bath, will host a talk on how to cre­ate a beau­ti­ful bathing space at Wa­ter­works’ Chelsea show­room. 20 Septem­ber at 4.30pm; email lberetta@wa­ter­works.com to re­serve seats; visit wa­ter­works.com.

5 pri­vate view

The Con­ran Shop, con­ran­shop.co.uk, is stag­ing a month-long in­stal­la­tion, Pri­vate View, in the win­dows of its Ful­ham Road store, mix­ing prod­ucts, sto­ries and set de­sign. From 16 Septem­ber.

6 DE­SIGN JUNC­TION

Af­ter re­lo­cat­ing to King’s Cross last year, De­sign Junc­tion re­turns to the area with an even big­ger show. See newly launched fur­ni­ture and ac­ces­sories in Cu­bitt House in Lewis Cu­bitt Square, as well as a ded­i­cated light­ing dis­play, which in­cludes Span­ish brand Marset’s con­tem­po­rary de­signs (left). In Gra­nary Square, there will be an in­ter­ac­tive sculp­ture by Adam Nathaniel Fur­man cel­e­brat­ing Turk­ish ce­ram­ics and, in the ad­ja­cent Canopy space, re­tail ther­apy is on hand as brands such as Areaware and Oggetto set up pop-up shops. From 21-24 Septem­ber; visit thedesign­junc­tion.co.uk.

7 DEIRDRE DYSON IN­STAL­LA­TION

The rug de­signer is cel­e­brat­ing the nat­u­ral world with an in­stal­la­tion at her Chelsea show­room. A car­pet fea­tur­ing fo­liage from Bri­tish her­itage trees will be sur­rounded by 3D printed leaves by ar­chi­tect Ti­mothy Hatton. From 16 Septem­ber for one month; visit deirdredyson.com.

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