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London design festival: Kings Cross design district

Posted on September 26, 2019 by Toothpicker

 
Coal Drops Yard
 
This year, the ever-changing Kings Cross was chosen as the design district for the first time at the London design festival. Aside from the annual design trade show, DesignJunction, there were many exhibitions and activities taking place during the festival.
I received a trade preview invitation to visit Designjunction, so [...]

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Designjunction in Kings Cross 2016

Posted on September 25, 2016 by Toothpicker

 
Designjunction in Kings Cross's Granary Square
 
This year, Designjunction moved from Holborn to Kings Cross, and it was indeed a good move. Instead of cramming hundreds of stands and outlets into huge abandoned buildings, this year's show was split into four areas around the Granary Square. It was easier to navigate and [...]

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Design Junction 2015

Posted on October 11, 2015 by Toothpicker

Top row: the art deco features at Victoria House: 2nd & bottom rows: The college
 
Like 100% Design, this year, Design Junction moved from its previous location (the Former Royal Mail Sorting Office on New Oxford Street) to two enormous and historical venues on Southampton Row - the art deco Victoria [...]

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DesignrsBlock & Design Junction 2014

Posted on October 9, 2014 by Toothpicker

Top left: DesignersBlock in Clerkenwell; 2nd row middle: Plumen's tree installation; 2nd row right: Dome by The Dub Module; Bottom: Beth Lewis-Williams
 
To be honest, I didn't think DesignersBlock's previous venue (South bank) was a suitable one because the show was too scattered and it just didn't gel together as a whole [...]

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Designersblock & Design Junction 2013

Posted on September 28, 2013 by Toothpicker

Main & bottom right: Gerald paper dog collection by Lazerian design studio; Bottom left: I am a sundial by Joshua Barnes
 
I went to Southbank on my last day at the London design festival where Designersblock took place. In the past, I haven't been so taken back by the work at this show [...]

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London design festival 2012 ( part 2)

Posted on October 9, 2012 by Toothpicker

100% design at Earls Court
 
A rather delayed post on the London design festival, so I will keep it brief...
At 100% design, a new layout which divided the venue into different sections made it easier to navigate. Also, a lot more effort was spent on the interior of the venue, which was a [...]

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