31st August 2023 | IN DESIGN EVENTS | BY SBID ShareTweetPinterestLinkedIn London Design Fair is calling upon key names in the industry to collaborate in 2023, hosting pockets of content and bespoke installations reflecting the eclectic atmosphere of the Fair. Offering an inspiring programme for the architecture and design community, this year’s Fair promises to give its visitors the opportunity to anticipate future trends and mindsets. London Design Fair Formerly known as Tent London, London Design Fair will make its much-anticipated return to the iconic Truman Brewery in Shoreditch on 21 -24 September 2023. Alongside the extensive showcase of emerging design talent, product launches from world-class brands, and international pavilions, the Fair are announcing a first wave of brand partnerships and collaborations to expect at this year’s much-anticipated edition. Exclusive Member Offer SBID Members can receive FREE access to the VIP party!* *Limited availability. Email [email protected] to claim or click here to discover the benefits of SBID membership. Jordan Cluroe, 2LG Studio Russell Whitehead, 2LG Studio Immersive entrance installation by 2LG Studio Arrival at London Design Fair 2023 will take visitors through ‘The Power of Colour’- an immersive entrance feature designed by 2LG Studio, in partnership with colour-centric home décor brand Lick. The entrance will celebrate the resilience of the design community, sharing Jordan and Russell’s passionate eye for colour. “Our work as interior designers has crossed over different arenas and we are excited to partner with Lick in the arena of colour, a mutual passion”, say 2LG Studio’s Jordan Cluroe and Russell Whitehead. Tash Bradley, Director of Interior Design and Colour Psychologist at Lick added, “As industry leaders and artisans in colour, with a deep knowledge of colour psychology, we are thrilled to be partnering with 2LG Studio to create an immersive entrance that will celebrate the transformative power of colour and the visceral effect it has on our emotions.” Tash Bradley, Director of Interior Design and Colour Psychologist at Lick Laura Jackson, Co-Founder and Creative Director of Glassette Judges & Finalists announced for the Togetherness Design Award 2023 A central ethos of London Design Fair since its inception has been to nurture and promote emerging design talent. Fostering a new wave of designers and their work, whilst bringing them together with key buyers, designers, and enthusiasts. The newly introduced Togetherness Design Award sees London Design Fair collaborate with OYOY Living Design this year to support this. London Design Fair The brief to new graduate designers exhibiting at the Fair is to design a product that can be used within the family home, that can grow with the family and be used in everyday life, using sustainable materials. The winning designer will have the opportunity to work with Danish brand OYOY Living Design, to refine, develop and manufacture their product. The finished product will be exclusively listed with the online retailer Glassette for three months. The calibre of entries and their visions for a product were exceptionally high. London Design Fair are delighted to announce that the three finalists are Trix Newham at LUX Pottery, Jenna Gillinger and Fred Aslan. All the finalists will be exhibiting their work at the Fair this September in the Design Alumni Pavilion or British Craft Pavilion. London Design Fair The finalists will unveil their prototypes in front of a judging panel at London Design Fair on Friday 22nd September. Judging the award and announcing the winner live at the Fair will be freelance writer and former Wallpaper* magazine editor TF Chan; Amy Frearson, a London-based journalist and editor-at-large for Dezeen, Lotte Fynboe, Creative Director and Founder of OYOY Living Design and Laura Jackson, Co-Founder and Creative Director of Glassette. Visitors are invited to take their seat in the theatre to see the presentations and winner announcements. London Design Fair Speaker programme A comprehensive speaker programme at the LDNdesign Talks stage will offer a world-class platform for discussion with reflections from the perspective of established designers and rising stars alike. Sessions include Lick & 2LG Studio discussing the power of colour and colour psychology within our homes, Interior Design Masters Finalist Frank Newbold talking sustainability in design and Paris-based Emilieu Studio in conversation about their award-winning project Ecole Camondo Mediterranee. Architonic and [D]arc Magazine will be bringing their expertise to the stage with exclusively curated sessions with leading designers and experts. Architonic’s theatre takeover will include Pearson Lloyd, Universal Design Studio and Form Us With Love. Whilst [D]arc will host a panel discussing the impact of diverse backgrounds and varied experience on design, with Anuj Gala (Delta Light), Tola Ojuolape (Tola Ojuplape Studio) and Dara Huang (Design Haus Liberty). London Design Fair Sustainability in design London Design Fair is putting sustainability front and centre with a brand-new showcase: ‘Homes with a Heart’. Curated by stylist, writer, and consultant Roddy Clarke in collaboration with the UK’s leading sustainable business community Blue Patch, it will demonstrate that there is no reason to compromise on aesthetics when it comes to choosing responsibly produced and manufactured products for the home. Confirmed brands include Beuzeval Furniture, PLYable Design, Judi Archer, Coldharbour Lights, Goldfinch Brookes Furniture, Denby Pottery, Edward Bulmer Natural Paint, Angus Ross Furniture, John Eadon, Madder Cutch & Co., The Soho Lighting Co., Haines and AARVEN. With strong support from leading designers and brands plus inspiring installations, fascinating talks and interactive workshops, London Design Fair is the largest commercial exhibition during London Design Festival. Tickets are now available to guarantee entry. Trade tickets are free for those that work within the industry. The public are invited to visit on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 September. About London Design Fair London Design Fair is the UK’s largest and most influential design fair, recognised as the UK’s leading showcase of cutting-edge design, brands, makers, pavilions, and galleries, returning to the creative heart of London at the iconic Truman Brewery this September. 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