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The London Design Festival – What’s It All About?

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As the London and international design community gears up for the London Design Festival, one of its busiest times of the year, the Futon Company takes a look at key highlights across the city…

LONDON
What’s on?
From 19th-27th September 2015 London will host its annual London Design Festival.

What’s it all about?
Held annually, the London Design Festival (LDF) is a celebration and promotion of London as the design capital of the world. A hub of product ideas, launches, exhibitions and special events, it is viewed by many as the gateway to the international creative community.

Where’s it held?
LDF is a vast and sprawling showcase hosted in locations across west, central and east London. For a full overview of the event go to www.londondesignfestival.com

Highlights
There’s so much to see and do we can’t possibly list it all but Futon Company is proud to make its Tent debut, and will host a stand at Tent G25, Hall T1 in the East End. In our 35th anniversary year we’ll launch our bespoke sofa collaboration with Design Masters Baines & Fricker as well as showcasing our innovative oak leaning range as well as new products from the Design Masters collection including Ben Fowler and Nell Beale.

100% Design, SW3
100% Design on 23rd-26th September is the UK’s largest design trade event, attracting architects, specifiers and designers from across the globe. This year will explore ‘design in colour’ with WGSN show sections including interiors, workplace, kitchens & bathrooms, design & build, emerging brands, ones to watch and product gallery.

Decorex, TW8
Synonymous with luxury, and renowned for showcasing high end coveted products from an unrivalled collection of 400 hand-selected exhibitors, Decorex has a rich heritage of 38 years and remains committed to showcasing exciting and innovative design. Taking place at Syon House September 20th -23rd.

Design Junction, WC1
Design Junction is a platform for commercial and cultural design, creating innovative and curated design exhibitions within unusual, industrial spaces. Over 200 contemporary brands present their new collections at Design Junction in London, New York and Milan each year. Showing at two venues including The College and Victoria House 24th-27th September.

Tent, E1
Tent is the kingpin event in East London presenting a variety and broad spectrum of design from Tent London, Super Brands, Galleries & Country Showcases and Features. Hosted at the Old Truman Brewery through September 24th-27th the event is a firm favourite with designers, architects and members of the public. Futon Company, the high street stalwart and experts in small space living will make their Tent debut this year.

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