Pick of the events coming up over the next few months

Words By Emily Martin

1 - Garden Futures Designing with Nature
Until 3 October

Vitra Design Museum, Basel

This exhibition explores the history and future of modern gardens, by examining today’s garden ideals, among other key topics, and showcasing examples from design, everyday culture and landscape architecture. It also features work by designers and artists including Roberto Burle Marx, Mien Ruys, and Derek Jarman. www.design-museum.de

2 - Turner Prize 2023
28 September 23 – 14 April 24

Towner Eastbourne, East Sussex

Fountains. installation view at simian, copenhagen, denmark, 2023. Courtesy the artist and simian, copenhagen; and maxwell graham, new york; and cabinet, london / graysc

Tate Britain has announced the four artists who have been shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2023: Jesse Darling, Ghislaine Leung, Rory Pilgrim and Barbara Walker. An exhibition of their work will be held at Towner Eastbourne as a major moment in the gallery’s centenary celebrations. The winner will be announced on 5 December 2023. www.tate.org.uk

3 - FX Awards
29 November

JW Marriott Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London
With the shortlist announced, it’s time to secure your place at this year’s FX Awards! Come celebrate with us as we announce the winners of each category and showcase the very best design talent in our industry. But hurry, spaces are limited; visit the website to secure your place before it’s too late! www.fxdesignawards.co.uk

4 - LiGHT 23
21–22 November

Business Design Centre, London

James gifford-mead

Returning to the Business Design Centre for 2023, LiGHT is set to be bigger with more show features included. The event is for is aimed at architects, interior designers and lighting designers, among others, which showcases high-end international lighting brands; latest product ranges; as well as a full design talks programme; and multiple networking opportunities. www.lightexpo.london

5 - Design for the Planet Festival
17–18 October

University of East Anglia, Norwich

Alan Richardson

This year, the Design Council heads to Norfolk to host its third edition of the festival which unites the design community in addressing the climate crisis. The line up features speakers and experts from a range of disciplines including fashion, built environment, energy, inclusivity, policy and more to enable a crossindustry dialogue. www.designcouncil.org.uk

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