Thursday, 3 September 2009

London Design Festival

Cecil Beaton
Deborah Bowness
YCN World
Maker Difference and SORT
Russian Doll Exhibition
Eduardo Recife

I have just been trawling through all the events organised for this years London design festival and I am now so excited to go. Have a look at all the things going on on their website here.

I particularly want to go these-

'Cecil Beaton Sketchbook Launch'- The sketchbook collection transforms Beaton's fashion drawings from his 1954 sketchbook into fabric and wallpaper. At the Royal Academy of Engineering.

'In Miniature'- a miniature world created with contemporary wallpaper designer Deborah Bowness' work.  At Caravan.

'The World of YCN'- A colourful, physical world created by a team of designers, illustrators and model makers. At 72 Rivington Street.

'Maker Difference'- A pop up letterpress Studio organised by SORT (the society of revisionist typographers) with interative worshops. There will be free worskshops so make sure you book a place! More information on their website.

'Russian Doll Exhibition'- a display of customised russian dolls by a variety of designers and illustrators. Showing at Magma, on Clerkenwell Road.

'Typographica'- an exhibition dedicated to the legendary graphic design journal. At the Kemistry Gallery.

'Brazil Illustrated'- The work of Brazilian illustrators Eduardo Recife, Wagner Pinto, and Bruno Kurru. At Gallery 32.

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