Monday 16 September 2019

V&A - London Design Festival has started

As the official London Design Festival hub, September is all about design. Join us for an extraordinary range of design installations, talks and tours to celebrate.  
Landmark Project
Sam Jacob reveals a new installation within our Grand Entrance to highlight the need to rethink the global plastics system; to consider its full lifetime journey; and to design future-use into every product.

Supported by SAP
V&A Projects
Kengo Kuma
Bamboo (竹) Ring: Weaving into Lightness
See an experiment in the concept of weaving, inspired by our garden and curated by Clare Farrow.
Matthew McCormick
Delve into a thoughtful introspection on the effects of climate change through this experiential exhibit.
Rony Plesl
Sacred Geometry
A unique glass installation drawing inspiration from the idea of Sacred Geometry, a universal language organising all visible and invisible reality according to basic geometrical principles.
Sony Design
Affinity in Autonomy
A chance to think about the future of AI and Robotics and envision a world in which intelligence, technology and creative design are more integrated.
Various Designers
Sir John Sorrell, Chairman of London Design Festival, invited 10 leaders of London’s cultural institutions to collaborate with some of the world’s most prolific designers to create a ‘Legacy’ piece of design – an object of personal or professional relevance to them.
Plan your visit
Pick up a free guide and map from the desks located in the Grand Entrance and the Blavatnik Hall.

There will be free daily tours during the Festival at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm, and also on Friday at 6pm and 8pm.
Global Design Forum
The Festival’s curated thought-leadership programme welcomes over 50 international speakers and features a unique mix of talks, debates, tours and workshops that reflects the most innovative thinking in the world of design today.