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LDF 2011: London Design Festival Pop-Ups

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by Jaime last modified Sep 21, 2011

Pop-up shops are popping up all over London Design Festival; here are three of this year’s best pop-up shops: Design and architecture magazine Dezeen have created Dezeen Space and taken up residence at 54 Rivington Street for a month (September 17-October 16) and during the Frieze Art Fair. Dezeen describes the space as “a multi-functional, [...]




 

 

Pop-up shops are popping up all over London Design Festival; here are three of this year’s best pop-up shops:

Design and architecture magazine Dezeen have created Dezeen Space and taken up residence at 54 Rivington Street for a month (September 17-October 16) and during the Frieze Art Fair.

LDF 2011: London Design Festival Pop Ups

Dezeen describes the space as “a multi-functional, experimental space, hosting a pop-up gallery, store, video studio and micro-event space.” Together with launching their first book, Dezeen Book of Ideas, will be handing over a 1m x 1m exhibition space to a different designer each day and documenting the work on show using a combination of photography, video and audio.

LDF 2011: London Design Festival Pop Ups

Samuel Wilkinson’s Plumen lights

LDF 2011: London Design Festival Pop Ups

Dominic Wilcox’s Watch Sweeper

LDF 2011: London Design Festival Pop Ups

Theo & Friends have popped-up at 65 Monmouth Street in Covent Garden, where they’ll be from September 16th-25th. Theo is the online design shop of Thorsten van Elten (Theo is Thorsten’s middle name), which he describes as his “little brother / alter ego.”

LDF 2011: London Design Festival Pop Ups

“& Friends” include Rob Brandt, Daniel Emma, Kathleen Hills, Donna Wilson and Very Good and Proper.

LDF 2011: London Design Festival Pop Ups

LDF 2011: London Design Festival Pop Ups

Donna Wilson cushions

LDF 2011: London Design Festival Pop Ups

LDF 2011: London Design Festival Pop Ups

And finally, Today’s Specials, a market stall with the aim of supporting up-and-coming designers proves a retail space with low overheads for their products.

LDF 2011: London Design Festival Pop Ups

They focus on products that both locally and ethically produced in the UK, with an emphasis on the handmade.

LDF 2011: London Design Festival Pop Ups

Tableware by Richard Brendon

LDF 2011: London Design Festival Pop Ups

Katie Treggiden is covering the London Design Festival for Design Milk. Katie writes confessions of a design geek, winner of mydeco’s “Best Interior Design Blog in Great Britain” and has just released her first book Interviews, a collection of 18 interviews with designers.


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