designjunction returns to the London Design Festival again this year September 22-25, boasting lots of great stuff, plus exciting new features and collaborations, so you won’t want to miss it. This year, it is divided up into four key sites: Cubitt House (trade), The Canopy (retail), Granary Square (immersive experiences) and The Crossing (installations).
Firstly, designjunction is working with Architectural firm Satellite Architects alongside Danish design curators, Icons of Denmark to create a spectacular installation using Danish designer Peter J. Lassen’s modular and versatile GRID system. The structure will be located at the entrance to Cubitt House, the trade destination at designjunction, housing more than 100 leading international furniture and lighting brands. In addition, the space will be fully furnished with Deadgood’s Naked collection by Magnus Long and Gala Wright.
New brands will exhibit including Design House Stockholm, Christopher Jenner, who will present a two-year collaboration with Sheffield-based heritage silverware brand Elkington & Co., Vita Copenhagen. Returning brands like contemporary furniture specialist Isokon Plus, Bolon, and others include String Furniture, Modus, Very Good and Proper, Haberdashery, Life Space UX by Sony, Cavalcanti, Vitamin, Olivia Aspinall and Ethnicraft.
Lightjunction will also feature the best in lighting by brands like Northern Lighting, ANGO, RUBN, LUUM and Brokis.
Dyslexic Design is an exhibition that explores the connection between dyslexia and the creative industries that supports the British Dyslexia Association, celebrating dyslexic designers’ work during the London Design Festival. The exhibition, which aims to help raise awareness of dyslexia, curated by one of the UK’s leading designers Jim Rokos, will feature work by Sebastian Bergne, Terence Woodgate, Kristjana S Williams, Tom Raffield, Tina Crawford, Rohan Chhabra, Vitamin, and Jim Rokos.
The Canopy is a temporary pop-up venue for over 60 premium retail brands at design junction from fashion accessories and technology, to textiles and stationery. Among the designers include William Branton (read our recent feature on him here!), Blott Works, Claustrum, Dorothy, dotdotdot, Floor Story, Future and Found, Geo Fleur, Istlondon, M.Hulot, Marby and Elm, Mishmash, Oggetto, Paperself, Room 9, Roxxlyn, The Little Greene, Syns, OMMO, Steel Inc, Holdall & Co, Korridor, GF Smith, Pikaplant and People Will Always Need Plates. Also, a popup bookstore curated by Frame Magazine will include goodies for those of you who love the printed word.
10 monopoly-style houses will be installed in Granary Square, filled with immersive design concepts and installations. Two of them will be taken over by Houzz offering free design clinics to show visitors.
The final location, designjunction’s main registration point, is called The Crossing. It will house all kinds of installations, collaborations and specially-commissioned projects that include Blackbody lighting, Kirkby design, Dinesen and Made.com.
Don’t miss it – Register with a special 50% discounted rate here using code DESIGNMILK.
See highlights from designjunction NYC here.