Collection by Aaron Britt

London Design Festival: Day 3

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My third day traipsing about London for the Design Festival had me venturing east again, starting my day in Clerkenwell (that's pronounced CLARK-en-well, I learned) and then, as ever, heading back over to Shoreditch for the press preview of the much-hyped Tramshed show. I'll tell you now, it was worth it. Here's what I saw.

I started the day on Leather Lane to see an exhibit of photos at the Department of Coffee and Social Affairs, a…
This print by Catrina Stewart called "Farmhouse Fruit Power" was my favorite.
From there, I wandered up the street to the Moroso/Flos showroom where the Italian coffee vendor Illy had installed…
Downstairs in the Moroso/Flos showroom they are hosting talks with various designers, like Marcel Wanders.…
Further on in my Clerkenwell walk I stopped into the Modus showroom. Though much of the inventory and all the new stuff…
I was encouraged, nay, forced, to look up the restaurant St. John by Dwell's art director Alejandro Chavetta. I am…
As I headed along the Clerkenwell Road toward Old St, I stopped into the gallery/materials archive Scin. Though I was…
Next up was the bike shop Look Mum No Hands, which was showing three new bike storage solutions by Quadterre. You can…
I finally got to the Tramshed in the early evening, and though they were still setting up, I was still impressed.…
Upstairs at the Tramshed was a show of Studioilse's work for De La Espada. It's all lovely, spare, and wooden, but I…
Danish designer Søren Rose poses in his PA Chair that is also from De La Espada. He told me that the base of the chair…
Another Tramshed highlight was this set of enamelware from Falcon. The brand, which has been around since the 20s, is…
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