London Design Fair- Homes with a Heart’ announcement

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2023 ANNOUNCEMENT:

‘HOMES WITH A HEART’
WITH BLUE PATCH, CURATED BY RODDY CLARKE

Working with Blue Patch, the UK’s sustainable business directory, London Design Fair 2023 will exclusively feature ‘Homes with a Heart’ at its 2023 edition.

Consciously curated by stylist, writer and consultant Roddy Clarke, Blue Patch will present the beauty of a sustainably styled home. Visitors to London Design Fair next September will be able to experience a home that exclusively showcases designs and products which have a strong purpose, narrative and commitment behind them. Demonstrating that there is no compromise on aesthetics when opting for responsibly produced and manufactured products for the home.

‘Homes with a Heart’ will be at London Design Fair, taking place on 21-24 September 2023 at Truman Brewery in Shoreditch, London. Trade and public tickets for the Fair will be available from April 2023.

Blue Patch ‘Hero’ members already confirmed to be featured include (photos above from left to right): Edward Bulmer Natural Paint, Judi Archer hand-crafted textiles, and Angus Ross Furniture.

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“Through sharing the passion and stories behind each product, and the conscious commitment of each designer, we can fill our homes with products which not only last a lifetime but allow us to feel connected to our spaces more than ever before. We can discover the craft behind each piece and can even meet the maker directly, transporting the narratives directly into our own interiors.”  – Roddy Clarke, Interior Stylist & Writer

 

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New feature for 2023: Design Alumni Pavilion

London Design Fair have always strived to inspire and support designers just starting out on their professional journey. For our 2023 event, we are launching the Design Alumni Pavilion – a new initiative set to offer a platform for emerging talent in the design community. To take advantage of this exclusive opportunity for a 2m x 1m stand, you will have graduated from a design course within the 2 years before exhibiting, offering the perfect entry point into London Design Fair and the exposure that brings.

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Cockpit Open Studios

Experience a world of creativity with London Design Fair Partners Cockpit at their Winter Open Studios in late November & early December. Home to the UK’s most diverse cluster of makers and designers, journey behind the studio doors to find rising stars, inspiring stories and totally unique, handmade products.

instagram.com/cockpitstudios
www.cockpitstudios.org

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Meet Annie Lindsell, Event Director of London Design Fair 2023

In anticipation of the return of the iconic London Design Fair, Event Director Annie Lindsell discusses her history and relationship with design, top design inspirations and what you can expect from the next installment of the London Design Fair. Read more to discover exciting plans for the 2023 event and find out why you should exhibit at, or visit London’s favourite design fair.

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“I’m extremely excited for next year’s London Design Fair. The event is an innovative and visionary hub that brings together creative design, people, and inspiration all under one roof – the inspiring Truman Brewery.” – Erica Fornara, Interior Designer, ara design

EXHIBITOR SPOTLIGHTS

In the Exhibitor Spotlight series we shine a light on some of the inspiring exhibitors you can discover at London Design Fair 2023, next September.

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Studio Tolsta

Studio Tolsta brings together different craft traditions – from the highlands of Scotland to the South of India – in contemporary products that are made with integrity and are designed to get better with time.

instagram.com/studiotolsta
www.studiotolsta.com

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Handwork Studio

Handwork Studio operates at the intersection of craft, commerce, research and design, mobilizing high levels of skill and tradition to sustain local communities while re-contextualizing traditional artisan techniques within a contemporary design aesthetic.

instagram.com/handwork.studio
www.handwork-studio.com

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Amy Findlay
(Design Alumni Pavilion)

Amy’s choice of slugs is a commentary on the common disgust surrounding insects and the body. Allowing a slimy garden creature to crawl over your clothes and wearing one with pride is a playful and ambiguous concept.

instagram.com/a.findlayjewellery
www.amyfindlayjewellery.com

APPLICATIONS TO EXHIBIT ARE OPEN

Applications are already coming in fast to showcase exciting and inspiring designs at the Fair in 2023. All applications will be subject to the decision by London Design Fair’s curation panel. If you would like to be considered, including for the newly launched Design Alumni Pavilion, complete the form on the website or contact Annie Lindsell, Event Director, on annie@londondesignfair.co.uk.

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