Collection by Aaron Britt

London Design Festival: Day 2

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I spent my second day at the London Design Festival in the Shoreditch Design Triangle in East London. The neighborhood is a good deal scrappier than where I was in the west yesterday, but the place was positively abuzz with energy. I adored the small show I saw called "Living Room" in the shop Luna and Curious, and had a fine time wandering around the handful of blocks bounded by Old Street, Great Eastern Road, and the Shoreditch High Street. Here are the highlights.

My first stop was in Red/Material Gallery, a terrific design bookshop.
The Dezeen Watch Store is a great spot online to pick up a new timepiece, and here at the Dezeen Space they were...
I popped into the amazing SCP design department store on Curtain Road for a glimpse of SCP's British-made products by a...
I hied over to Rivington St. to the men's shop Start to see this fine pair of objects: the table is by Harry Hanson,...
Gallery FUMI was up next, where I had a good chat with Max Lamb about his new Woodwares series of furniture.
The design shop Chiki Chic on Leonard St. was showing a handful of new textile and pillow designs.
I stopped into a cafe I'd read about online called The Book Club for lunch.
Though I'd been seeing loads of contemporary design, I wanted to make a special stop into Rocket Gallery for some...
Elsewhere in Rocket Gallery they had on an exhibit of post-war Dutch design that had all the purity of form and clarity...
Perhaps my favorite stop of the day was at the exhibit Living Room at the shop Luna and Curious on Calvert St. It was...
As the day came to a close, I had the rare chance to visit the studio of a living legend of British design: Jasper...
I finished my day back at SCP for a quick chat with Donna Wilson, who was as charming as can be. But better than...
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