LDF: The world’s design capital endorses its title

One of the world’s best design fests is about to begin at home – it has to be the London Design Festival, from Emily Martin of FX


Words by Emily Martin

Established in 2003, the London Design Festival has attained a reputation as being one of the largest and most innovative design events in the world. This year the festival will again celebrate and promote London as being the design capital of the world, with the city hosting more than 350 events and installations.

For the seventh year the V&A will become LDF's central hub, housing a broad range of installations, events, talks and workshops. this year includes Frida escobedo's installation in the John madejski garden and the robin day exhibition.

Other festival highlights include's Alex Chinneck's A Bullet from a Shooting Star, a huge landmark project at the Greenwich peninsula (pictured), and some 250 partners, representing the heart of London's design community, including tent London, Superbrands and 100% design.

Check out LDF's website for more details.

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