Annually, artists from around the world come to celebrate the creative industries as London awards innovative designers at the London Design Festival. Dwell has covered the event for numerous years and here are some of our favorite moments.
Hosting the Olympic Games wasn't the only momentous event in London for 2012. The city also celebrated its 10th year for the London Design Festival. British designer Jay Osgerby of Barber Osgerby stands next to his marble park bench design inspired by the WWII Blitz. Photo by Ali Morris.
London is famous for its fog and in 2011 Established & Son's Shoreditch offices re-created the fog's effect using small bits of tracing paper featuring printings of various city maps. Photo by Shonquis Moreno.
Sustainability was a popular topic at the 2008 London Design Festival. The British design collective Greenhaus featured Neil Barron's plastic-wrapped straw bale mixing natural farm materials with unsustainable packaging design to create a modern piece of furniture.