King’s Cross Design District
King’s Cross, London’s creative quarter, will for the first time become a London Design Festival Design District. As well as hosting the interiors show, designjunction, some of the biggest names in the area will open their doors to the public with exhibitions, installations, talks and much more!
The full line up will be announced soon. Here’s a taste:
Coal Drops Yard – the new shopping destination at King’s Cross will be home to a special design festival commission by Martino Gamper. This one-off installation is a playful addition to the Coal Drops Yard architecture – a false facade with traditional cladding from the Italian Alps.
Granby Workshop showcases the world’s first ceramic tableware made from 100% waste at Kiosk N1C on Lower Stable Street. The street will also play host to a series of installations focusing on reuse and sustainability. Look out for launches and exhibitions with design-led residents House of Cans, STORE Store and iyouall.
Tom Dixon explores the six senses at his London hub, the Coal Office, with a multi-faceted experiential exhibition TouchySmellyFeelyNoisyTasty.
Designing in Turbulent Times – This Central Saint Martins, LVMH and Maison/0 exhibition showcases graduate projects that offer the prospect of a more sustainable and equitable future.