3. 100% Design, 23-26 September http://www.100percentdesign.co.uk/
For its 21st edition, 100% Design will take place in the majestic London Olympia. The move from Earls Court shows how this cornerstone of Londons design calendar continues to grow.
The theme of this years show is colour; this will run through all the exhibitions across the four key sections Interiors, Workplace, Design & Build and Kitchens & Bathrooms. New for 2015 are the Luxury and Modern British sections. The all-new layout will house thought-provoking installations, showcasing thousands of products in one incredible setting.
100% Design will play host to the point where design and business meet. Partnering with global trend forecasters WGSN, it will be the place to visit for anyone looking to get a glimpse into next seasons key contemporary design trends. In 2014, over 1,000 new products were launched at the show – 2015 looks set to open our eyes to even more…
4. London Design Festival, 19-27 September http://www.londondesignfestival.com/
The shows detailed above are just three of more than 350 events and exhibitions that form the 2015 London Design Festival #LDF2015. Since 2003, it has become one of the worlds most important annual design festivals.
In 2015, London Design Festival will consist of seven official Design Districts spread across the capital which have distinct concentrationsof design activity and events. This year will see the new Bankside Design District, take part in the festival, lining up alongside, Brompton Design District, Chelsea Design Quarter,Clerkenwell Design Quarter, Islington Design District, Queens Park Design District and Shoreditch Design Triangle
As well as high-end and high street brands, the festival gives a platform for lesser known labels and designers to display alongside some of the worlds most renowned figures. A series of major events at the Victoria and Albert Museum form the central hub, including a range of design installations, workshops and talks from the best in the industry.
Amanda Godwin-Jones is the head of design at office design firm Peldon Rose