Published on : Friday, July 7, 2017
Now in its seventh year, designjunction returns to Kings Cross, from September 21 to 24, as part of the annual London Design Festival. The 2017 edition of the show will present more than 200 international design brands, hundreds of product launches, 70 tempting pop-up shops and bespoke installations, in addition to the schedule of lively talks and debates.
CUBITT HOUSE AND CUBITT PARK
Due to popular demand, designjunction expands its trade destination. Cubitt House remains a focused furniture and lighting destination, whilst Cubitt Park, a new pavilion located opposite, will house luxury accessories and materials, in addition to a curated mix of emerging designers.
Icons of Denmark will present new products, bringing mid-century design icons back to life. Danish brand Fredericia will showcase 100 years of craftsmanship by launching high-quality furniture collections including the Acme and Verve chair series and the Barbry collection of stools and tables.
Showcasing the best in Scandinavian design, Skandium will present two Danish brands at this year’s designjunction. Kahler Design will make its UK debut, presenting its latest accessories range; whilst Skagerak will display new furniture collections that draw on traditional craftsmanship and materials.
Wallace Sewell is celebrating 25 years of creating distinctive, colourful and beautifully woven British designs and will launch the brand’s first ever rug collection. Also celebrating 25 years is Design House Stockholm which will launch its Torso chair, Ram easy chair and Air sideboard at designjunction.
Designed and made in the UK, Deadgood launches ‘Marra’, a simple yet distinctive range of occasional tables, while contemporary wooden furniture designer TedWood launches its latest range of hand-crafted furniture.
Innovative design studio Revology from New Zealand will unveil its Design #1 chair, made from 100% recyclable composite linen fibres, bio-based resins and recycled brass – the first of its kind.
Lapalma will present its latest range of furniture suitable for offices, break out areas and lounge spaces, all incorporating recyclable materials.
Turkish brand SOTO Lab launches the SO.05 modular shelving and cabinet unit, assembled by utilising traditional crafted joinery requiring no screws to hold the structural components together.
Marset will exhibit a refined and contemporary range of innovative lighting, whilst contemporary lighting brand Decode will be showing the Bulk light by Daniel Schofield for the first time, a design that is a modern interpretation of the traditional bulkhead light.
Other key brands to look out for in Cubitt House and Cubitt Park include Bethan Gray, Clippings, Dark Light Design, Ethnicraft, Eleanor Pritchard, Friends & Founders, Humanscale, in-Es ArtDesign, Isokon Plus, Lammhults, Made by Greg Cox, Norr11, Olivia Aspinall Studio, SCIN Gallery, Very Good & Proper and more.
The Canopy, a temporary pop-up venue for over 70 premium retail brands, will be home to everything from fashion accessories and technology to textiles and stationery. The area will take shape under an impressive heritage-protected wrought iron structure, attracting retail buyers and design-savvy consumers.
Kickstarter, the global platform for creative projects, will host an interactive space with Turner Prize-winning collective Assemble. The booth will showcase SPLATWARE – a new line of experimental homeware products made by Granby Workshop, the Liverpool-based social enterprise launched by Assemble in 2015.
Areaware will be launching its new range of functional and unusual objects including the Snake Blocks collection. Tom Pigeon’s simple abstract style is inspired by the balance and rhythm of shapes, and can be seen across the brand’s latest collection of jewellery, rugs, a series of sculptural mobiles, and textile pieces.
Alice Bosc’s reinterpretation of everyday objects, has a strong focus on high quality that can be found across her collection of jewellery, stationery and homeware. Papersmiths’ eclectic range includes writing instruments, artist pencils, notebooks, sketchpads and memo pads from international brands and designers. Laura Knight Studio’s stationery features colour and pattern that is simple, contemporary and minimal.
Established this year, Koti & Co, a new online homeware and lifestyle store exhibits a variety of products from lesser known designers. Online home and lifestyle store Oggetto will showcase a collection of handmade pieces that highlight the high levels of quality and craftsmanship prevalent in each piece. Such & Such’s curated selection of homeware and lifestyle goods will include a selection of concrete pendants, linen and ceramic tableware and more.
Other brands to out look out for in The Canopy include Abalon Star, Adriana Homewares, Another Studio, Chalk Wovens, Dorothy, Emma Alington, Humanscale, Industrial Jewellery, Laura Spring, Marby & Elm, Melin Tregwynt, Newgate Watches, One We Made Earlier, O.W London, Room-9, Studio Hausen, Swiss Design Corner, Wolf & Moon, and more.
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